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by Pilsbury
Mon May 19, 2008 4:53 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Fruit Leather
Replies: 6
Views: 1553

Im involve in making them on a semi proffesional basis as there is a company out there that sells them and they are 'quite' easy to do, the reason i say it like that is that only certian fruits work well and others have to be mixed together, the best base to use is apples but pears go well as well. ...
by Pilsbury
Mon Apr 07, 2008 5:35 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Chinese food.
Replies: 9
Views: 2132

chinese chicken noodle soup ingrediants good chicken stock chopped cooked chicken cooked fine egg noodles chinese leaf or green cabbage finely shredded cornflour a beaten egg chinese five spice soy sauce to serve method we make our own stock from a left over carcass and pick the meat off to add brin...
by Pilsbury
Sat Apr 05, 2008 6:12 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Urban home-made wine? Ask the experts time....
Replies: 14
Views: 3273

for my fruit vodka i just use the fruit and vodka for a couple of months then strain it through a coffee filter and add the sugar syrup, i find the alcohol extracts teh flavour quicker if there is no added sugar to start with. I use vanilla pods and chillis as well and for a really quick drink use j...
by Pilsbury
Tue Apr 01, 2008 8:34 pm
Forum: What's Going On?
Topic: Just for fun... - pick a page
Replies: 74
Views: 18074

ok im in, but what page to pick.........

hmmmmmm
im going to get my OH to pick a random number then she will get the blame.
ok she picks 280.....
by Pilsbury
Sun Mar 30, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: Margarine Tubs (influenced by Milims)
Replies: 19
Views: 9600

35. re filling with home made butter
by Pilsbury
Tue Feb 26, 2008 6:35 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Pickled eggs
Replies: 37
Views: 6107

The omelets are precooked and frozen so they can be nuked. The eggs are boiled, have the ends sliced off and are then squidged together somehow, so you have a length of hardboiled egg and every slice has a perfect circle of yolk in the middle. Obviously you must never have a slice of white-only in ...
by Pilsbury
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:53 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: RE-USING OLD CANDLES
Replies: 19
Views: 6048

I used to use these people but you can get wick on Ebay as well http://www.candlemakingsupplies.co.uk/ when it says 2" wick that meant it will burn a 2" hole in the candle and its best to match up the candle diameter to within 1/2" to make a clean burn so with 2" wick you can make candles from1 1/2"...
by Pilsbury
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:41 pm
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Comfrey - Does any have any going spare in exchange for....
Replies: 3
Views: 1416

comfrey leaf and root will survive a week in the air followed by a post trip to france, I know cos I did it. :lol: I chopped all the leaf off before I dug it up then left it in the garden a couple of days for earth to dry up a bit as I didnt want to much humidity, brushed off all the loose dirt then...
by Pilsbury
Tue Feb 19, 2008 11:34 pm
Forum: Fruit and Nuts
Topic: Plum Trees in Pots
Replies: 10
Views: 2542

80L dustbin, 50l john innes No3, 20l manure and 3" gravel in the bottom with drainage holes drilled in that gravel level and it will be fine for a few years at least, well mine is and so are my 2 apple trees and my pear. with good pruneing you can restrict the size and keep the fruit my apple and pe...
by Pilsbury
Sun Feb 10, 2008 11:45 am
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 Delicious Recipes for Potatoes
Replies: 24
Views: 8205

Cassiepod wrote:25. Bombay potatoes Fabulous :) let me know if you'd like a recipe
recipe please, i have about 6 but none that quite hit the spot so I like to try as many as i can.

as for potato salads i do one with beetroot and apple with mayonaise, fabulous
by Pilsbury
Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:10 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Pizza Lover?
Replies: 19
Views: 2505

wrap an old house brick in brown paper then stick the pre paid reply lable to it, they get a huge bill and you get a laugh. try not to be to harsh if you get leaflets with your post, the posties HAVE to deliver them to everyone not signed up to the scheme and the Royal mail checks reguarly they have...
by Pilsbury
Fri Feb 08, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Cork flooring
Replies: 8
Views: 1615

I got a few packs of cork tiles and will be sticking them to Hardboard cut to fit the floor and sealing them, that way if i need to get under the floor it is easy to lift the hardboard sheet and replace it without damaging it.
by Pilsbury
Fri Feb 08, 2008 12:16 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: ok thisis getting REALLY weird now
Replies: 17
Views: 2428

Could be a police chopper and they can see lots from one spot in the sky, Heard a story of them being used to spot cannabis factorys using their infra red camera but they can scan a huge area from a few hundred feet so probably not you they are interested in.
by Pilsbury
Sat Jan 19, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: brewers yeast
Replies: 8
Views: 2344

I used Brewers yeast a few years ago to try and boost energy levels and it seemed to help, at the very worst it will just improve the Vit B levels so nothing lost i would say, Just so long as you dont pin hopes on mirical improvements and get donwhearted if the results are not instant but im sure yo...
by Pilsbury
Sat Jan 12, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: reed bed waste system
Replies: 5
Views: 1533

sorry to plug another Forum but Rosewood farm has just set up a reedbed system for his animal waste i think, this is a link to the topic post over on Downsizer and he has done loads of work on this if i recall, http://forum.downsizer.net/viewtopic.php?t=18284&highlight=reedbed hope its ok to put the...