Cider General

Cider main page. My Trees: (years are the year of tree purchase or initial graft in January of that year) Sweet (eating apples) with the following branches: (2008) Jonagold McIntosh? Granny Smith Gravenstein (2016) Honeycrisp (2017) Kingston Black (2015?) Muscadet de Dieppe (2017) Golden Russet (2016?) Roxbury Russet (2017) Hewe’s Virginia Crab …

Cider 2018

  First Pressing: 175lbs / 8 gallons of small apples from Seth’s tree. (Definitely not Lady apples!) 0.5 gallon of Gravenstein 1.5 …

Sauerkraut

Adventures in making Sauerkraut from Sandor Katz’s book and Michael Pollan’s recipe based on it 2018/05/19 1 head of red cabbage 1 …

Apple Cider Vinegar

How to make cider vinegar Make apple cider alcohol Open lid to allow air to enter the container.  Replace lid with cheesecloth …

Bees

Summary of bees from each year 2018 Ordered a local queen and bees from BeeKind in Sebastopol.  When talking to the beekeeper, he …

Campgrounds

Notes for reserving campgrounds with links to reservation sites… Reservations ReserveAmerica National Sites open up 6 months early, at midnight?  Each day …

Burningman Wood Pendants

I’ve been making wooden pendants as gifts almost every year I’ve been to Burning Man- first with our longtime Transit Lounge camp, …

Babka

I adapted this recipe from Babcii’s original recipe, but added more butter for more richness.  I’m following the Tartine recipe otherwise.  Makes …

Wild mushroom buscuits

from http://www.mssf.org/cookbook/chanterelle.html Mushroom Biscuits Makes 12 biscuits This quick biscuit recipe is especially good when fresh chanterelles are in season. Other mushrooms …