Let’s PARTY! The folks at the shelter said she was born at the end of August. So August 31st it is!
John Wayne’s America
Enough’s enough already! With all due respect– and we have a lot of R-e-s-p-e-c-t for you– it’s time to attend to HS & SEC football. Please turn off the rain. Thank you. Love from Mississippi, Marica
It’s very quaint– provincial even. A sign with these two sentences really is in every single classroom. As a Mississippi State University student I will conduct myself with honor and integrity at all times. I will not lie, cheat, or steal, nor will I accept the actions of those who do. In other news… Harvard
Rocky I’m learning How-to-GIMP. Clearly, I have more to learn, but I did manage to mask the bedspread! Sort of. GIMP is a free photo-editing program (for Mac & PC). Kat has written a ebook on How to GIMP. Yes. I am bored– a condition I’m seldom in because I can occupy myself and have
Note to self: Light from behind subjects = bad photo It’s raining. A few semi-random thoughts. #1 In Picayune, Mississippi Gregory Parker has died. The Weather Channel reports he was in his car when a tree fell on it. Folks at TWC then go on to lecture: Stay inside! Don’t go out, you don’t have
Green beans paprika FAZOLOVÉ LUSKY NA PAPRICE 2 quarts water 1 tsp salt, plus an additional ½ tsp 1 lb green beans, cut 1 C sour cream 4 Tbsp butter ¾ C onion, chopped fine 2 Tbsp flour 1 Tbsp paprika (preferably sweet Hungarian) Bring water and 1 tsp salt to boil in a stock
served with fazolové lusky na paprice Very eastern European! Recipe below. PORK TENDERLOIN IN SOUR CREAM For 6 1 ½ lbs pork tenderloin, cut into 1 inch slices Fat Paprika to taste Sour cream 1 Tbsp flour Brown tenderloin slices in hot fat, sprinkling with paprika to taste on both sides. Drain off excess
They are not puppies anymore.
and a thought short. I was just thinking I should have ground up some Tabasco peppers & water and sprayed it on the sweet potatoes. Stupid deer.
Yellow to orange to red Up to 100 pods per plant! Mr. Big Food is going to make his own Tabasco sauce! Speaking of Tabasco sauce, from the seed packet, I learned that the name Tabasco comes from the Mexican state. During the 1850s New Orleans and Tabasco traded extensively. The McIlhenny family of Avery
My kind of food! HEARTY SAUSAGE SUPPER Serves 4 16 oz jar applesauce 14 oz can sauerkraut, drained ½ C dry white wine 2 Tbsp brown sugar, packed firm 16 oz can small white potatoes, drained 16 oz can small whole onions, drained 12 oz ring Polish sausage, slashed several times 1 Tbsp snipped parsley
Organic sausages. Organic sauerkraut. Organic apple sauce. Tennessee has some funny laws, so we had to go to a liquor store to get a bottle of white wine. Other than that, it was a Whole Foods supper.
of grammar. You have grammatically correct signs in your stores. Suffice it to say that I am not a huge fan of Whole Foods– as a store/brand. I think it panders to folks who could just as well grow their own “organic” tomatoes and make their own “organic” granola & such but who can’t be
via NRO’s The Corner. It’s probably going to rain for the next couple of days and there’s only so much rain-watching a body can do. How much fun am I going to have looking at these data? First thought? Moving from Ohio Oiho Oihi to Mississippi That Landmass was a very smart move. Second thought?
we have to go to stupid Memphis today. Upside? Tops BBQ for lunch. Off to fire up the generator– I hope. Meanwhile, some thoughts from this morning’s stroll around the World Wide Web. The Anchoress wonders So, let me ask you, readers — do you also “expect the crowd in power to destroy everything”? Are
I’m predicting about 100% here at the Farm by Thursday. The first thing I’d like to mention is that friend Aggie lives about a mile from the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The storm surge is forecast to be 6-12ft. on top of high tide of 2-4ft. Please keep Aggie, her family and every one else down
Delicate, dry drink for the evening Cocktail glass Mixing glass 3/4 ounce bourbon 3/4 ounce gin 3/4 ounce peppermint flavored liqueur Stir all ingredients together, with ice, in the mixing glass and strain into the glass From Peter Bohrmann The Bartender’s Guide (2001)
Sunday supper “Remove carefully!” CHEESY GRILLED TOMATOES Thick red tomatoes, cut into thick slices Olive oil (for brushing tomatoes) Salt, pepper OR Creole seasoning, to taste Shredded cheese, any variety Brush tomato slices with olive oil and season with salt and pepper or Creole seasoning. Grill on well greased grill on one side, about 2-3