Tidbits

Picnicking ‘coons.  They’ve learned how to flip the top but that’s a pretty low bar.The tomatoes have finally started coming in after a miserable summer.  I’ve been canning them as stewed tomatoes with peppers and onions.  They are an essential component of the stuffed pepper soup recipe and they are good for chili and fine with elbow mac.Bitsy enjoys the video clips.  Here she’s watching some turkeys parade by……and is joined by Ollie as the scene shifts to a night capture of a raccoon.  Homer is too tired to watch.Some of the patio garden peppers that went into that batch of stewed tomatoes.Sammich Pr0n – these have a few slices of Havarti that proved to be very stretchy.  I managed to pull them apart enough to use up all of those jalapeno slices.I started two rib eyes in the sous vide bath and ended up taking them out because I got to mowing the yard and by the time I finished 5-1/2 hours later It was dark and I was bushed.  We warmed up that lasagna and put the steaks back into the fridge.  I left the water bath setup stay out the night and started the steaks back up noon–ish.  We ate them at 6 and they were delicious after spending around 14-15 hours at 136°.  Melt in your mouth tender.I saw Bea napping under the chives and started singing “A-weema-weh, a-weema-weh, a-weema-weh, a-weema-weh ..”

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