Last evening my long, tall son dragged the last eight chickens from my freezer. This morning I cooked three in stock pots on top of the stove, baked two in a roasting pan in the oven and cooked another three in my electric roaster. All eight are cooling in bowls and pans on the kitchen table. As soon as they are cool enough to handle, the meat will be removed from the bones and stored in the fridge. Tomorrow some of the meat will be canned, part of it in half pint jars, which is a good size for sandwiches like a can of tuna, and more in pints.
My Thursday grocery delivery includes frozen peas and corn, potatoes, onions, carrots and celery. Lots of them. These will be chopped and added to chicken in pint jars with a bit of chicken bouillon on top for flavor. This will be canned as chicken vegetable soup. If there are any vegetables left over I will use them for vegetable bean soup.
So if things are quiet here, you know that I haven't run away from home. I am just up to my neck in chicken. :)
Waste Not, Want Not
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