How to Break Down a Chicken

How to Break Down a Chicken

There are many skills that we learn here on the farm, but none are as useful as knowing how to break a full chicken or duck into individual cuts.  We will typically break down the chickens we butcher before canning or freezing them.  Even when we buy chicken from the...
Chicken Tortilla Soup

Chicken Tortilla Soup

This flavorful chicken tortilla soup is a big hit in my house.  Farmboy loves spicy food, so I’ll strain off the liquid and serve him a few scoops of the chicken and vegetables.  He eats all of it.  This recipe could easily be adapted for a slow cooker....
Guest Post: Glazed Chicken Skewers

Guest Post: Glazed Chicken Skewers

Lydia Richmond from Cluttered Genius is with us today to share this recipe for Glazed Chicken Skewers. Lydia teaches for NCVPS (NC Virtual Public School) as an English teacher. Before starting her at-home gig in April of 2011, she was a face-to-face teacher at a local...
Restaurant Style Buffalo Wings

Restaurant Style Buffalo Wings

It’s Super Bowl Sunday, which is another wonderful food holiday as far as I’m concerned.   So, for today, I’m throwing my diet out the window and frying some chicken wings.  I’ll have to run every day this week to make up for it, but...

Basil Chicken in Coconut-Curry Sauce

This was a very nice mid-week meal served over coconut rice.  I’m not a big fan of ginger, so I was glad to see that the flavor was subtle.  It also helped me use up some fresh basil, which was probably the biggest reason I chose to make this recipe.  The...