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What I had for dinner on Saturday, November 2, 2013

The first of likely many iterations of ground beef and sauerkraut soup!

We had a bad (mean, misbehaved) cow who went to freezer camp, resulting in at least 100 lbs of ground beef, and I also accidentally made like 3 gallons of sauerkraut (from Laughing Crow cabbage and onions) this year. So this winter will be [...]

What I had for dinner on Friday, January 13, 2012

I have been eyeing this duck with root veggies and sauerkraut recipe for a while, and I managed to take a duck out of the freezer earlier this week, so I assembled this while G. was at welding college and I worked at home.

Homegrown duck, carrots and beet; Red Dog Farm shallot; Laughing Crow [...]

What I had for dinner on Saturday, January 7, 2012

Friend H. came over to hang out and have dinner. She brought Island-grown venison sausage, and we served it with boiled Laughing Crow potatoes and homemade sauerkraut made with Laughing Crow cabbage and onions — basically all of which H. helped grow, as she worked there last season. It was delicious.

Then we drank a [...]

What I had for dinner on Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Goulash/paprikas thing with sauerkraut and sour cream.

Kitsap-grown ground beef; Laughing Crow onion that we sweated and then froze in bags; Laughing Crow cabbage and onions in homemade sauerkraut; some storebought spices (mostly paprika); homegrown homemade goat sour cream. Served over spaetzle made with homegrown eggs and goat milk, and storebought organic flour. Thanks again, [...]

What I had for dinner on Friday, November 18, 2011

I left work a bit early on Thursday because my buddies the Occupi were planning to shut down the University Bridge, which my bus takes, and while usually I’d take the opportunity to hang out with them for a bit, I really just wanted to go home.

This meant that I had time to walk [...]

What I had for dinner on Monday, November 14, 2011

Ground beef and sauerkraut paprikás thing.

Kitsap ground beef, Laughing Crow onion, Laughing Crow cabbage home-fermented into sauerkraut, etc. Homemade spaetzle with organic flour, homegrown eggs, homegrown milk.

Served also with homegrown kale sautéed with homegrown/Laughing Crow garlic and a bit of Island-grown home-smoked ham for seasoning.

What I had for dinner on Sunday, October 16, 2011

Leftovers. I have never had Hamburger Helper but I wonder if ground beef paprikas with sauerkraut and spaetzle is sort of like Hamburger Helper. Except awesome. It made excellent leftovers.

What I had for dinner on Saturday, October 15, 2011

A couple of weeks ago we made sauerkraut with 25 lbs of cabbage (minus one cabbage, which didn’t fit). Today I deemed it edible and jarred it up. I don’t process it, just put it into jars and put them in the fridge. The cold stops, or at least slows, the fermentation. We just finished [...]