Let’s Be Neighborly

We live in the sticks. Not as deep as when I was a kid, but we still live down a narrow dirt road and don’t just run to the store for milk at a moment’s notice. We have great neighbors that I wish I got around to see more often, but alas, I’ll take the social time when I can get it.
I was in a rather domestic mood the week before Christmas and decided to put together some goodie baskets for the neighbors. Butternut squash soup, sausage balls, ginger bread with lemon/ orange honey butter and assorted pickles.
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The kiddo and I had a good time dropping in on the neighbors and wishing them Merry Christmas.

Wild Edibles

What does every gal want for Mother’s Day? A book about wild edibles, you say? Why yes.

Let’s just say it wasn’t high on the list, but I did enjoy looking through it. With 40 acres, there must be something that can be foraged and eaten.

Jump forward a few weeks and I was weeding our behemoth garden and thought that I recognized some of the stuff I was pulling up. Yep, Sheep Sorrel. It has the taste of tart apple.

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So, what to do with Sheep Sorrel? Some sorrel pesto!

Sorrel, basil, olive oil, garlic, walnuts and lemon. Blend it, freeze it. Yum!

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