Category Archives: Home-grown Eggs

Protein Quality of Foods

The quality of a protein refers to its amino acid content. Specifically, how well will a protein source meet my needs for essential amino acids, the ones that my body cannot make itself. When we eat the muscle, tissue, eggs … Continue reading

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The Egg Man Cometh

I feel like the luckiest person in the world sometimes–especially when it has to do with good food.  I have a terrific and generous neighbor, Robert Z., who likes to raise chickens in his yard. The problem is, he is … Continue reading

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