I've been getting pretty good at sprouting Hard Red Winter Wheat berries. Made some sourdough pancakes with the sprouted wheat in them this morning, and they came out pretty good despite a bitter edge to the sourdough. It seems that different types of bacteria and/or yeast take over the batch at different temperatures. It looks, smells, and tastes different day by day. Someday I've got to buy the Wild Fermentation book and learn what I'm doing wrong.

Anyway, I got a ride to El Paso yesterday and stocked up on several different grains I'm going to try sprouting. My hunting prowess seems to have hit bottom after that thrasher I killed over a week ago. Bad karma, maybe, like the Ancient Mariner and the albatross. "There was a ship", quoth he...

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