#1 - I was pregnant
#2 - It was twins
#3 - They were fraternal this time, a girl and a boy, so we were excited to finally use our boy name we'd been wanting to use forever but we literally had NO girl names left. The girl baby remained unnamed.
#4 - Three days after they were born I 'had' (hey, it was a nightmare) to take them on a women's retreat with our church
(in case you didn't know, I pretty much detest the average women's retreat and don't feel as though it is necessary to hide that opinion....so....nightmare, with a cherry on top!)
and now, for the Daymare:
Homemade Chicken Stock....from chicken feet:
(oh yes Melissa, I did!)
We were at our local 'Organic/Local/Raw' food store and the girls spotted some packaged chicken feet.
The price tag was $1.
I said yes, what the heck, let's get them AND THEN figure out what to do with them.
Apparently, people have been making knock-down-drag-out chicken stock from the GELATIN inside the bones of chicken feet...for centuries. (Waste not want not?)
Oh...and did you know that Jello and marshmallows both have gelatin....that comes from animal bones...INSIDE THEM!!!!????
I used this recipe: How to Make Stock from Chicken Feet
Hands? Feet? Human? Chicken?