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by patR
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:14 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Turnips!
Replies: 23
Views: 4301

Re: Turnips!

DIET... ya boo sucks :dontknow:
by patR
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Views on Fostering
Replies: 19
Views: 1941

Re: Views on Fostering

If your children are still at school, it could cause them endless problems... they will feel duty bound to stand up for the new member of the family, and that new member is often a massive trouble maker ... not due to their own fault but just development issues and behaviour problems... OTHER CHILDR...
by patR
Mon Jul 23, 2012 1:08 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Views on Fostering
Replies: 19
Views: 1941

Re: Views on Fostering

I was a foster mum for just over nine years, I did short term fostering and cared for 147 kids in nine years. I only have contact with one or two nowadays... Its a mixed bag, yes it can be bloody hard, frustrating, absolute hell at times... but also, when it goes right, its a joy. Sadly the joy is n...
by patR
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Yoghurt
Replies: 19
Views: 3247

Re: Yoghurt

I have a yogurt maker a lovely friend found for me on freecycle, its so simple, works really well and I mix the stuff up before bed at night and have fresh yogurt in the morning. I know its electricity but mine is only equal to a lightbulb. I love it..
but yes its runnier unless you strain it...
by patR
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:49 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Turnips!
Replies: 23
Views: 4301

Re: Turnips!

steamed or boiled in little water with equal amount of carrots, drain, mash and season with lashings of butter, black pepper and a dash of double cream...
by patR
Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:42 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Tiny baby spuds. What do you do with them?
Replies: 12
Views: 1124

Re: Tiny baby spuds. What do you do with them?

Yes I tend to chuck mine in cassaroles etc. But I also use them combined with all the ones that get damaged when you dig them to make floddies. Burger type patties made from huge pans of boiled spuds, a couple handfuls of oats, beaten egg, grated cheese, onion, moulded into shape and dipped in seaso...
by patR
Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:06 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Walnut Bread Recipes please
Replies: 1
Views: 359

Walnut Bread Recipes please

Does anyone have a quick easy walnut bread recipe please...
by patR
Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:01 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Unintentional Vegetarianism?
Replies: 9
Views: 1759

Re: Unintentional Vegetarianism?

We have a similar problem, although I actually enjoy the odd bit of meat, as we grow all our own veggies that costs us a pittance, Im often too mean to spend out on meat. When we do its just a little , once slice or one small chop is more than enough if we try to eat more or more often, it really cl...
by patR
Fri Jul 06, 2012 6:39 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: 4 Ingredient recipes
Replies: 14
Views: 1053

Re: 4 Ingredient recipes

bacon & bean soup. mix of dried beans - soaked. I use white beans, black eyed beans, and generally lentil. chopped onions garlic Chopped home cured bacon. (and a chopped carrot) yes I know thats five... sweat off the garlic, onion, and bacon together , add the chopped carrot and beans... stir co...
by patR
Fri Jul 06, 2012 3:02 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Any ideas what these are?
Replies: 20
Views: 4149

Re: Any ideas what these are?

They also look a bit like Nicotiana ... they are fluffy and look like that...
by patR
Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Stevia fans???
Replies: 42
Views: 8828

Re: Stevia fans???

I bought Stevia seed online, its very difficult to germinate apparently... absolutely true... none of mine did... tried dozens.. I also bought some green stevia powder to try to get off sweetner on to something more natural... wow... does that stuff taste disgusting... I tried for weeks, thinking I ...
by patR
Fri Jul 06, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Broad Bean glut
Replies: 3
Views: 819

Re: Broad Bean glut

Yum the falafals sound delish... I may try them next week.
Any more anyone... :mrgreen:
by patR
Tue Jul 03, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Broad Bean glut
Replies: 3
Views: 819

Broad Bean glut

As we have sold the house , we now have over 32kls of broad beans to eat before we move... any good recipes would be most appreciated. Today Im having. Broad Bean & shrimp spaggetti. Fry off onions, garlic and a chopped fresh tomato, in some olive oil of course, add half a tub of fake philly (ch...
by patR
Wed Jun 27, 2012 9:41 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: The Great Mosquito War 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 1286

Re: The Great Mosquito War 2012

Warm up a small jar full of olive oil, then add a good splurge of citronella essential oil, a tablespoon size piece of beeswax stir till it melt and take off heat , leave to set . Apply every couple of hours... works a treat. My OH get bitten by anything that can get near... he puts this on and it r...
by patR
Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Anyone on here in Czech?
Replies: 3
Views: 378

Re: Anyone on here in Czech?

Thanks for both replies...

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