How to process poultry

In a bid to A) learn more about where my food comes from and B) determine whether or not I’ll have the guts to kill, process, and eat ducks that we’re going to be getting;…

In the quest for ducks, only one thing is sure, and that is compromise.

Getting Craig to agree to ducks took over a year.  Probably closer to 2 years if we are being honest here. Knowing that I do not have adequate construction skills to assemble anything more complicated…

Almost Vegan – This week’s meal plan

My coworker who’s a really great cook also has impressive self control. She made a new year’s resolution to stop eating sugar.  That isn’t to say that she’s not eating fruit or carbs, just that…

And the corner has been cleared

On Saturday, I got outside for a couple hours and dug up a plum tree and excavated a hole where I wanted to replant it, with the understanding that when Craig returned, he’d help me…

In order to build the pen, we have to move a tree

So we did.  Well.  We will/I did.  Craig went to go watch the football game at a friend’s house.  I do not love football, and I wanted to get some progress towards the duck pen…

Because I obsess about things, and I can’t leave well enough alone

I made a 3D rendering of what i expect the duck house will look like.  It looks a little intense, but the only things that won’t be covered in wire (vs solid wood) are the…

So we are getting ducks

I have finally nagged Craig to the point that he is willing to let me get ducks.  I have wanted chickens for quite some time, but after a friend’s girlfriend got some, and they were…