Playing with numbers — Ordinary Beer in 1615 England

Playing with numbers — Ordinary Beer in 1615 England

The following brewing process was first published by Gervase Markham in The English Housewife in 1615.  The English Housewife was reprinted numerous times during and after Markham’s lifetime as part of a larger work titled A Way to Get Wealth.   The English Housewife...
Thanksgiving Recipe Time Machine: 2017 Edition

Thanksgiving Recipe Time Machine: 2017 Edition

Various contributors came together to make this submission happen back on our site in 2017. Thanks, guys! From R C Dean Not sure what the name of this one is, but the maple syrup makes it very autumnal. 3 oz. Rye (or bourbon – I prefer rye for just about any cocktail)...
Stanky Jerky

Stanky Jerky

  So I was cruising through the deep freeze to see what was in there when I came across a six pound pork loin. I haven’t done jerky in a while, so it’s fate was set.   I used a Thai style jerky recipe that is very simple and yields my favorite...
GlibFit – Fast, Cheap, Easy, and Healthy Meals

GlibFit – Fast, Cheap, Easy, and Healthy Meals

I think the Glibertariat’s weekly engagement with fitness has shown?  resulted in? a consensus that diet is the biggest part, by far, of managing weight.  Exercise certainly has its role, but absent a strenuous and time-consuming daily fitness routine, working out...
Pickled vegetables in Romania

Pickled vegetables in Romania

In Romania, mostly as a form of preservation for winter, but also in summer for the taste, various vegetables are pickled in various ways. This is a post about such things, for whomever may have an interest. I was originally going to call it Pie Pickles, but that...