On The Air

I am the Whistler and I know many things for I walk by night.  I know many strange tales hidden in the hearts of men and women who have stepped into the shadows.  Yes, I know the nameless terrors of which they dare not speak! This is the introduction to what was, in my opinon,…

Bad Mead

Remember the Digby Mead that I started about eight months ago? I hadn’t talked about it since late last year because all I could do was let it age.  The key problem, as noted then, is that I’d failed to properly adjust the amount of water that the mead required; there was too much and…

Damn Good Coffee

Decided to hit the antique stores this weekend, and in doing so, I managed to find a few things that I’d been wanting but not making much of an effort to obtain.  Among these was a mid-century General Electric percolating coffee pot and a Pyrex coffee carafe (but not the burner or stand). The percolator is in…

Long Time, No See…Again

It’s been two months since my last post.  TWO. MONTHS. Truth be told, it’s because I’ve really not cooked.  Oh, we eat.  But it’s been a good while since I’ve grabbed any of the cookbooks from my shelves and said, “Wow! Let’s eat that!”  Part of my culinary reluctance stems from my financial situation.  Summers…