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  Topic: What to do with pecans in their shells?
Kenworth

Replies: 10
Views: 3628
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 13 5:53 am   Subject: What to do with pecans in their shells?
Shell them out. Make sure the bitter membrane is removed, of course.

Chop them up and use the same as your walnuts. Add them to cookies, or in jello with fruits. Mix into banana bread, or in br ...
  Topic: Does anybody know...
Kenworth

Replies: 12
Views: 12067
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 13 5:41 am   Subject: Does anybody know...
I adore pidgeons on the wing and on the plate.

Having said that, do you worry that they will bring in mites or disease to your birds? If they do, it will be difficult to prove they were the ones ...
  Topic: Cat Litter?
Kenworth

Replies: 24
Views: 25290
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 13 5:37 am   Subject: Cat Litter?
We use catsan, we tried tue cheaper ones and it turned out to be false economy.
We have 3 cats and we scoop everyday and just top up the litter when's low then compleaty empty and clean Tue tray ever ...
  Topic: Killing your own animals for meat at home
Kenworth

Replies: 33
Views: 17311
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Wed Jan 02, 13 5:29 am   Subject: Killing your own animals for meat at home
I personally dispatch the chickens here. It's not a job I enjoy at all, but it must be done, because it's what they were raised for.

Years ago when I raised a few calves, instead of using an ema ...
  Topic: Homemade dog food?
Kenworth

Replies: 3
Views: 2463
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 7:11 am   Subject: Homemade dog food?
Does anyone have a recipe for homemade dog food? I am trying to change my chihuahua's diet to one that doesn't come out of a bag, a bit more healthy, without all the dyes and fillers.

I know man ...
  Topic: moist chocolate galaxy cake.
Kenworth

Replies: 21
Views: 13662
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 6:04 am   Subject: moist chocolate galaxy cake.
What's galaxy?
  Topic: Sunday Roast.
Kenworth

Replies: 44
Views: 10605
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:57 am   Subject: Sunday Roast.
Now that my curiosity is aroused, how do you all cook a roast? I usually cook beef roast and pork roast the same way.

Season and sear the meat, add potatoes, carrots, parsnips, turnips or chunks ...
  Topic: Lemon juice - an excess
Kenworth

Replies: 11
Views: 3726
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:46 am   Subject: Lemon juice - an excess
Next summer when it's unbearably hot, lemonade slushies. Alcohol added as desired. (I desire vodka added when I have mine!)
  Topic: Sweetie jar recipe :o)
Kenworth

Replies: 24
Views: 8112
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:44 am   Subject: Sweetie jar recipe :o)
Divinity? A merangue type candy that is to die for. Chopped nuts can be added, or preserved bits of fruits.

I know it's squishy when made, then dries out a bit. Pop into the mouth, and it's pu ...
  Topic: What is buttermilk?
Kenworth

Replies: 9
Views: 3799
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:39 am   Subject: What is buttermilk?
I just remembered: I don't know if it's available where you are or not, but I believe over here there is a powdered form also that can be reconstituted.
  Topic: Lip Balm.
Kenworth

Replies: 13
Views: 5918
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:31 am   Subject: Lip Balm.
Maple syrup is gorgeous in lipbalm. I'll try and remember to post a recipe. I'll probably forget, though (was it me the first time?!)

Maple syrup? Oh goodness, sounds like I'd be smacking my lips ...
  Topic: Woodburner shelter
Kenworth

Replies: 17
Views: 10884
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:25 am   Subject: Woodburner shelter
Knew there'd be a large contingent on here who thought it pretty cool.

Wait til they hear about the buried body parts...

OMG!!! Do NOT do what my mom did back in the day. Her backside was c ...
  Topic: Damp wardrobe :(
Kenworth

Replies: 12
Views: 6759
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:18 am   Subject: Damp wardrobe :(
Do you have charcoal readily available, the type that is used in a barbeque?

I've had damp situations, and the charcoal briquets placed in an open plastic container will help to absorb moisture. ...
  Topic: Ash - any use?
Kenworth

Replies: 7
Views: 3834
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 12 5:07 am   Subject: Ash - any use?
My folks always kept a bucket of wood ashes near our driveway. They would throw it in the path that the tires make for traction when ice made pulling into the drive difficult.

Of course, it make ...
  Topic: What to do with stewed rhubarb?
Kenworth

Replies: 11
Views: 4676
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 12 5:16 am   Subject: What to do with stewed rhubarb?
I would like to experiment turning it into BBQ sauce. I have some cooked down and bottled, or as we say "canned". I must put that on my to do list.
 
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