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Posted in thread: Hops to make bread yeast? on 04-20-2012 at 12:39 PM
I could type the whole recipe if anyone was interested. Boiling is to eliminate any existing
yeast. Shredded potatoes are then added to the hops water. After two months--or when
fermentation is comple...
Posted in thread: Hops to make bread yeast? on 04-20-2012 at 12:04 AM
Thanks, Reno, but I have a sourdough starter. Have had it for years. I understand how to feed
and perpetuate the thing. My question was has anyone tried or heard of what was depicted in
this 1901 cook...
Posted in thread: Hops to make bread yeast? on 04-19-2012 at 10:20 PM
I was reading a 1901 cookbook today and found a recipe for what sounds like sourdough starter.
"Boil two ounces of the best hops in four quarts of water for half an hour, then strain and let
Posted in thread: What's your best DIY brew gadget? on 03-27-2012 at 01:04 PM
One of my favorites is a solar water heater... My brew room is in what was once the milking
parlor of a small barn. From the water hydrant I ran a 100 ft of 1/2 inch tubing, coiling it on
the south si...
Posted in thread: Spotted seatrout and shrimp on 03-07-2012 at 05:43 PM
Boil water. Bay seasoning is optional, but I like it. Add crabs. Leave for 12 minutes after
water returns to a boil. Cool just enough to be able to handle them. Break off claws and crack
enough to bre...
Posted in thread: Smoked Eggs on 02-17-2012 at 04:13 PM
Hardtack... I used oak, eggs to room temp, brought smoker temp gradually to 225 and not a bit
of smoke flavor. I'll try again with hickory. (I can't imagine the comment that the eggs
'creosoted over' ...
Posted in thread: Smoked Eggs on 02-15-2012 at 10:10 PM
I did a dozen.... heavy smoke, 225 for 2.5 hrs to be sure. Nice eggs, but not a hint of smoke
taste. Made a dozen with smoked eggs, a dozen with boiled eggs, served at a gathering and no
one could tel...
Posted in thread: Smoked Eggs on 02-14-2012 at 03:31 PM
Smoked eggs? Is this a yolk?
Posted in thread: Spotted seatrout and shrimp on 02-04-2012 at 05:08 PM
Tis interesting... we enjoyed mullett sandwiches in Florida restaurants. Here on the Texas gulf
where I'm at mullett is strictly bait. While grouper and red snapper are wonderful, to my taste
Posted in thread: Spotted seatrout and shrimp on 02-01-2012 at 03:26 PM
Are oysters coming in there? I see a small area was opened last week. We're on Matagorda and
its still closed.