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Yesterday we finished up our short stint in Lisboa (Lisbon), Portugal. It was a good time, taking the train there and back, staying a night in a well-positioned hotel, and enjoying the sights around the regions of Baixa, Chiado and … Continue reading

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On Finishing Well

Well this isn’t good. Today was a busy morning. I had about four of my ferments to rack (see progress note below…), so I got busy siphoning and the like. Busy in the kitchen, I was unaware what had transpired … Continue reading

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A Busy Kitchen

We have been cooking like crazy today! So far, we have 6 1/2 8 oz jars of a “Winey” Bronze Muscadine jelly, a bazillion Banana mini-muffins, a loaf (plus 6 muffins) of Apple-Chocolate chip bread and a medium sized peach … Continue reading

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Experiment #5

The Art of Fermentation had me all excited to try fermenting, and wild fermentation, at that. But honestly, I have no idea how mead should act. Or country wine. So experimenting with wild fermentation, by its very nature less “orderly” … Continue reading

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Not Much Success

So, how are things are going with the “experiments”? Well I’m glad you asked. Experiment #1 is on its way to sea. Or the water treatment plant. Or somewhere. But not here. On Aug 8th, it did actually start bubbling … Continue reading

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