We cut off some swiss chard and some beet greens from the garden. I set up a washing station on the deck. Three pans filled with water ~ swish swish in one, transfer to the second tub, more swishing and on to the third.
It worked out quite well ...
Look how dirty those beet greens were in tub #1
But they were squeaky clean by time they hit the final rinsing in tub #3
~ there's nothing worse than gritty sandy greens ~
Into the blanching kettle they go ~
This was our first cutting of greens from the garden. I ended up with 4 quart bags of beet greens and 6 quart bags of swiss chard. Into the freezer they went for this winters use. Now I'm hungry for some Italian Wedding Soup ... I love using the beet greens in it in place of the spinach.
Also, speaking of Bailey ... thought I'd share her pic again with one of the 'goldenticks' ... the new breed of dog they have at their place, a cross between the golden retriever and the blue tick hound.
Until next time ...
So it goes in my neck of the woods.