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by cideristhefuture
Mon Dec 31, 2012 4:54 pm
Forum: Book Reviews
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 75
Views: 32409

Re: What are you reading?

Uncle Toms Cabin, asked for 'classic' books and this is what I got. Was on my list so very happy.
by cideristhefuture
Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:19 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What are we all having for dinner?
Replies: 452
Views: 55885

Re: What are we all having for dinner?

Chilli made with turkey mince. peppers from the freezer, allotment onions and chillies harvested from greenhouse last weekend. baked beans and not kidney beans (the devils food) with a big jacket spud, (ours again).

Belly filling food too warm you up
by cideristhefuture
Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:10 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: out of date beans
Replies: 12
Views: 2183

Re: out of date beans

A friend of mine was friends with an archeologist working on a dig in New Mexico. One of the artifacts found there was a large sealed clay pot, with dried beans inside, roughly 1500 years old. As a test, they took a few beans and tried to grow them, and took a few more (not many) and cooked them up...
by cideristhefuture
Tue Nov 20, 2012 6:19 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: What are we all having for dinner?
Replies: 452
Views: 55885

Re: What are we all having for dinner?

Corn beef pasties Found a suede on the allotment today so made a batch... put in corn beef, suede, potato and onion. worcester sauce and s&p for flavour. Along with leftover baked chocolate cheese cake. Our local freezer shop has been selling 5 choc philly tubs for £1.00 so with the free range eggs,...
by cideristhefuture
Mon Nov 19, 2012 3:56 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Dublin
Replies: 4
Views: 796

Re: Hi from Dublin

Hello

We have just been given a similar market garden greenhouse, it is 15 x 12ft. It was from the garden of a local commercial cucumber grower (scaled down version). What to you grow in yours?
by cideristhefuture
Wed Nov 14, 2012 9:56 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Market Research into local cut flowers
Replies: 20
Views: 2501

Re: Market Research into local cut flowers

What I like...

Sweet peas, never see them in shops....

Also Delphinium Pacific Giant, esp blue/ purple never see them being sold. they look fab in a big vase.

and, dinner plate dahliahs.
by cideristhefuture
Sun Oct 28, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: What did you do with your extra hour?
Replies: 15
Views: 1952

What did you do with your extra hour?

Anyone do anything with the extra hour we had today? Ok maybe not extra but like to think of positives.. :icon_smile:

Used to spend it in bed, but spend today baking and filling up the freezer.

8 pasties and a couple of pies ready for cold days.
by cideristhefuture
Fri Oct 26, 2012 8:27 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: How much?!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1089

Re: How much?!!!

No £200. dont know what type, but deff £200.
by cideristhefuture
Thu Oct 25, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: How much?!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1089

Re: How much?!!!

Friend of ours has told us a farmer has informed him ..... last year farmers got £15 a ton this year £200.
by cideristhefuture
Mon Oct 22, 2012 2:23 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Little things that really annoy you!
Replies: 238
Views: 43672

Re: Little things that really annoy you!

Gas companies who think I'm a liar. Units used for last 2 months.... used 3 units last month and 2 the month before that.. They have tried to increase my D/D twice in the last 3 weeks for 'winter', would add I am approx £95.00 in credit! Have told them twice in the last 2 weeks I have another heat s...
by cideristhefuture
Mon Oct 08, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Favourite economy tips
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: Favourite economy tips

skips for wood. Have a friend who works for the council, let's me know of any wood dumped so it does not go to the tip. We get free heat and i pass on wine and jam as a thanks.
by cideristhefuture
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:36 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Peaches
Replies: 25
Views: 3157

Re: Peaches

What about a Rumtopf?

http://www.germandeli.com/index.html

Great with ice cream or on it's own...........
by cideristhefuture
Fri Jun 29, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: some idea's needed
Replies: 7
Views: 1205

Re: some idea's needed

Look up recepie for a blue lagoon...

1 part vodka

1 part blue curaco

half part lime cord.

fill up glass with lemonade or sprite and ice...

big pub chain I know sells this in jugs, offers one with absynth and one with vodka .

Cant remember the name when spirit is changed but goes down well.
by cideristhefuture
Sun Jun 24, 2012 7:21 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Help! I'm stuck in the city....
Replies: 6
Views: 687

Re: Help! I'm stuck in the city....

Howdy

Where in manchester? Any allotments or community gardens near you?
by cideristhefuture
Sun Jun 03, 2012 3:03 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Portugal Smallholding for Sale
Replies: 11
Views: 1880

Re: Portugal Smallholding for Sale

Have been reading your blog for a couple of years now.

Keeping my fingers crossed for your sale. Hope you are felling better.