Wanted: neighbor with backyard chickens

Be my neighbor
Be my neighbor

With appetizing joy, I recently received a dozen perfectly imperfect eggs from someone who keeps backyard chickens. We’re not in egg-tossing range, but within an easy two-mile stretch of each other. I appreciated the fresh eggs,  and their minimal travel distance. Track back your breakfast. Find out how far food travels before it reaches your table.




Chowder for the Wolf at the Door

When 10 pounds of potatoes and a couple dozen ears of corn show up unannounced, welcome them home to the chowder pot. After transforming our

Apple Soup Sendoff

Farewells bring on mingled emotions. Some signal “goodbyes” and others “so longs,” with hopes to stay connected even over long distances. When the time came

Peppered Corn Meal

Preparing the perfect polenta sounds easy enough, but around my kitchen, it takes added patience to work with the grainy flour ground from white or