Moving Forward

And now we come to the last post for the year 2012.  The past few days I have been playing within a certain theme.  The post from Wednsday dealth with reflection, or finding what has brought us to where we are now.  On Thursday we cleaned up our anchors, physical and metaphysical, the stuff in…

Cleaning up

You may just notice there is a running theme this week.  I don’t know about you but I am getting ready for the new year.  Yesterday was a look into the past to find what lead to where I am now.  Tonight we will spend a time cleaning out some of what might be holding us…

Reflections

It feels odd to be back at it again so soon after Christmas.  The extended weekend was like a mini vacation on my end which is something I rarely ever experience (was a bit odd but a good thing).  Granted I will be having another 4 day weekend as we move into New Years as…

I Feel Fine

Its the end of the world as we know it (again).  I feel like we have only just recently experienced the hub bub of the world ending.  Here we are again at another predicted moment of the world ending.  Dare I say that the feeling for most at this point is, meh… With that being…

Apple Cinnamon Cysor

I didn’t think that it would happen this year.  Usually every fall I grab some apple cider when its freshest and make my cider for the following year.  This yearly event is a time when I produce a pretty big cider (between 9 and 12%), and it usually takes close to a year for it…

Yeast

When I first started brewing, the first yeast I used was WLP 005 (British Ale) from White Labs.  That was my first attempt at an English style ESB (extra special bitter).  I had no idea what I was doing.  I didn’t do a yeast starter, just pitched straight in from the tube.  Amazingly, the beer…

Bulgur Wheat Stuffed Pork Chops

In light of the holidays upon us, this will be our last cooking video until after the New Year.  But in exchange for that we will be having something a little extra special.  If you have been checking out the videos, you might notice that there is quite a bit of time devoted to the…