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  • Posted in thread: Scored some real cider ingredients on 12-09-2016 at 02:19 PM
    After years of playing around with various combinations of whatever eating and cooking apples I
    can get locally, I got lucky and obtained 10 gallons of hard cider blend from Poverty Lane
    Orchards in N...

  • Posted in thread: cider trouble on 12-09-2016 at 02:08 PM
    Try using 71-B yeast, it will metabolize about 20% of the malic acid in your juice, making your
    end product less tart. You could also use an ale yeast, like Nottingham, ale yeasts tend to
    leave a bit ...

  • Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 12-09-2016 at 01:45 PM
    Liver pate

  • Posted in thread: John Glenn. on 12-09-2016 at 01:43 PM
    A Marine fighter pilot in WWII & Korea, Astronaut, US. Senator, Presidential candidate,
    Astronaut again...There are few (if any) who could measure up to that. Truly an American
    Hero.Godspeed John Glen...

  • Posted in thread: What did I cook this weekend..... on 12-09-2016 at 11:25 AM
    This thread is so full of win, you folks are just killin' it! :mug:Regards, GF.

  • Posted in thread: What did I cook this weekend..... on 12-07-2016 at 02:06 PM
    I want the recipe for that hoisin porkI don't really use a recipe, I just thought it up & did
    it. I usually cook using my senses & rarely write anything down, but it's really easy. Heat
    about 1.5 tabl...

  • Posted in thread: Ingredients to 'Tweak' Cider on 12-06-2016 at 01:50 PM
    Caraway seed rocks in cider, I've got a batch going now with juniper berries. Malt extract,
    most malted grain, raisins, brown sugar, molasses, ginger, cinnamon & nutmeg all work well with
    cider. Just ...

  • Posted in thread: Who's smoking meat this weekend? on 12-06-2016 at 01:09 PM
    I know you didnt ask me but I smoke them and hot dogs a lot. Normal procedures 225 to 275
    smoked until juicy and done. In my experience they look red.A lot of times when I smoke chicken
    leg quarters (...

  • Posted in thread: Cats on 12-06-2016 at 10:24 AM
    This is Meowzer, he died several years ago, so no condolences required. He was a good cat &
    lived a long time. I haven't kept any animals since then.Regards, GF.

  • Posted in thread: Keep One, Drop One - Word Game on 12-06-2016 at 10:02 AM
    Tuna salad