Saturday, March 21, 2009

Double Murder

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Two more innocent cabbages lost their lives to serial vegetable killer, Aunt Debbi. The butcher's profile shows that she strikes every year in early spring, but may kill again mid summer. This slaughter appears especially heinous as Aunt Debbi raised the cabbages from seedlings, apparently doting on the things.

Cole Slaw
1 cabbage shredded
2 carrots chopped fine
Juice of one lemon
1/2 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon sugar
1/4 teaspoon celery seed
Pinch of salt

1 cabbage shredded
1 tablespoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon caraway seeds toasted
Filtered water to cover
Place all ingredients in a plastic bowl. Add enough filtered water to cover the cabbage. Place a clean plate over the cabbage and weight down with a jar of water. Cover with a towel. Press on the plate every day to remove the bubbles. When the kraut stops bubbling, it is done.


  1. I'm glad you have had success in your veggie garden! Your post is very clever and humorous!!

  2. Hey, thanks for the recipe! Now to find some good fish! Yum!!

  3. Linda, I know what we are having for dinner tomorrow night. Fried crappie and cole slaw, yummy.

  4. Fried WHAT?

    You're a funny girl Deb, and those vegies look wonderful!

  5. Foxy, I figured someone who didn't live in the southern parts of the U.S. would be alarmed. Crappie is a fish it is pronounced crawpi. Glad to make you smile.

  6. Debbie .. were there many people at the crime scene ? do you think you got away with it girl ? .. are you ramping up already for Halloween .. you can hide out at my house it the cops get too close ; ) LOL
    Good looking recipes there too !

  7. Ha!!!! I just butchered some Brussels sprouts last night myself. Thanks for the recipes!!!---Silence

  8. Ha ha! Cute post.

  9. And when I spotted this on Google Reader, I just knew it had to do with monkeys.

  10. Hilarious. I usually just kill mine outdoors due to lack of care.~~Dee

  11. Yes, the caraway seed is important, in red cabbage, too. Many don';t add it, but as an Official German I can tell you it's needed!!!

  12. That poor unsuspecting cabbage(-:

  13. Joy, I have been planning it for weeks. The Monkey's were away. Only the dog can testify against me, if they can get her to talk.

    Silence, There must have been something in the air.

    Thanks Lorilee.

    Brenda, the monkeys are innocent.

    Dee, I've done that too.

    Monica, The caraway seeds smell so good.

    Cindee, They had it coming.