Gerry Nicklas' Profile
When I was laid off, I found myself with a lot of time on my hands - too much time some might say! I love to cook and in between searching for jobs, I started searching for recipes and trying them out. One day, bored to death, I started searching for a hobby that would give me something to do to get through what seemed like the longest winter on record. Jobless and cold weather is not a good combination! By combining my infectious enthusiasm for high quality products and natural curiosity for how things are made (I am a biochemist by trade), I began searching for recipes for products I could produce at home. Somehow, my research led me to an article about making Castile soap. Intrigued, I thought, “why not”!
My first batch produced the best soap I’ve ever used. Ironically, I noticed my usual “winter skin syndrome” vanished. I gave samples to friends and family and their response was…
- Joined November 27, 2011