hearts and minds

August 2, 2007

Fresh sweet corn and BBQ

Filed under: Race relations,Wine and harvest time — Hearts & Minds @ 4:20 am

It doesn’t get any better than this!

1. BBQ!

The Annual Ozaukee County NAACP summer barbecue will be held Saturday afternoon August 18. You can find out about the Ozaukee Branch NAACP, and about the BBQ, and download a reservation form and directions to the BBQ (which will be held again this year at our Cedarburg farm) by clicking on the links above to the new Ozaukee Branch NAACP website. If you’re interested, please do it now, because we need reservations back by August 10.

2. SWEET CORN!

Our delicious sweet corn, free of synthetic chemicals, is here. (more…)

August 5, 2006

Preserve & Savor the Fruits of Harvest

Filed under: Recreation,Wine and harvest time — Hearts & Minds @ 7:41 pm

The harvest moon and festival is a time that all our ancestors (and some of us) put food up for the winter. It’s a matter of working with enzymes and bacteria. Cabbage becomes sauerkraut. Meat can be smoked, jerked, brined, canned or frozen. Apples of several varieties, chosen for texture, tartness, or taste are blended and canned to make an unforgettable chunky applesauce. Currents and elderberries become jelly to make winter toast exciting. Potatoes and onions are simply stored where it’s cool, dark and free of rodents. The most delicious way to preserve sweet corn today is to pick it at its peak, blanch, cool quickly, remove from the cob, and deep freeze.
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