NH Living

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

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

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

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

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

    For my 39th and 40th batch of homebrews, I decided to go with some heavy duty late hopped IPAs.   I had one in mind: using […]

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

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

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

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

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

    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 to find tri-tip […]

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

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

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

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

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

    Today I decided to brew up something light for the summer, and I went with a modified batch of the Cream of 3 Crops Ale […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Homebrew Batch #34 – Just Plain Stout
    Posted by on December 20th, 2013 at 2:28 pm, Comments: 0

    I brewed a stout today: 2.5 gallon all grain batch.  Ingredients were as follows: 3.5lbs 2 row pale malt (American) 0.5lbs roasted barley 0.5lbs chocolate […]

  • Homebrew Batch #33 – Late Hop IPA
    Posted by on December 19th, 2013 at 4:57 pm, Comments: 0

    I bottled my Local Hops IPA on Monday, and the early taste was so good that it motivated me to brew another IPA using “regular” […]

  • Max & Gizmo
    Posted by on December 4th, 2013 at 9:28 am, Comments: 0

    After surviving our brief stay with foster puppy Verdell,  Mrs. Dynamite and I swore we’d take some time off until after the New Year before […]

  • Homebrew Batch #32 – Local Hops IPA
    Posted by on November 25th, 2013 at 7:59 pm, Comments: 0

    About a year ago, my original brew partner mentioned that he knew a guy in town who grew his own hops.   Since we’d never actually […]

  • More Dogs in Costume
    Posted by on November 12th, 2013 at 10:39 am, Comments: 0

    Our former foster puppy, Verdell, found a home last week, with a couple from New Jersey who owns a dog that used to be a […]

  • Dogs In Costume
    Posted by on October 31st, 2013 at 8:45 am, Comments: 0

    What better way to celebrate Halloween than to look back at pictures of my dogs dressed up in costume from past years (click on any […]