Eggs, eggs and more eggs

6 dozen+ eggs

6 dozen+ eggs

I am totally overwhelmed with eggs. The girls are doing a sterling job and I collect from 6 to 11 every day. Just how many egg meals can you have in a week? Poached, boiled, scrambled, omelette, frittatas, I have even started baking cakes, much to Jack’s delight.

In desperation I went to Google, that know-all depository of the computer world. I typed in “how to use lots of eggs” it came up with 34 MILLION results in 24 seconds. Now that is a lot of people with surplus eggs…

This was one of my favourites

Impossible Pie

  •  4 eggs (I used 6 small bantam eggs)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 2 tsp van ess

Mix all together, pour into large pie pan or casserole. Bake 180C approx. 45 minutes.

That is very easy to make and it forms a delicious custardy centre under a coconutty topping. Yummy….

I would appreciate any suggestions for using lots of eggs.

Sitting on the feed bin, waiting for breakfast

Sitting on the feed bin, waiting for breakfast

 

Come and get it girls

Come and get it girls

I love to watch how the cockerels take care of their harem, calling them over to the choice food

I love to watch how the cockerels take care of their harem, calling them over to the choice food

 

Well after all that work it is time to relax with a book in the hammock

Well after all that work it is time to relax with a book in the hammock

 

and watch the tomatoes growing.

and watch the tomatoes growing.

 

 

 

 

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15 thoughts on “Eggs, eggs and more eggs

  1. oh pomme – mmmmm – that’s a lot of eggs!

    I would have been making some quiche – but the pie recipe you found sounds like a great custard.

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    • It was a good time there. I don’t usually do much baking, after all what you bake you eat and more of it when it is your own stuff!!! And I really do not need all that extra food…. I do cook a lot of quiche and frittata it is one of my favourite standbys.

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  2. poppytump

    What great outdoor space !
    Super chookers PP 🙂

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    • I’m living the good life again Poppy, all be it only for 4 months, but who knows what the next place will bring. Those chooks are so cute I love the contented chuckles and crooning noises they make.

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  3. Yaz

    Pancakes, quiches, curried recipes…http://www.sanjeevkapoor.com/Main-Course-Egg.aspx
    or if you dont like curry, http://www.incredibleegg.org/recipes.

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    • Thanks Yaz for passing on the links, I’ve been for a quick look and look forward to trying them. Jack makes a really good banana pancake

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  4. oh I love eggs! one of my favourite desserts uses three eggs … Lemon delicious Pudding … you should try it 😀

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