As a novice food blogger, I frequently study the blogs and styles of other, more successful, food bloggers. Often, this study is very educational. There are bloggers out there who willingly share their knowledge with others, and there are bloggers who will share their knowledge if you pay a fee to join a group. In my study of other food bloggers, I have noticed a […]
Category: Patty Cake’s Pets
Last week, I posted about my back yard chickens. Mostly, I focused on the egg a day I get from each of them during warm weather. While fresh eggs are a definite benefit of having chickens, it’s not the only reason to have them. Another good reason to have chickens is that they can potentially help you with gardening chores. When the growing season is […]
We have chickens. We raised these chickens from baby chicks in our house. We protected them from our predator cats. We fed them, kept them warm, and raised them until they were beautiful and healthy chickens. Those cute little chicks that cost about $2.50 apiece seemed like a great idea. I previously posted about how we spent $300 before we saw our first egg. That’s a […]
Good Tasting Guacamole Without Avocado – Fact or Fiction?
If you like guacamole, I have some sad news for you. Apparently, there is a nationwide shortage of avocados due to the drought in California. This shortage is driving up avocado prices which makes it more expensive to whip up a big bowl of guacamole to serve with chips and salsa. At my house, the avocado shortage was not caused by drought conditions. […]
The Three Hundred Dollar Egg
Eggs are largely touted as an inexpensive source of protein. Eggs contain 9 essential amino acids. They may have gotten a bad rap a few years ago for containing cholesterol, but eggs are really our friend. The protein in eggs is important to help sustain energy throughout the day. This includes physical and mental energy. Eggs also contain choline which helps promote normal cell activity. […]