The Chickens Try Fish

I had a piece of wild sockeye salmon in the freezer when it suffered through a few power outages during storms. It became clear to me this fish had thawed and refrozen when i cooked its sibling and tasted it and realized it was no good. I ate it, cuz im cheap, but the taste …

Just Some Chickens Eating a Squash

There’s nothing i love more than to watch the chickens eat. They love food so much. They’ll eat almost anything and they’re happy to function as the clean up crew when you have peels and stems and odd ends and pieces of things after cooking. I like to listen to them make that airy huffing …

Mondays, Magical Mondays

I had saved two eggs that got cracked in the coop when the chickens were pulling all the hay out of their nesting boxes to lay eggs on the bare wood. The longer the chickens were on adult feed the thicker the shells seemed to get, but a couple of these early eggs had cracked …

Cicada

I had been known to fry grasshopper occasionally when i wasn’t feeding it to the chickens. I usually had to smash the grasshoppers to catch them but if it seemed especially intact or i managed to catch it alive i would save it for human consumption via the skillet. The grocery shortage of 2020 had …