Greg’s Everything Oatmeal

Here it is my “basically a meal in a bowl” oatmeal. Have never had a soul turn up a nose at this concoction. Nose is too busy smelling that wonderful apple cinnamon aroma!   Print Greg's Everything Oatmeal Yield: 2 Ingredients 1 3/4 cup water 1/4 cup raisins 2-3 Tbsp brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1 finely diced medium apple… Read more →

Boat Motor Stand

I had a soft spot develop in the transom of my boat – not a real shocker given the old girl is 60 years old this year. Rather than replace the entire transom I am putting in a patch. Replacing the whole thing is going to require removing rivets etc – a winter project for sure – and the rot… Read more →

Racking Stand

Ever have a hard time holding everything just so when racking? I did and finally got the bright idea to make a stand that would not only give more umph to my siphon it would hold my bucket or carboy at a jaunty angle for me. I may even scale those up for my 6 gallon buckets too. Very handy! Read more →

New Build for Baby

So after hearing numerous screams of frustration I asked my wife – time for a new computer? Turns out that yes, yes it was time for a new computer. Her computer was having intermittent shutdowns and assorted weirdness. Case fans were out and the Win10 motherboard drivers were spotty at best. So I got on Amazon and got busy. The… Read more →

Guinness Beef Stroganoff

Not the most inspiring looking dish in the world but when cooked right it is one of my favorites. If your only experience with beef stroganoff is Hamburger Helper you really have to try this recipe! Print Guinness Beef Stroganoff Ingredients 2 lb Chuck Roast 1 Tbsp Montreal Steak Seasoning ( or equal parts salt and ground pepper ) 1/2… Read more →

PB&B&B Dog Cookies

Print PB&B&B Dog Cookies Yield: 12 Ingredients 1 egg 1/3 cup peanut butter 1 mashed banana 1 tablespoon honey 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup wheat germ or bran 6 slices precooked bacon minced 1 tsp salt Instructions Heat your oven to 325 Mix all the ingredients up until you have a well mixed dough. Roll dough into ping… Read more →

Journey

    Am sitting here pondering our trip to Florida coming up in August. I wonder if you remember what it felt like to be on a road trip before GPS or Siri? I do and in a weird kinda way I both miss and don’t  miss it at the same time. I miss the thrill of adventure that pointing… Read more →