Kitchen Table Chats #28 – Chicken Butchering, Grain Growing & Grain Mills

These are the show notes for a podcast episode recorded especially for patrons of my main show (Ancestral Kitchen Podcast). These patrons pay a monthly subscription to be part of the podcast community and in return receive monthly exclusive recordings (like this private podcast) along with lots of extra resources. You can get access to the recording and see how the community works by visiting

Welcome to the new patrons since the last recording:

  • Elizabeth annual
  • Heather Leo
  • Parsonage Farmer
  • Nicole
  • Melissa
  • Emily Marie Murdoch

What we cover:

  • Andrea’s chickens eating their own eggs
  • Using chicken eggs as calcium supplement
  • The forthcoming spelt sourdough cookbook
  • Different types of cocoa
  • Andrea’s chicken butchering
  • Smaltz
  • Growing your own grains
  • Alison’s purchase of a grain mill


Small-Scale Grain Raising by Gene Logsdon

The Mockmill that Alison bought