And he kindly said what an excellent stand of hay, you should get about a hundred bales off that. Then he mowed it down to the dirt and roared off down the road!
Well, said Daisy. Quite the conversationalist isn’t he?
He will be back on Wednesday to see how it is drying and then I will rake it and he might bale on Thursday evening. Lets hope the weather does not throw any curved balls again. John is deeply envious of the hay man’s mower, it compresses the hay or something and sets it back on the ground in rows already. Very posh.
Yesterday I made peach ice cream, peach chutney and started another jar of peach brandy. And still there are peaches on the tree.
Here is my fresh Peach Chutney recipe. Using produce from the gardens. We ate this last night with chicken.
Sweat 1 tablespoon garlic, 2 finely chopped shallot, and 1 jalapeno. Add 1 1/2 pounds of chopped peaches and a tablespoon of chopped rosemary. Then 1/3 cup of sugar. Cook for about 3 minutes then deglaze with 1/3 cup of brandy, 2/3 cup of apple cider vinegar and a dash of balsamic. Cook until peaches are soft – about 20 minutes. Store in fridge.
Good morning. Today I will be pickling beetroot and making one small batch of zuchinni relish. I am the only one who likes it so I will not be making too much.
I hope you all have a lovely day. I will.
your friend, celi.