Fermentation Friday: How to make cherry wine

I went cherry picking today with my friend Dekalb — not at an orchard, but at a parking lot that’s been home to these trees for the past few decades. The trees actually predate the parking lot, or so we have been told by the parking lot owners, who are happy to have us pick the cherries without remuneration since it … Read more

Fun find: Spice tins

I went garage saling today. A lot of it was overpriced junk, but I found a few gems here and there: a four-outlet USB charger for 25 cents, a couple nice picture frames for a dollar a piece, and the Robert Fagles translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey, which are renowned for not being as dull as dish water. … Read more