Monthly Archives: December 2012

First All-grain Beer

So I haven’t posted a picture yet, but as a Christmas gift I bought myself (with the help of two friends who will be brewing with me) a full all-grain beer brewing setup. Did my first batch yesterday!! Of course, … Continue reading

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Beer book

Looked at the book “The Complete Homebrew Beer Book” by George Hummel. I didn’t really care for the beer recipes themselves, but there was a section on mead (and adding fruits to meads) that I’d like to review if I … Continue reading

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Sous vide veal chops

For Christmas Eve this year (the first one, for those of you who know that we celebrate it twice), we made sous vide veal chops, even though I don’t think I’ve ever made veal before (is that strange?). Vacuum sealed … Continue reading

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Gingerbread 2012

This year we’re following the gingerbread recipe from “How to build a gingerbread house” by Christina Banner. And we’re using the simple house pattern that she provides in the book. We’ll post some pics when the house is complete, but … Continue reading

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