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How To Make Egg Drop Soup

How To Make Egg Drop Soup

Basically, Egg Drop Soup is a rich herbed chicken broth with ribbons of whipped eggs and a simple garnish with some fresh chives. It’s a simple, humble dish that has tons of warmth and flavor. The best thing about this soup is how easy it is to make.

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

Outlined below is a 12 step course of action to successfully recover from a chicken addiction.
Admit you are powerless over chickens and chicken related items.
Believe that only a power greater than ourselves could keep us from buying more chickens.

Oatmeal Flock Breakfast Recipe

Oatmeal Flock Breakfast Recipe

Even though there are differing opinions on the value of giving our hens a warm bowl of oatmeal for a winter breakfast, there’s no denying that it makes us feel better to see them gobble up a treat. We came up with a more balanced treat to serve up for your flock when the outside temperature plummets.

Thanksgiving DIY Placemats

Thanksgiving DIY Placemats

Thanksgiving is almost here! Now is the time to plan and decide on how you would like your Holiday table to look. Why not celebrate the turkey and make some homemade burlap turkey placemats

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin pie! One of the staples for any Thanksgiving dessert table. Amanda shares her family’s favorite recipe, and we hope it will become one of your family’s favorites too!

Turkey Recipes For You To Try

Turkey Recipes For You To Try

Turkey is the staple and highlight of Thanksgiving. Whether you grow out and finish your own turkey from Meyer Hatchery or purchase one from the grocery store, we want to provide you with delicious recipes that are sure to savor any flavor.

DIY Mealworm Farming

DIY Mealworm Farming

Mealworm farming is such a wonderfully interesting adventure! You will have some trial and error, but once you get established they are extremely easy to take care of

Make A Chicken Themed Cake

Make A Chicken Themed Cake

Using a dab of frosting as your base to help “stick” your cake in place, put the square cake on a serving platter. This will form the body of the chick inside of the shell.

How To Make Cured Egg Yolks

How To Make Cured Egg Yolks

There are so many egg recipes out there for your farm fresh eggs, but sometimes you want to try something a bit different. A great recipe to try, and really amaze your family and friends is cured egg yolks. Many thoughts come to mind with cured egg yolks, is it safe, how will it taste, is this hard to do? Well not only are cured eggs really easy to make, but they also taste amazing, really celebrating the egg yolk, and it’s deep flavor. Here is a simple recipe for making these wonderful treats.

Egg Decorating Ideas For Naturally Colorful Eggs

Egg Decorating Ideas For Naturally Colorful Eggs

What if I told you that you can use your already jewel toned eggs and still have fun decorating the hard-boiled beauties for those Easter baskets? I was struggling with this “problem” this year and here are some ideas that I came up with.

Meyer Makes: A Chicken Saddle

Meyer Makes: A Chicken Saddle

Meyer Makes: A Chicken SaddleOn this episode of Meyer Makes, Jess shows us how to sew a chicken saddle. Sometimes a rooster with a “favorite” hen may cause damage to her feathers and back. Putting a saddle (also known as a chicken apron) on your hen can protect them...