Cinnamon ready to process..

Cinnamon ready to process..

I went to buy milk the other day and my neighbor was whacking these sticks together. In one pile were the ones that had the outer bark scraped off. The next pile were ones being whacked together up and down the length of the stick. Then the inner back is peeled off for drying. I had no idea cinnamon grew here

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a new flavor

for your ice cream? sounds delicious!

"The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government." -Thomas Jefferson-

didya

did you make some ice cream?

nice shot Doug

Thanks for the info-I like little facts like that especially when someone explains processing-any idea of what they do with the wood itself?

I'll ask him..

I am pretty sure it is just burned for the stove

-Doug ©

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate

toothpicks?

Don't laugh - I've seen cinnamon wood toothpicks, made from the roots of the tree. They have a slightly sweet fragrance like cinnamon flavoured candy rather than the fragrance of the bark.

a whole new industry...

could be springing up, all I need is a tooth pick making machine... or a hundred people with machetes

-Doug ©

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate

fancy

Or two inch lathes - ha! Would you believe the toothpicks in your attachment are identical to the ones I saw? You don't forget toothpicks that fancy.

the sandals are

way gringoish cool too ya know :-)

I thought you knew..

Birkenstocks...are all we hippies wear,

except for my old army boots :)

-Doug ©

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate

Hell I wore my Birkenstocks

Hell I wore my Birkenstocks in the winter in Montana. Just pool wool socks on and your good to go! Long as the snow didn't get too deep.

Did you know...

That's a German trait?

Ja Ja....

das ist korrekt seit 1774

-Doug ©

If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate

Guess I didn't. Maybe its

Guess I didn't. Maybe its the Scottish in me the spells "pool" instead of "pull".

Walmart did a good pair of knock offs for $7 (Not snow proof)

Did I tell you I'm cheap?