Monthly Archives: November 2014

Birthday yumminess

For Greer’s birthday, we had LOTS of stuffed eggs, regular and Mexican style and dates stuffed with Gorgonzola and wrapped with prosciutto.  We also had pulled pork, broccoli slaw, carrot “fries” and a wild blackberry crisp (the last of the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2014

We have a lot to be thankful for this year!  The butternut squash and beef came from our property… we are so blessed to live in Oregon.  Greer’s mom and brother joined us for Thanksgiving, driving over 12 hours to … Continue reading

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Bald Eagle in the yard. . .

Is it wrong to shout at our nation’s bird as if it were a neighbor’s dog on your lawn? I was sitting on the floor in the living room, talking to T-Mobile on the phone when a bald eagle swooped … Continue reading

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Turkey Smackdown!

I picked up Crystal from work and upon arriving home saw the cows near the turkey fence.  Crystal immediately said “It’s Sarge.”  Sarge being the bull. . .As we got out of the car, the turkeys were all stacked up … Continue reading

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“Instant” Stew

We enjoy watching Jacques Pépin’s cooking show, Fast Food My Way.  On one episode, he makes a Beef Tenderloin “Instant” Stew.  Greer suggested we try it, and it is crazy-good!  You can find the recipe here, but we changed it … Continue reading

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Tiny eggs

For a few weeks now, we’ve been getting a tiny, perfect egg every day.  Our adult hens are all molting, so we’re actually having to buy eggs… (We have over 30 chickens, and we’re buying eggs!)  The pullets were only … Continue reading

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First Fire

This afternoon I built the first fire of the season in the kitchen fireplace.  It quickly took the damp out of the air and spread a toasty glow that just warmed you looking at it.  Nice!

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