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I gotta tell ya, when I was first approached by the good folks at The Local Grocer to help them out with a twice monthly Blog, I really had to do some hard thinkin’. Would people really want to hear what I had to say? Would this interfere with my lifestyle? My nap schedule? What exactly was it that they were looking for? And most important: what would the neighbors think? Many questions……
So we came to an agreement. As long as I was allowed complete artistic freedom, I would give it a try. I am an independent Goat, and refuse to be stifled.

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Me and Bam

So there’s some subjects that are just going to be off limits on principle. For instance, don’t be expectin’ any advice or recipes for cooking goat. After all, what would the neighbors think? You also won’t hear a peep from me regarding the presidential election. I am a pacifist and a vegetarian.
Since the summer harvest season seems to be in full swing, I thought I would share one of my favorite salsa recipes with you:

Easy Garden Fresh Salsa
2 medium tomatoes- seeded and diced
1 green or red bell pepper- seeded and diced
1 small cucumber- peeled, seeded and diced
2 cloves garlic-minced
1 small onion or two scallions- diced
minced hot pepper of your choice (optional)
1 tablespoon mustard seeds
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
pinch sea salt
minced cilantro to taste
Combine all ingredients in large glass bowl, cover, refrigerate for one hour
serve with chips or as a garnish

If you’re still reading this, I’ve caught your attention! If you’d like more advice from me, please keep me out of your Spam folder, and I’ll be back in your in-box in two weeks!

Until then, don’t take life too seriously, and don’t forget to Ree-laxxx!