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Title: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 26, 2019, 01:10:29 PM
Add a little dead beast and we are good to go.
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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on May 26, 2019, 01:56:49 PM
very nice and very healthy.  anti-atkins!  My wife is working today and wanted some eggs boiled.  My daughter has some oral aversion to foods and eats mostly cheese pizza and pop tarts.  we have tried to expand her horizons and she is so obedient, that she will try stuff, but watch out, she will gag until you say she can spit it out.  The point is, she does not eat eggs, but she learned to make hard boiled eggs for her mom this am.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 26, 2019, 02:12:32 PM
We are pushing the garden thing hard for the kid's sake. We eat , juice, raw, rah rah rah .....
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on May 26, 2019, 02:37:05 PM
our German Shepard Lady Liberty brought this little feller gently up to the house.  licking it.  tried to find the nest, we have seen mom in the yard.  not takin much in, we are trying kitten formula.  warm water bottles in the box.  exercise in futility and or humanity.  wife and kids want to try.
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little bunny.  do not worry, not going to eat it.  :)


Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 26, 2019, 02:41:32 PM
I would think mashed up alfalfa and water, garden greens ?
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on May 26, 2019, 03:32:16 PM
Not sure when they wean in nature, will have to research.  Have some friends who raise bunnies and this is what they recommended but intake is little.  tried to see if they would take it to let a mom bunny nursemaid it.  Not sure how rodent do with that.  It is an experience.  We found 4 bunnies years ago, but their eyes were open, we raised them up and let them go.  they did fine and it was fun to have rabbits in the garden not afraid of us.  would set 10 feet away and eat in front of us.  They were now kin, so we did not care.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: WV Sawmiller on May 26, 2019, 08:45:38 PM
Doc,

   When we moved up here the neighbor's dog used to find them in the nest and bring them home. The neighbor kids brought them to my wife to raise. We used powdered bitches milk from the vet. The vet also had little evenflow bottles that held about 2 oz as I remember and had a soft rubber nipple. We raised several rabbits and a possum named Eatmore on that formula. 

TBT,

   Good looking stir fry. Slice some chilled beef about 1/8" thick or a handful of peeled shrimp and fry in a wok in a little corn or peanut oil a couple minutes, remove then do the same with those mixed diced up veggies, combine the beef or shrimp and veggies, mix a teaspoon of corn starch in a cup or cold water and add for thickener and serve over rice and its a real quick and easy meal. I used my wok almost every day when I was working a project in Cameroon.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 26, 2019, 08:57:51 PM
WV, we added thin sliced flank steak, 1/3 each hot chili garlic paste, soy, hoisin.Separate batches in sesame oil, combined over jasmin rice.
 You are eating well my friend...What were you doing in Cameroon ?
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 26, 2019, 09:25:53 PM
Doc , we will hope for good news on your patient tomorrow.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on May 26, 2019, 09:48:04 PM
Mom and son are rotating shifts.  Dad helps out.   Our BICU (bunny intensive care unit) is simple but we will help out and see how it goes.  not really in our hands at this point.  Mom says she ate better this eve, we added extra warmth this afternoon.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: WV Sawmiller on May 27, 2019, 01:36:43 PM
TPT,

  I was working the COTCO project. We built a 650 mile 30" diameter pipeline from the oil wells in SW Chad across the whole country of Cameroon and terminated it into an FSO in a bay at Kribi in the Atlantic Ocean. The FSO (Floating Storage Operation) was an old super tanker they brought in as a floating oil warehouse. I worked at the HQ in Douala running the housing and Facilities Maintenance operation. I loved it there. My wife would come spend the summers with me and make a local day trip to a different local village every Sunday and instead of taking my normal 2 week R&R I'd split it into 2 one week trips and we'd go to Kenya, CAR or N. Cameroon or such. We came back in February 2008 for a 2 week tour of the whole country and had a blast till we got caught up in a coups attempt which was real bloody and real nasty. They negotiated a cease fire and we got out on 29 February as scheduled. Fortunately for us we were mostly out in the bush camping and trekking with the Koume (Koo Mah) tribe along the Nigerian border and the pygmies more in the center and eastern borders of the country and they did not even know about the unrest. We will never know how many died as they kept the info from the public but you can read about the incident at the Bonaberi Bridge where the Gendarmes started on both ends with protesters in the middle threw or forced a bunch of people off into the river. The women in the Kouma tribe just wore a belt of beads with a patch of green leaves in front and back and when they got engaged to be married (Sometimes at 12-13 or so) they pulled their 2 front teeth to show they were married. Cameroon is like a cross section of Africa with desert and brushland in the North and Extreme North, savannah in the middle of the country and lush tropical jungle in the south. The best negotiator I ever met was a boat captain near Kribi. We hired him to take us up a jungle river for a 2 hour tour (Sounds like Gilligan's Island) to a Pygmy village and agreed to pay on return. We got to the village and upon return to the boat the captain said he needed his money then. He was holding all the cards. He had a fine boat. He drove the boat and had 4 mates bailing while we rode.

