Hey, Salties! Still here? It is indeed now Thursday, April 15, and I'm beaming with happiness on this Really Big Day! Congratulations, Siekaniec family!
But I have a different baby to talk about. A food baby, of sorts. One we've been cooking up for literal years (even Pre Pat), but wasn't even a real thing you could hold in your hands as of last night. But it is.... now. I made one of the things. For photos.
A mere 18 hours ago Britni and I were wrapping up a full day of meetings and brainstorming and doing things for opening our Spit Shop this weekend, the building we haven't occupied in 7 months which has nothing in it, and we thought "Ya know, we could do MORE."
So the trigger was pulled and serious work began on this new product that we would release today. The jars arrived the day before (via a barge - an actual boat delivers our jars). All the ingredients were on hand after being lost in the mail, finally. All I had to do was double-check the recipe and apply any tweaks (I did make some), design a product label to fit on some blank label paper we have on hand for "emergencies", write the copy for the label and the website, check in with Britni at 12:57am, and again at 8:30am, calculate ingredient weights and price it, fill a jar, print out a label and stick it on nice and straight, take and edit a product photo, and ... now here we are. I'm running on little sleep and feel I've written all the words already and so without further ado (what does that even mean?), here it is. The very first official Spit Spice blend: