Homebrewing around here has taken a back seat to general everyday survival. We’ve been making a lot of our food from scratch and trying to get our probiotics in. We’ve been brewing kombucha for a while, but I have really been missing soda. Enter naturally fermented sodas!
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I post very little about my career. This is first because of the nature of my employer and also because my commute sucks away just about any free time I have.
I’m a communicator; a professional talker. Basically, I put..words together to help my…co-worker’s messages be…good. 😉
My dream, is to work in marketing and public relations. And for whom? The craft beer industry, of course! From my earliest home brewing memories, I knew that I wanted to some day work in the beer industry. I didn’t know what that looked like or how it would work out. I always held onto that dream. A dream is only as real as what you do while you’re not dreaming it, however. I dreamed away years watching my actual job get further and further away from my target.
A local marketing company with which I’ve been developing a relationship sent me a tweet the other day with a URL:
@ThinkandDrive Thinking about heading back to school? http://chronicle.com/blogs/bottomline/for-portland-state-u-beer-is-just-business/
At first, I assumed their Twitter account had been hacked and this was some sort of TweetSpam. But I checked their account and it was the only tweet like it. I went ahead and visited the link and my brain has been abuzz ever since.
As one of my Facebook friend pointed out, it has “love” to give.
About two years ago, my formerly-vegetarian wife suggested we buy a chest freezer and go halvsies with some church friends on a side of local, grassfed beef. Aside from my wedding, the birth of our son, the first Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie, and discovery of beer, this was the most monumental day of my life! I had no concept of the quality and quantity of beef we were buying. Seriously, if you have a pink highlighter around you, that’s the vibrancy and color of the ground beef! You’ve never eaten a tastier cut of beef before (Waygu perhaps excepted). (more…)
I’m staring at a bowl of green beans that needs to be cleaned, so I’ll try to make this brief. Last night, I rubbed my bird with the Pavo al Horno rub and wrapped in plastic before placing in the fridge. I’l going to let y’all in on a little secret for getting a perfectly-cooked bird.