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Chicken and Egg: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes [NOOK Book]

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Chicken coops have never been so chic! From organic gardens in parking lots to rooftop beekeeping, the appeal of urban homesteading is widespread. Chicken and Egg tells the story of veteran food writer Janice Cole, who, like so many other urbanites, took up the revolutionary hobby of raising chickens at home. From picking out the perfect coop to producing the miracle of the first egg, Cole shares her now-expert insights into the trials, triumphs, and bonds that result when human and hen live in close quarters. ...
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Chicken and Egg: A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes

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Overview

Chicken coops have never been so chic! From organic gardens in parking lots to rooftop beekeeping, the appeal of urban homesteading is widespread. Chicken and Egg tells the story of veteran food writer Janice Cole, who, like so many other urbanites, took up the revolutionary hobby of raising chickens at home. From picking out the perfect coop to producing the miracle of the first egg, Cole shares her now-expert insights into the trials, triumphs, and bonds that result when human and hen live in close quarters. With 125 recipes for delicious chicken and egg dishes, poultry lovers, backyard farmers, and those contemplating taking the leap will adore this captivating illustrated memoir!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781452107448
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC
  • Publication date: 4/29/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,070,648
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author

Janice Cole is a food editor, recipe developer, and author. She lives with her family and her chickens in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Alex Farnum is a food and lifestyle photographer based in San Francisco.

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  • Posted January 7, 2012

    Inspiring reading for chicken lovers and chefs

    As a rural resident and chicken owner, I enjoyed the whimsy and insight of Janice Cole in this book. Her creative chicken care and delicious recipes are delightful. I recommend this book to novice or wanna-be chicken owners as well as to the creative cooks who are looking for new kitchen creations.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 11, 2013

    The stories of raising chickens are delightful; the recipes are

    The stories of raising chickens are delightful; the recipes are delicious and  
    the photography is beautiful. This book is a perfect blend of a memoir and a 
    a cookbook. Furthermore, it is much too pretty to be stored on a shelf, but should
    be out on table for others to enjoy!

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    Posted January 19, 2012

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