A high school student in Illinois studies the scientific validity of the 5 second rule.
We tried the Charles Shaw merlot this weekend. I hate to say it but, worship Trader Joe’s though we do, the buzz didn’t make it taste any better. Charles Shaw tastes like what it is: a two dollar bottle of wine. I’ve got eleven more if you want one.
Big spenders might want to check out the stuff from Black Opal. The Shiraz is excellent. It goes for about eight dollars.
A couple of weeks ago many a New Englander could be heard moaning about the incessant, unspringlike cold and rain. We got what we wished for, several straight days of 90F!
I’m making iced coffee. You start by brewing a pot of strong coffee and cooling it to room temp. Putting the hot coffee directly in the fridge seems like a bad idea. It would probably warm everything around it and drive up my electricity bill. How about…
Make sense? A saucepot’s job is to suck heat away from a source, it’s just that now we’ve turned things upside-down. I guess a water bath would be even better, but I don’t want to risk shattering the glass.