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Big Ole Pot of Happy

Discussion in 'The Homestead Kitchen - Recipes Etc' started by CrealCritter, Dec 8, 2017.

  1. Dec 9, 2017
    milkmansdaughter

    milkmansdaughter Super Self-Sufficient

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    I agree. I'm also married to a man who can cook. I do the day to day meals for us to survive. He cooks the special meals that help us THRIVE! :drool
    He's got a big ham in the oven already this morning!

    @CrealCritter your soup looks wonderful! And I know it must have been a big blessing for your wife to be able to get up and have something already hot and simmering... I too could eat soup every day!
     
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  2. Dec 9, 2017
    baymule

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    My husband cooked breakfast this morning! Bacon and eggs! I usually cook, he cleans up. He isn't a cook, but can do easy things. I am glad for what he does, it's nice to wake up to coffee, bacon and eggs!
     
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    CrealCritter

    CrealCritter Super Self-Sufficient

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    Finished goods... Took awhile to pressure can 2 batches @ 90 mins each after the pressure got up to 12+ But we got a few MREs (Meals Ready to Eat) in the pantry now.
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  4. Dec 9, 2017
    CrealCritter

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    Anyways I just pulled out a pint of ham beans from the pantry to heat up in the microwave. Man I sure do like all this home canned goodness :) I consider my self a blessed man.
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    CrealCritter

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    Your husband sounds like a cool guy!

    Sometimes I (rarely) cook breakfast. It's usually eggs, bacon, biscuits -n gravy (yes i know how to make biscuits -:lol) - sometimes it's pancakes.

    But I must admit since I got a dear in the freezer, I'm craving deer steak omelets when I wake up in the morning. Cube some belly deer meat, add just a little seasoned salt, fry in butter. then beat two eggs in a glass, pour in the pan, add spinach, top with shredded cheddar, fold and cook until eggs are done on both sides - so freaking good!
     
  6. Dec 9, 2017
    sumi

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    Ham beans? And where are the recipes?!?

    ;)
     
  7. Dec 10, 2017
    baymule

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    He is a cool guy! He indulges me in my madness. Our son in law told him that he grabbed hold of a tornado. LOL LOL
     
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    tortoise

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    My husband cooks too. We'd starve if he didn't. :hide
     
  9. Dec 11, 2017
    lcertuche

    lcertuche Almost Self-Reliant

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    I like that name 'A Big Ole Pot of Happy'. I love to make soups especially when cold weather sinks in. It was 18 degrees a couple of mornings ago and I made a pot of cheeseburger soup. It barely made it until lunch time. DH has been hinting about broccoli and cheese soup. I also need to make a giant pot of chili and try canning a few jars. My grandson always wants me to make potato soup. For many years our favorite has been taco soup unless it split pea soup. Nothing like a hot bowl of soup to warm you on a cold day.
     
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  10. Dec 11, 2017
    frustratedearthmother

    frustratedearthmother Sustainability Master

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    Me too! There should be official recipes for that....maybe even several. Pot of happy version 1 - pot of happy version 2....
     

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