We Are Jammin’

Yesterday, I made my favorite jams, using Italian plums and star anise.  I have been itching to use this spice for so long but never knew where and how to apply it to my cooking. I know it is a key ingredient in Pho, which is my favorite soups but I haven’t cooked the broth…

They crowed–It’s Soup Time!

So, what does one do when roosters crow–yep, it is soup time! As of the middle of last week Paul culled and processed all eight handsome but incredibly annoying boys. We did an obscene amount of research on this to make it as peaceful for the birds as possible. Our plan was to give them…