The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook-9781118627952

The Farmstead Egg Guide & Cookbook

by Terry Golson

Just what you need to know to raise chickens, cultivate high-quality eggs, and cook 100 delicious egg recipes.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9781118627952
  • ISBN-10: 1118627954
  • Pages: 192
  • Publication Date: 03/11/2014
  • Carton Quantity: 24

About the book

No matter where you live, you can have farmstead fresh eggs!

From the cities to the suburbs, backyards are filled with the sounds of clucking like never before as more people invest in having a closer connection to the food they eat and discover the rewards (and challenges) of raising chickens and cultivating their own fresh eggs. Whether you’ve embraced the local food movement or just love that farm-fresh flavor, The Farmstead Egg Guide and Cookbook is the perfect book for you and your flock. Inside, you’ll find expert advice on caring for your chickens, along with 100 delicious and diverse recipes. You’ll notice a difference in your scrambled eggs, omelets, and quiches, as well as in savory and sweet soufflés, tarts, puddings, and pies. With The Farmstead Egg Guide and Cookbook, you’ll never run out of delectable ways to enjoy your eggs for any meal of the day. This book will inspire you so that you to have the freshest and best eggs on your table and, if you’re game, the experience of keeping hens in your backyard.

About the author
Terry Golson

Terry Golson has been a professional chef and cooking instructor, and is the author of For Goodness' Sake (a James Beard Award cookbook nominee), 1,000 Lowfat Recipes, Wholehearted Cooking, and a children's book, Tillie Lays an Egg. Terry has kept a flock of hens in her backyard for more than 17 years. She shares her chickens and chicken knowledge through her website, livestreaming cameras, and blog at She and her chickens have appeared on The Martha Stewart Show and have been featured in numerous magazine and newspaper articles, including Backyard Chickens Magazine, Hobby Farms Magazines and Chickens Magazine.


"Those planning to raise backyard birds for the first time will find Golson’s wisdom infinitely helpful, and those that simply enjoy good, flavorful food will delight in the diverse and delicious selection of recipes she offers."

-- Publisher's Weekly "Golson provides a full-circle cookbook for those who won’t end up caring if the chicken or egg came first. This comprehensive volume is recommended for all collections, especially those with a community interest in urban farming" -- Library Journal