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With poultry-keeping come eggs and with eggs come eggshells (at least, if everything is working correctly). We enjoy our birds and the eggs are certainly delicious, but what about all those eggshells? Sure, you can throw them in the compost pile or crush them to give back to your flock as a source of calcium. But what else can you do with eggshells? If arts and crafts are your thing, it turns out you can do plenty with eggshells! Here are just a few projects that are a fun way of using...
Ingredients: 4 Cups milk Pinch of ground cloves 1/2 Teaspoon + 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon ground cinnamon 18 egg yolks 1 1/2 Cups sugar 4 cups half & half 1/2 Teaspoon ground nutmeg Note: Scramble the egg whites and feed them back to your chickens! Cooking Instructions: 1. Combine milk, cloves, 1/2 Teaspoon vanilla and cinnamon in a large saucepan. Heat at medium heat and slowly bring to a boil; stir continuously. 2. In a large mixing bowl, combine egg yolks and sugar. Beat...
Ingredients: 2 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour (divided) 1/4 Cup sugar 1 tsp. salt 1 package dry yeast (2 1/4 tsp.) 2/3 Cup milk 2 Tab. butter 2 eggs (for bread dough) 5 eggs (for decoration, colored if desired) 2 Tab. butter, melted for brushing dough Cooking Instructions: Color eggs, if desired: Assemble ingredients In large bowl, combine 1 Cup of flour, the sugar, salt and yeast; stir well. Combine milk and 2 Tab. butter in small sauce pan; heat until milk is warm and butter...
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