Blueberry Mead – finally bottled

In September of 2008 we took the blueberries we picked locally, some honey, apple cider…added water, yeast..and let it bubble away. A year later it was transferred to the 5 gallon carboy, capped with a airlock and left to age. Fast forward to September 2010…now bottled and set to age much longer. I wonder what I’ll think of next!…

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Preserving Onions…first try

So what do you do when you end up with six pounds of yellow sweet onions?  Yesterday when I picked up my Angel Food Ministries box we go another three pounds of onions.  I did a little research and decided to go with this: SWEET ONION PRESERVES 1/2 cup Extra-virgin olive oil 3 lb yellow onion, peeled and thinly…

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New Project Begins!

Ok.. before you say it, yes I’m working on another project.  I tend to research old cookbooks and especially the ones written before 1900.  I found this cookbook , The Cook and Housekeepers Dictionary written in 1822 by Mary Eaton and saw how easy it was to make vinegar.  Well..I’m not following the steps from her book, but I…

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Yeah! We are almost there!

We finally got a couch for our basement. I think this has been the longest remodel…ok, it’s our first. Ok.. Popcorn break over..back to the movie. We’re watching "The Prestige".

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