• Chicken shares at Indigo House

    Here at  Indigo House I’m going back to being a chicken farmer! I’m starting with a batch of 75 Jumbo Cross Rock meat bird chicks. We have had nothing but delicious success with this variety of broiler since we first…

  • 10 chickens in the Indigo House Kitchen

    In mid-June when the 60 medium-sized chickens that were on shares went to be processed I was left with 10 birds too small to send. I decided to raise them for myself and let them get pretty big over the…

  • This year… A Virtual Juneteenth at Montpelier

    Juneteenth became a state holiday in Texas in 1980, and a number of other states subsequently followed suit. It is the oldest known celebration honoring the end of slavery in the United States. When I was growing up in immediately…

  • Join me on my new adventure

    Welcome to the new Indigo House website. I am a very happy camper! The time has come share my usual hands-on, in-person cookery, gardening, and animal raising knowledge in new ways.  Thanks to the endless hours spent by Kierk, my…

  • Leni’s Hummus

      Specially for Chris – here’s my recipe for basic hummus. It’s more a guide than strict amounts but that’s how I most often cook. I see at the store that one can buy ready-made hummus with lots of different…