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Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls

                Several years ago Passover and Easter also overlapped while our dear farm friends (and fantastic cooks) the Bailey-Cohens were visiting.  We hit lots of holiday highlights including Liz chiefing this great soup — whether you are celebrating Passover or just seeking some delicious comfort food, this will […]

Roasted Chicken or Turkey & Squash Soup

Adapted from:  This continues to be one of our most favorite and most requested soups. We discovered it several years ago and it was the tastiest soup we had made in ages. Bonus is that it is really simple and can easily follow a yummy roasted chicken or roasted turkey meal (yes, perfect for […]

Chicken Stew with Ricotta-Chive Dumplings

Recipe by Diane Fish as published in the Kitsap Sun Farm to Fork blog Place a large (or two small) stewing hen in a pot with 1 onion, 3 stalks celery, 3 large carrots, two bay leaves, sage, thyme, parsley and 1 Tbsp peppercorns.  Cover with water. Simmer 2-3 hours on low. This can also be […]

Chickens: What is the difference between fryers, broilers and stewers?

We have a variety of fresh chicken this week so here is a quick cheat sheet.  What is the difference between fryers, broilers, roasters and stew birds?   Stewing Chickens—the easy one. Stew birds are usually laying hens that have passed their prime. They are older and their meat is usually tougher and more stringy. […]

Simple Roast Chicken—from Mark Bittman’s How to Cook Everything

We tried several different recipes, but ALWAYS come back to this one because it is easy and reliably great. And our chickens are reliable done in about an hour (in our convection oven). Just make sure your chicken is fully defrosted and best if it comes to room temperature before cooking. In his updated cookbook […]

Tostada Salad with Cilantro Lime Dressing

From Moosewood Daily Specials (more or less) When summer brings warm temps, we crave salad based meals and we think of our Cilantro Lime build your own mexican inspired salad. This is one of our favorites and it ends up a bit different every time depending on what is in season and in our pantry. And other dressings […]

Cilantro-Lime Chicken Salad

In honor of this summery weather and fresh chickens! Chicken (1…or more) Olive oil, bacon fat, lard, poultry fat herbs Yogurt Lime juice Cilantro Garlic onions dried tomatoes dried currants salt pepper Fennel (optional but adds a nice crunch) 1. Roast your chicken(s).  We prefer Mark Bittman’s Simple Roast Chicken recipe, always works well. Then […]

Chicken Chasseur

“A French classic that never seems to go out of style, this dish combines mushrooms and chicken in a tomato and white-wine sauce. The name, literally “hunter’s chicken,” harks back to a time when game birds and mushrooms from the woods were a natural autumn combination.” — Food and Wine Ingredients 1 tablespoon cooking oil […]

Winter Pollo en Tomate

This hot and hearty dish is quick and easy to make out of leftover meat from a roasted chicken or from chicken breasts,  it’s also great with turkey drumsticks or drumettes! Ingredients 2 medium onions, diced 3 cloves garlic 1 quart of crushed tomatoes 2 bay leaves Approx 1 lb chicken or turkey (breasts, wings, […]

Chili Lime Chicken Wings, pasture-raised of course

Millions, or is it billiions of Chicken wings will be consumed this Sunday at Super Bowl parties, most of them won’t come from chickens raised humanely, organically nor on pasture. But you can mix worlds and enjoy the popular snack at a party you attend with our pasture raised chicken wings. Thanks to Tendergass Farm’s Grass […]