Handcrafted Ideas

The Humble Yet Glorious Roast Chicken

The Humble Yet Glorious Roast Chicken

From the mightiest pharaoh to the lowliest peasant – everyone enjoys a good roast chicken. As ubiquitous as they are cheap it’s time to start makin...
Spalted vs Ambrosia Charcuterie Boards

Spalted vs Ambrosia Charcuterie Boards

It’s a decades old debate. A Classic New England stalemate. What looks better; spalted or ambrosia maple? Neither wood of course is an actual ty...
Giant Jenga

Giant Jenga

Simple wooden blocks. Late nights with good friends. Beer and whiskey. Light from propane and headlamps. These are the things I think of when I thi...
Bees Wrap Instead of Plastic Wrap

Bees Wrap Instead of Plastic Wrap

I have written previously about SaranWraps decision to pull a crucial ingredient out of it’s chemical makeup even though they knew it would be det...
Lost Soles

Lost Soles

Anyone can lose a sock.  I don't know where they go or what happens to them, they just go.  I don't care about socks though,  its shoes that get ...
I Can Pickle That

I Can Pickle That

It is harvest time. As the nights grow colder the vegetables are ready for harvesting. First up is pesto. Basil is as delicate as a millennial g...