A documentation of my preservation and preparation of local foods as I work through the seasons. This will serve as a reference tool for me in the future and as a sharing guide for family and friends...and anyone else interested. Hopefully, I can offer some useful methods, tips and recipes to share with everyone--be they novice or pro--and encourage them to join me in the exciting world of preserving and cooking with local foods.

Thursday, November 10, 2011

November Table

As soon as Halloween's over, I get out my November table decor.  The tablecloth and napkins were made by my mother-in-law, Gen Lutzke.  It's got a Native American type pattern which reminds me of Thanksgiving.  I like to be sure Thanksgiving decor isn't forgotten between pumpkins and Christmas trees.  The dishes I use are called brownware and the set includes individual lidded soup pots.
 Getting these dishes out means it's time
to start cooking soups, stews and chili.

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