Sharing Knowledge

The Bear does not always know the best, but he does know some useful things. This site is intended to share selected knowledge he has learned over time.

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Brisket
You can cook brisket using a smoker or in the oven. INGREDIENTSBeef brisket, 4-12 poundsDry rub (or just salt and pepper)Brown MustardDIRECTIONSTrim excess fat from the brisket, leaving about 1/4″ of fat. Sprinkle the rub over both sides of the …
Golf Rival
The Bear started playing Golf Rival several months ago. A natural question is, given the number of clubs and limited resources, which should you focus on to upgrade? I created a spreadsheet to attempt to answer that question. It is …
Children’s and Family Movies
The Lion King (1994)Coco (2017)Princess Mononoke (1999)Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)Wizard of Oz (1939)The Princess Bride (1987)Stand by Me (1986)The Sound of Music (1965)How to Train Your Dragon series (2010 to 2019)Finding Nemo (2003)Beauty and the Beast (1991)Aladdin (1982)The Incredibles …
Whiskeys
The Bear loves whiskey, and drinks mainly bourbon and scotch. Rye is a recent addition to his world. This page lists some of The Bear’s favorite whiskeys, considering both taste and price. The prices will vary depending on your location …
White Wines
The Bear prefers red wine over white, but does drink white wine occasionally, mainly sauvignon blanc. Mamma Bear prefers pinot grigios and pinot gris. She has recently been turned on to Vinho Verdes. You can get a lot of good …
Red Wines
The Bear prefers red wine over white, and drinks mainly cabs, zins, and red blends. You can get a lot of good red wines in the $10-20 range, and The Bear has often been disappointed when he buys a wine …
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