Category Archives: poultry

Duck Egg

 I had breakfast for lunch today. After picking up a half-dozen duck eggs at the greenmarket yesterday, I was looking forward with great curiosity to tasting one. First time having a duck egg. And since I had seen where these eggs … Continue reading

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Farm Camp: part 3, cooking+eating a chicken

[A continuation from yesterday’s post] At the end of two full days of touring farms in Washington County, I was dropped off at the Amtrak station in Albany along with three other Farm Campers. We filed into the station, each of … Continue reading

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Farm Camp: part 2, killing the chicken

[Continued from yesterday.] First things first. No, I did not kill the actual chicken pictured in the photo in yesterday’s post – at least not that I know of – but one very similar. There’s no way I can be sure. See, … Continue reading

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Farm Camp: part 1, the chicken

I killed this chicken. Then I ate it. I’ve been twisted up in a knot about how to tell this story. I do not want to be gratuitous in my description of the event. Nor do I want to gloss … Continue reading

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Duck Soup

 I am of the definite opinion that chicken soup made with a chicken that has already been roasted is infinitely more tasty than one made with an uncooked chicken. It has richer, deeper flavors. Plus, it’s a 2-for-1 deal – … Continue reading

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