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Eating Lucy's Leftovers

First, a completely unrelated picture because --- SNOW!!!  Now back to your regular programming....Snow on the mailbox

I cooked up a big pot of pinto beans yesterday and tried out a new, cheaper dog food recipe on Lucy:

  • 25% pinto beans
  • 25% raw catfish (reduced price of course)
  • 25% rice
  • 25% sweet potato and mustard greens
  • a drizzle of bacon grease and a pinch of salt

I whirred it all up in the food processor and gave it to Lucy to test.  Delectable!, her body language exclaimed as she spun the bowl in circles with her tongue.

Mark and I ate the "leftovers" for lunch and supper --- turned some pinto beans into refried beans for quesadillas, steamed the rest of the mustard greens to eat with balsamic vinegar, stewed up some Spanish rice, and breaded and fried the catfish.

I wonder what it says about us that we're eating Lucy's leftovers?

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