What a great title for a blog, don’t you think? Shoestring Manor. To the Manor borne! Aggie is at least if not more more into crappy old stuff than I am. One of her recent posts, which I hope will interest those of you who care for the textile arts, is about Peg Loom Weaving.
Missy, Missy, Missy
I’ll be honest with you. I’m not exactly sure what’s going on. I was asked to make the brine. Even though we went over it this morning, there were some issues this afternoon. I called Mr. Big Food about the first and then winged the rest. The chicken is brining in the pot in the
“Georgia Boy Sausages” slathered in chili sauce. Baby Round Zucchini brushed with honey butter while it was grilling. And Ranch Style Beans heated on the grill. big food. (That’s a joke. Ranch Style Beans is a ConAg product.) See. If all you’d grown this year was one measly Baby Round Zucchini plant, and one night
Photo here. Recipe for Caraway Sausage (which is what Mr. Big Food used in this dish) here. SAUSAGE STUFFING BAKE Serves 6 1 ½ lbs bulk pork sausage (preferably homemade—see recipes in Basics section) 1 C packaged herb stuffing mix 1 C tart apples, pared and chopped fine ½ C celery, chopped fine ¼ C
CARAWAY SAUSAGE 5 lbs ground fatty pork ¾ C cold white wine 3 Tbsp caraway seeds 1 C chopped fresh herbs (parsley, basil, oregano, whatever) 1 C minced onion 2 tsp brown sugar 4 tsp curing salt (like Morton’s Tender-Quik) 2 tsp freshly ground black pepper 2 tsp ground allspiceCombine all ingredients, mix well, and
Photograph here. GREEN BEANS BELLE 2 cans cut green beans, drained, liquid reserved 1 bunch green onions, sliced thin Large can sliced mushrooms, drained, liquid reserved 1 stick butter Salt, pepper Slivered almonds Chopped pimento Fry green onions in butter until soft but not browed. Add reserved green bean and mushroom liquids to onions, and
Taken with my Droid this morning You may remember way back when (3/2) when Rocky drug the raft to shore. More than one month later She doesn’t know it yet, but she could walk across this puddle. See? Stay cool, y’all!
Althouse has the answer.
A Modest Proposal by Ed Morrissey at Hot Air. Now that the Roberts Court has affirmed that the government has the power to mandate purchases of private goods and services as long as it’s structured as a tax, I propose that we put this new-found authority in the service of an explicit Constitutional right. For
An ethogram is a catalogue or inventory of all behaviours or actions exhibited by an animal used in ethology. The behaviours in an ethogram are usually defined to be mutually exclusive and objective, avoiding subjectivity and functional inference as to their possible purpose. For example, a species may use a putative threat display, which in
It wasn’t really burnt. What we have here is a sausage patty topped with stuffing topped with a sausage patty. What we have here is Green Beans Belle. Very good Recipes as soon as Mr. Big Food sends them from the kitchen to the den via the World Wide Web. (It would go so much
I’m on the Organic Consumers Association email list. Frankly, I do not share some of OCA’s concerns, but I do share in the Association’s hatred for Monsanto and the Big Monsanto (and others) – Big Government collusion. So I skim the emails just to keep up looking for a good laugh. Today, at 12:11pm Central
she giggled said as she saw the corn and squash and sunflowers coming up in the front yard. There’s no zoning where I live. I can grow corn in my front yard. And sweet potatoes in my planters. Be Happy! Unfortunately, http://reason.com/archives/2012/06/23/i-say-tomato-you-say-no
Yes. Some of us are still eating baby carrots on our salads. New Zealand Spinach. A small black zucchini, a small baby round zucchini. Pepper. Tomato French Dressing. Don’t you wish … . Check out the label “salad“
That’s what Someone very Dear to Me asked me a few days ago. Are parents not teaching them the age old adage “Waste not, want not”? [snip] Do children no longer understand the value of a dollar? Are parents not teaching them the age old adage “Waste not, want not”? If this were my child
The fields are planted. The plants have been making good progress. But Mr. Cotton Farmer planted late. It’s dry. His plants are suffering. The forecast is for something like 100-100-102-100-101-99. Or something like that. I’ll need to water the squash. I don’t want to, but I’ll need to. MORE ORGANIC MATTER. suek and I are
It is hot enough even for me so I’m diddling around for a few minutes exploring aspects of Blogger I’ve previously ignored. One is linking directly to others’ posts. I thought y’all might enjoy this one from Becca’s Keep Guessing. Let’s see if it works. Keep Guessing: I Really Love Your Peaches: Boozy fruit and
today on the World Wide Web there’s a poll. Uphold/throw out? with variations [Can’t remember where I saw it] Contempt? Yes/No [Can’t remember where I saw it] Cherokee? anti-Bain working? And so not to be outdone, I figured out how to add a non-political poll to the blog (although I couldn’t figure out how to