Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Pass the Chicken, Dumpling!

Despite the heat, the RD and I found ourselves craving chicken and dumplings this week.  While it takes a bit of time to make (we spread it over a couple of days), it really hit the spot this evening.  Here's how I made it:

Monday, July 9, 2012

Don't let the heat put you in a pickle!

First batch!
For the past few years, my summers have developed a theme.  One year was the Yard Summer where I tried to get my new yard in order by planting roses and bulbs.  Then there was Bread Summer and I spent the whole summer learning to work with yeast.  Last summer was Garden Summer, with lots of peppers but scant few tomatoes.  This summer is shaping up to be Canning Summer.