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  • A chef from Staten Island New York. Married. I BBQ, smoke and cure, grow just about everything under the sun. Started growing grapes 3 yeas ago. I made 3 batches of cider so far pretty good.I'm going to try beer soon.
  • Cooking and drinking.
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  • On my 3rd batch of cider getting better. I made moonshine when I was 13. Helped a old family friend made wine when I was 15. Im going to try a sierra nevada clone next.
  • Riesling
  • Berry Cherry MeadrnCoopers European Lager
  • Cranberry Cider
  • Fire Pit Cider
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  • Posted in thread: Pappers Easy Stove-Top Pasteurizing fast fermenting on 12-21-2012 at 12:16 AM
    I never see the reason stove top or any other kind of Pasteurizing. If you don't have a beer
    fridgeyour lost I fit 75 gallons in my garage fridge. Just keep it cold and if you have so much
    "your not d...

  • Posted in thread: Cheery cider on 12-20-2012 at 10:48 PM
    Oh my sweet mead I so wish someone would give me 70kg of very ripe cherries.

  • Posted in thread: Not sure how to approach this one... on 12-20-2012 at 09:03 PM
    Anyone have a favorite liver sausage recipe to share? My friend's specialty is pastry, and it
    looks like our own Subsailor isn't around at the moment...Ingredients 2 pounds (about 60) mini
    hot dogs Ch...

  • Posted in thread: Marriage counseling advice on 12-20-2012 at 09:02 PM
    Never went. But I bought my wife a book on anger she hit me with it.

  • Posted in thread: how long to ferment cider. on 12-20-2012 at 08:58 PM
    I have read these forums front and back.You will get every answer from go to walmart and bread
    yeast.To what will sound like a Mr. Spock answer.I have made 50 gallons of cider bottled all of
    them and ...

  • Posted in thread: Lets start a tattoo thread! on 12-19-2012 at 01:48 AM
    Their are only 5 men with this tattoo 4 are dead

  • Posted in thread: Three Word Thread on 12-19-2012 at 01:25 AM
    you got prints ?

  • Posted in thread: Not sure how to approach this one... on 12-18-2012 at 09:09 PM
    I'm making Pork Liver Pâté (no homo ) in Staten Island this week.

  • Posted in thread: Dogs on 12-18-2012 at 09:05 PM
    Half Pit Bull Half Dalmatian yeah that Dalmatian dad was a thrill seeker.Hes 91 LbsHe sings. He
    says I Love You. He also trained if given a command to protect his family and house and or
    cars.Hes also...

  • Posted in thread: Inconsistent head on 12-18-2012 at 08:29 PM
    I have found Gifts from the jewelry store got me very consistent head.sorry I just couldn't
    pass that one up.