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  Topic: Converting files from DVD to MP4
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 2
Views: 1487
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 07 12:08 pm   Subject: Converting files from DVD to MP4
There is a particularly good program which lets you convert virtually into/from virtually any format - it's called Pinnacle Studio 10. Probably hideously expensive, but it's very good.
  Topic: Veg Box Delivery Companies
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 43
Views: 322562
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Thu Aug 02, 07 11:54 am   Subject: Veg Box Delivery Companies
Why thank you, bloomeenee - it's a woodcut known as the [url=http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Image:FlammarionWoodcut.jpg]Flammarion.
  Topic: Veg Box Delivery Companies
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 43
Views: 322562
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Wed Aug 01, 07 1:42 pm   Subject: Westcountry bits and bobs
There are quite a few delivery bods around here; we've used [url=http://ownonline.co.uk]Own Online quite often and they're very good - emphasis on locally produced organics and fair trade, with minima ...
  Topic: Beer recipes
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 11
Views: 2392
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Jul 19, 07 7:40 am   Subject: Beer recipes
But... but... beer is eeeevil! The taste! It so horrid! It bitter and beer-face inducing! (Can't demonstrate beer face through the medium of the smiley - there just isn't one vivid enough...)

Howev ...
  Topic: Beer recipes
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 11
Views: 2392
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 07 2:00 pm   Subject: Beer recipes
Hello there!

Now, I'm not a beer person. I think it tastes like evil. But.... Mr. KW disagrees, despite my attempts to dissuade him, and so it is that I find myself staring down the barrel of attem ...
  Topic: The delights of lime rendering.
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 9
Views: 3050
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 07 9:31 am   Subject: The delights of lime rendering.
Er.... terrier-worrier? Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh - I geddddit!

Gervase: 4 is my kind of money, so I shall definitely be investing in a copy of that! Mr. KW and I have both had a go with cement-based ...
  Topic: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 25
Views: 5635
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 07 7:56 am   Subject: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Yep - quite agree - ours are enormous, and they seemed to get that way in approximately three days. From tiny little leaves on the soil to, er, giant triffid-like things which now completely disguise ...
  Topic: The delights of lime rendering.
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 9
Views: 3050
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 07 7:49 am   Subject: The delights of lime rendering.
Hello all!

Well, it's a sort of make-your-own...

Mr. KW and I are going to a lime rendering course at [url=http://yarnertrust.co.uk]the Yarner Trust in September, and I'm just wondering if anyo ...
  Topic: Brushcutter recommendations?
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 30
Views: 18775
PostForum: Land Management   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 07 7:43 am   Subject: Brushcutter recommendations?
We bought the smaller Stihl brushcutter last summer, as our garden is nearly all strimmer-ish rather than mowable. It's [url=http://www.stihl.co.uk/html/default_fr.php?category=product]this one, and s ...
  Topic: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 25
Views: 5635
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Jul 18, 07 7:34 am   Subject: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Yay! Minimum effort! That's what I like.

I've had 'em roasted and I've had 'em mashed, so soup is definitely on the list now.
  Topic: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 25
Views: 5635
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 07 2:19 pm   Subject: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Thanks for the help, people, and Nick, I particularly liked your take on the artichoke world.

Treacodactyl, any recipe suggestions?

Behemoth, do you not find hard bits in the artichoke ...
  Topic: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 25
Views: 5635
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 07 11:42 am   Subject: Jerusalem artichokes, the looking-after thereof
Hello everyone,

I'm growing Jerusalem artichokes for the first time this year, and other than marvelling at quite how tall they've got, I'm wondering if I should be doing anything to them yet. I k ...
  Topic: What's brewing at yours ?
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 10
Views: 2723
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 07 11:24 am   Subject: What's brewing at yours ?
Like the idea of the honeysuckle, Sarah - would you have a recipe you could share? Likewise the chilli - we're growing chillis this year as if they're going out of fashion, so I quite like the idea of ...
  Topic: What's brewing at yours ?
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 10
Views: 2723
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 07 1:52 pm   Subject: What's brewing at yours ?
6 demijohns of sloe, clearing after second racking (yes, they're late. No, I don't care.)
4 demijohns of plum (one of which smells a tad... odd)
1 demijohn of lemonbalm (waiting to be bottled)
2 de ...
  Topic: Grey water, low-pressure garden-related conundrum...
Kitchenwitch

Replies: 8
Views: 4181
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 07 7:22 pm   Subject: Grey water, low-pressure garden-related conundrum...
Thanks for the suggestions, all.

Dougal, you've hit the nail right on the head. We need to live on a hill! Our house sits in the middle of our garden, which gradually slopes downhill. So, we get s ...
 
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