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  Topic: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
Jam Lady

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PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 19 2:43 pm   Subject: ... the sky is baby blue, and the just-unfurling leaves ...
An inch of snow yesterday (2.54 cm) followed b 1.5 inches of rain (3.75 cm) which the snow soaked up like blotting paper. Still raining. Will stop midday. Temperatures to drop precipitously this after ...
  Topic: slowish cooked pork
Jam Lady

Replies: 2
Views: 245
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 19 8:19 pm   Subject: slowish cooked pork
I use a bone in pork shoulder (about 4 or 5 pound piece) to make pulled pork. It's a fattier cut than loin, excellent for slow cooking.

Coincidentally, I am about to cook one USA southern states s ...
  Topic: Chayote Vine
Jam Lady

Replies: 11
Views: 446
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 19 2:18 am   Subject: Chayote Vine
An old way to supply extra warmth - get an old inner tube. Lay on ground where you intend to plant melon or chayote or whatever. Make a small hole and mostly fill inner tube with water. Patch. Sun war ...
  Topic: Uncommon Apples
Jam Lady

Replies: 6
Views: 577
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Jan 05, 19 2:57 pm   Subject: Uncommon Apples
dpack, if someone is self-publishing it is up front costly to do what they actually did do. Some go for a print on demand - costs more for the individual book but the author / photographer only puts o ...
  Topic: Uncommon Apples
Jam Lady

Replies: 6
Views: 577
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 19 6:52 pm   Subject: Uncommon Apples
A very nice article about unusual apples from the NY Times, with wonderful photographs

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/04/t-magazine/odd-apples-photos-william-mullan.html?rref=collection%2Fsectionc ...
  Topic: The US Shutdown.
Jam Lady

Replies: 18
Views: 1912
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Thu Jan 03, 19 4:39 pm   Subject: The US Shutdown.
If president no longer able to serve then the vice president becomes president - Johnson after Kennedy was killed. If VP cannot serve then Speaker of the House is third in line. That would be Pelosi. ...
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2578
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 19 2:52 pm   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
No, Nick. Eleven is a prime number.
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2578
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 19 2:47 am   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
Happy new year, buzzy.

Some numbers are more magical than others. Twelve, divisible by 2, 3, 4, 6. Sixty, even more so.

Prime numbers, divisible only by 1 and themselves.

Fibonacci sequence ...
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2578
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 18 2:38 pm   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
Nick, I found something on Google that suggests it is important to have good spacing between the cups for good popping. And since there were only two of us having Christmas dinner even eleven would ha ...
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2578
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Dec 31, 18 4:28 am   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
Slim, my pan is a Wagner Ware B 1323

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29692/Christmas+Meals_2018-12_Wagner+Ware+popover+pan.jpg

I must have bought it at a yard sale, once upon a time. It is nick ...
  Topic: Wildlife
Jam Lady

Replies: 207
Views: 41616
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 18 12:20 am   Subject: Wildlife
dpack, are the green parakeets in york the same as the monk parakeets in NYC? http://brooklynparrots.com/the-wild-brooklyn-parrot-faq/
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2578
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 18 1:52 am   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
I only baked the six that you see, thos. Made half the recipe - two eggs, less than 1 cup each milk and flour. The pan is Wagner Ware, with the somewhat odd eleven compartments. Though why 12 is more ...
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2578
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 18 7:49 pm   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
We tend to call 'em popovers - they "pop over" the pan.

From Wikipedia: A popover is a light, hollow roll made from an egg batter similar to that of Yorkshire pudding, typically baked in muffin tin ...
  Topic: Yorkshire Pudding
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2578
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 18 5:08 pm   Subject: Yorkshire Pudding
What do you think Nick?

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29691/Christmas+Meals_2018-12_rib+roast+after+first+slice.jpg

Other sides were oven roasted potatoes, braised Brussels sprouts, braised c ...
  Topic: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Jam Lady

Replies: 26
Views: 2647
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 18 1:58 pm   Subject: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Two different things, Ty Gwyn.

Through photosynthesis, plants convert carbon dioxide and water into sugar.

Plants need major nutrients such as nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium and minor nutrient ...
 
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