Archives for November 2013

The Original Black Friday Deal: FREE Turkey Stock!

Happy belated Thanksgiving my friends! I hope you had a wonderful meal and much to be thankful for this year. Photo Credit: Ruocaled, Flickr Creative Commons, edited Not to minimize Thanksgiving and the wonderful day spent with family, but I tell you what. I really look forward to making bookoodles of turkey stock after the […]

Liver, Onions & Bacon: The Real Breakfast of Champions

  As you may or may not know, I’ve been trying to incorporate liver into my diet one to two times per week according to the recommendations of the Weston A Price Foundation. Why? Because liver is a super food. I originally found liver repulsive so I took liver pills (buy them here). However, I […]

Homesteading in the Winter: Cold Weather Animal Care

  I am so excited to participate in a “Homesteading in the Winter” series with several other homestead bloggers (big and small, urban and rural).  Each Thursday there will be a new post on a different topic associated with the needs and unique challenges of living on a homestead during the winter. As you may have […]

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Chickens at Whistle Pig Hollow

Howdy howdy, friends. I know you’ve been losing sleep not knowing the intricate details of how we roll, chicken style, over here at Whistle Pig Hollow. Well, stress no more. I’m going to tell you everything you ever wanted to know about our egg-laying chickens. Behold, the scoop from the coop: Hatcheries We order our […]

What To Do With Leftover Pulled Chicken? Make Chicken Parmesan Soup!

This summer we butchered our first batch of meat chickens, leaving us with a freezer full of whole chickens. So naturally, every week or two I either slow cook or roast one, pull the leftover meat off to cook with later in the week, and then make stock with the bones and feet. (Considering I […]