Chicken Liver Pate

This silky-smooth pate is inexpensive and simple to make. If you have the opportunity to choose, shop for paler chicken livers; they tend to have a mellower, richer flavor than deep-red ones.  We use fresh livers from our pastured chickens and the flavor is rich and creamy and packed with nutrients. Ingredients 1 lb chicken […]

Blackberry Basil Vanilla Jam

Ingredients 4 cups fresh blackberries (rinsed) 2 cups fresh basil leaves (tightly packed) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 2 tsp Pomona’s Pectin 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 freshly squeezed orange 1/4 cup water 1/4 cup freshly squeeze lemon juice 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Directions 1. Sterilize lids and jars for 10 minutes in a large pot […]

Traditional Roasted Chicken

Cooking a Heritage Chicken

First, what is a “heritage chicken”?  This is the type of chicken Grandma would have made for Sunday supper.   They are old breeds of birds that were raised for meat prior to the development of the commercial Cornish Cross, a hybrid chicken breed that reaches the end of it’s life expectancy at 6 weeks – […]