Month: August 2012

New articles: Italian liqueurs, writers helping writers, and pickles

3 new pieces out and about in the world: Paying It Forward Starts With You – #Amwriting (dot org) Bringing bitters back – Register-Guard, Tastings – Andrea Loreto revives a centuries-old Italian tradition at his Eugene microdistillery, conjuring captivatingly complex botanical flavors in Calisaya Liqueur Print only – “No More Soft Pickles” appears on p. 36 of … Read More

Homebrew: Lovntheyarden Brown Wheat Ale

You’d think I’d remember to take pictures of my homebrew I used to better about it, that’s for sure. Then again, when homebrewing meets parenting, I can live with forgetting to take some pictures of this latest batch. As this beer was brewed with a fair bit of coriander seed, this photo of some coriander … Read More

Homebrew: Majic Apricot Pale Ale 2012

Apricot homebrew all the time It’s no secret that our Majic Apricot Pale Ale is one of our favorite homebrews. Based on Magic Hat #9 from out of Vermont, Jodie and I never get enough of the fruit-meets-hops that makes this pale ale a refreshing anytime beer. The first batch from 2009 is a still-fond … Read More

Off to Portland’s Willamette Writers Conference

See you in Portland! From Aug. 3-5, I’ll be at the 2012 Willamette Writers Conference, in a combo role as author Anthony and co-chair of the Willamette Writers Mid-Valley Chapter. It’s going to be a whirlwind 3 days of meeting with agents, connecting with colleagues and getting the skinny on the latest in editing, marketing … Read More

Off to Portland’s Willamette Writers Conference

See you in Portland! From Aug. 3-5, I’ll be at the 2012 Willamette Writers Conference, in a combo role as author Anthony and co-chair of the Willamette Writers Mid-Valley Chapter. It’s going to be a whirlwind 3 days of meeting with agents, connecting with colleagues and getting the skinny on the latest in editing, marketing … Read More

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