A Heartfelt Thank You

FROM MARY ELLEN Andreas is home now and improving every day. Most of our time is taken up  visits from anticoagulation clinic, family doctor, going for bloods tests 2 -3 times per week and 2 walks/ day in town as its too slippery and slushy at the farm taking me out of the equation as…

Romancing the Fowl

by Kaya Konopnicki It’s almost Valentine’s Day and what could be a better way to say “I love you” than a deliciously luxurious romantic dinner of Coq-au-Vin.  Paired with a big bold red wine and you have the makings of a perfect evening. It’s the original french comfort food designed to melt away the toughest…

Bone Broth: Magic Elixir or Just Healthy?

By Kaya Konopnicki People have touted bone broth as a magic elixir for everything that ails you (and some things you didn’t even know were problems). Sadly it’s not true 😦 There is no one ‘Superfood’ that will cure a wide range of diseases and health problems.  Be skeptical of claims and see what’s backing…

Is it broth, stock or bone broth?

by Kaya Konopnicki In our house we call it Duck Juice.  Over the past few months it’s become a staple in our kitchen and a new pot is generally simmering away every few days making the house smell wonderful and homey. From conversations with customers, massive amounts of research on the internet and (lastly) trying…

Moroccan Purple Carrot Soup

Confession – we’re almost out of purple carrots at Greens Eggs and Ham so this recipe is not timely.  It is, however, super delicious and the thought of waiting to share it was more than I could bear.  Seriously, it’s that good. You’ll understand after you make it. With a slight spicy heat and a beautiful…

Spatchcock it!

Spatchwhat? spatch·cock:  a chicken or game bird split open and grilled. Full disclosure here – this is my favourite cooking technique for three reasons: You sound like an awesome chef when you tell your friends what you’re doing The crispy skin on the chicken is AMAZING Best of all, it’s easy and fast.  Now when does…

Thyme & Lemon Roasted Parsnips

This is one of my favourite (and easy!) recipes for parsnips.  It is (minimally) adapted from the one on Hungry Girl Por Vida.  The biggest difference being the use of duck fat instead of olive oil – Yum!  It makes a great side dish for any meal. This recipe is best when you use larger…

Battle of the Eggs

“What’s the difference between Duck and Chicken eggs?” It’s a question we get a lot at a Greens Eggs & Ham.  Most of the time. people are seeing Duck eggs for the first time and wondering what the big deal is. In the battle for the best egg which egg would win? We’ve made this handy…