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JImmy Batte
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7 Things You Should Know Before You Get Into Brewing!
So you think you want to get into brewing beer? I totally recommend it, but there are a few things you need to know and do your homework about before making the addictive plunge! The list could be pages and pages deep, but here are the top seven list I made...

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BatteCave Brewing Company
    Assistant Brewer Millie cleaning a fermenter The brewing community is a pretty unique community. It’s pretty laid back and everyone is willing to share there knowledge, insight, tools, and even a yeast strain when it comes down to it. Of course there ar...

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Family Update 2015!
Getting an opportunity to get back to blogging. As you can see it's been a little while... too long in fact. I'll be posting more consistently as we head into the Fall of 2015. Look forward to sharing what we've done and what we're up to now. On the Docket ...

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Ribs
Yum! Ingredients   3 lbs pork back ribs 1 (8 ounce) jar honey 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon chili powder 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning 1/2 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon celery salt 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon fres...

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Fried Ravioli
We were in clean up and de-clutter mode at out house the other day. Going through the fridge and freezer we find items that need to be used before that expire. This round was some frozen cheese ravioli and some pasta sauce. My wife and I have had the fried ...

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Nuclear Stress Test
Nuclear stress test... Yeah me! I did survive the full 14 minutes on the treadmill but the lungs were pretty depleted. Ticker kept on ticking so that's a good thing. Still waiting on the "official" results, but I hope no acute news in sorta good news. Will ...

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Violation Letters
As some of you might be aware, violation letters are now actively being sent out. If you get a letter and would like to dispute please feel free to email us or snail-mail us.  While some of the covenants and bylaws may seem petty to you and I, they might be...

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BBQ POT ROAST OVER CHEDDAR RANCH GRITS
BBQ POT ROAST OVER CHEDDAR RANCH
GRITS  (Sounds funny....but it’s deelish!) BBQ Roast 2 tsp Garlic salt 1⁄2 tsp Pepper 1 (4-5 lb.) Boneless chuck roast,  trimmed 1 (12 oz) can Coke 1 (12 oz) bottle Chili sauce 2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce
2 Tbsp Hot sauce 3 ...

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Here's my entry. Workflow was RAW image on desktop to > LR4 to adjust light, white balance, hue, contrast, and saturation. Also applied Lens correction. Exported back to desktop > opened in Portrait Pro to assist in blemish removal. Saved as a Tiff. > Opened Tiff in PSE10. > duplicated a layer > ran portraiture - custom settings > Decreased opacity > duplicated set layers> cropped > removed remaining blemishes and other things :-) , duplicated this layer and ran Topaz DeNoise light setting.> Added a transparent layer to place Aiken HDR watermark. Saved as a Jpeg to upload. Thanks so much for the contest! Have seen some good photos thus far and I'm sure there will be many more. The judge(s) will have their work cut out for them that's for sure! Great job everyone and thanks again Improve Photography for the contest..and model for the photo!!!
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