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Friday, May 19, 2017
I went all day yesterday without eating a single strawberry, so I had them this morning for breakfast. Strawberries are in season, and there is a large local supply available from various sources. I was able to secure four quarts last weekend. I decided to freeze two for future use, and have been eating the other two this week. Both of my children have enjoyed sharing a bowl some mornings.
To learn more about preserving your garden register for one of the upcoming classes at a local extension office:
June 14, 5:30 pm –7:30 pm, Montgomery County Extension, Preserving Your Garden: Freezing and Drying
June 22, 9 am – 1 pm, Christian County Extension, Growing & Preserving: Strawberries Workshop
July 11, 10 am – 1 pm, Macoupin County Extension, Growing & Preserving: Strawberries Workshop
All three of these workshops are free, but require registration.
Also, I co-worker gave me a processed chicken from their farm and some frozen corn from last year's harvest. I am excited about the chicken, but still trying to decide the best way to cook it. I plan to start using the corn as a side dish this weekend with some of my meals.
Menu for Day #5
- Breakfast: Bowl of Strawberries
- Lunch: Two Fried Eggs
- Snack: White Popcorn
- Dinner: Pork Chop with Glass of Skim Milk