Thursday, December 29, 2011

Week 40 & Gully washers of rain

It stayed at 38 all afternoon yesterday and rained solid all day coming down in buckets. Going to the chicken coop up hill and coming back down was an adventure. There is around an inch of mud and loose ice on top of frozen ground.

It is almost 6 AM and it may have stopped raining; the wind is howling enough that I can't tell by just listening.

New 51 Week Storage Ideas Week Forty

This is for two (2) people so buy according to your family’s size.

Non-food list:

Toilet paper: 24 to 36 rolls, you can never have enough TP
Vitamin C: 1 large bottle or 2 mediums

Food list:

Shortening: 2 cans, shortening is very long lasting; as in years.
Honey: 1 or 2 large jugs
Herbal teas: 4 boxes Peppermint, ginger and Chamomile are good for tummy troubles. There is a wide assortment. Can be very soothing and warming. Also mints grow very well about anywhere pots included.


Chili Sauce: Great Aunt Ella Walker Antigo Wis.
12 med tomatoes chopped
4 onions chopped
2 cups vinegar
1 cup sugar
1 teasp. ground cloves
1 teasp. allspice
3 tsp. cinnamon
2 teasp. nutmeg
2 teasp. salt
3 or 4 mangoes (optional) or use apples
1 red hot pepper
Combine all ingredients and cook down. Seal in hot jars, can in pressure canner.

Enchilada sauce
2 cans of 8 oz each tomato sauce
¼ to ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8-teaspoon garlic powder
Heat to simmering.

Kay's 3ed birthday.

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