GNOIF Throws A Posse Together

by A.J. Coltrane

GNOIF #21 recap — GNOIF Throws Together A Posse (A fairly random cross-section of games.)

Games That Got Played:  Dark Gothic, Forbidden Island, Letters To Santa, Seven Wonders.

Games That Didn’t Get Played:  Castle Panic, Poo, RoboRally, Small World, Ticket To Ride Card Game, Tiny Epic Kingdoms.

#21 — GNOIF is old enough to […]

Too Many Seeds, Probably

by A.J. Coltrane

As usual, I may have gotten a little too enthusiastic about shopping for seeds. The new batch from Territorial Seed:

Basil-Sweet 2016 Bee Feed Flower Mix 2016 Bright Lights Swiss Chard 2016 Conservor Shallots 2016 Coriander-Confetti 2016 Dill-Dukat 2016 Flower Mix-Beneficial Bug 2016 French Breakfast Radish 2016 Garden Cress 2016 Giant Musselburgh […]

Salad Table Update — February 8, 2016

by A.J. Coltrane

It feels like an early spring around here. The salad table will need to be planted soon:

The top shelf has some scrawny romaine. There’s also some spindly spinach. The big masses of happy green stuff are Miner’s Lettuce. We like the taste and it appears to be indestructible. I’ll be […]

Double X, Hitting Home Runs and Some Guy You Never Heard of

By Blaidd Drwg

Part one of a two parter! In the immortal words of Mel Allen, “How about that?”

In the history of baseball, there have been 43 instances of a player hitting 50 or more home runs in a season. For reference, here is the breakdown of those seasons:

Number of HRs Number of […]

The Belgian Beer Fest Breadsticks

by A.J. Coltrane

Breadsticks for the recent Belgian Beer Fest, somewhat overexposed:

The Formula (I made 3 batches): 400 grams all-purpose flour, 240 grams cool water (60%), 10 grams kosher salt (2.5%), 8 grams olive oil (2%), 1/4 tsp instant yeast.

Mix on low speed 10 minutes. Transfer to an oil-coated bowl, lightly coat […]