Chicken and Egg
A Memoir of Suburban Homesteading with 125 Recipes
By Janice Cole
(Chronicle Books, Paperback, 9780811870450, 256pp.)
Publication Date: January 2011
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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. 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!
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.