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Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 07-26-2014 at 05:55 PM
So, I tried my hand at the chickpeas. Dried them in the salad spinner after cooking, roasted at
375F for 20 minutes then tossed in mixture of 2 T. olive oil, 3 T. Sriracha and 2 t. corn
starch and roa...
Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 07-25-2014 at 04:12 AM
I just put a pound of dried chickpeas in to soak overnight. I hope I can find this
recipe!Here's what I did. I used of can of chick peas, drained and rinsed, and spread them
across a baking sheet. I s...
Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 07-24-2014 at 07:52 PM
Roasted chick peas with sriracha coating. I may never buy wasabi peas again!
Posted in thread: What did i cook this weekend..... on 06-28-2014 at 03:07 PM
Making poached eggs for breakfast, hungover and too lazy to clean my frying pan.
Posted in thread: apricots in primary or secondary? on 06-25-2014 at 03:29 AM
Puree the apricots before pouring beer over them in secondary.Sent from my iPad using Home
BrewThis is what I would do. The alcohol will usually kill the small amount of bacteria on the
fruit as long ...
Posted in thread: Primary only vs. secondary on 06-25-2014 at 03:23 AM
I don't see a need for myself to use a secondary usually, though I have a couple beers planned
that will require it. In my opinion, secondary is best used for dry hopping, fruit/other
additions, or ad...
Posted in thread: Water PH on 06-21-2014 at 02:44 AM
You may not think you do but you do. 5.2 cannot do what it says it is supposed to do because of
the salts it uses. Even the guy that developed the product admits this. But the naive use it
anyway and ...
Posted in thread: Whats your Profession? on 06-18-2014 at 04:58 AM
Was a machinist, now student of beer and brewing :mug:
Posted in thread: Hydrometer vs. Refractomoter on 06-18-2014 at 04:12 AM
A hydrometer reads everything dissolved in a substance. That's dissolved proteins, sugars,
minerals, isomerized alpha acids, etc. It also will be skewed slightly by alcohol, as it is
less dense than w...
Posted in thread: Water PH on 06-18-2014 at 03:49 AM
Water pH has very little to do with mash pH. What is important is the water's alkalinity.You
couldn't pick two better products on which to waste money than 5.2 and pH strips. Neither does
what it is s...