Brooding On

Plentiful Peppers

Our first frost meant that I needed to harvest all those beautiful peppers that hadn't yet made their way to the table.  and ASAP.
We busted open a jar of pickled peppers that I'd put up a couple months ago to determine whether they were worth repeating.  Yuck.  Both the texture and flavor were less than ideal.
So, I decided to play it safe and make some more purple pepper jelly. 
When I picked the kids up from school, Girl 1 informed me that she had "easy" homework. "Great!" I tell her, "You can help me make some pepper jelly!"
Her response:  "Oh, ummm. Did I say easy?  What I really meant was . . . "
Luckily, Girl 2 was a much more eager helper.

She even created a ring pyramid.  :)

Of course, all 3 of the kiddos were fans of the finished product.

Girl 2 was so much help, I decided to reward her with a big tub of sour cream.  ;) 
This picture cracks me up.  Actually, we are trying to clean out the freezers a bit to make room for our half of a grass-fed cow that should be headed our way in the next couple of days.  I've got lots of individual servings of lime frozen yogurt that we've got to go through before the cow comes home.