Earlier in the summer, my friend Kris from Simplify came for a visit with some other friends. She is the adoptive mom to my chickens. They live blissfully now on her acreage lovin' the rural life.
Well, Miss Kris gifted me with some of those eggs and didn't she package them up so cute. The carton said "Grover's Grove" on it cause that is what they call their spread. I adored it.
Inside were brown and blue eggs from some of my girls and they were just like jewels. Don't you know I savored and treasured those eggs. Only using them in special breakfast dishes and where I knew those rich yolks would be appreciated. Below were the last few. I put them in my heart bowl cause well, I loved them so much. They are gone now but I miss gathering the jewels from the backyard.
I had hopes of maybe bringing some bantams home as they are smaller and said to be more quiet but there is a kink in that plan right now and we have discovered a huge dog sized raccoon visiting the yard. Our neighbor feeds their cat outside so it comes for its treat at night and then forages in my garden. I am not happy. We don't live in the country so outside of trapping and rehoming, I hope he leaves, but as long as my neighbors leave food out, that is unlikely. Anyway, raccoons love to kill chickens and I don't want that to happen after all we have been through. Maybe waiting is best. We'll see.
Now for a couple of my favorite ways to cook up eggs:
Egg Sausage Bake
Chili Egg Casserole
And a peek. I miss these girls so much.