NH Living

  • Middle East Politics as a Metaphor for Chicken Pecking Order
    Posted by on September 29th, 2014 at 6:43 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My meat birds are now about 12 weeks old, and their days are numbered.   If I’d had the “normal” super-engineered meat bird […]

  • Soon To Be Chickens For Dinner – 9 Week Update
    Posted by on September 4th, 2014 at 9:13 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits If you’re new to these pages, the short story is that I’m raising chickens to eat.  We call them “meat birds” as […]

  • An Orgy of Grilled Homegrown Vegetables
    Posted by on August 19th, 2014 at 7:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Tonight I made an entirely home-grown vegetarian meal, on account of not having managed to drag my ass to the grocery store […]

  • Confirmed: I Am A Terrible Potato Farmer
    Posted by on August 19th, 2014 at 3:19 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Several months ago I decided to try my hand at growing potatoes in containers.  The concept isn’t complicated, and there are tons […]

  • 6 Week Chicken Update: RIP Jimmy Legs
    Posted by on August 11th, 2014 at 3:35 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Three weeks ago I wrote about how one of my chickens was having problems with his legs.  While it looked like Jimmy […]

  • Homebrew Batch 41: “Gonna Quit All-Grain Brewing” Stout
    Posted by on August 11th, 2014 at 2:32 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits This morning I set out to brew my stout recipe again.  Last time I brewed this recipe, the original gravity (and of […]

  • Country Couture: Deer Fly Patches
    Posted by on July 22nd, 2014 at 2:46 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For the last month or so, the deer flies here in Central New Hampshire have been a pain.   They swarm you and […]

  • Mo’ Chickens Mo’ Problems
    Posted by on July 21st, 2014 at 9:03 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits The Chicks are now 3 weeks old and have finished their first 50lb bag of food.  I am desperate to get them […]

  • Homebrew Batch #39, #40: Double Duty IPAs
    Posted by on July 15th, 2014 at 12:50 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits For my 39th and 40th batch of homebrews, I decided to go with some heavy duty late hopped IPAs.   I had one […]

  • Meat Chicks – Two Weeks Old
    Posted by on July 15th, 2014 at 9:11 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My baby chicks which will eventually grow up to be dinner are now slightly more than 2 weeks old.  It’s hard to […]

  • Raising Chickens For Meat
    Posted by on June 30th, 2014 at 9:17 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Long time readers know that my wife and I got laying hens (read: chickens you raise to lay eggs for you, not […]

  • Smoker Chronicles: Tri-tip
    Posted by on June 11th, 2014 at 1:54 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits I’ve been hitting the tri-tip pretty hard in the smoker lately, so I figured I’d write a post about it. I’m able […]

  • bobcat
    Posted by on June 9th, 2014 at 12:50 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits My wife got me a trail-cam about 6 months ago, and after the initial excitement it’s been kinda slow going on the […]

  • Smoker Chronicles: Pork Butt / Pulled Pork
    Posted by on June 2nd, 2014 at 7:58 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits As I’ve made my way through the journey of Meats to Smoke, I somehow missed one of the most popular, and as […]

  • Homebrew Batch # 38: Rice Krispy Cream Ale
    Posted by on May 29th, 2014 at 6:51 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today I decided to brew up something light for the summer, and I went with a modified batch of the Cream of […]

  • You Can Get Medical Marijuana For Your Itchy Butt?
    Posted by on April 17th, 2014 at 11:34 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Look, I’m not burying the lead here – it’s right in the post title… Sarah Palermo from the Concord Monitor brought my […]

  • Homebrew Batch #37 – Dry Hopped IPA
    Posted by on April 8th, 2014 at 2:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Today I brewed up a 5 gallon batch of my previous IPA recipe, which I plan to experiment with.   This was my […]

  • Homebrew Batch #36 – Gizmo’s Brown Ale
    Posted by on February 10th, 2014 at 11:29 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits After I was done brewing Max’s Belgian Blonde Ale, I regrouped and banged out the second half of a homebrew doubleheader.  For […]

  • Homebrew Batch #35 – Max’s Belgian Blonde Ale
    Posted by on February 10th, 2014 at 11:19 am, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Last Wednesday, February 5th, I brewed up a 2.5 gallon batch of an improvised Belgian Ale.   I was taking advantage of my […]

  • Why Did My Mileage Suddenly Plummet?
    Posted by on January 10th, 2014 at 3:15 pm, Comments: 0

    Share on StockTwits Ok, here’s the story.  In November of 2009 I purchased a new 2010 Subaru Forester X Premium.   It’s like the NH State […]