The Farmstead Egg guide & cookbook (Book, 2014) []
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The Farmstead Egg guide & cookbook

The Farmstead Egg guide & cookbook

Author: Terry Blonder Golson
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Provides expert advice on selecting, feeding, and caring for egg-laying hens and cultivating fresh eggs, along with one hundred egg recipes, including omelets, quiches, and soufflés.

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Genre/Form: Cookbook
Livres de cuisine
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry Blonder Golson
ISBN: 9781118627952 1118627954
OCLC Number: 852682004
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 192 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Raising Chickens, Cultivating Farmstead Eggs --
About Eggs and Egg Laying --
Eggs in the Marketplace --
Are Farmstead Eggs Nutritionally Better? --
Sizes and Shapes of Eggs --
The Farmstead Egg Quality Difference --
How an Egg Is Made (and Why They Don't All Look the Same) --
Handling and Storing Eggs (and Why the Farmstead Egg Is Safer) --
How to Tell if an Egg Is Fresh --
A Note on Egg Safety --
The Risk of Chicken-to-Human Disease Transmission --
Choosing Chickens --
The Pros and Cons of Keeping Backyard Hens --
How Many Hens to Keep? --
Choosing the Right Chicken Breed For You --
Chicken Keeping --
An Introduction to Chicken Keeping --
A Hen's Life Cycle --
What Do a Dozen Backyard Eggs Cost? --
Coop Design --
Daily and Weekly Chores --
How Noisy Are Hens? --
Feeding Your Hens --
Pecking Order --
Predators and Vermin --
Chicken Care in Cold Weather --
Chicken Care in Hot Weather --
The Recipes --
Scrambled Eggs --
Fried Eggs. Contents note continued: Hard- and Soft-Cooked Eggs --
Poached and Shirred Eggs --
Omelets and Frittatas --
Savory Quiches, Tarts, and Stratas --
Savory and Sweet Custards and Puddings --
Mayonnaise and Sauces --
Meringues and Souffles --
Sweet Pies and Tarts --
Breads and Popovers --
Cakes and Cookies.
Responsibility: Terry Blonder Golson ; photography by Ben Fink.


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