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  Topic: Butternut squash recipies..............
Chick-pea

Replies: 27
Views: 6275
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 06 9:24 pm   Subject: Butternut squash recipies..............
Do you peel your BNS before you roast it?

Nakipa

Nope. You can eat the skin even though most people don't. It softens during cooking.
  Topic: Butternut squash recipies..............
Chick-pea

Replies: 27
Views: 6275
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 06 12:28 pm   Subject: Butternut squash recipies..............
We're having stuffed roast butternut squash tonight. It's like a veggie equivlent of roast chicken. I confess I'll be using a packet stuffing mix (one of the nice ones with rosemary and a sachet of ap ...
  Topic: What would be a good dinner...
Chick-pea

Replies: 12
Views: 2440
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 06 7:07 pm   Subject: What would be a good dinner...
Glad to hear that, Sally. He'll be happy to be back home safely with you (and a glass of wine) waiting for him. I'll bet he doesn't care what he has to eat as long as it's hot and he doesn't have to w ...
  Topic: What to wrap the kids' sandwiches in?
Chick-pea

Replies: 8
Views: 3374
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 06 9:43 am   Subject: What to wrap the kids' sandwiches in?
I give the kids their sandwiches in reused plastic bags. I have a cupboard full of plastic bags - bread bags, fruit and veg bags, cereal bags (I don't wrap them up with string, I just bunch them up an ...
  Topic: Stuff!
Chick-pea

Replies: 16
Views: 12865
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 06 5:38 pm   Subject: Stuff!
Slime moulds rock! They're single-celled doodads that normally go around individually, so you might be in a field full of them but they're microscopic and spread about so you don't know they're there. ...
  Topic: Welcome Welsh Girls Allotment
Chick-pea

Replies: 6
Views: 1642
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Mon Oct 02, 06 6:58 am   Subject: Welcome Welsh Girls Allotment
Hello Welshgirlsallotment. Love the blog, especially the Links section
  Topic: BBC2 'Going Green' documentary wants to hear from you...
Chick-pea

Replies: 25
Views: 11592
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 06 5:18 pm   Subject: BBC2 'Going Green' documentary wants to hear from you...
There's a chap called Richard Cannon has a [url=http://www.downthelane.net/]website. I'm not sure exactly where he lives (somewhere in Kent) but he certainly doesn't have 5 acres in the countryside, ...
  Topic: BBC2 'Going Green' documentary wants to hear from you...
Chick-pea

Replies: 25
Views: 11592
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Sep 29, 06 2:16 pm   Subject: BBC2 'Going Green' documentary wants to hear from you...
That's a good point. I'd also like to say people on low incomes. I don't like the fact that you have to be middle class to buy organic food in the shops, as it is out of the price range of many people ...
  Topic: Online cook shops
Chick-pea

Replies: 27
Views: 5145
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 06 11:09 am   Subject: Online cook shops
I love [url=http://www.lehmans.com/]Lehman's. It's an online Amish store (no kidding) that sells non-electric kitchen equipment like preserving jars and copper kettles and hand-cranked ice-cream freez ...
  Topic: Egg Laying
Chick-pea

Replies: 19
Views: 3595
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 06 10:54 am   Subject: Egg Laying
Are they still young? They'll get around to it eventually. I don't think there's anything you can do to speed the process. As long as they're healthy - someone was telling me just yesterday that his h ...
  Topic: What does your Council do regards recycling?
Chick-pea

Replies: 39
Views: 10325
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 06 5:21 pm   Subject: What does your Council do regards recycling?
My bin now contains nothing but plastic, and there's not even very much of that.

What about kitchen waste?

I have chickens and a compost heap. We're vegetarian. I don't put any kitchen waste in ...
  Topic: What does your Council do regards recycling?
Chick-pea

Replies: 39
Views: 10325
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 06 1:01 pm   Subject: What does your Council do regards recycling?
Paper
Card
Glass
Tins
Garden waste for composting (but not kitchen waste)
Textiles

This is all kerbside collection. You can also recycle plastic bottles at the waste rception centre, but the h ...
  Topic: Environmentally Friendly Alternatives to Clingfilm
Chick-pea

Replies: 35
Views: 10677
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed Sep 27, 06 12:59 pm   Subject: Environmentally Friendly Alternatives to Clingfilm
I also reuse the bags from cereal, and also bread bags, and fruit bags from the greengrocer. When you start looking for them you'll probably find you are always throwing away perfectly good plastic ba ...
  Topic: Yoghurt
Chick-pea

Replies: 3
Views: 1476
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 06 5:06 pm   Subject: Yoghurt
That's funny, my blog entry for today is instructions for making Philadelphia-style soft cheese out of yogurt (home-made of course, although if you want you can make it from shop-bought yogurt)

The ...
  Topic: Passed its best recipes
Chick-pea

Replies: 14
Views: 2763
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 06 2:12 pm   Subject: Passed its best recipes
We get an organic veg box delivered every thursday, so Thursday night we always eat something using up the week-old leftover veg.

Veggie Chilli (I always serve with with wholemeal cheese scones, yu ...
 
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