Meat Pocket Short Story: Empanadas

Empanada – Spanish verb “empanar”, meaning to wrap or coat in bread. Empanadas! I have crafted another meat pocket short story – chapter 5, if you will. Read more on the early chapters here. Empanadas hail from several countries, probably completely unbeknownst the other back in the day, including Spain, Portugal, the Caribbean, Latin America, […]

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The Beacon Hill Farm

Who we are? Farmers M and H McTruong – East meets West to make our own style. We are weights and yoga, Pinterest and ESPN, soy and nonfat, Superbowl and Puppybowl. We are flip flops, puffy vests, dining out, eating in, George Strait, Snoop Dogg and jammies all Sunday. Our farm: modest urban with big […]

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Ode to a Very Good Hen

This week we said goodbye to Lilihen, named after our top niece. Our most reliable layer, year after year.  A Leg-horn mulato, queen of the roost, who quietly lead by example, maintained pecking order and was resilient beyond belief. Lilihen survived two encounters with our dog, lead the flock to safety from a hawk attack,  […]

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