Extending the Life of a 5 Year Old Roomba

My Roomba had been a trusty helper over the last five years, accompanying me in two apartments in two cities. It was a great solution, allowing me to spend less time on household chores. In the past couple of months, however, it started to sound differently and started to move a bit less controlled than before. It seems that this was related to long hairs getting caught in unlikely places which were difficult to clean.
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Spent Grain Grissini

About a year ago, I started to get into homebrewing: I like craft beer and really enjoyed the process of brewing all-grain batches with the “Brew in a Bag” method. Trying to be mindful about resources, I didn’t want to dump the spent grains into the waste bin and quickly started to store it away in the freezer to bake spent grain bread. There are tons of spent grain bread recipes on the internet which yield decent results, but I also wanted to add a bit of variety.
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Overnight Breakfast Bread Rolls

I started to bake my own bread since moving to Geneva a few years ago. Being close to France means that local bakeries offer good baguettes and great croissants, but I grew up on German bread which is very difficult to get in the area. After having tried a variety of store-bought bread, I could not find anything that was close to the artisanal bread that tastes like home - so I started to bake it myself and realized that I am enjoying the process of baking.
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