Category Archives: Fermentation

Dry Nutmeg Metheglin

Twenty-Five bottles of thoroughly nutmeg-soaked mead bottled this evening. This after getting my 11 year old, Sean, set up and running on a developer edition of SalesForce and Trailhead to go with it. This after a lovely lunch of pasta … Continue reading

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An Italian Evening

A very kind friend handed me their second copy of Marcela Hazan’s The Classic Italian Cookbook, essentially for Christmas. Tuesdays are normally the night I teach ESL, but the semester doesn’t start until next Tuesday. So…free night with limited budget … Continue reading

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Batch 75 (It’s An English Bitter)

Earlier this week I did the final racking, priming (DME, about half what the recipe said since bitter’s aren’t really known for much in the way of carbonation) and bottling of the English Bitter that has been underway the last … Continue reading

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Pickled Cherry Tomatoes

There’s a lot of recipes out there for pickled cherry tomatoes, although most are the quick variety adding vinegar, rather than fermented. And I definitely am shooting for fermented! Of all the recipes I saw, I saw various spices or … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Fermentation

And other things, too! But more on that, later. Pickles The dill pickles turned out wonderfully. They are crisp outside, but a little softer inside. I could stand for more crunch, but am happy with what I have. Sean is not … Continue reading

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