From the archives: Richard Blunt discusses the cultural and culinary significance of chickens! Read on to find recipes for homemade chicken broth, chicken and dumpling stew, and a chicken, vegetable, and pasta medley.
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"Cast iron loaf pans are not just for bread. Nearly as versatile as the cast iron 10-inch (#8) covered skillet, the venerable cast iron loaf pan will truly see you from breakfast to dessert — and all points in between."
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"People frequently question and doubt whether I’ve really developed the property and built the structures myself. Depending on a woman’s cultural persuasion, that could be taken as an insult or a compliment. I like to stick to the facts, and simply hold out my hands to reveal the evidence. These gnarly prehensile monstrosities were a small price to pay for 'a room of my own.' "
"When almond butter replaced peanut butter in my diet (on doctor’s orders), I discovered I really liked the almond better. And it opened my eyes to the world of “other” nut butters. I also discovered they were quite expensive. So I did some experimenting and came up with my own recipe for almond butter that satisfied me. The same process can be used for other nuts."
"I can thoroughly recommend log candles as the ultimate natural stove. Their versatility is quite astounding and not only are they practical, but they look good too. It’s not often you can light a fire that you don’t have to feed."