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  Topic: Seed Swop 2015
DorsetScott

Replies: 7
Views: 4720
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Jan 05, 15 9:54 pm   Subject: Seed Swop 2015
I'd like in this year please.
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 14 11:51 am   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
Thanks Sarge.

I've had goose for a few years, and the fat always lasts me through until the next year. Great stuff!

Merry christmas to you too, hope Santa beings you everything you've asked for
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Dec 24, 14 11:22 am   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
Well I did it! It may not have been done elegantly, but the insides are outside, the legs are off, neck is skinned ready for salami, gizzard is clean, heart is prepared and there's a massive amount of ...
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 14 5:07 pm   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
In all seriousness, I peel the bird, vertical slit up the abdomen, get in and hoik everything out, when you get to the crop / various pipes in the neck cut through them wherever is handy to remove the ...
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 14 5:05 pm   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
You also need to make a cut alongside the neck to get the crop out.

Is it better to do that before or after the guts etc?
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 14 5:00 pm   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
Depending on how it turns out could be a "how to" or a "how not to"
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 14 4:56 pm   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
On a large table...

Judging by the wife's reaction to the bird it'll be a large table outside.
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 14 4:54 pm   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
Cheers for the link Sean, looks good and helpful to have actual pictures to follow.

And you too Sarge, for some reason I couldn't get my head around which end to "clear it out" from.

Hopefully I ...
  Topic: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 7838
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Dec 23, 14 4:40 pm   Subject: Help with gutting/cleaning a goose
Hi all. Long time no speak, life seems to get in the way of getting online, but as always I need to raid your wealth of knowledge.
Couldn't work out the right section for this, so thought I'd try her ...
  Topic: Cherry Plums?
DorsetScott

Replies: 12
Views: 2879
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Aug 13, 14 1:21 pm   Subject: Re: Cherry Plums?
Any other suggestions for what to do with them?

I know it's my answer to everything, but wine!!
  Topic: rasps
DorsetScott

Replies: 9
Views: 3421
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Aug 09, 14 9:55 pm   Subject: rasps
autumn rasps will fruit twice if not cut right down.

Very true, once on the previous years canes, earlier than they would and then again on new seasons growth.

The answer may be in whether you h ...
  Topic: Sweet lord, somebody help!
DorsetScott

Replies: 4
Views: 2579
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 14 12:47 pm   Subject: cucamelon pickle
I don't quite have cucamelons coming out of my ears. Yet.

Now I know you can pickle cucumbers, and I know you can pickle watermelon rinds, so I'm thinking some kind of cucamelon pickle/prese ...
  Topic: Elders looking good
DorsetScott

Replies: 16
Views: 45947
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Jul 23, 14 10:16 pm   Subject: Elders looking good
They make a lovely wine, a pretty good infusion, really nice leather 50/50 with apples, pontack sauce (although you're meant to leave that 7 years), I personally find they work better in hedgerow jam ...
  Topic: Alexanders
DorsetScott

Replies: 15
Views: 6355
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 14 10:43 pm   Subject: Alexanders
They are a weed round Corfe Castle, but although we don't have dissimilar soil, I have never seen them locally in the south of England.

Where you based Mistress Rose? Remember they tend to stay wit ...
  Topic: Hello :-)
DorsetScott

Replies: 11
Views: 27833
PostForum: Welcome   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 14 10:30 pm   Subject: Hello :-)
How do *doths cap*
 
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