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Posted in thread: Fermented Foods on 10-16-2014 at 01:19 AM
i would love to hear if anyone makes a fermented fish sauce (garum/liquamen), and how it
Posted in thread: need to innoculate a lacto starter and have no base malt. on 10-03-2014 at 06:30 AM
yakult? i would bet the rye or wheat malt would, can't see why it wouldn't, lacto isn't
specific to barley
Posted in thread: Epic Failure - What food did I ruin this weekend??? on 09-30-2014 at 01:55 PM
The most notible was when I was way way younger, I was trying to make boxed macaroni and cheese
(I still hold a place in my heart for mac and cheese. be it good, bad or indifferent). I left
out a cruc...
Posted in thread: Your Favourite Squash Recipe(s)... on 09-26-2014 at 12:26 PM
i sometimes make butternut squash gnocchi but i don't really have a recipe. it's something
like: steam the squash, mush it up and let it cool and evaporate off water. add an egg, some
flour (that's th...
Posted in thread: Questionable slants? Too much Agar? Solid Cloud... on 09-24-2014 at 04:25 PM
it's really much easier to know the percentages if you work by weight, then percentage is
g/100ml, as it is with oz and various spoons who knows how much that is... i make autoclaved
agar solutions al...
Posted in thread: Fermented Foods on 09-22-2014 at 06:36 AM
my first fermented chili sauce was a huge success. i had a few extra chilis from my one window
plant, 'standard' medium hot finger sized red chilis. the sauce was meant to be towards the
Posted in thread: Fermented Foods on 09-21-2014 at 05:39 PM
i make kraut (zuurkool), fermented carrots, fermented chili sauce, sourdough bread. if you can
get one of these fancy german 'Harsch' or similar sauerkraut pots they are amazing. i have the
7.5 liter ...
Posted in thread: Test tubes / Vial recommendation on 09-18-2014 at 06:00 AM
I ended up ordering this stuff today. of us who work in bio labs (like me) use those 50ml
tubes for almost everything. love em. lab geeks call them 'falcon tubes' btw. i take home
clean-ish used ones...
Posted in thread: What would you brew for this particularly picky in-law? on 09-17-2014 at 01:41 PM
Biermuncher's OctoberFAST ale comes to mind: looks like a definite possibility. kind of
fundamentally similar to the idea of bok with ale yeast, ie german-ish brewing made easy.
thanks.milk stout, it...
Posted in thread: Show us your Sous Vide Cooker! on 09-17-2014 at 12:00 PM
Carnitas update. 1kg pork shoulder, with the rub described in the previous post. 3 days at 55c.
first of all, they didn't really come out like any carnitas i've ever had. they were so soft,