It’s my second weekend off in a row. Yay! I woke up early, just because, and got busy with several chores I’ve put off for quite a well. I feel very accomplished today, though it would be nice to have a housekeeper, and a cook, and a gardener, oh and a personal assistant. While I’m at it, a personal hair braider would be nice too. I’m still on a self imposed “do you really need that?” budget. Will be for several months to come to make up for Brazil. It’s all good though.
Right now there is a wafting aroma of chicken light soup through the home. Ghanaian chicken light soup or some variation of that. I had harvested another basketful of tomatoes from my garden and though these are mostly cherry tomatoes I’m so over eating them raw right now so I decided to cook them.
I would have stewed them, but then opted to use up the other vegetables I harvested earlier in the week in one meal. Eggplant, habanero pepper, and sweet pepper.
scraps) since I have none in the pantry and I refuse to head out to the
store. That’s the best way to stick to a budget. No temptation. I’m
just going to have to eat my pantry and refrigerator empty.
For now it’s dinner time! I do like how the long cooking process extracts the oils from the tough old hen.
Will wash this down with a glass of lemongrass-mint ice “tea” ie. flavoured water. Though, there is nothing really to prevent me from making a lemongrass-mint syrup instead and having myself a little vodka cocktail is there? Hmmmm!