I have been cooking and baking to get ready for Christmas giving, and eating. I also made an apple pie from my home-canned apple pie filling, but did not remember to take a photo. Here’s what the pie filling, with apples from our trees, looked like: Today I made a sour cream pound cake, from… Continue reading Baking
Tater grabs the pieces of dog biscuits that fall out of Belvedere's mouth Did someone mention dog biscuits? Wingnut is outgrowing her chair I saw this cute bag mentioned on the Food in Jars blog. I ordered the pattern from Etsy before the drawing even ended, since I had some perfect fabric for it. The… Continue reading More Stuff, Including Sewing
More pup photos and canned goods. Hey, it's August. So, I wanted a photo of Baron and Belvedere lying side by side. Belv jumped up and started barking at Baron, who ignored the noise. Note Belv's tail tip Hey, no butterflies allowed on the ears! All 4 puppies swarm Belv, who usually gets irritated and… Continue reading Guess What?
More canning and cooking with tomatoes. Skinny Chicken Enchiladas on Monday had some homemade tomato sauce in it. I got red okra at a grocery store that has some local produce, and I made red pickled okra. Cherry tomatoes went into the freezer with jalapenos, sweet peppers and onions for chili, etc., in the winter.… Continue reading More Summer Stuff
Well, first we have puppies Wingnut, one of the foster puppies, with her favorite chair. DH said she was curled up asleep in it the other morning. She got in his chair today and looked guilty. Bagel Beagle-the only way I can get her to stay still enough for a photo is the dog biscuit.… Continue reading Summertime
I think the last time I knitted was at lunchtime at work the week before our holidays started. I have been baking instead. I had to make gingerbread of course, and I made three kinds of biscotti. Biscotti was made first, so that I had some for gifting. Cranberry almond Gingerbread biscotti was next. My… Continue reading Christmas Time, With No Knitting
Actually, this is pear honey. (I used 2 cups of pineapple and cooked it in a 3.5 qt Crock Pot on High until it got thick) I did not quite have enough pears for a batch, so I had to run out to the tree. I grabbed a limb, shook it and got outta the… Continue reading Pears, Honey