Gardening Reviews

Dixondale Order Arrived

For the sake of transparency: I purchased the onion plants in the following article, and planted them in a 65 gallon Root Pouch furnished by Tradewinds Wholesale Garden Supply. Callooh!¬†Callay! My first ever Dixondale Farms order of onion plants has arrived. Last October I put in my order for one of their¬†Intermediate Day Sampler bunches […]

Consuming Reviews

Review: Berggren Botanical Wellness Hemp/CBD Granola Bar

While attending the Oaksterdam Graduation this year I happened to wind up with a CBD Granola Bar sample from Berggren Botanical Wellness, It was a good sized sample, about 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ x 3/4″, wrapped in wax paper, and sealed in plastic with a printed label. The texture is a combination of crunchy […]

Food Reviews

Ramen: Nongshim Shin Black Spicy

Shin Black is one of my favorite instant brick style ramens. It comes with three packets, and the noodles are thick with just the right amount of chewy. The broth has body and a superior flavor. It is somewhat spicy but not overly so, just enough to leave a warm tingle on the tongue. I […]

Food Reviews

Ramen: Indomie Barbeque Chicken Flavor

While not always true; it is a common rule of thumb that the more packets in a package of ramen the better. Indonesia’s Indomie Barbeque Chicken Flavor boasts five packets and has a superior flavor. Part of the attraction is that each packet can be used either partially or in total depending on desired taste. […]

Food Reviews

Ramen: Lucky Me! Artificial Beef Flavor

Good flavor, comes with flavor packet and garnish packet. The instructions call for 2 cups of water, but the seasoning is potent enough to season them well. Slightly spicy but not overly so. There are odd meat-ish flavored balls in the garnish. They tasted okay, but a little TVP (textured vegetable protein) tasting and may […]

Books Reviews

Review: Outdoor Performance Cannabis

In the interest of full disclosure, I received a review copy from Kyle. Written by Dustin Fraser with the help of Kyle L. Ladenburger; Outdoor Performance Cannabis is a practical guide to growing cannabis outside. Dustin Fraser is a well known member of the Smart Pot(TM) team, and Kyle L. Ladenburger is a respected gardening […]