I've been a little under the weather the past two weeks. But yesterday I got my butt in gear and got busy. The blacksmith and I canned soup. I know it's summer and soup is good in the winter. But it can also be a quick meal when you're sitting in the AC.
neighbor son gave us two big beef roasts. So we made vegetable barley soup. We canned 7 quarts and 7 pints from two roasts.
We picked up two fresh chickens at the butcher shop. I saved a few pieces to fry for dinner and the rest went into chicken stock soup. From those two chickens, that cost $14, we got one meal of fried chicken and 8 pints of soup. That's not bad at $1.56 a meal, plus a few carrots, celery and onions.
Soup. It's what's for dinner
Before I sign off, I just have to show you what that redneck