Soft-Shelled or Shell-less Eggs

If you raise chickens, eventually you will encounter eggs that, for obvious reasons, never make it to the grocery store.  One of those anomalies is the soft-shelled or shell-less egg.  An occasional soft-shelled egg is no reason for concern.  Reasons for these soft, squishy eggs incude: Calcium Deficiency Hens need an adequate amount of calcium in their … Read more

Creme Brulee

Creme Brulee is my absolute, hands-down, all-time favorite dessert!   Most people don’t know how easy it is to make – just four ingredients!  Creme Brulee is a rich vanilla flavored custard base that is topped with a contrasting layer of hard (carmelized) sugar.   The only catch is that you need a small handheld … Read more