I hope to find a buyer who will get as much enjoyment from them as I have...
After my husband removed a rope inset in this wood frame,
he sanded it and I gave it a coat of white paint.
Frames "make" a picture, I think.
So when I found this one at a garage sale on the way to a thrift store this past weekend,
I snatched it up!
With or without a picture, it will find a place SOMEwhere.
I am blessed to have generous gardeners in my circle of friends.
We've enjoyed beans, sweet corn, kohlrabi, cabbage tomatoes and zucchini this year, thanks to them.
Their garden is producing a great crop of cucumbers.
I made one batch of refrigerator pickles this week using a recipe off the internet.
In talking with Donna one day, I mentioned three types of pickles
that my grandmother used to make.
When I found her recipe, Donna went to work cutting and soaking the cukes.
Bright and early yesterday morning, I went to her farmhouse for the final steps--
boiling raisins (in cheescloth above) in the sweet pickling juices
and filling the jars.
We chatted a bit and listened to the lids popping.
Later in the evening, she and her husband delivered several jars to us.
Now I'm searching for a sweet pickled watermelon rind recipe.
Unfortunately, I don't have my grandmother's in my collection,
but it is the SECOND one of my favorites. The third is a dill pickle that she made...