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Naturally fermented mead 2014

Notes from the 2014 Mead batch:  Followed a similar process as last year, but since one batch was skunked after the full fermentation, I paid more attention to measuring the specific gravity over time, and also keeping the bottles sealed with the airlocks as much as possible. So, this year, …

Normandy Cider

Shannon and I visited Normandy, France last week, and traveled through Paris on the way.  Even though Caen was a nice town …

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Cacao Camp 2014

Notes from our Burningman Cacao Camp 2014 We had a great showing of burners each afternoon at our Cacao classes.  We even …

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InsecureID

Tired of looking at the blank backside of everybody’s ID badge at work?  Me too!  InsecureID makes fun and interesting ID badge …

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Mead from wild yeast

We had some extra honey from our beehive this year, so we decided to make mead the old fashioned way, with just …

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Hot chocolate in Paris

Shannon has turned into a hot chocolate connoisseur- probably because it’s warm AND chocolaty, combining two of her most favorite things.  It …

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Wedding!

Shannon and Scott got married on May 18, 2013.  We had a great time celebrating with many of our friends and family. …

Fresh Fruit Scones

Shannon and I really like the fresh fruit scones at Arizmendi bakery, so we decided to develop our own recipe as a …

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Candy cap cookies

We recently went on a mushroom hunt with SF Forage in December, and it was wet and rainy at Salt Point state …

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