Smoking Gun: Cigar Smoked Oysters

Oh bivalves, how I love you! At least several times a year I proclaim my feelings in a public forum, today is no different. However, I am including accolades for the Smoking Gun, portable food smoker by PolyScience. Scouts honor they aren’t paying me anything for this post, this was actually a Christmas gift to […]

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Tips for Chicks: Nourish Your Hens with Calcium

Calcium is an important part of a healthy and happy chicken diet. Whether you have noticed some fragile or soft eggs shells from your girls or just because, now is a great time to think about supplementing them. In most places their egg laying will increase as the days are longer and the weather more […]

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Welcome to Bivalvia: Shell Stories & Recipes

It’s been a Bivalve kind of week… harvesting, cooking, dining and photographing all the way from Madison to Ballard to Brinnon to Port Ludlow then home. Bivalvia is a class of marine and freshwater mollusks with bodies enclosed by a hinge. The family tree includes clams, oysters, mussels, scallops, and other shells. In an unplanned […]

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