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Posted in thread: plastic carboys with the Allinonewinepump on 01-22-2017 at 11:16 AM
Yes, please do.
Posted in thread: Whip technique for degassing on 01-20-2017 at 08:27 AM
What's that degasser in the middle there with the green twine
Posted in thread: Whip technique for degassing on 01-19-2017 at 04:10 PM
From left to right is how I have shifted in degassing. I ruined a batch or two along the way :(
but to be honest I just whipped the heck out of it thinking I was being extremely productive.
I'm all ab...
Posted in thread: 43rd Annual US Amateur Winemaking Competition on 01-18-2017 at 05:59 PM
Four dessert wine entries - 3 gold and 1 silver. Feeling rather good about my dessert wines
(thanks Joe). Lesson learned would be to put a little more effort into naming - seriously
"blend" was the be...
Posted in thread: pie crust on 01-13-2017 at 10:40 PM
[QUOTE=hounddawg;634993]i keep 40 to 50 lbs ofchiped hog fat, i render ussally twice a year, a
perkof raising my own pork,beef,rabbit,chicken, DawgWe used a different butcher with our last
hog batch (...
Posted in thread: pie crust on 01-13-2017 at 10:30 PM
Great Gramma's recipe! 2 cups flour1 tsp salt3/4 cup lard4 TSP water1 TSP vinegarI mix mine in
the food processor but she used a fork - wrap and rest for an hour - roll it out.
Posted in thread: What's for Dinner? on 01-13-2017 at 09:16 AM
My canned version is a little runny as well so I started freezing pie filling. Not great for
gift giving but amazing for home or when you need to whip out a pie. I use my old school Betty
Posted in thread: Post a photo, any photo on 01-05-2017 at 09:37 PM
Oh heavens I bottled it before Christmas I just printed & put the labels on the bottles
tonight. It'll be right at 2 weeks in the bottle - I've waited as long as I could to test one.
Posted in thread: Post a photo, any photo on 01-05-2017 at 08:14 PM
Just labeled the beer I made for our belated Christmas party. Just put a bottle in the refer to
test later - bottle conditioning always stresses me out. Party is Saturday so let's hope it is
Posted in thread: Using wax on bottles on 01-03-2017 at 01:11 PM
I use the melted wax to attach dental floss (the piano wire uncoated type) just below the lip
of the bottle then wrap the floss around the neck 3 or 4 times (roughly 1 - 1 1/2" down). I
attach again w...