677: Lisa Steele on Cooking with Eggs.
Knowing a thing or two dozen about raising hens and collecting eggs.
In This Podcast:
Eggs are an important and readily available food source, and they are so very versatile. Rediscover the humble egg with returning guest Lisa Steele as she talks about her newest book, The Fresh Eggs Daily Cookbook. She also tells us a bit about the process of writing the book, as well as what she feels has contributed to her success as a blogger, and her expansion into television. Even if you don’t have chickens, you will love the tips Lisa shares in this episode!
Our Guest:Lisa Steele is a fifth-generation chicken keeper and founder of the popular blog, Fresh Eggs Daily. Referred to as Queen of the Coop, Lisa traded in her life on Wall Street for life on a farm in rural Maine, where she has kept chickens for more than a dozen years. Having written a number of books on raising and caring for chickens, Lisa is a trusted source for all things chicken and egg. Her latest book is “The Fresh Eggs Daily Cookbook: Over 100 Fabulous Recipes to Use Eggs in Unexpected Ways” published by Harper Horizon and just released in February 2022.
Listen in and learn about:
- Waiting…and waiting and waiting for the book to be published
- Determining if an egg is fresh, at home or at the grocery store
- Keeping an egg fresh…how nature does it
- Figuring out eggs benedict
- Preserving eggs in the freezer
- Starting the blog as a way to archive articles
- Deciphering an egg carton
- Finding eggs from happy chickens
- Airing on public television – “Welcome to My Farm”
- Making marshmallows to use up extra whites
- Putting eggs in mac and cheese? Yes!
- Eating eggs for breakfast…or lunch or even for dinner
As well as:
Her childhood memory – Being chased by Bojangles, the rooster
Her advice – Think about different ways to cook and eat eggs. They are still affordable.
Books written by Lisa:
How to reach Lisa:
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