We called my maternal grandfather “Poppa”. I don’t remember why.. I think because someone couldn’t say “Grampa” and I’m going to guess that someone was me. I have a lot of memories of Poppa but the two that stick out the most are the time he taught me to “just…
So someone ordered lunch today and the deli made a mistake and sent an extra sandwich. (yes they called… and yes the deli said “keep it”)
It was a Rueben.
Which is my all time favorite sandwich. Which is also no on the eating plan especially since I had bread AND macaroni yesterday.
It was hard to say no to that you guys.
But now I want a Rueben.
So I’m gonna make myself work for it.
I have sauerkraut going right now and it’s fermenting up a storm.
I have a brisket in the freezer that I can “corn” to make corned beef.
I have an awesome sourdough Jewish Onion Rye recipe. I’ll start the sour on the same day I put the brisket in the brine.
I’ll have to find a recipe for home made Russian Dressing and I’ll have to buy the Swiss.. oh well.
I’m going to make a Rueben as much as from scratch as possible.. cool, yes?
I am a sucker for jerky. It used to be that I was the only one who understood the allure of jerky but evidently that’s changed. I’m seeing so much love for jerky lately that it just warms my heart. Jerky is the perfect food, in my book. It’s portable,…
Remember when I made FrankenCheese? I actually made two kinds of FrankenCheese For as much as I love bacon, I wanted to try something different with that second batch. Ok, I’m lying. I burnt the bacon. I know.. I know.. horrible, horrible crime against the porky goodness, but I just..…
That’s my Fire Cider shot glass. Awesome, yes?
So, about that beet kvass… I’m actually enjoying this in small doses.
It’s pretty salty, though. I’m hoping that after it continues to ferment a bit in the fridge it will mellow out a bit. Next time I’m going to try sea salt.
But will I drink it? Yes! I have a second ferment going right now with the original beets since they still smelled “beety”
What’s Kvass? Here is my original post on the subject.