  On regular weekends when my wife was not there I'd go on a walk-about through the villages and Central Market and I was the only white face to be seen. My local employees would be shocked to see me passing their home and such but I saw people and things none of the rest of the team ever did.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 27, 2019, 02:49:00 PM
Doc,
I hope we have a favourable update on our patient this morning.

WV,
Wow what an interesting read. The part about the beads I liked; the part about bailing, not so much. It would be cool if you posted in the food section some fun stuff that you experienced. Are you retired now?

Happy Memorial Day to all!
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: WV Sawmiller on May 27, 2019, 03:24:54 PM
TPT

   I am retired and with the extra time on my hands I decided to buy the mill and start my portable milling service. Not making a lot of money at it but I am having fun, making new friends and it is a pr,etty cost neutral hobby of sorts.

    I started writing articles for my hometown newspaper when I was in Cameroon and sending them to a former HS classmate who worked for the paper and have pretty much kept a journal of our travels since. I just checked and my writings and I am up to 892 pages. Working overseas in very remote areas allowed me to see some really unusual places, people and things plus I could combine my R&R travel with vacations to other places. Also there are/were tax incentives to stay out of the USA for specific periods (330 days out of a 12 month period) so I always said I could pay taxes or go on overseas holidays so that is what we did. I figured they were IRS funded/supplemented holidays. I'd meet my wife, and a couple times my daughter at another overseas country and she was a free lance photographer and she loved the excitement too. One of the best tricks she learned was to take a portable battery powered, picture printer and she'd set up near a village on the banks of a remote river or on a yak cart or such and print and give the locals a picture and that made us lots of new friends and got us access to places National Geographic never got to. I do like Nat'l Geo though as they pulled me out of a dry riverbed we were stuck in up in Samburuland in Kenya one time. One of these days I may get around to publishing my journal - time will tell.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 27, 2019, 04:18:25 PM
Super.Hopefully I will get a chance to meet you in person at the pig roast.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on May 27, 2019, 05:13:29 PM
Our little bunny friend passed today.  could not get enough sustainance.  He was loved briefly by our family, but nature has taken its course.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on May 27, 2019, 05:25:27 PM
we are planning on going to the pig roast barring work complication,  hope "meat" another bunch of everyone there and see a few for the second time.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on May 27, 2019, 05:50:41 PM
I'm all in !
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: WV Sawmiller on May 27, 2019, 09:55:22 PM
Doc,

   Sorry about a baby rabbit. You know when you take on a mission like that it is unlikely to succeed but you can't help but try. 

   We had one about that size one time right after our old cat had a brand new litter of kittens and put him in with them and she raised him till he got big enough to get out of the box and the older kitten hurt him playing with him. It sure was a sight seeing natural enemies raising together like that.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on May 27, 2019, 09:59:21 PM
that's what we were kinda hoping for.  libby carried him to the house and seemed to be more of a mother than a killer.  although some other rodents like moles she will kill in an instant.  We tried.   :)
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: WV Sawmiller on May 28, 2019, 08:55:15 AM
   Yeah our old cat - Ugly (Wife and daughter bought/adopted her at a pet store because they figured she was too ugly to ever get a home otherwise) was a great hunter and routinely caught and killed chipmunks and baby rabbits but she had just had the kittens and took on that baby rabbit with no problems. I guess it was just hormones.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 02, 2019, 02:01:18 PM
Garden veges today for snacking.
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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 03, 2019, 10:16:30 AM
we found a baby bird yesterday flailing in the pool;  got him out, perched on my finger breathing real hard.  looks like a first flight.  let him rest half an hour and he flew away.  snack looks good!
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 03, 2019, 10:54:57 AM
I just rescued a baby bunny a few minutes ago. The dogs had a baby bobcat treed  here on Saturday that was a pretty animal to get a close look at. Baby birds everywhere !
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 03, 2019, 10:57:21 AM
what all is included on your snack tray?
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 03, 2019, 11:20:30 AM
Pealed celtus, kohlrabi, Japanese turnips, mizuna ,fava beans, carrots(nantes),lettuce, and ground chilis.All from the garden. We served this at lunch with spicy chicken strips off of the BBQ.Trying to eat healthy :)
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 03, 2019, 11:31:06 AM
so hard to know what is healthy.  I think a balance of activity and calories with adequate protein is the key.  Just the opposite of a bank account, your body will tell you (weight).  If you have a large balance, you need to make fewer deposits.  :D :D :DVegetarian/vegan vs keto/adkins I yie yie.  I think it is healthy to chew and enjoy your food, so you don't choke as well.   :) :) :) 8)
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: WV Sawmiller on June 03, 2019, 11:39:55 AM
    Remember the old saying "Vegetarian - old Indian word for poor hunter/fisherman."

