From Brülosophy

The Hop Chronicles | California Cascade (2018)
Author: Marshall Schott Brewer: Paul Amico Released in 1971 by the Oregon State University hop breeding program and credited as a variety that helped launch the craft beer revolution, Cascade remains a staple of brewers the world over. As a public hop, it’s also one of the more common varieties grown by farmers outside of […]

Homebrew Finds

Flash Sale: uKeg 128 Pressurized Growler – $169.15, Save $29.85 + Hands on Review
GrowlerWerks uKeg 128. This is vacuum insulated, has a 1 gallon capacity, is pressurized and has a built in tap.  That makes it an on the go mini keg that, in most cases, won’t need to be refrigerated. Related: Hands on Review: GrowlerWerks uKeg 128 Pressurized Growler About, from the offering description: “One Gallon (128 oz): Introducing […]


From Zen Habits

Simplify Technology with Limits
By Leo Babauta I am no technophobe, but I do believe in living consciously … and technology has a tendency to overrun our attention and our lives. It’s designed to do that: tech companies are motivated to keep our attention in their apps, their websites, their devices. They’ve found incentives for us to keep using […]

Gardening Know How's Blog

What Is A Flowering Fern: Hardy Gloxinia Fern Information And Care
What is a flowering fern? The term refers to hardy gloxinia fern (Incarvillea delavayi), which isn’t actually a fern, but earns the nickname for its deeply divided, fern-like leaves. Unlike true ferns, hardy gloxinia ferns glow with pink, trumpet-shaped flowers from spring to late summer. Growing flowering ferns can be tricky, but the beauty of this old-fashioned plant is worth the extra effort. Keep in mind that hardy gloxinia fern doesn’t tolerate extreme temperatures. Hardy gloxinia fern is perennial in USDA plant hardiness zones 5 through 7, or possibly up to zone 10 if you can protect the plant from hot afternoon sunlight. In cooler climates, grow hardy gloxinia fern as an annual. Read on and learn how to grow flowering fern plants. Hardy Gloxinia Care Plant hardy gloxinia fern in rich, well-drained soil, but first, work the soil to a depth of at least 8 inches (20 cm.) to

Taste of Home - Lower Fat Recipe

S'mores Milk Shake
When cabin fever hits, we whip up a beverage that tastes like s’mores. Oven-toasted marshmallows and a blender make it happen. —Sarah McKenna, Centennial, Colorado


Today in History

“Larry King Live” ends after 25 years on CNN
On this day in 2010, Larry King, the iconic, suspenders-sporting host of TV talk show “Larry King Live,” signs off after 25 years on the air. The 77-year-old King had hosted the hour-long CNN program, featuring interviews with movies stars, world leaders, politicians, musicians and other ...

BeerSmith™ Home Brewing Blog

Burners and Heating Elements for Beer Brewing – BeerSmith Podcast #183
This week John Blichmann from Blichmann Engineering joins me to discuss gas burners and electric heating elements for beer brewing. Subscribe on iTunes to Audio version or Video version or on Google Play Download the MP3 File – Right Click and Save As to download this mp3 file Topics in This Week’s Episode (58:12) Today […]