Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Revenge is a dish best served with Burgoo
My squirrel foe has struck again. I previously recounted how he heartlessly threw my baby tomatoes to their deaths. A couple of weeks ago he went further, digging up a now-barren tomato plant and leaving it lying on the ground. When I went out on the deck he was actually watching from a nearby railing, no doubt to enjoy my reaction. So I ignored him, naturally. Apparently that was the wrong thing to do. Last week he ripped out some basil. I defiantly replanted it, only to be greeted by this scene the following day:
But here's what he doesn't know. I have a friend who is writing a cookbook on the Kentucky stew known as Burgoo. I've promised to help her with the research. And what, you may ask, is the main ingredient of said stew?