Author Archives: Danny

Potato (or Broccoli) Cheese Soup

My recipe for Potato Soup can also be used to make Broccoli Soup. It comes from my Mom and is the BEST recipe I’ve ever had, and I will never, never, ever, ever switch to another. 

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The Great Chicken Rescue

Saturday a friend called to tell me he was getting a bunch of chickens from a flooded commercial chicken house.  The birds that the chicken catchers weren’t able to get had been sealed up in the house without food or … Continue reading

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Worm Farming

I’ve had a couple worm bins going for a year or so, mainly raising red wigglers along with a few night crawlers.  The red wigglers have mainly been used just for composting although this year I have enough I’ll be … Continue reading

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And… We’re Still Here!

Ten months went by so I thought I’d drop back in. Last post I mentioned nuisance birds as a food source.  Believe it or not, Grackles and Starlings are actually pretty decent.  There’s very little meat so don’t expect anything … Continue reading

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Playing in the Dirt

I started the morning by adding three nuisance birds to our bag in preparation for Nuisance Stew.  Since we have a lot of Starlings and similar invasive/nuisance birds around I had the idea of eating them.  A quick Google search … Continue reading

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A year later…

It’s been almost a year since I last posted.  In the past year we sold the rabbits, traded the goats for more chickens, moved to a new house, and picked up a part time job.  The biggest change came with … Continue reading

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The Garden

For most of us spring is a busy season.  Mix that with a touch of laziness and sprinkle some procrastination on top and you have an un-updated blog.  It’s certainly time for an update! Our garden was put in with … Continue reading

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“Blog it…!”

My daughter, who is ever so funmy, just told me that our turtle would “make a good blog post” and I could “blog it up.” Where does she get these sayings?!

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But I don’t want to go Gluten Free! (Blueberry Cake made with Oat Flour)

This past week has been entirely too fun-filled for my taste. First, we realized that Bella seemed to have the run-to-the-bathroom-every-five-minutes kind of upset stomach. My first thought was the way she eats: mostly fruits and vegetables and whole-grain breads. … Continue reading

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Cat on a Cold Metal Roof

 Seriously, how did she do that?

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