What’s Cooking? is a recurring feature on Get the Good stuff, listing older recipes re-formatted and now added into the big recipe index. It’s published at the end of the week, on Friday or Saturday, depending on when my schedule permits.
The weather has turned on us – today we had our first snow. The birds and the squirrels made multiple raids on the feeder, trying to fuel up as much as they could to keep warm. I broke out the fleece socks for portable warmth and comfort even in the coldest weather.
So you’ve decided to host your own tomato crush, hm? It’s a good idea to tackle a big project with many hands; you’ll get the job done and have fun along the way. This post is meant to pass on tips and tricks for holding a fabulous group canning day of your own.
Being an inquisitive person, and adventurous in the kitchen, I wanted to settle the issue for myself: do I prefer frying chicken, or roasting chicken? Is my “House Chicken” roasted or fried? Here’s a comparison (note: these are standard recipes;
It could have been worse. Maybe I’m looking for a silver lining, but on balance, I’d say it wasn’t a disaster. We were without power for 42 hours, and while the cleanup wasn’t exactly fun, it wasn’t too bad.
Here’s what the freezer compartment of my side-by-side looks like now.
My kitchen smells like tomatoes. This is probably because approximately 125 lbs – 57 kg in metric – sprawls across my kitchen table in five glorious half-bushel bags. I fetched them from the grower this afternoon. I love that smell!