Two kind people contacted me today to return my purse to me. The woman I met today, her father, and her sister were out for a walk late yesterday and saw my bag tossed aside. They gathered my things and used the information they found to contact me. Thank you, Elyse and Frank, and the… Continue reading Update: My stolen handbag, and the lovely people who found it and gave it back to me
Yes, I’m still hooked on pickling things. This time, I’ve pickled cabbage, Korean-style. I started with a brine, less salty than usual because I added lots of fish sauce, which is very, very salty. I also used oodles of pepper flakes, garlic cloves (cut in quarters), fresh ginger slices, a little simple syrup (dissolved sugar),… Continue reading Homemade Kimchi
Blind Pig Brewing Company Pub Glass I just bought this pub glass the other day at Urban Ore, and while I recognized the name ‘Blind Pig’ as an IPA that Russian River Brewing Company makes, I wondered why it said it’s from Temecula. I showed the glass to my sister’s boyfriend, who is a beer… Continue reading Swig a Pig!
Homemade Beet Pickles So I promised you about a week and a half ago that I would get back to you on that batch of fresh dill pickles, to tell you how they turned out. Well, right about the time they were ready four days later, I came down with a nasty chest cold, and… Continue reading Pickled Beets