Other (strange?) things


Whatever happened to pharaoh chicken?

Passover, Passover…I’m ready for a break from my prep. So I’m going to update you on a fun longer-term project we’ve been doing. Remember how we’re making a mummy? Well, we’re still at it. It’s been almost two months, and we’ve been changing the salt mix about once a week. […]


Pharaoh Chicken part 1: How do you make a mummy chicken? (And why?)

Yep, we’re making a mummy chicken. For real. We’ve been studying some basic facts about ancient Egyptians, including their writing system, which was among the first in the world, and their burial practices. Without getting to much into why, we compared how we prepare bodies for burial with how they […]