Zucchini Frittata

INGREDIENTS 8 large eggs 1 refrigerated pie crust  1/2 cup shredded cheese for filling, 1/4 cup for topping 1/2 tablespoon minced fresh basil  1/2 tablespoon minced fresh sage  1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 cup vegetable or olive oil 3 small zucchini, thinly sliced 1/3 pound russet potatoes 2 green…

MEET THE ORPINGTON BREED OF CHICKEN

HISTORY William Cook, a successful poultryman in England, developed the black Orpington in the 1880s. Mr. Cook introduced the breed in 1886 at a poultry show, and won the grand prize cup. The American Poultry Association first admitted the Buff Orpington in 1902, the Black Orpington and White Orpington in 1905, and later the Blue…

Sweet Basil’s Weekly Harvest

This week at Sweet Basil we have…Jelly! We have White Grape, Grape, Apple, Blackberry and Strawberry. All natural, homemade jams, jellies, and preserves are 3/$16 this week! We also have larger tomato and pepper plants in 1 qt. pots ($5) and lots of annuals for your Spring color! One boy mini-potbelly pig, only $50, ready…

MEET THE POLISH BREED OF CHICKEN

HISTORY There is little known about the origination of the Polish, except that it is one of the oldest breeds of chicken. However, it is known that the Polish chicken was depicted in paintings of the fifteenth century, and mentioned as a pure breed in writings in Europe as early as the sixteenth century. Archaeological…

MEET THE RHODE ISLAND RED CHICKEN

HISTORY The Rhode Island Red chicken was deliberately created for high egg production, high-quality meat production and resistance to some diseases, with development beginning around the mid-1800’s. It was named the Rhode Island Red, after the state of it’s origination. The American Poultry Association admitted the single comb variety in 1904, and the rose comb…