Sourdough

Over the last few months I’ve baked a lot of sourdough. Over the last few weeks I’ve given away 20+ starters for others to bake with. My starter now has grandchildren! They grow up so fast. Sourdough FAQ Where is the starter from?  I took a workshop from Sour Flour in June 2014 and got…

SNOO and eero Incompatibility

If you have eero as your home router and just bought a SNOO, you’re in for a surprise! Unfortunately when you combine a best-in-class router and a best-in-class smart baby bassinet, they aren’t at all compatible. Since I couldn’t find any published information or posts on this issue, here’s a quick recap for future Google-ers….

Pumpkin Beer 2016

View & sort all 80+ pumpkin beer reviews Ugh. It’s that time of year again. Thankfully we only found nine new pumpkin beers this year, because I don’t know how we would have managed if we’d found a jackpot. Pumpkin Pie De Brettaville – Almanac Brewing Co: 5/10 Tastes like apple cider vinegar spritzer. “Rumpkin” Imperial Pumpkin…

Pumpkin Beer 2015

View & sort all 80+ pumpkin beer reviews Pumpkin Ale – Alaskan Brewing: 6/10  Average pumpkin beer. But sweeter than the norm! Sour Pumpkin 2015 – Almanac: 7/10 (Draft.) Toasty flavors with a nice sour kick. Not particularly pumpkiny or spicy, but very drinkable (for a high proof sour). Pumpkin Falls Ale – American River:…

Pumpkin Beer 2014

View & sort all 80+ pumpkin beer reviews Dark Pumpkin Sour – Almanac Beer Co: 8/10 Max abstained from this tasting because he doesn’t care for sour beers in general. Great flavor, though not very pumpkiny. It was flat and full of sediment though, so it seems like we got a dud bottle. Will try…

Phantom 2 Vision+ Rental

I rented a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ quadcopter from Photojojo this weekend and spent a few hours learning how to fly and take video and still images with it. It was a blast and I highly recommend checking one out. Stills from Noe Valley, The Presidio (Off the Grid), Crissy Field, and Land’s End below followed by a video….