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Cena Romana: Herbs

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I’ve reached the next hurdle in my preparations for the Cena Romana: the seasonings. In my review of the recipes it seems that regardless of the menu I selec...

The advantage of waking at 4am

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Today I woke up at 4am and despite my best attempts could not go back to sleep. I got up before 6am. Since then I’ve…

Is there such a thing as too much hops?

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Last week, during my weekend off, I did in fact start another batch of beer. This time it’s a West Coast Ale courtesy of The Oak Barrel in Berkeley.


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There are so many people out there whom I owe an email or some other social contact. Rest assured that the reason you haven’t heard from me isn’t that I don’...

Latest eMusic acquisitions

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Usually I know down to the hour when one of my two eMusic accounts is about to roll over. Yesterday it snuck up on me, so I was pleasantly surprised to see 7...