Cider #12

9/14/21 I rode my bike to Hannaford and picked a bunch of nice apples from the tree in front of the supermarket. I squeezed 3 gallons of juice from apples […]

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Concord Grape Wine

9/22/21 J offered me some grapes from his backyard, he had a huge bumper crop of concord grapes with plenty to spare. So I headed over and picked a bunch […]

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Cider #11

9/5/21 I ground apples from N’s brother-in-law J/M’s tree in Burnt Hills. Great apples – tons of wonderful juice! Made a bunch of unpasteurized cider that M and I drank. […]

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Cider 2020

This experiment involved leaving natural cider under an air lock for a few weeks and was not terribly successful but it had some mildly interesting results. I stored apples in […]

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Making Flour from Rye

I found some kind of grain growing alongside a new bike path in the area. Following some basic identification methods, it appears to be rye as best I can tell. […]

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Grilled Day Lilies

I just discovered that the beautiful day lilies in my backyard make for good eats! I ate one raw the other day and it’s quite good! I read someone describe […]

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Red Elderberry Juice

I discovered several big red elderberry plants on my bike ride the other day. After a fair amount of reading, there is a lot of information out there about how […]

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