Today I yanked out the green peas and Mr. Big Food and I shelled what I’d harvested this week. He’s already planed several meals of peas for next week. Sitting at the kitchen table watching the errant pea fall to the floor, I was reminded of Miss M’s first experience shelling black eyed peas years
The idea behind an oven meal is that every dish of the meal, including dessert, cooks or bakes at the same temperature, and for the same length of time. Most of the oven meals are relatively simple– no fancy dishes. So while there is prep time to get everything ready, it’s not too bad. Oven
This is the fourth and final post in the January 2015 edition of the Crappy Old Book of the Month series. Previous posts on Crockett’s Victory Garden were Why Crockett’s Victory Garden? (January 4, 2015); Crockett’s VIctory Garden: Who is Jim Crockett? (January 10, 2015); Crockett’s Victory Garden: ‘V’ is for Victory (January 26, 2015) Crockett’s Victory Garden is arranged by
Who remembers back in the crappy old days when we– as responsible human beings– were concerned with wasting resources? One of the things we thought about was packaging, specifically unnecessary packaging. Mr. Big Food got him a new cell phone the other day and I am sorry to report those crappy old days are long
A bushel in 30 minutes, you say? Mr. Big Food suggested last evening that I should look for something like The Amazing Mr. Pea Sheller (TM). Wonder if they have one on-hand at our local farmer stuff store?
for their development,” says Master Chef Louis P. De Gouy about peas in The Gold Cook Book (1948, Chilton Company–Book Division, Philadelphia and New York). “Their pedigree is long, romantic, historic– possibly even prehistoric… .” The style in which this crappy old cook book is written is so different from “modern” cook books. Here’s some
And no, that’s not a misspelling. It’s emerging from the pea that’s circled.
I did not water the peas or onions yesterday because The United States Government promised me it would rain over night. It did not. Furthermore, The United States Government promised me there was a significant chance of rain today. The United States Government has reneged on its promises. So now I have to water the