I was expecting Mc and Cheese after that windup.Not Saint Patrick's day but the wife's paternal lineage was a Mac that immigrated and became a Mc which latter immigrated to America. We also have a red headed child. It's justified - corned beef and cabbage wth beer bread is on.
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Update on the wine - after multiple rackings I got it bottled today, almost as wonderful as I imagined it would be (insert sarcasm emoji here). I found out that if I add about 2 tsp of sugar to a bottle and chill it in the fridge it's almost drinkable. It's a bit on the dry and tart side. I think I'll let the remaining bottles age for another year or ten - or until I move to a state where stills are legal...Left to right: tobacco brine experiment, 2 jars of sauerkraut, kimchi.
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Not pictured is the 6 gallon bucket from the wine making kit my wife surprised me with for a birthday recently. Not sure what she was thinking given our previous attempts. She bought 4 pounds of regular grapes thinking that would be enough... Wound up going with the the four pounds of grapes plus about 5 gallons of welches grape juice (Concord grapes). Bet that's going to turn out wonderful. On the plus side the wine making stuff can be repurposed for beer making after this failed attempt.
The kitchen is going to smell great, 6 gallons of fermenting wine, sauerkraut, tobacco, and kimchi. Should make some cheese while I'm at it.