Roast Mouse Anyone?

| 2/20/2019 12:00:00 AM

Tags: mouse, cast iron, stove, cat, ,

farm signI had a bit of shock the other day. I opened my oven and found a mouse sitting in my cast iron loaf pan. My jaw dropped and we just stared at each other, the mouse and I, then suddenly he leaped out of the pan and was gone.

mouse in pan
Drawing by Greg McAllister

I yelled for DC, who finally dragged himself out of bed and wandered in. He tried to be helpful, but of course he looked in all of the wrong places.

looking for mouse
Photo by Leah McAllister.

In the mean time, I hauled all of my cast iron out of the stove and began scrubbing it down. I even used SOS pads which I rarely resort to.

cleaning cast iron
Photo by Leah McAllister.

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