From Brülosophy

Grain Comparison: Light vs. Dark Munich Malt | exBEERiment Results!
Author: Matt Del Fiacco Used in respectable dosage rates for German styles such as Märzen and Dunkles, many brewers rely on smaller amounts of Munich malt add a toasty, rich malty character to styles ranging from Pilsner to Imperial Stout. Often mistakenly viewed as a specialty grain, Munich malt is considered a base malt and […]

Homebrew Finds

Pelican 32 Ounce Stainless Tumbler – with Lifetime Guarantee – $16.09 – Amazon Black Friday Week Daily Deal
Pelican Traveler 32oz Tumbler with Slide Lid From the product description, check product page for current description, price and availability: Made in the USA or Imported Double wall vacuum insulation with copper plated inner wall provides extreme temperature retention, keeping drinks hot or cold all day Spill-resistant lid comes standard with slide closure. Competitor lids […]


From Zen Habits

The free Eat More Plants! cookbook
By Leo Babauta A couple months ago, one of my favorite cookbook authors/bloggers (Jules Clancy of Stone Soup) came to me and asked in her Australian accent, “G’day Leo, how would you like to collaborate on a free vegan cookbook? I promise it won’t have Fosters or vegemoit in it, mate!” OK, she didn’t say […]

Gardening Know How's Blog

Moisture Loving Fruit Trees – Fruit Trees That Grow In Wet Conditions
Most fruit trees will struggle or even die in soils that stay too wet for long periods of time. When soil has too much water in it, the open spaces that usually hold air or oxygen are obsolete. Because of this waterlogged soil, fruit tree roots are not able to take up the oxygen they need to survive and fruit trees can literally suffocate. Some fruit trees are also more susceptible to crown or root rots than others. These plants may take on significant damage from just short periods of wet feet. Continue reading to learn more about fruit trees that grow in wet conditions. Can You Grow Fruit Trees in Wet Soil? If you’ve found your way to this article, you probably have an area of the yard which retains too much water. You may have even been given the advice that you should just plant a tree in

Taste of Home - Lower Fat Recipe

S'mores Milk Shake
When cabin fever hits, we whip up a beverage that tastes like s’mores. Oven-toasted marshmallows and a blender make it happen. —Sarah McKenna, Centennial, Colorado


Today in History

Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address
On November 19, 1863, at the dedication of a military cemetery at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, during the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln delivers one of the most memorable speeches in American history. In just 272 words, Lincoln brilliantly and movingly reminded a war-weary public why ...

BeerSmith™ Home Brewing Blog

Creating a Wine Recipe with BeerSmith 3 Software
Here is a short video tutorial on how to create a wine recipe in BeerSmith 3 as well as as a demonstration of some of the wine making features supported. Support for wine was added in BeerSmith 3. BeerSmith 3 is software for creating beer recipes which also has support for wine, cider and mead […]