Gifts from the chickens

The other day, Lecca (Costatino’s lovely wife) knocked at our door to give me…


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a gift from my chicken friends.  They have started laying.  6 small to medium size, very fresh eggs.


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We had them 3 ways for lunch.


Ben had


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3 fried over easy on top of two slices of ham.


I had


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A sort of frittata using 2 of them and a left over pasta dish.  And Nerone had 1 scrambled (with some left over egg whites mixed in).   He was very confused about how the eggs came from the chickens and what exactly was going on.  But he enjoyed his scrambled eggs and seems to have a new found respect for his feathered friends.


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Thanks ladies!



  1. sherrie&franco

    Love fresh eggs..sometimes we are gifted with fresh eggs from our chicken friends across the baking with them

  2. michael

    Are you trying to throw in some “trick” photos? I counted SEVEN eggs in that basket. When you have a free moment Martha, please email me a recipe with cooking instructions/hints on how to make an Italian frittata. Thanks much!

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