[Homestead] Avocados, was Canned Meats
bobford79 at yahoo.com
Mon Dec 29 13:19:34 EST 2008
I'm glad what you said about the good fats. Avocado is an important part of a salad, for me. As is bacon.
*** damn, I just saw your p.s. well they haven't made me a bleeder so far, though other things have..........................
--- On Mon, 12/29/08, Lynda <lurine at com-pair.net> wrote:
> And the good news, Bev, is that avocados *are* a good fat!
> It is
> monounsaturated, cholesterol free and sodium free. Plus,
> less than 5 gm of
> fat for every 30 grams of avocado. Oh, and did I mention
> it contains
> antioxidants.(Glutathione) and in studies lowered
> A lovely thing the ugly avocado <g>
> P.S. Bob, don't eat too many if you're taking
> Coumadin. It can interact
> with it.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "EarthNSky" <erthnsky at bellsouth.net>
> >> Grow, or buy, some of thise large dried chili
> > Ancho?
> > Pasilla?
> > Something else?
> > For a dozen tamales,
> >> remove the seeds from four or five of the peppers
> and boil them in
> >> half a pint of water for fifteen minutes. Remove
> and discard the
> >> peppers. Add a bit of curry or cumin, some salt,
> and then mix a
> >> teaspoon to two teaspoons of arrowroot powder or
> cornstarch in a half
> >> cup of so of cold water and add that to the chili
> sauce. Bring it to
> >> enough of a boil to thicken it.
> > So you don't use the pepper at all? It just
> flavors the water?
> >> This is the sauce for supper.
> >> You can pack the tamales (room temp) into quart
> jars, as many as you
> >> can jamb in there, and then make the chili sauce
> WITHOUT the
> >> arrowroot or cornstarch, and fill the jars to
> within 1/2 inch of the
> >> top. Process as you would any meat, 15 lbs for 50
> minutes or so.
> >> The masa will thicken the sauce to the right
> > Cool.
> > I do appreciate all of these meal in a jar recipes.
> I've never canned
> > much meat, but I want to try this.
> >> Tamales are twenty to thirty minutes from the
> freezer to the table
> >> and five minutes from the jar to the table. They
> are a really good
> >> homestead standby. We can't grow avocados
> (although we buy them in
> >> season) but some homestead sour cream, a little
> grated homestead
> >> cheese, and some lettuce and tomatoes from the
> garden homemade
> >> chipotle and I've scarcely had better in
> > I have become addicted to avocados. I know they are
> loaded with fat,
> > but I'm telling myself it is a good fat<g>.
> Making guacamole has weaned
> > me off sour cream based dips. I just crave the stuff.
> I make it with my
> > own salsa and onions and some lime juice..delish...
> > Bev
> > --
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> > brethren, and to do good is my religion."
> > Thomas Paine (1737 - 1809)
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