Why yes, you can make English muffins. I thought they came in a stack of six from Thompson’s, but then I saw a recipe for homemade sourdough English muffins and had to give it a try. I used Shawn’s wholewheat sourdough starter. I was a little concerned at first because it is super stinky, but the muffins came out with a nice subtle sourdough tang.
I’m learning to use my new pressure canner. I canned a batch of pinto beans to practice. I need to be ready when the garden explodes with more goodness than we can consume daily. I’m counting on an overabundance of tomatoes.
Speaking of the garden, we are starting to see fruit on our trees. We’ve identified the two cherry trees, but we’re still not positive what some of our other trees are. Happily, the grapevines are alive and they are showing signs of grapes.
Shawn plowed a new plot for black oil sunflowers and oats. He was busy all day discing with the tractor and raking and pulling out rocks by hand. The chickens supervised from their current home under the pine trees.
A busy day on the homestead. I was also excited to learn that when my big brother comes to visit in a few days that he will be bringing my dad with him. Time to get cracking on a few indoor projects to make our guests comfortable!