Making Limoncello

I just decided to try my hand at making limoncello in time for the holidays and figured I’d chronicle my adventure. This is why – Craig wants a lemon tart for his birthday instead of…

Spiffy Hummingbird Feeder

You’ve all seen the fancy expensive blown glass hummingbird feeders at hardware and wildlife stores. They’re beautiful, but usually like $40. And I like hummingbirds, but not $40 worth. While fondling a couple at my…

I carved pumpkins tonight!

Pumpkins are one of my favorite endeavors. My best friend from elementary thru high school’s parents had a harvest party the last sunday before halloween, every year where neighbors, friends, and family all got together…

All-Grain beer making! Maiden Voyage!

It went well. Yeah… well, mostly. It was beautiful outside, a balmy 70ยบ with very little wind, and I was protected from the sun by our classy (but very useful) covered porch. It took a…

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…