Chicken BLTAs and Guinness

I’m still trying to finish my 4-pack of Guinness, so paired #3 with dinner last night, Chicken-Bacon-Lettuce-Tomato-Avocado sandwiches. Each sandwich consisted of an onion bun, a little mayo, 1/2 a sliced chicken breast, 2 slices…

Beer Beer Beer Beer Beer!

I’m finally ready to go All-Grain, the grown-up version of homebrewing. Think of it as cooking from scratch, like baking your bread and making your own gravy. Then letting it sit around in a glass…

Rant: Lazy copy writing and editing

I can understand an accident in an advertisement for a small company. Ads aren’t permanent, and they generally don’t receive the attention that they deserve. Large companies have more to lose as a result of…

How I can tell Perry walks on the stove at night

Lol, that little shit. Our stove is right next to the refrigerator, so to get on top of the fridge, Perry first must jump onto or walk across the stove. The top of the fridge…

Spring in the Northwest

The weather is INSANE, to the point of being frustrating. This was Sunday afternoon Snow Wind Little bits of rain and hail 10 minutes later I can’t explain it either.

Our Engagement Party

Sue threw us an engagement party on saturday night. We had a great time, and I had a little too much wine. Regardless, it was a blast, and true to style, there were 4 lasagnas,…

The difference between Ciabatta and Pugliese

Strangely enough, these 2 recipes are nearly exactly the same. The sponge has the same measurements, the dough has almost exactly the same measurements, the only difference is that pugliese has 50% more yeast, and…