Making Wine Like a ProWritten by Bill Kaplan
Wine making is an easy, cost-efficient way to stock up on your favorite vintages. Although wine-making process is fairly simple, it’s important to follow steps carefully to ensure you don’t miss any elements. These steps will be crucial to success of your batch.
Once you’ve decided to make a batch of wine, first thing to consider is equipment needed. The following is a list of wine making equipment required to make a basic batch of red wine:
•Large nylon straining bag •Cloth (any kind will do) •Large pail (with a lid) •Hydrometer •Thermometer •Acid titration kit •Clear, bendable plastic tubing (a half inch in diameter) •Two, one gallon glass jugs •Corks •Hand corker •Fermentation lock and bung •Wine bottles (between 5 and 7)
After you’ve assembled necessary equipment, just follow these easy steps and you’ll produce a great batch of wine in practically no time at all:
1.Prepare Produce – First, inspect fruit to ensure grapes are ripe and free of insects or other contaminants. Put grapes in straining bag and measure sugar level using your hydrometer. A hydrometer can be purchased at any wine making store. The sugar density should be 22 ideally. Also, remember to remove stems from all grapes in order to make your wine smoother and sweeter. Finish this step by transferring ingredients into jug.
Cooking instructions for prime rib roastWritten by Hans Dekker
Have you been searching for cooking instructions for prime rib roast and still can’t find a recipe that will give you juicy and tender prime rib roast that you deserve? The reason may be that recipes only give you basic ingredients for cooking and not cooking instructions for prime rib roast.
Let’s start with cooking instructions for prime rib roast that begins long before day you prepare your prime rib. First, you should choose prime rib that will give adequate portions for each guest that will be attending your dinner party. You may have to look for rib eye instead of prime rib, some local grocery stores label prime rib as rib eye. You can ask butcher if he would remove most of fat from prime rib roast that you choose. This will save you time preparing roast. If you can not get butcher to remove excess fat, then you will have to trim it when you get it home. You should leave just a little bit of fat on roast for added flavor.
The next step in your cooking instructions for prime rib roast is to create a seasoning rub or paste. You can use ingredients such as coarse salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and even honey. Slit prime rib roast on top about ½ inch deep all over top and sides. Rub seasoning rub or paste on entire roast, including bottom and sides, anywhere meat is exposed. Place in a roasting pan or baking dish with a lid. Cover and refrigerate overnight.