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by Hedgie
Sun Sep 18, 2011 8:43 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: I went out faraging, apparently I am not normal
Replies: 29
Views: 4221

Re: I went out faraging, apparently I am not normal

I always ignore negative comments, and also felt sorry for the daughter.
And the pleasure I get from making palatble things for my family is mine to keep for ever. And is then doubled when my 5 children all love what I have made and ask for more.
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by Hedgie
Sat Sep 17, 2011 8:41 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: I went out faraging, apparently I am not normal
Replies: 29
Views: 4221

I went out faraging, apparently I am not normal

I went out foraging this morning with my springer spaniel, I collected Hawthorn berries for Haw sauce, and Elder berries for some cordial for my children. Whilst foraging a lady and her young daughter came down the track that I was on walking her dog. The little girl said what is that man doing, her...
by Hedgie
Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:08 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Marrow Rum
Replies: 80
Views: 65349

Re: Marrow Rum

thanks MKG
Its now got yeast and bubbling away madly in the corner of the kitchen so hopefully it will come to something vaguely pallatble.
I have ordered the booze for free book will hopefully help for future concoctions.
by Hedgie
Sun Aug 28, 2011 9:06 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from St.Ives Cambridgeshire
Replies: 5
Views: 692

Hello from St.Ives Cambridgeshire

Hello
I found your website while trying to find some help with my marrow rum, and am quite impressed with the topics you are disgussing.
My wife and me have 5 children, we have our own allotment where we grow as much as we can to eat. We also keep 3 chickens in the back garden for fresh eggs.
by Hedgie
Sun Aug 28, 2011 8:58 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Marrow Rum
Replies: 80
Views: 65349

Re: Marrow Rum

I started some marrow rum 1 week ago, packed my marrow with demorera sugar and raisins with some grated ginger root, it has dripped nicely for 1 week and i have about 1 pint of syrup, the marrow is very green with mould and smells very bad. Having read this forum with some interest i have now steral...

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