    I like raw veggies like that with sour cream and french onion dip. Of course the benefits of the veggies is probably outweighed by the dip. I used to say even Spinach was edible if you put enough cheese on it.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 03, 2019, 11:51:06 AM
@tule peak timber (http://forestryforum.com/board/index.php?action=profile;u=25190) looks like you are striking a good balance!!!
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 03, 2019, 02:44:39 PM
payment by Dr. Losew for cutting the ERC seen in whacha cutting the other day was 2 dozen home grown eggs and the promise of an apple pie


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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 03, 2019, 03:02:25 PM
Breakfast AND desert. 8)
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 03, 2019, 03:42:40 PM
farm fresh eggs taste so good, but i forgot they are harder to peal, when boiled.   :snowball:  (egg not a snowball)
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: Raider Bill on June 04, 2019, 08:11:58 AM
farm fresh eggs taste so good, but i forgot they are harder to peal, when boiled.   :snowball:  (egg not a snowball)
Fresh eggs are about impossible to peel.
My neighbor has city chickens. He cooks the fresh eggs in a instant pot and the shells come off in 2-3 pieces.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 04, 2019, 08:46:03 AM
got daughter trained to boil the eggs, and they got easier to peel after 2 days in the fridge.  I like all the color variation.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: rjwoelk on June 04, 2019, 09:46:59 PM
Doc,

   Sorry about a baby rabbit. You know when you take on a mission like that it is unlikely to succeed but you can't help but try.

   We had one about that size one time right after our old cat had a brand new litter of kittens and put him in with them and she raised him till he got big enough to get out of the box and the older kitten hurt him playing with him. It sure was a sight seeing natural enemies raising together like that.
We tried that also, lasted 24 hrs and the mother cat was fatter.  :D
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 04, 2019, 10:15:25 PM
All I can say is that a new cat showed up on the property 3 days ago and is now getting the royal pussycat treatment,,,,don't ask :D
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 07, 2019, 07:36:55 PM
Stir-fry again tonight with some twist.
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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: Ianab on June 07, 2019, 09:57:05 PM
Peach Scorpions? That's going to have a bit of heat.  8)
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: btulloh on June 07, 2019, 10:03:29 PM
A couple potato bugs would go good with that.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 09, 2019, 12:45:06 PM
Fresh fava beans tonight !
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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 09, 2019, 12:53:17 PM
i think it was grandpa Jones from Hee Haw, that recommended taking the pot of boiling water to the garden and just gently bending the stem over into the pot, then eaten it in the garden.  Looks great, not sure I have ever eaten Fava beans unless they were in something.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 09, 2019, 01:09:52 PM
What he was trying to do was catch the sugars before starch conversion. Our first year growing them and I've got to tell you that they are KILLER good tasting.We are doing all sorts of weird recipes and making up a few of our own. My crew for today.... Cheers !
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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 09, 2019, 01:13:46 PM
very nice!  would love to see a pic (if not to personal) of the baby as well.  And do you mind telling how you are related to those fine folks? 8)  will have to try the fava sometime.  beautiful home and family.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 09, 2019, 01:23:21 PM
Wifeinstein on the left and her granddaughter . The baby is 5 foot 10 and has been with us for the last while. Straight A's in school and a good athlete.I'm putting her in the Marines in 4 years........ :D
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 09, 2019, 01:36:15 PM
so this is the baby you are eating healthy for?!  I was going to start eating fava beans if you had a "new baby"  last year!!!!  Might still try them if you bring some to the pig roast.  I have a wife-a-nator as well.
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 09, 2019, 01:59:48 PM
Let me look into marinating some and UPSing ahead to Jeffs'. I'm red eyeing with a tooth brush and no bags. Another "baby" pic...
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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 09, 2019, 02:16:15 PM
Very strong and beautiful... and the girl is cute too! :D :D :D  .  don't go to too much trouble, but fava sounded kinda bland like i imagined a soybean might taste.  We have an Amish bulk food store and i will see if they have them.  Your home appears happy and healthy and full of love,  you are a lucky man.
ps look forward to seeing you at Jeff's
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 09, 2019, 02:38:41 PM
Thanks Doc, The dog/relationship thing is very important to this kid. This house is full of "smoochie" mutts. We have her in summer camp,travel to see distant relatives, work in the shop, etc. Trying hard for a somewhat "normal" life -which she has never had before. I'll try to make the bean thing work.  Cheers
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Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: doc henderson on June 09, 2019, 02:39:33 PM
 smiley_beertoast
Title: Re: Another garden stirfry tonight
Post by: tule peak timber on June 13, 2019, 04:35:37 PM
Cold salad from the garden for the crew today.
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