Layout and plugin updates

I wasn’t really happy with what I was doing with the previous blog theme, Araiz, mainly because I’m still new enough to this blogging and CSS thing to not know the full extent to which I could customize a given theme, so I went looking for something new. The Tempera …

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Notes on measured and perceived sweetness in brews

While I was thinking about how I would alter the peanut butter mead recipe I wrote about here, I came across this article from WineFolly, which displays well-known wine types alongside two scales: the absolute measurement of sugar in grams per litre as well as the corresponding human perception of …

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Serious Eats: Carrie Vasios’ chocolate chocolate chip cookies

Just a quick entry this time. I made these cookies in parallel with J. Kenji Lopez-Alt’s Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe, since I wanted to try a little something different from the usual. The cookies turned out just fine, but I think my personal tastes run toward something less sweet …

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