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by spitfire
Fri Oct 16, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: diesel generator
Replies: 9
Views: 1810

Re: diesel generator

OOP'S!!!!!! you are soooooo right, by fingers were in overdrive and my brain was in reverse on that one. :drunken: you are correct it is a 6000w genny not 6000kw. thanks for catching that one :thumbright:
by spitfire
Thu Oct 15, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: diesel generator
Replies: 9
Views: 1810

diesel generator

:dontknow: Hi everyone, I am thinking of buying a 6000kw diesel generator and was wondering if it was possible to run it on biodiesel or old vegetable oil etc. I don't care if it will smell like a chipshop :mrgreen:
by spitfire
Thu Oct 15, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: need a receipe for beef stew
Replies: 6
Views: 572

need a receipe for beef stew

:study: Hi everyone, Do any of you have a "REALLY GREAT" beef stew receipe that you would like to share? I make a pretty good one but I am looking for something different to try. I have a chuck roast about 4lbs that i will cut up for the stew. I plan on cooking it in the slowcooker. :scratch:
by spitfire
Thu Oct 15, 2009 5:45 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello - newbie here (and a bit shy!)
Replies: 12
Views: 745

Re: Hello - newbie here (and a bit shy!)

Hello and welcome :grouphug: I'm a newbie myself :wave: I have found the site a great resourse of wisdom and hilarity :mrgreen:
by spitfire
Thu Oct 15, 2009 2:08 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What's your favourite Winter meal?
Replies: 44
Views: 14144

Re: What's your favourite Winter meal?

Hello everyone, I know that i'm in california now (have been here tooooo long) :banghead: :help: but i still remember what "neeps and tatties are :mrgreen: One of our favorite winter suppers are slow cooked lamb shanks braised in beer with crusty french bread and of course lots of butter :thumbup: g...
by spitfire
Mon Oct 12, 2009 4:35 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: thanks for the info on ant extermination
Replies: 2
Views: 385

thanks for the info on ant extermination

Thanks to all who replied with suggestions, liked them all :mrgreen: I don't have any mint but I do have oranges and orangejuice so I will give that a try. I liked the idea of the boiling water also but I don't think that I could miss hitting the plants as they are very densly packed in there I need...
by spitfire
Sun Oct 11, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Argh! A Rant about people!
Replies: 16
Views: 1111

Re: Argh! A Rant about people!

please don't think that the fact that she is IRISH has anything to do with her problem. she is just a spoiled brat period........... lock your stuff up and when she feels like borowing something tell her you will need a deposit. or her credit card number so you can charge a replacment of the item to...
by spitfire
Sun Oct 11, 2009 6:42 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: ant invasion in strawberry plant container
Replies: 5
Views: 709

ant invasion in strawberry plant container

:scratch: Hello everyone,
I need some ideas on how to get rid of ants. I have a large container of strawberry plants, I was watering them this morning and I noticed that they were INFESTED with ants :angryfire:!!! Anyone got any ideas on how to get rid of them and save my strawberry plants?
by spitfire
Wed Oct 07, 2009 8:17 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: HELLO from Sacramento California
Replies: 8
Views: 577

HELLO from Sacramento California

Hello EVERYONE.Glad i found this wonderful site!! I am originally from northern Ireland, then Mildenhall (suffolk) and I have been here in Sacramento CALIFORNIA since 1983. We do not have allotments here so i have to make do with the back garden, It's not a great size but big enough to keep us(me, h...