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Shrimp Season

We’ve been picking shrimp and freezing them. Maine shrimp are small but very sweet and tender. One of son’s friends gave us 8 pounds of already cleaned shrimp in trade for eggs. What a nice thing to have in our freezer and he’s loving the eggs. These yummy little guys make lovely scampi and chowder.

The Thanksgiving Bird

Thanksgiving is coming right up — ordered our turkey at the Co-op today. It’s coming from The Turkey Farm in New Sharon — all the birds we’ve purchased from them in the past have been delicious. Also snatched up a couple of bags of local cranberries and popped them into the freezer. Last year I waited too long and then couldn’t get any. Starting to        [….read more]