Our packet of Butter Chicken Spice Blend makes cooking your own butter chicken at home easy! Chef Aaron Clyne (author of Travel, Eat, Repeat: A Culinary Nomad Journal) created the following recipe: BUTTER CHICKEN SAUCE: 2 TBSP grated ginger2 cloves garlic, minced1 large onion, diced3 tomatoes, diced2/3 pack of Carrick Hill Farms Butter Chicken SpiceContinue reading “BELLY WARMER BUTTER CHICKEN”
ROASTING YOUR TURKEY Set your oven to 325F. Find your MEAT THERMOMETER. Put half an onion, half a lemon, rosemary (or herbs of your choice) into the turkey cavity. Rub butter or oil all over the exterior of the turkey. Apply generous salt and pepper to the skin. Use a meat thermometer. Plan for yourContinue reading “Turkey Cooking Tips”
Our pigs are given free access to pasture and a cozy bedded barn depending on their preference. They are a mix of heritage breeds: 1/2 Large Black, 1/4 Berkshire, 1/4 Tamworth.
This holiday season we will be donating some of our pasture raised chickens to Wyndham House in Guelph. Would you like to help us increase the number of donated chickens? Sponsor a Carrick Hill Farms chicken for Wyndham House! For the last 40 years Wyndham House has been synonymous with serving homeless youth. WhileContinue reading “Wyndham House Donations”
Whole, frozen pasture raised chickens $5.25/lb Downtown Guelph Pick Up Sunday, December 6th 1-4pm Our pasture raised chickens taste amazing! Raised outside with fresh air, sunshine and lots of fresh greens to eat. No antibiotics, no hormones, no GMO’s, no pesticides sprayed on our farm, no chemical additives or preservatives at processing. 100% real chicken!Continue reading “Guelph Pastured Chicken Pick Up”
How our CSA works: Receive a season of pastured, whole, frozen chickens for $5.25/lb. Send payment of $500 and draw on your CSA account with us over the season. Your $500 will reserve you approx 18-22 chickens available between June and Oct. Chickens average 4-6lbs each. Select either Guelph or On Farm pick up option.Continue reading “Chicken CSA 2015!”
Pastured broiler chickens for sale! Meet us at the Ignatius Farm CSA pick up in Guelph between 3:30-7:00pm: June 23 & 26 July 14 & 17 & 28 & 31 Aug 18 & 21 Sept 1 & 4 & 15 & 18 Oct 6 & 9 Whole, frozen chickens average 4-6lbs and cost $5.50/lb. Limited quantities available.Continue reading “Guelph Pastured Chicken Orders”
BRINING To brine, or not to brine…your Bronze Orlopp turkey will be juicy and flavourful either way, but if you want to take the extra time to brine your turkey here is how we do it: 2 cups quality kosher salt 2 cups brown sugar 1/2 lemon 1 bay leaf 1 large sprig of freshContinue reading “Turkey Cooking Tips”
Quinn adopted a hen with only one eye. He went to the chicken coop to see how she was doing in her new home and she hopped from a perch onto his shoulder and stayed there for a 20 minute walk around the yard.
The hay has been cut on the field where our first batch of pastured chickens were raised. As we moved the chicken mobiles across the field, they left their manure behind to fertilize the ground. In these pictures, you can see the bright green colour of the new pasture growth where the chickens had been.Continue reading “The ‘pasture’ of pasture raised chickens”