Saturday, October 24, 2015

Pear Wine Must

15 lbs Ripe Pears
1/2 lbs Honey
1/4 Tablespoon Ground Cinnamon
Boiling water to 5 gallons
1 package Red Star Montrachet
Yeast Nutrient according to package

Wash pears.
Boil water.
Remove stems, seeds, bad spots.
Puree pears in blender.
Pour into 5 gallon water jug.
Add honey to boiling water.
Fill to shoulder of jug with boiling water.

Allow to cool to room temp (59f to 86f)
Add yeast and nutrient.
Shake for 15 minutes.
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Heated slippers

The insole were made for duck hunting but the worked really well in my cartman slippers. They have a protection circuit so they won't go over 98 degrees F.  Nickel Metal batteries last about 6 hours.