Wednesday, December 22, 2010
This is what my brother and sister in law sent me for Christmas! And I am so excited. Do you know what it is? I think that it looks a little like some of bad experiences that I have had with rye breads. But right now, it isn't edible.
It came with instructions. I love a gift with instructions. First I soaked it in a bag of water for fourteen hours.
Now it needs diffuse light, dampness and cool temperatures for about ten days. I can handle the diffuse light, fours hours each day. The front window will be perfect. I can spritz it every day to keep it damp, I already have covered it with the perforated plastic bag for the greenhouse environment.
My concern is the cool temperature, 60 degrees. They suggest a kitchen, really bad idea, this is where my oven is. A basement, don't have one. A barn, I would really like a barn. A bay window, we have a big front window, it will have to work. Or a garage. I have one of those, yesterday it was above 80 here. We are having a record warm winter. Next week, the temperatures may drop to the 60s and I think that I will move my present outside.
I'll let you know what develops.