H/t Instapundit who links to Dailymarkets.com Add caption; I would if I could think of one. According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, hunting with firearms is one of the safest recreational activities in America (here’s the press release and here’s the fact sheet with sources provided). Here’s the link to the whole short piece
Lunch After a good night’s sleep, Mr. Big Food announced he agreed with me and cast his vote in the Fall/Winter Soup Contest for Slow Cooker Potato Cheese Soup with Wieners. It was a difficult decision. Corn and Sausage Chowder is a very very good Fall/Winter Soup (recipe at the link). ~~ Posts on soup
Meta Givens recommends “memorizing this brief chapter.” From The Modern Family Cookbook (1958). I think The Shopper’s Creed speaks for itself. Give it another read. The Creed begins a four page chapter devoted to helping “you to become a better manager,” because in 1942 (when the book was first published) running a home was a
CORN AND SAUSAGE CHOWDER 1 lb. of your favorite local, smoked, fully cooked, sausage– sliced 3 C frozen hash brown potatoes, thawed 1 carrot peeled & sliced thin 1 stalk celery sliced thin (ours was fresh from the garden) 2 cans golden corn soup OR 2 cans creamed style corn 2 1/2 C chicken stock,
From Meta Given’s The Modern Family Cookbook, copyright 1942, 1953, 1958, published by J. G. Ferguson Publishing Company, Chicago So you don’t need to click to enlarge… The Food Shopper’s Creed The health of my family is in my care, therefore– I will base my market list on meals planned according to the “DIET PATTERN”
It is snowing. I could relay cute things about Rocky’s first snow but I won’t. As everyone who knows me knows, the fact that it is snowing at Farther Along Farm in rural Mississippi on December 7th– a Day That Will Live In Infamy– puts me in a foul mood. U.S.S. Arizona Memorial So I’ll
If you fish, you will understand this. Fishing the Gulf is not the same as fishing The Atlantic. Over the slot limit Red Fish We are learning. In print or digital format, I have a gazillion photos of the sun setting over some water. What a lie. In print or in digital format, I have
Background for those unfamiliar with concealed carry permits: Mississippi is a “shall issue” state, meaning that provided an applicant meets certain age (21) and law-abiding citizen criteria (as reviewed by applicant’s county sheriff and ultimately determined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation), the Mississippi Department of Public Safety (DPS) must issue a Firearms Permit which
Alternative title #1: Preparedness Alternative title #2: Another non-entrant into the soup contest This is the menu Mr. Big Food prepared on Sunday, November 27th: Week of Nov. 27-Dec.3 It wasn’t until the week had begun that Mr. Big Food decided to carry me away. Thus, some adjustments were in order, as indicated by the
suek raised some interesting points in her comment on my last scheduled post, “Garden by the Numbers.” suek says: “No frozen bean resembles a fresh bean.”I’ll grant you that. On the other hand, frozen beans beat canned beans hands down.And while it’s true that frozen beats canned, canned takes the energy once and then is
Take your shoes off and go for a stroll. Mind the jellyfish. Wonder how much these highrise condominiums weigh. We had a fabulous time. Big Food, etc. resumes normal broadcast hours soon!
Citation information unavailable I’m sorry I don’t know where I got this chart from because I’d like to go back and read the article it accompanied. It is true that you can save a lot of money by growing your own fruits, vegetables, and herbs. But it strikes me that the information here is presented
Libertarians in foreground; People who came for food in background
Garden & Gun is a very pretty glossy magazine which doesn’t devote nearly enough pages to gardens or guns but does present the Rural South positively. It’s better than Southern Living, which was once good and is now just… . I love this magazine. My wonderful mother-in-law saw an issue at her hairdressers in Georgetown
Me & a Jack Craval (sp) in the Gulf several years ago.* ** As I mentioned, Mr. Big Food is taking me to ___ for the weekend. The destination is a surprise. I’ve played pretty fair about this– something I cannot say for Daughter C. who called yesterday to “check on Rocky,” but who really
A fresh salad with homemade dressing
Interesting. Crazy. Insane. Who knows? Not I.
Finally, something we are not first (worst) or last (worst) in: Sex trafficking. Good for us. In this case, #6 is 6th from worst. Yet another reason to stay where you are. Do not move to Mississippi. [The link doesn’t give any ordered rankings, but when the promo for the news came on tv this
In just a couple of days, I’ll celebrate another anniversary of my birth. Note to self: Call Mom. Mr. Bog Food is surprising me with a trip to ___ ? And so, I will spend a few minutes searching the food archives here on my computer, and scheduling a post or two.
I was in the company of a handful of folks this afternoon. We watched The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Most of the folks were 21-22; three of us were 50 or 50+. (Apologies, Michael, if you are only 49.) The question, “Who’s seen the movie Shane?” came up. Three less-than-perfectly-smooth hands went up. ~~