Updates from the Homestead
This last week was a whirlwind of busyness.. but so much got done that it makes it worth it. The week consisted of a couple trips to the big city, one trip to Salem Oregon for testing with
I am so happy that spring is officially here! The days are warming up a little.. mostly now it is just wet and windy which seems to be typical March weather around these parts. I think I am ready for some vacation somewhere sunny and hot!! I would be thinking about gardens more if the ground weren’t a soupy muddy mess currently.. soon the time will come to get it rototilled and ready.
In the kitchen I am currently experimenting with a soaked bagel recipe (I am working on adapting this recipe HERE) and my family’s favorite Oatmeal Dinner Roll recipe. I hope I can work this recipe out.. this is our favorite recipe, it works great for dinner rolls, hamburger and hot dog buns, cinnamon rolls, etc. It’s just a great all around easy to work with dough. If I have success I will post the updated recipes here soon. I plan on making both today. With all this wet cool weather soup is on the menu for this Sunday. I am making potato corn chowder w/bacon, the oatmeal dinner rolls and a salad… should be yummy.
Leanne is just about done with all her GED testing (she has one last test to take) and so while waiting for her test date to come she decided to study for her first CLEP. She took that Friday and passed very well! So she is excited to get her high school all wrapped up and start working on college now.
Well that is all from my