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Posted in thread: Penrose hot sausage recipe. on 04-10-2012 at 12:40 PM
Ottis, these are fantastic. Thanks again for posting that recipe...I added a few other things -
a bay leaf because I remember a bay leaf always being in the jars. A first tasting indicated an
Posted in thread: anyone have a recipe for slim jims? on 04-10-2012 at 12:35 PM
I tell ya, Puparoni sticks that I give to my dog look and smell so close to Slim Jims that I
have almost taken a sample myself...
Posted in thread: Penrose hot sausage recipe. on 03-18-2012 at 06:08 PM
Ottis, you da man... Thanks for your diligent research!Just wanted to double check one
thing...is that allspice or pickling spice?
Posted in thread: Recipes: Is this rocket science? on 01-10-2009 at 03:01 PM
More than likely drinkable and maybe even enjoyable. And don't discount the effect aging will
have... I made a batch once that I thought tasted bad. Was going to discard it but kept the
bottles in a c...
Posted in thread: Grain on a budget question on 01-07-2009 at 04:48 PM
Just make sure you store it properly. I bought a bag of Maris Otter once and oblivious to the
possibility of creepy crawlies over time, ended up throwing about 3/4 of it out due to bug
Posted in thread: Store Milled Grain?????? on 01-05-2009 at 02:18 AM
I don't vacuum seal grain but I have a nice Food Saver. Too lazy I suppose...I add food grade
diatomaceous earth to my sealed containers of grain. Supposedly cuts into any little buggars'
Posted in thread: Where to buy coolers? on 01-05-2009 at 01:10 AM
It might be a bit of a hunt now since its not summertime but I would check any sporting good
store like Dick's, Bass Pro, which would be inclined to have them year round. I'd check Big
Lots too if you...
Posted in thread: Going crazy trying to solder copper tubing on 01-04-2009 at 02:53 AM
We are talking about soft soldering here not silver soldering correct?Right... Lennox solder
made of tin, copper, seleniumThe thing is, I keep running out of couplers as I screw them up.
The tubing is...
Posted in thread: Going crazy trying to solder copper tubing on 01-03-2009 at 07:04 PM
I am trying to join two twenty-five lengths of 3/8" od soft refrigeration tubing to make an
immersion wort chiller and am not having much luck. I clean the ends of the tubing with emery
cloth until sh...
Posted in thread: Hi everyone... on 12-29-2008 at 07:36 PM
Hi all…I live in Westminster, Maryland and work at Johns Hopkins Hospital; an ex- respiratory
therapist now working in computers. Moved here from Columbia, South Carolina three years ago
and love it h...