Monthly Archives: July 2011

Jalapeno Hot Sauce

So I went to the Danbury farmers market at the mall on saturday and came across these amazing jalapeno peppers. I love hot peppers so this was the perfect opportunity to make some hot sauce. I have never made a … Continue reading

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Making Ginger Beer – part 1

Cross-posted at Once There Were Lions, my science blog, which I’m currently using to post assignments for a class I’m taking called “Web Tools for Teaching Science.” The subject of this post happily falls within both interests. File under: web … Continue reading

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The Great Return of the Hot Dog

The way I see it, there are three kinds of people: 1) People who don’t eat hot dogs anymore. They’re grossed out by byproducts, preservatives, and the meat leftovers that usually end up in commercial dogs (which is understandable, as … Continue reading

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Produce Preservation: bread & butter pickles

We’d like to welcome our friend Eric to the blog. He’s our resident brewer, and he’s been waiting in the wings as I’ve been pestering him to write since last November. I’m happy to live close enough to him to … Continue reading

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