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  Topic: marmalade sauce
Mustang

Replies: 1
Views: 1742
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 15 8:54 pm   Subject: marmalade sauce
I made a few jars of marmalade 2 weekends ago. 1/2 seville oranges, 1/2 blood oranges and a few limes and lemons thrown in. I also added certo, liquid pectin.

i canned them for 5 mins in a pressur ...
  Topic: What to cook for xmas this year?
Mustang

Replies: 22
Views: 7145
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 01, 14 12:37 pm   Subject: What to cook for xmas this year?
I don't really worry about what they like or dislike .. I give them excellent food and its up to them if they eat it or not.
It's not excellent if they don't like it. Are you really cooking for th ...
  Topic: What to cook for xmas this year?
Mustang

Replies: 22
Views: 7145
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Nov 30, 14 11:48 pm   Subject: What to cook for xmas this year?
This year, 6 adults, 2 kids. I don't really worry about what they like or dislike .. I give them excellent food and its up to them if they eat it or not. I like challenging recipes for xmas, which gi ...
  Topic: What to cook for xmas this year?
Mustang

Replies: 22
Views: 7145
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Nov 30, 14 11:28 pm   Subject: What to cook for xmas this year?
So, every year, I try new recipes. I've tried mutton leg, beef rib, 12-bird roast, porcetta, cockeral, goose, turkey, rabbit, etc.

What should I try this year? What would challenge me to cook (real ...
  Topic: Artichokes
Mustang

Replies: 9
Views: 5230
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Sep 23, 14 8:25 pm   Subject: Artichokes
I love globe artichokes. I grow them, and also buy them whenever I see them at a reasonable price.

Steam in pressure cooker or in a pan. They are ready when you can easily pull off a leaf.

Mak ...
  Topic: End of 1st year.
Mustang

Replies: 0
Views: 3659
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Sat Sep 13, 14 10:12 pm   Subject: End of 1st year.
This is my first year of keeping bees. I bought a 9-frame colony in spring from a local beekeeper. Since I got them, I've moved them from National frames to Dartington hives and 14x12's, had swarms, c ...
  Topic: how is your fruit coming along?
Mustang

Replies: 120
Views: 78659
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Aug 26, 14 8:57 pm   Subject: how is your fruit coming along?
One of my apple trees is flowering again. May be a bit ambitious to put out 2 crops in 1 year.
  Topic: broody hen?
Mustang

Replies: 6
Views: 5589
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 14 8:35 pm   Subject: broody hen?
I've had a few golfballs in their nesting box for a couple of weeks. All 5 hens jam themselves into it, ignoring the balls, and settle down for sleep. I even left the lid of the box open for a few day ...
  Topic: broody hen?
Mustang

Replies: 6
Views: 5589
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 14 8:24 pm   Subject: broody hen?
Thanks for all the advice. Later this afternoon, she decided to leave her eggs and went to play with the other hens. I took the eggs. She didn't go back to her nest, so maybe it was a fleeting nest th ...
  Topic: broody hen?
Mustang

Replies: 6
Views: 5589
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Sun Aug 10, 14 9:00 am   Subject: broody hen?
I've got a new hen. She's just started laying. I found her this morning on a mass of her eggs in the greenhouse. She's not moving from it, even for food, and is protecting them. She obviously wants to ...
  Topic: Wasps?
Mustang

Replies: 12
Views: 4903
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Aug 06, 14 9:58 pm   Subject: Wasps?
i noticed a few taking a close interest in the entrances of one of my hives, so made 3 wasp traps and placed one on each hive. Checked them today, and there are ex-wasps in all of them now.

Also t ...
  Topic: Goodbye Freecycle
Mustang

Replies: 7
Views: 31852
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 14 9:01 pm   Subject: Goodbye Freecycle
Many (most?) uk freecycle groups moved to create Freegle a while ago when Freecycle USA went in a direction which we found unpleasant.


I'm curious to know more?

A bit of history.

[url=http ...
  Topic: Goodbye Freecycle
Mustang

Replies: 7
Views: 31852
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Mon Jul 28, 14 8:42 pm   Subject: Goodbye Freecycle
Many (most?) uk freecycle groups moved to create Freegle a while ago when Freecycle USA went in a direction which we found unpleasant.

So check for your local [url=http://www.ilovefreegle.org/]Fre ...
  Topic: triffid corn?
Mustang

Replies: 2
Views: 4073
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jul 26, 14 10:31 pm   Subject: triffid corn?
I am growing white sweetcorn, and it's currently 10+ feet tall, and getting taller. I've never had corn grow more than 5 feet or so. This is absolutely gigantic! Anyone else's going high this year?
...
  Topic: Beware - low flying chickens
Mustang

Replies: 9
Views: 7840
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Jul 21, 14 7:41 pm   Subject: Beware - low flying chickens
Remembering I'm new at this game, is it normal for chickens to fly around often? One of my Gauloise girls insists on flying across the garden at waist height (my waist, not hers). And if she isn't fly ...
 
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