Tuesday, January 10, 2012

I'm Satisfied

A rousing cheer to the matron of husbandry for her frugal, almost wasteless use of an entire chicken. The best part is I have now duplicated that feat!

So, yesterday I cooked a whole chicken and after processing, this is what I have left after feeding us (probably at least 8 meals total), the dogs (4 meals or more), and a tasty cooked-carrot snack for dogs and chickens:

Yay! Now those old chickens in the pen who aren't laying any more better watch out...

Sunday, January 8, 2012

Just for the Record:

This poignant essay exemplifies how I feel about it, also. I hope my family will honor those wishes if the situation arises for me.