Katie Krejci, MS, RD, IFNCP

Fairy Eggs: My Chicken Laid What!?

Holding a fairy egg between 3 fingers in front of a wooden table

Have you found a miniature egg in your hens’ laying box? Don’t panic! These are called fairy eggs and can happen for many different reasons. Most of the time, they are nothing to worry about and are just a fun surprise from time-to-time. In this article we’ll discuss what fairy eggs are exactly, how they …

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Dried Radishes for Winter Storage

Sliced dried radishes (radish chips) laid out in an artistic manner next to dried radish greens

If you are growing radishes in your garden this year, don’t miss this opportunity to preserve some dried radishes to enjoy during the cold days of winter! Growing food during the summer is great, but being able to preserve some of your harvest for winter storage is a HUGE step in becoming self-sufficient. The good …

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Water Glassing Eggs for Storage

A half gallon glass mason jar filled with eggs and a lime mixture

Have you made the dreaded “trip of shame” to the grocery store to buy eggs when your ladies have slowed down in the winter? Ugh. Me, too! That is, until I discovered water glassing eggs! Water glassing eggs is a simple, old-fashioned way to preserve eggs for long-term storage.  In this article, we’ll discuss everything …

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