|Ken and Dick gathering Cotton Wood bark |
from fallen trees.
One more reason to love our colder weather at least for me, cooking the Thanksgiving turkey. In past years when a warm spell moved in on turkey day the windows and doors had been opened to cool the place down. Nothing worse in the North than a warm Thanksgiving or Christmas. Besides it is much more tantalizing to eat all that food on a cold blustery day. The next celebration will be the "Hunter's Supper" which is the day before opening deer season and the Sunday after Thanksgiving. This is pretty special to us, a time to enjoy past stories mixed with a few "tall tales". Nothing better! Baked ham, German Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, a variety of cheeses and homemade dinner rolls will be what's for supper on Sunday. Let the Holidays begin.
What was for my lunch the day before Thanksgiving? Well the husband went out with his buddies so I got to have one of my favorite foods that he absolutely can not stand the smell of. My grandson stopped in after his morning hunt in NYS and was also hungry. I fixed him grilled cheese and homemade French fries. We ate together but he looked like he was ready to gag when I brought out my can of sardines and saltine crackers. He will eat just about anything I do but sardines.....no. Pickled or fried deer heart and he is my friend for lunch.
|Great memories in a can of sardines!|
Today is a good day to bake some chocolate chippers as we call them. Just Chocolate chip cookies with walnuts. It puts the smile on a few faces around here. Still trying to get my granddaughter's quilt done by Christmas and maybe start a new book series. Ahhhh, winter rest has hit.