Jul 23, 2008

Side Effects

I'm still home alone and that's a bad thing on many levels. Aside from being rattled by the quiet and stressed by the situation I'm doing all kinds of household stuff that isn't usually my bailiwick. Normally I am breadwinner, bill payer, chef, social director, gardener and shopper for all things. Notice, there is no version of cleaning on that list. There are little elves that take out the garbage and fold the laundry (I wash it) and clean the dishes. There are no elves at home now which is no good since I failed this test.

10

As a 1930s wife, I am
Very Poor (Failure)

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Thank goodness for our cleaning people because I'm not sure if we even own a vaccuum. (Just kidding, I'm pretty sure we own one - I just don't know where hubbo keeps it.)

DSC_0350It's pretty lucky for me that I have a few redeeming qualities. I can weed a mean garden. Check out this tomato in our Garden O' Apathy. It's a Princeton tomato. In the background you can see the shadow of 2 more that are nearly as ripe. Better yet, the other night I counted about a dozen tomatoes in various stages of growth and ripeness. Now I just need to figure out what to do with them. I'd love to try to make sauce. I suck at doing dishes but I cook pretty well. Does anyone have a kick-butt recipe?

5 comments:

Cursing Mama said...

I seem to remember reading a nice tomato sauce recipe at either smitten kitchen or simply recipes last summer . I didn't try it (all our tomato's went to salsa) but I drooled over it.

Margene said...

Recipe? Me? I got a -22 on the quiz so you'll not get a thing out of me. :-D

Krista said...

I only got a 4, but I do have a great pasta sauce recipie.

Carole Knits said...

I have canned tomatoes but it was a while ago and I can't really remember what I did. I believe it was a PITA.

Sarah said...

Rumor has it our tomatoes are going to get grabbed up before that for fried green tomatoes. Yeah, I was no queen of that test, either.