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11-18-2011

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12-10-2016 5:41 PM

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    ABOUT ME

  • I enjoy beer, bourbon, cooking, baking, charcuterie, and making as many things from scratch as I can.
  • Cooking,Baking,Brewing,Gardening,Playing guitar
  • Part time cook/house dad
  • Brian Peplinski
  • Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Black Keys,...
  • The Big Lebowski, Rushmore, Caddyshack, South Park the Movie
  • Seinfeld, News Radio, Rome, Jeopardy, Married with Children, Top Chef, Deadwood, Arrested Development, The Office, Sanford and Son, Curb Your Enthusiasm
  • Anything by Emile Zola, Dostoevsky, Hemingway, Mark Twain. I read mostly non-fiction these days though, mostly how to's or something of the like.
  • Started homebrewing because I like to try and make everything from scratch and I also enjoy craft beer. I wanted to see if I could make something I would like to drink rather than buy at the pub or store.
  • Fresh hopped Chinook IPA, APA with Ahtanum and US Golding, A session pale with homegrown Nugget, Columbus, and Centennial, Rye Bread Ale, ESB, Old Ale, some kind of lager.
  • Sanitizer
  • none
  • Coffee Bourbon Chocolate Stout, Robust Porter, Imperial Pilsner, Triple IPA, American Brown, English Brown, English Mild, Imperial Amber Ale
  • Citra/Simcoe Pale Ale, English IPA, Dry Stout, Willamette Dark Session Ale
  • Male
  • Married
  • Ypsilanti Township
  • MI

LATEST ACTIVITY

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 11-12-2016 at 05:59 AM
    "The Best Bread Ever," I'd my favorite bread baking resource. Uses a food processor, 45 seconds
    mixing, no floury mess, very easy and tasty. You need a food processor, thermometer, and scale.
    It makes...

  • Posted in thread: Gardening: My Tomatoe and Pepper Progress on 10-29-2016 at 08:02 AM
    I used to grow a lot of chard and beets, but no one else around here likes them much. Just a
    few baby beets in the early summer and that's it for me now.

  • Posted in thread: Gardening: My Tomatoe and Pepper Progress on 10-29-2016 at 02:00 AM
    Cook the stalks like celery and green like spinach. The are just like beet greens. Tasty and
    minerally.

  • Posted in thread: No Tricks Just Treats Halloween Inkbird Giveaway~ on 10-26-2016 at 08:32 PM
    In please, thanks.

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 10-23-2016 at 04:45 AM
    I've tried the long rise without punching down or reshaping, and I got some very large bubbles.
    No uniformity throughout. I think the dough needs to be on the very wet side. I just need more
    time to e...

  • Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 10-22-2016 at 05:59 AM
    Electric ovens do brown better by their nature. Use the convection or quick bake setting if you
    have. It really enhances browning. Works great for different take on focaccia too.

  • Posted in thread: Homemade Bread Thread on 10-22-2016 at 05:54 AM
    That extra retardation in the fridge equals better flavor in my opinion. My favorite bread from
    a bakery around here is a Pugliese type that is retarded overnight, baked unslashed, and if
    full of larg...

  • Posted in thread: The Home Made Pizza Thread on 09-19-2016 at 04:04 AM
    King arthur flour is the only major brand of flour with a consistent protein content with
    variation of only about 1/10 of a percent. All other brands can vary wildly, some more than 1
    percent. If you ...

  • Posted in thread: Gardening: My Tomatoe and Pepper Progress on 08-28-2016 at 12:19 AM
    Just picked a nice bunch of red jalapeņos, I'm planning on smoking them similar to those
    cayennnes, but cold smoked. Then I'm going to dry them. This year has been a lesson in all
    kinds of peppers for...

  • Posted in thread: Spike Brewing Kettle Giveaway on 08-08-2016 at 03:33 AM
    In

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