Dear Nona: What’s with the dairy air this week? Smelling Manure in the Morning Dear Smelly: Sure, it gets a little ripe now and again, but that’s one of the …
What’s with the dairy air this week?
Smelling Manure in the Morning Dear Smelly:
Sure, it gets a little ripe now and again, but that’s one of the
It’s sure better than the smells
in' the' big' city.'And' think' of' it'
this way, if you were in Thorp, you’d get to smell it just about
And' that's' not' a' bad' thing.'
Farmers smell that, and they
think' of' money.' it's' progress.'
It means the whole thing is
working.' Cows' are' grazing.' They're'getting'milked.'They're' pooping' the' barn.' It's' getting' sent'into'sludge'pits.'It's'getting' trucked'around'town.'it's'spread' on'fields.'You'drive'by'with'your' windows' open.'You' try' to' shut' them'it's'too'late.'The'stench'is' trapped'in'your'car.
Smells'like'progress!'Smelly,' remember, we’d be nothing in our part of the Dairy State without the people who are providing' this' Dairy' Air' that' smells'like'a'cow'derriere!
Geez,' I' remember' when' Sheila' with' the' Schnoz' got' out' of' the' hospital.' She' just' about' passed' out' in' her' first' drive' in' the' country.' Sheila' had' sinus' problems her whole life, and word at the beauty parlor was that' was' why' she' had' such' a' huge'nose,'hence'her'nickname,' obviously.' Well' Sheila' went' to' see' the' brand' new' doctor' over'at'the'Lublin'Medical'and'
20-Minute' Oil' Change' center,' and'he'fixed'her'up'real'good.
She' spent' a' couple' days' in' there and was able to work off her bill by helping do some oil' changes.' It's' a' real' good' program' over' there,' almost' better' than' Obamacare.' Doc' opened up her sinuses real
good.'She'got'out'of'there,'and' she'had'tears'in'her'eyes'the'first' time'she'went'into'Stosh's'Place' and'took'in'the'aroma.'Yup,'she' sat'next'to'the'happy'hour'crew' on'a'hot'summer'day.'The'B.O.' from some of these guys puts
Well,' Sheila' took' her' first' Sunday afternoon ride in the
country'and'went'past'Methane' Martincowstink's' place.' it' was' too' much' for' her.' She' passed' right' out.' She' spent' the' next' two'days'in'the'medical'center.' She only needed to spend an
hour' waking' up,' but' Oil' Can' Carl' want' to' take' a' day' off,' so' she' covered' for' him' doing' oil' changes.
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Summer Corn and Tomato Pasta Ingredients Salt 1 pound bow-tie pasta 2' tablespoons' extra-virgin' olive'oil 2'garlic'cloves,'smashed 1'pint'cherry'tomatoes 3'ears'fresh'corn,'kernels'cut' off 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4' cup' fresh' basil' leaves,' torn'into'pieces Directions
Bring' a' large' pot' of' salted' water' to' a' boil' and' cook' the' pasta'until'al'dente;'drain.
Meanwhile, in a large
skillet,' heat' the' olive' oil' over' medium' heat.' Add' the' garlic' and'tomatoes'and'cook,'stirring' occasionally,'until'the'tomatoes' are' softened,' about' 5' minutes.' Stir' in' the' corn,' raise' the' heat' slightly'and'cook'until'the'corn' is heated through and golden,
Add' the' vegetables,' butter' and'basil'to'the'pasta'and'toss.
Fish Tacos with Summer Salsa Ingredients 1 pound halibut or other
meaty'white'fish'fillets Juice'of'2'limes 1' 11' ounce' can' whole' tomatillos, drained
4' small' zucchini' peeled,' seeded'and'cut'into'small'cubes 1/4' cup' chopped' cilantro' leaves'and'stems y
2' 1/2' teaspoons' coarse' salt,'
plus more to taste
8'6'inches'corn'tortillas 2'tablespoons'chili'powder 1/4'teaspoon'cayenne'pepper,' or to taste
1' tablespoon' extra-virgin' olive'oil 1'Avocado,'peeled'and'thinly' sliced Directions
Preheat' the' oven' to' 225' degrees' .' Place' the' fish' in' a' medium' bowl' and' drizzle' with' half'of'the'lime'juice.'Cover'and' refrigerate'for'15'minutes.
Using' your' hands,' squeeze' the' juice' and' flesh' from' the' tomatillos, 1 at a time, into a
medium'bowl;'discard'the'skins.' Mash'the'tomatillos'with'a'fork.' Add'the'zucchini,'the'remaining' lime' juice,' the' cilantro' and' 2' teaspoons'of'the'salt'and'toss.
Spread the tortillas on 2
parchment-lined' baking' sheets' and'warm'in'the'oven'for'about' 10'minutes.
In'a'small'bowl,'combine'the' chili' powder,' cayenne' pepper' and' 1/2' teaspoon' of' the' salt.' Remove' the' fish' from' the' lime' juice,' pat' dry' and' cover' with' the' spice' rub.' Heat' the' olive' oil' in' a' large' nonstick' skillet' over'medium'heat'and'cook'the' fish,' about' 4' minutes' on' each' side.' Break' the' fish' into' bitesize' pieces' and' season' to' taste' with'salt.'Arrange'the'fish'in'the' tortillas with some of the salsa