Follow Us on Pinterest 

Some Things My Chickens Have Taught Me

meg's picture

Your first efforts at a taxing task may prove substandard or, at the least, a bit unusual. It's okay--think of it as a test run.

Just because you have wings doesn't mean you can fly, but you can still use your wings to help you get places.

The best pickings (or peckings, perhaps?) can be found early in the morning.

Just ignore the roosters. They'll stop crowing eventually.

Even if there isn't always strength in numbers, some comfort can be found among friends at least.

Ideas are a little like eggs. We have them fairly regularly, if not every day. We can enjoy them now or try to see them through to fruition. Either way, something of value was created.

Oh, and about not counting those eggs before they hatch? Go ahead and count them, but be realistic.

Nurture.

Work hard, but take a moment to stand back and watch every now and again.

The smallest things are often the most beautiful. You just have to look a little closer to see them.

Other articles you might enjoy: Cajun-Stuffed Mirliton, Spring Strata With Greens and Garlic Scapes

Add new comment

Joy of Cooking App for iPad and iPhone

After three years of collaborative effort with our friends at Culinate and Scribner, it is our pleasure to introduce the Joy of Cooking for iPad and iPhone! Please check out this full-featured, digital version of the 2006 edition. In addition to the recipes and indispensable reference information our readers know and love, the app has many features that are brand new to JOY:

  • Built-in recipe timers (you can have multiple timers going simultaneously)
  • Search for and filter recipes by key word, ingredient, cuisine, season, technique, diet, and more
  • Create shopping lists from within the app
  • Convert any recipe to metric automatically
  • Give voice commands or have recipe steps spoken to you
  • Create menus in the app
  • Share recipes from within the app
  • Color photography

Truly a JOY for the 21st century! Download by directing your browser to www.joyofcookingapp.com. Don't forget to review the app!

5 pounds tomatoes, cored and finely chopped
3 1/2 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup bottled lime juice
2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2...