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Posted in thread: Not enough Flavor in blackberry wine... on 04-01-2014 at 06:22 PM
Those VH kits are not good using the 5 gallon recipe, you will end up with wine that tastes
like water, very thin, lacking body and flavorless. If you are using a VH kit make the 3 gallon
recipe. ... ...
Posted in thread: And the secret ingredient is... on 01-04-2014 at 07:06 PM
I would do a Scallop bisque soup with a grilled cheese and scallop sandwich on sourdough bread.
Posted in thread: Wild game on 01-04-2014 at 06:19 PM
For anyone who is wanting to expand on their wild game cooking experience a book I would highly
recommend is 'A Slice of the Wild' by Eileen Clark. It covers everything from field care, to
Posted in thread: Playing "Chopped" at home on 01-04-2014 at 06:11 PM
Wife says...Grilled pork chops seasoned with a basic salt, pepper, garlic mix, with a basil
pesto to top at serving. A basic risotto with the rice, jalapeņo wine works great for a little
Posted in thread: Half a batch with oak chips. on 12-31-2013 at 04:04 PM
:D It all depends on your taste, do you like lots of oak or not? You can always add more and
let the wine set a couple extra weeks... add half at first, taste, and then add more if
desired.There is no...
Posted in thread: Half a batch with oak chips. on 12-31-2013 at 04:01 PM
Posted in thread: Wild game on 11-27-2013 at 04:18 PM
Pepper crusted Elk Tenderloin (you can also used deer tenderloin or backstrap) with lemon
butterSeasoning1/4 cup and 1 tablespoon fresh ground black pepper1/2 teaspoon red pepper
flakes1 teaspoon grou...
Posted in thread: Is it safe on 09-13-2013 at 05:52 PM
Yep, safe. I use my brew pots for all kinds of things. We make lots of stuff in bulk and can it
for use throughout the year and anything that needs to be simmered for a while goes in the
Posted in thread: Plums,Plums,Plums i have loads?? on 09-12-2013 at 06:18 PM
:confused:Maybe not ideal. Not only will this not sanitise as the sulphur will bind in the
skins but would need a low pH to work regardless. Furthermore you might need to do secondary
later and you ju...
Posted in thread: Oysters! on 09-10-2013 at 10:13 PM
It is funny to read these kind of post. Living on the coast you forget how fortunate you are to
have fresh seafood. I've never ate a frozen oyster, we go down to the dock and pick them up by