Category: Food & drink

If you’re at all familiar with home wine making, one of the final steps is degassing the wine. It can also be the most labour intensive steps in the whole process from kit-to-bottle.

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And the first kit still tastes great. Continue reading

I haven’t been as active blogging lately as I’d hoped to have been.

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The long awaited (by two or three of you), and mildly anticipated Mini Beer Review, Part 2. Continue reading

Well, it’s been a while since I started the whole process of turning concentrated grape juice into wine…. but it’s finally done. I called up a friend, a fellow oenophile, to help out with the process. She was more than happy to help out, especially since I offered her a bottle of wine as payment.

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Looks amazing. I’ll have to try this one out.

Hungry Foodies Pharmacy

I need to read more.  I feel well-informed of current affairs from reading various news media, but I don’t read enough books.  I used to love thumbing through books, especially historical fiction novels that had something to do with China and Mao’s Cultural Revolution.  Now I spend the majority of my day at work staring at a computer screen, only to come home to stare at a computer screen perusing through different food-related websites, my blog, and anything else of interest.  And then there’s the television.  I’m addicted to my television.  How pathetic, right?  I love my Bravo station.  Real Housewives of Atlanta, Beverly Hills, New Jersey, New York, and Orange County?  Yes, please!

The sad thing is that I can’t even remember the last time I picked up a book for leisure.  I even bought myself and my partner a Kindle in hopes that it would encourage me to…

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I’m finally down to the second-last step in making my first batch of wine! Continue reading

Some good friends of mine gave me an 8 beer assortment as a birthday gift. When they found out I had started a blog, he insisted I post reviews of the beers. I’m by no means a professional taster, but I know what I like. Continue reading

The Watermelon Shark!

It was recently my birthday, and we hosted a small party at our place for some family and friends to get together. Well, really my wife hosted it and I generally just did what she wanted me to do. That included making a table centrepiece. The only difference is this wasn’t just a decoration, it was functional too! Continue reading

This might be important to you. It’s also a question with a complicated answer. Continue reading

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