Category Archives: 2013

Turkey 2013 7.0

3:23 pm 1 hour 37 minutes to go….. The potatoes are peeled and in the pot on the stove.  I think I’ll turn on the heat about 3:45-ish. DH helped set the tables.  The serving dishes are all out on … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 6.0

1:56pm 3 hours 4 minutes to go….. Now I’m feeling like I’m too far ahead….weird?  Oh well The turkey is still in the hands of my MIL. The pies are all finished and cooling on the table. The crock pots … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 5.0

12:15pm 4 hours 45 minutes to go……. The turkey just went up to my MIL house to roast.  Our oven is acting up and I really don’t want turkey problems.  I rinsed off the buttermilk brine, dryer her well, stuffed … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 4.0

10:01am 6 hours 59 minutes to go….. I think I’m behind. The pumpkin pies (2) are in the oven.  These pies have butter crust due to the problem with the lard yesterday. The peanut butter pie is in the refrigerator. … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 3.0

7:27pm 12 hours and 23 minutes to go……. The apple pie crust is done and chilling in the refrigerator.  It looks great. The pumpkin is mixed together with 8 oz of cream cheese and chilling in the refrigerator until tomorrow. … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 2.0

5:18 pm23 hr and 42 minutes to go….. The turkey seems to have thawed nicely in the two 30 minutes dunks in the sink and is now safely tucked away into the brine in the cooler.  We will be turning … Continue reading

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Turkey 2013 1.0

3:30 pm 23 hours 30 minutes and counting…… Turkey This year we are contending with a frozen turkey.  The hens were being naughty, chasing the hens around the chicken yard, and so they went to the processor a bit earlier … Continue reading

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Studying Sage

I have started an herbal study, choosing Sage, Salvia officials, as my herbal ally.  Today, I started looking at my task list as outlined by The Kitchen Herb Wife and set out into the autumn garden to take a few photos … Continue reading

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Harvest Treats

This morning we harvest the last of the apples; there were about 20 pounds. I think we waited too long and the deer had eaten quite a lot of them.  I peeled and sliced some and put them into the … Continue reading

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The End of the Harvest… The Beginning of the Garden…..

The End…… This week we are nearing the end of October and the end of our harvest.  There are apples to be picked, beets and carrots to be cleared from the garden and a few more herbs to be dried. … Continue reading

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