Sunday, August 09, 2009

What Are Those?!!!

I made my first attempt at canning recently after someone offered me some beets.  It was a good experience.  I got four quart jars. 

I had never cooked them before or had any around that weren't in a can so when Callie saw them cooking on the stove, she nearly had a panic attack when she thought she recognized them. 

"What ARE those???" she nearly screamed as she backed away from the stove.  "LOBSTERS??!!!!"  

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Of course, she would have been mortified if she'd have learned that I had killed poor innocent lobster right in our own home.  I told her not to fear, I am not fond enough of the taste to cook them even if we could afford them. 

1 comment:

Jan said...

Oh, I remember emptying the water after my mom had canned beets. There isn't much that smells worse in the whole wide world!!!