|Hard to see isn't it?|
The white-faced or baldfaced hornets have found what they must consider the perfect building lot. Location, location, location. Near a field with flowers and a pond with water, what more could a hornet ask for? Maybe to be left alone by the humans.
|One entering the nest.|
Easy and especially good to avoid cooking on a hot day.
2 tsp ground cumin
½ tsp ground cinnamon
Coarse salt and ground pepper
4 chicken leg quarters (2 1/2 pounds total) (used chicken breasts sliced horizontally, removed skin)
1 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
1 medium yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch wedges (root end left intact)
3 garlic cloves, minced
3-inch piece peeled fresh ginger, sliced into rounds
1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes
½ cup raisins
1. Combine cumin, cinnamon, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and
1/2 teaspoon pepper in zip lock bag; add chicken and toss to coat. Heat
oil over medium-high. Cook chicken, skin side down, until golden, about 4
minutes; turn and cook 2 minutes.
2. In slow cooker, place onion, garlic, and ginger. Add
chicken, skin side up, then top with tomatoes and their liquid and raisins.
Cover and cook on high until chicken is tender, 3 1/2 hours.