It was snowing and really cold. I actually pulled over,got out of the car and took this pictureI. I was headed home from school on Friday.
The idea of going to the regular grocery store was out of the question although the larder was fairly empty. Had to stop somewhere.
I was in the Bloomfield neighborhood and decided to shop at Groceria Italiana and pick up some essentials.
When I got home I cooked the sweet and hot sausage and added the house sauce I had purchased. (Chicago John avert your eyes- if you click his name you get a recipe for homemade meat sauce)
Snow in the door mat!
Chris Thomson shows off his handcrafted charcuterie. In the meat case- Andouille and chorizo sausages. Some smoked and some fresh sausages, sausages for breakfast, Italian sausages, you name it! The local restaurants had bought up all the bacon today. Thomson’s Custom Meats LLC 992 Twisp-Carlton Road, Twisp, Washington 98856. Turn off Route 20. Known for natural, locally grown meat. A flock of Katahdin sheep grazing outside his shop. Free Range chickens. He said I should go with them to photograph them as they catch the salmon they’ll smoke in the smokehouse real soon. He gets the salmon with the shortest migration so they have a higher fat content. Phone# 509-449-1563. Check out his website for more information. He’ll process your game by appointment, too!