Gobble & Grab Burgers (Stable Food)

Gobble & Grab Burgers (Stable Food)

In an intent to add more healthy food to our diet, within budget, I eyed the imitation crab at our local Aldi’s. At under $3 a package and a mix of crab and pollock, it was fish. Healthy, right? So I set out to make a little turf and surf, or gobble and grab...

Gobble & Grab Burgers

Print Recipe Gobble & Grab Burgers Course Main Dish Cuisine American Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Servings people Ingredients 1/2 package imitation crab1-2 tsp Old Bay to tastepinch pepper fresh groundpinch salt1/4 diced sweet onion1/2 cup Italian...
Chickens from next door

Chickens from next door

I peered across the front pasture as I always do in the mornings, shouting a hearty “Good morning, ladies and Thunder!” to the horses. Toward the fence dividing the upper from the lower pasture I saw big birds pecking along the ground. Crows? I wondered...
The Boss Mare (Sunday Horses)

The Boss Mare (Sunday Horses)

A gelding loves you, a mare tolerates you, or so the saying goes. Here at the top of Charmed Chicken Mountain, that’s how it goes in our pasture too. Fortune, my senior and THE BOSS mare, has been the other half of my heart for 20 years now. She came to me as a...
Gobble & Grab Burgers (Stable Food)

A Half-Assed Greenhouse (Homestead & Food)

I want kale dammit! And swiss chard! And collard greens. (Okay, my lizards want those). And radishes. But no broccoli. Most importantly I want cool season crops and here in the Ozarks you get a slim chance to grow them. Start them too early and a late frost zaps them....
Chickens from next door

Goodbye One Eyed Jack

A couple of months ago I adopted a large number of chickens from someone I knew how couldn’t keep them. Among them was a large black rooster with one eye who they had named One Eyed Jack. He passed away this week. Roosters, having descended from T-Rex, are not...
Gobble & Grab Burgers (Stable Food)

The Fermentation Rabbit Hole

If you look on my kitchen counter on a shelf next to my nonstick pan spray, a measuring cup, and a large variety of teas, you’ll find a quart canning jar (Thanks grandma!) covered with a muslin “hat”. It looks like a bonnet, and if you look inside it...
Finding Your Own Support (Fibromyalgia Gone Wild)

Distract Me (Fibromyalgia Gone Wild)

Pain relievers. Pain relief. I could go to the trusty dictionary and find the definition of relief, but I think most of us can imagine what we believe pain relief to be. Yet, for most chronic pain patients, there really isn’t any relief. The goal of pain relief...