If you have a small amount of garden space and need a crop that is versatile, beets should be your crop of choice. Here are ideas for market use of beets and a Pickled Beets recipe for homestead use.
Easy to produce and good for your health, eggs are a universal food. Here are some things you might not know about this versatile food.
Beets are a wonderful tonic in the spring. Increase the potency of this marvelous ruby root with fermentation.
I love classic New Orleans food! Sometimes, though, the chefs are absolutely reckless with the butter, so I adapted this rich and very savory, New Orleans-style mushroom ragu for a healthier diet. I use portions of this Marchand de Vin sauce to enrich beef stews, other sauces, and in the version of Eggs Benedict called Eggs Hussarde. A dollop of this makes a plain meal into something really special.
"Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4 a Day" is a cookbook demonstrating why having kitchen skills, not budget, is the key to great food. "Good and Cheap" is not a challenge to live on so little — it’s a resource for those who face this reality, or anyone in need of stretching a tight budget.
Twenty-five years ago, my daughter and I treated ourselves to New Orleans' famous Jazz Brunch at the Court of Two Sisters. One dish impressed me so much, I begged for the recipe. Our server took my plea to the kitchen and the chef actually sent down a copy! I have made some minor changes and offer it here that you, too, can enjoy this comforting eggplant dish.
Summer is about fresh, beautiful, and flavourful. Fresh produce, and oh yes, a yummy recipe for devilled eggs.
Pickled duck eggs pair well with Asian flavors in this easy recipe.
When overloaded with eggs, it seems like there’s no way to use them up fast enough. This is a delicious, unique and easy recipe to clean out your egg cartons!
From our series of chefs' favorite egg recipes: Coconut Macaroons.
From our series of chefs' favorite pastured egg recipes: Smoked Mackerel Roulade with Herbed Mayonnaise and Sauce Gribiche.
The network of proteins in egg whites lends itself to a miraculous transformation to egg white foam, which you can use to create delicious dishes with light texture and lots of volume.
Compiling a list of 100 ways to use eggs is easy. From scotch eggs and huevos rancheros to crème brûlée and hamburger patties, this integral ingredient consistently finds its way into our favorite dishes.
From our series of favorite pastured egg recipes from chefs: Hominy Spoon Bread.
Lemon Meringue Pie
Try this unusual version of shirred eggs made with coffee and cream.
Try this delicious take on shirred, or roasted, eggs. You'll love the sweet, tangy flavor of orange juice in your morning eggs.
This crustless quiche is easy to make, and the flavor of the roasted tomatoes permeates every delicious bite.
This hearty quiche features bacon, blue cheese, leeks and lemon, and you'll love it all.
Learn how to make perfect soft-boiled eggs and hard-boiled eggs. Includes cooking times for quail eggs, chicken eggs and duck eggs.
Learn how to make perfect poached eggs. Includes instructions for poaching quail eggs, poaching chicken eggs and poaching duck eggs.
Homemade chocolate eclairs require a few steps but are delicious and rewarding.
Duck eggs are incredibly rich and tasty, and pickling them takes them to a new level of awesomeness.
You can pickle any kind of egg, includin delicate and delicious quail eggs.
The secret to perfect scrambled eggs is gentle cooking, which can be achieved by this unusual but simple method.
The secret to perfectly pillowy scrambled eggs is gentle cooking.
Migas is a favorite Mexican brunch dish, and a great way to use farm-fresh eggs.
Try classic huevos rancheros with delicious farm-fresh eggs for a wonderful breakfast or brunch.
Cooking vegan sounds complicated, but it's surprisingly simple and cheap! Without perishable ingredients to worry about, you can whip up a cake or banana bread for pennies using kitchen staples. Substitute organic tofu in meat dishes for a low-cost spin, and make the bulk section your best friend for a healthy budget!
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