Sunday, August 05, 2007

Canning Day

So, today my kitchen saw more action than it has in the last three years, combined:
Veronique has proven herself to be quite the domestic wonder. She even makes pies! And today, her friends all came over to make preserves!
Virginia came too, and Jaime even brought her sweet baby, Daisy.
We sampled some tasty sweet pepper jelly from last year's batch:
This sounds totally bizarre, but it is DELICIOUS! She's promised to make me some more on the next canning day.
There were beautiful bowls full of tasty things everywhere:
Who knew cooking could be so fun? Well, OK, I wasn't cooking--more like sipping my champagne, knitting, and watching, but close enough. It was a lovely way to spend a Sunday! ;)