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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 […]

Fall Season Pollo en Tomate

This is a quick and easy dish to make out of leftover meat from a roasted chicken or from chicken breasts, wings, or legs. It is perfect for these wet chilly fall days and makes good use of the last of the tomatoes. You can use whatever amount or combination of onions, leeks, and garlic […]

Thoughts and Theories on Tenderness

Fresh chicken will be available this week and next. Our ambitious friends Bruce, Beth and their team at Maple Wind Farm processed another 60 of our birds. And Monday it will be all hands on deck processing the remaining 160. Hopefully they will be as tender as the birds have been this summer. What makes […]

Chicken Tortilla Soup

All the beautiful summer vegetables against a backdrop of cold nights makes this the perfect time for soup! This is a flexible soup that can make use of all kinds of veggies (summer squash and greens work great), allowing for easy variety. You can also add more peppers, chili powder, or hot sauce if you […]


On Tuesdsay we said goodbye to the first  of this season’s roasting chickens. Most of the team had participated in homestead-scale chicken processing before but, even so, we were in largely new territory and slaughter always brings up a lot of Big Questions. Our process is designed to be as clean, efficient, and dignified as […]

Tomatillo Chicken

We sometimes do a version of this simply into the crock pot, but browning it is a nice touch. 1-2 Quarts Tomatillo Puree 1 tablespoon oil or fat 1 whole chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut into 10 pieces Coarse salt and ground pepper 2 jalapenos, chopped (could use dried or pickled) 1/2 medium white […]

Crunchy Napa Cabbage Boats

The Laboratory of Edibles -Culinary experiments of a food obsessed nerd, brings us the quick and dirty version of similar, but more involved recipe from Eating Well magazine using Napa Cabbage as your base and boat for yummy chicken and veggies, I suspect leftover pork or turkey would also work really well here!   Materials: (makes about 6 boats) Half […]

Thai Grilled Chicken & Broccoli on Napa Cabbage

From Eating Well Magazine 3 tablespoons chicken broth 3 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon fish sauce, (nam pla) 1 tablespoon chopped fresh lemongrass, or 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest 2 teaspoons Thai hot chile sauce, or chile-garlic sauce 2 teaspoons honey 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 tablespoon peanut oil, […]