Last Activity:09-28-2016 4:35 PM
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Posted in thread: Holy crap, I used metal! Help! on 09-28-2016 at 04:31 PM
Mason jars are designed to hold acidic foods, tomato juice, pickles, and they have a rubber
casket on and some type of protective barrier in the inside of the lid. Never used lids that
are scratched o...
Posted in thread: Hops kombucha on 09-21-2016 at 01:29 PM
This sounds wonderful. I have all the stuff to start growing a scoby and I would love to hop
some of it. For non-beer brewers, as someone mentioned above. boiling hops for 60+ min.=all
Posted in thread: Soapmaking on 09-08-2016 at 06:09 PM
They may be using a different super fat percentage and a water discount.So playing around with
the soapcalc if I change the lye conc. to 35% then I get the same numbers as she does. And the
Posted in thread: Soapmaking on 09-08-2016 at 05:16 PM
I wound up clicking on this thread about a month ago and became fascinated by the concept of
soap making. Fast forward to last week, the kids and I made our first batch of soap. I am
trying to figure ...
Posted in thread: Giving kombucha to kids? on 09-06-2016 at 07:41 PM
Most of the alcohol gets converted to vinegar I believe. The quote from NessAlla Kombucha is "
Kombucha contains trace amounts of alcohol, between .03-.05%, which is less than fresh squeezed
Posted in thread: Yooper's Weekend at Pappers_ on 08-29-2016 at 01:20 PM
Love Dovetail. The brewers are great, and the beer is too. I do love their German beers but
can't wait to try some of their sours when they are "ripe".
Posted in thread: What book is on your nightstand? Readers! on 08-25-2016 at 01:21 PM
Desert Solitaire - Edward AbbeySometimes I have to drive out into the country, turn off all my
devices, and listen... to everything and nothing but my thoughts.Thank you. It has been to many
Posted in thread: Pickling cukes for the first time..any advise? on 07-27-2016 at 02:20 PM
I love to sous vide cook and this is on the list to pickle/can all the veggies I can in the
next month. https://www.chefsteps.com/activities/make-crisp-flavor-packed-pickles-on-the-quick
Posted in thread: Pickling cukes for the first time..any advise? on 07-25-2016 at 05:38 PM
I really like Mike's sauerkraut recipe and I will be trying this fermenting pickles as my
garden comes into full production. I will also try some batches with jalapenos and carrots too.
Posted in thread: Things about your co-workers that annoy you on 06-29-2016 at 02:56 PM
Anyone have to write documents that 'sound' like you are helping? This is a new skill that I
may have to learn because last three managers are not interested in 'real' processes, they just
want me to ...