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  • Apparently Dr. Suess wasn't crazy!

    Green eggs are very real. They come from "Americana" chickens.

    In addition to a dozen regular eggs, I just picked up the last dozen of the green ones at my local farmer's market. According to the seller, they are smaller, but MUCH richer in flavor, to the point that some people say they are almost TOO flavorful. They are also, as a result, much higher in wonderful nutrient content.

    Can't wait to crake into these bad boys when I make dinner and see what all the fuss is about!
    "The cling and a clang is the metal in my head when I walk. I hear a sort of, this tinging noise - cling clang. The cling clang. So many things happen while walking. The metal in my head clangs and clings as I walk - freaks my balance out. So the natural thought is just clogged up. Totally clogged up. So we need to unplug these dams, and make the the natural flow... It sort of freaks me out. We need to unplug the dams. You cannot stop the natural flow of thought with a cling and a clang..."

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    When I visit my sister in the UK, blue/blue-green eggs are plentiful on the grocers' shelves. They too are smaller, richer, and brightly yolked. Taste like buttah, nomnom!
    “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” Rumi

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    • #3
      Originally posted by SophieScreams View Post
      When I visit my sister in the UK, blue/blue-green eggs are plentiful on the grocers' shelves. They too are smaller, richer, and brightly yolked. Taste like buttah, nomnom!
      Are they from the same kind of chicken as the ones I got, you think? With a name like "Americana", I assumed that they were a variety of chicken that came from interbreeding of various chicken species here in the US, and I wasn't sure if they'd travelled across the ocean yet.

      Ah well, live and learn. Looking forward to trying them!
      "The cling and a clang is the metal in my head when I walk. I hear a sort of, this tinging noise - cling clang. The cling clang. So many things happen while walking. The metal in my head clangs and clings as I walk - freaks my balance out. So the natural thought is just clogged up. Totally clogged up. So we need to unplug these dams, and make the the natural flow... It sort of freaks me out. We need to unplug the dams. You cannot stop the natural flow of thought with a cling and a clang..."

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      • #4
        The farmers I get my eggs from at the local farmers market regularly have green eggs. They tell me some people won't buy them....but they know I will! The color on the outside does not concern me. I'm much more interested in the color within.
        “You may have thought you heard me say I wanted a lot of bacon and eggs, but what I said was: Give me all the bacon and eggs you have.” - Ron Swanson

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Mr. Koozie View Post
          The farmers I get my eggs from at the local farmers market regularly have green eggs. They tell me some people won't buy them....but they know I will! The color on the outside does not concern me. I'm much more interested in the color within.
          My egg supplier seemed to say that the extra-rich flavor of the green eggs are too much for some people. It had less to do with the shell's color than the flavor of the eggs.

          But hey, we eat high fat, primal meals. So rich flavor? Bring it on!
          "The cling and a clang is the metal in my head when I walk. I hear a sort of, this tinging noise - cling clang. The cling clang. So many things happen while walking. The metal in my head clangs and clings as I walk - freaks my balance out. So the natural thought is just clogged up. Totally clogged up. So we need to unplug these dams, and make the the natural flow... It sort of freaks me out. We need to unplug the dams. You cannot stop the natural flow of thought with a cling and a clang..."

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          • #6
            I think Dr. Seuss was referring to the eggs that are green on the inside. I cracked one open once and it was neon green inside. I definitely did not want to eat that.
            Female, 5'3", 50, Max squat: 202.5lbs. Max deadlift: 225 x 3.

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            • #7
              Theres several breeds of Chickens that lay Blue eggs
              My Mom has some, I think there Cream Legbar's?

              But others are Araucana, Americana & I think a couple others
              Every time I hear the dirty word 'exercise', I wash my mouth out with chocolate.

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              • #8
                there were some blue eggs at our farmers market this summer and she was having the toughest time selling them. i was happy to take 2 dozen.
                As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.

                – Ernest Hemingway

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                • #9
                  Sounds okay... I am certainly not eating any green ham though.

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                  • #10
                    Blue eggs?

                    Nature be trollin'.

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                    • #11
                      Not just Blue, there's green & pink to
                      Or even Mahogany Brown (Maran Chickens)
                      Every time I hear the dirty word 'exercise', I wash my mouth out with chocolate.

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by SophieScreams View Post
                        When I visit my sister in the UK, blue/blue-green eggs are plentiful on the grocers' shelves. They too are smaller, richer, and brightly yolked. Taste like buttah, nomnom!
                        Hmm, which grocer, do you remember? I'll be there in December so I'd like to try those out

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Bosnic View Post
                          Blue eggs?

                          Nature be trollin'.
                          *snort*

                          When I can't make it to the farmer's market, I often grab the Araucana (blueish) or Maran (beautiful reddish brown) eggs from whole foods - love the look of the blue shells (but I think I like the taste of the Maran eggs better)

                          if your yolks or ham are kelly green (like Dr. Seuss' book...), put the food in the trash. do not pass go, do not collect $200. seriously. (unless some smart@$$ dyed them)

                          On the other hand, if someone serves you fat guacamole devils - *NOM!* eat those suckers!

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                          • #14
                            Chicken eggs are so fun...

                            You can get a complete rainbow in a flock with a little forethought!

                            True Araucanas have the dominant gene for Blue eggs. So lovely.

                            Ameraucanas (developed in America from the original Araucana) should be blue, but tend to be green due to mixing and poor selection.

                            'Easter Eggers' are most often mixed birds that simply carry the blue egg gene, and generally produce a variety of greenish colors. Though... sometimes not. Sometimes you get cream, or pink instead... a mixed bag.

                            By breeding good blues with good browns you can also attain lovely deep olive greens.
                            (As shown on the chart, most 'green' eggs indicate that the birds are of mixed heritage Blue x Brown. An easy and inexpensive way to increase the flock back when Aracaunas were fancy import fowl.)
                            Colored Egg Layers - Moose Manor Farms
                            “You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.”
                            ~Friedrich Nietzsche
                            And that's why I'm here eating HFLC Primal/Paleo.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Bosnic View Post
                              Blue eggs?

                              Nature be trollin'.
                              Who you calling Troll?!

                              (Araucana hen)
                              “You have your way. I have my way. As for the right way, the correct way, and the only way, it does not exist.”
                              ~Friedrich Nietzsche
                              And that's why I'm here eating HFLC Primal/Paleo.

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