My Favorite Places in my Favorite Place (Part 1, Landscapes)

My favorite place is Rocky Mountain National Park and Estes Park. But what are my favorite places in the park? Let’s look at them…

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Oh For Goodness Sakes

So I “sprained” my ankle last week. And it still hurt.

So I go to the walk-in clinic, where they take some x-rays. Yep. Broke the *other* ankle. This one at least isn’t displaced.

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Trio of Tiny Vegetables

You can always tell when I’ve been watching Top Chef, because I make things like a trio of tiny vegetables amuse bouche.

As I was watering, I noticed that the fairy tale eggplants were ripe, and that there were two squash blossoms ready, and a small green tomato.

So I picked those, and some basil and some arugula flowers.

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Pickle Day

Now that we have all this produce, we have to preserve it.

We have a bit.

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Farmers Market July

Us, on the way to the Farmers Market… “We need to restrain ourselves.”

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Creamed Honey

So one of our best sellers is creamed honey. It has a nice mellow taste, and is easy to make.

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Varmlandskorv Attempt

So when we were in Lindsborg, we went to the Crown and Rye and had a wonderful dish, Varmlandskorv. It was a potato sausage in braised cabbage with beef broth. I had it with pea soup.

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Goat Dealing

So we got a new goat. Yay! She’s adorable and named Clover.

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No Does

So we went to the chicken auction yesterday in search of a doe kid. Nothing but Billys and wethers. Well damn.

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Just In Time!

So we have a broody hen (actually three, but we aren’t letting two of them keep eggs). She’s been in the upper left corner of the nesting boxes.

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