I don’t know about you but we can’t believe the thunderstorms we have been experiencing this summer. Major rainfall amounts and lots of wind damage with it. Flooded areas in our yard, even with all the improvements we made to handle it. Yeah, a 4.68 inch per hour rain rate will overwhelm your drains. Add to that, we had high winds which took down telephone poles on our main road. We ended up with a 27 hour long power outage. The longest outage in our 16 1/2 years here.
We had to deal with no sump pump while it rained, and then hours where we were finding coolers and ice to protect our frozen foods. We think that it is now time to do the generator purchase. We lost a little bit of food, and had quite a bit that was starting to defrost.
So, we cooked it all up.
From top to bottom. Bacon. London broil. Beef sausage. Shrimp. We ate for a week from these proteins. A steak salad. A beef ragû. Shrimp scampi. BLTs for lunch.
Of course, if we add to this the abundance from my garden, you could see how this could be overwhelming.
Tomatoes, peppers and okra. More than enough to keep me busy in the kitchen.
Getting ready to deal with Hurricane Ida, and for sure power/electricity outage
Good luck, we will be watching where it goes. I have been thinking about you and hoping it won’t be a really strong storm.
Out of power/electricity “only” 4 days.
like you know. It rains pure truly pours. Blessings on you and yours. Glad to see you still coo….king. buy the generator!
Holy smokes your goods look good!