101 things to do with carrots

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Post: #78924 Millymollymandy
Sat Dec 15, 2007 7:09 am

Trouble is in Victorian times they had a whole team of gardeners so could afford the time to do things like that! :shock:

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Post: #79791 magnuscanis
Fri Dec 28, 2007 3:04 pm

Is anyone keeping count of how many ideas have been suggested so far? Perhaps you could use a stack of carrots to keep count? Or cut notches in one?

Actually, the idea I was planning to suggest was to hollow out a carrot and use it as a flute. I've not done it myself, but I've heard that it has been done successfully.

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Post: #79794 mrsflibble
Fri Dec 28, 2007 4:07 pm

my mum once used a2 inch knob from the fat end of one to carve a dolls house size turkey for my dolls house family to have xmas dinner. she's good at wierd crap like that.
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Post: #79807 magnuscanis
Fri Dec 28, 2007 9:24 pm

mrsflibble wrote:my mum once used a2 inch knob from the fat end of one to carve a dolls house size turkey for my dolls house family to have xmas dinner. she's good at wierd crap like that.

I suppose a turkey made out of carrot would provide a nice alternative to nut roast for a vegetarian Christmas dinner. :lol:

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Post: #79817 ina
Sat Dec 29, 2007 9:21 am

magnuscanis wrote:
mrsflibble wrote:my mum once used a2 inch knob from the fat end of one to carve a dolls house size turkey for my dolls house family to have xmas dinner. she's good at wierd crap like that.

I suppose a turkey made out of carrot would provide a nice alternative to nut roast for a vegetarian Christmas dinner. :lol:

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Post: #79902 mrsflibble
Mon Dec 31, 2007 3:16 pm

:lol: yeah i suppose it would... mind you i have a recipe somewhere for moulded tofu; it recommends to mould it into the shape of a pig's head to look like a vegetarian suckling pig (point? dont think there is one) but I suppose a turkey could be fashioned in much the same way!


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http://books.google.com/books?id=Nqzg_F ... #PPA112,M1)
oh how I love my tea, tea in the afternoon. I can't do without it, and I think I'll have another cup very
ve-he-he-he-heryyyyyyy soooooooooooon!!!!

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Fishing rods

http://www.fishupdate.com/news/fullstor ... _rods.html

they intend to make other things like cars , but are using the fishing rod industry to prove itself on.


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