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I'm Now a Contributing Writer for Keeper of the Home

Last fall I was privileged to write a guest post for Keeper of the Home. Since then, Stephanie decided to take on six contributing writers to ease her work since she is committed to posting daily and has a demanding schedule with a husband and three little ones. Again, I am privileged to be one of the contributing writers now posting every six weeks on Keeper of the Home.
To date I've contributed two posts. One concerns the use of whole chickens and the other offers some encouragement and ideas for serving our husbands through a nourishing diet. Posted in two parts, you will find the second part here.

From now on, I'll keep my readers in the loop as to when I've contributed another post. Till then, catch up on the two mentioned above. 

So Many Eggs and Not Enough Recipes!

Polenta and Avocado Frittata

Our chickens (Aunt Bea, Clara Edwards, Hilda Mae, Juanita, Miss Crump, Thelma Lou, Elly and Mrs. Mendelbrite) are laying so many eggs these balmy spring days that we could cover all three meals with eggs. Problem is, I don't have enough recipes. So I've been creating a few here and there. The photo is one of them - a frittata I made a few days ago. It was yummy. It's a good way to use up leftover polenta.

Don't let the name "frittata" scare you. It is actually easier to prepare than an omelet. Here's the recipe:
2 slices of bacon (nitrate and nitrite free) 4 eggs, well beaten1/3 cup cheddar or Jack cheese, grated  1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions (green and white parts)2 tablespoons coarsely chopped cilantro1/2 teaspoon chili powder1/4 teaspoon salt (unrefined sea salt or Redmond's Real salt)1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 cup preparedpolenta, crumbled  (if I don't have leftover homemade to use, I buy Trader's Joes …