On our epic trip back from Colorado, we came across a roadside farm stand with chilis, so *of course* we stopped and got a half-bushel. We got home and now what? We cooked with them, we roasted and froze some of them, and still more peppers.
So, we make ristras.
Step 1: Look up how to make them on Pinterest.
Step 4. Taunt kitten with string from porch.
Step 6. Show husband. Watch chilis fall from ristra.
Step 7. Is it too early for booze? Oh wait, I’m on antibiotics so no booze.
Step 8. Fuck Pinterest. I’m doing it my way. Plain old knots.
Step 9. Teach husband slip knots and listen to him swear as it doesn’t work for him either.
Step 10. Hang in sunny place.