Last Activity:07-29-2013 6:46 PM
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Posted in thread: Walnuts in my Rye Mash on 07-31-2013 at 03:57 AM
So a few days ago, I had an accident and spilled some chopped-up walnuts in my mash. It looks
fine so far (didn't want to waste the rye), but I'm curious about whether anybody's ever mixed
nuts in wit...
Posted in thread: Water in Bloomington, Illinois on 07-31-2013 at 03:54 AM
^^That could be; sometimes I have wondered. Does anything know something that would help?
Posted in thread: One food you have never had... but are curious on 07-30-2013 at 12:06 AM
Hm...Ever since I heard that Palin had fried butter on a stick, I've been curious. I'll
probably never work up the nerve to try it even if I had the chance (sounds like a portable
coronary to me), but...
Posted in thread: Ground Turkey on 07-30-2013 at 12:04 AM
I just browned a pound of turkey to put it in spaghetti. Other than the lighter color and less
fat it's not so different from beef.
Posted in thread: Water in Bloomington, Illinois on 07-30-2013 at 12:00 AM
Wow...I live not far from Bloomington! When I don't want to guess about my water's quality
and/or I'm too lazy to test it, I have used filtered water (I have a filter on one of my
faucets) with some s...
Posted in thread: Not even vaguely gourmet.... on 07-25-2013 at 03:45 AM
I like to fry some bacon, and then crumble it up on a plate and leave the grease in the bottom
of the skillet. I slice up some potatoes, toss them into the bacon grease and fry them with
salt and pepp...
Posted in thread: Things about your co-workers that annoy you on 07-24-2013 at 02:37 AM
My favorite? The boss who tried to get me to do work that I wasn't qualified for and hadn't
been hired to do. And then she yelped at me for asking questions. I finally just walked off the
job and have...
Posted in thread: Bug zapper, I love the outdoors. on 07-24-2013 at 02:20 AM
No kidding. I have one hanging just outside my window; it's really good about getting the
mosquitos. Now if I could do something about the flies that get into my house, I'll be happy.
Posted in thread: First cheese help need!! on 07-24-2013 at 02:13 AM
Hm...When in doubt, turn to Google. What I'm seeing is that a little mold is normal and can be
solved by wiping it down with a rag and heavy salt water. Also, if the mold gets out of control
Posted in thread: Belgian Saison .... left it in indirect sunlight today ... crap! on 07-23-2013 at 02:39 AM
Hm...I've always heard to avoid direct sunlight but my brews have been exposed to indirect
sunlight a few times without much of a noticeable effect. Maybe you'll be fine if the sunlight
didn't cause y...