As I write this column, I am enjoying the beauty of the morning. The sun is shining, the temperature is just right with a slight breeze.
Plus, our very own resident fawn is outside my kitchen window enjoying some delicacy from around the wild cherry tree. The hummingbirds are flittering around again, fighting over the homemade food I am now giving them.
Sweet Owen Day in Owen County is 7 a.m. to dark Saturday, Sept. 15, at the courthouse square in Owenton. The event includes a pancake breakfast, run/walk, fun bike ride, health fair, Little Miss and Mister pageant (Kentucky Festival State Preliminary Pageant), talent show, inflatables and cornhole tournament.
Occasionally I will get phone calls regarding recipes I have had in this column or questions on ways to prepare different foods, or even questions about canning. I always feel flattered that the readers think I might have the answer to their particular dilemma. If I don’t know the answer, I will make every effort to find it out.
This week a reader called to inquire about canning tomatoes. A friend had given her a large bag of tomatoes, but her dilemma was whether or not she could still can them since they had already been refrigerated.