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  Topic: Bread pudding

Replies: 6
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PostForum: Recipe Database   Posted: Tue Sep 04, 18 5:54 pm   Subject: Bread pudding
½ lb stale bread
3 ozs dried fruit (sultanas, currants, chopped dates, figs etc to make up the amount)
2 ozs butter or marg (melted)
2 ozs sugar
1 level tbsp golden syrup
1 beaten egg
1 level ...
  Topic: New toy...

Replies: 60
Views: 5890
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 18 3:07 pm   Subject: New toy...
HSE is a PITA.

Use eye protection. Sparks or dust will get in your eyes with one of them.

I said that! (I was ignored)
  Topic: Elderflower and Rose Petal Syrup

Replies: 10
Views: 7613
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 18 9:55 pm   Subject: Elderflower and Rose Petal Syrup
Nice bit of thread necromancy there!
  Topic: Wildlife

Replies: 143
Views: 18325
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 18 9:51 pm   Subject: Wildlife
I got the moth - the caterpillar just looks extremely hungry.
  Topic: White crab spider

Replies: 15
Views: 2994
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sun Jun 10, 18 8:25 pm   Subject: White crab spider
Not a bad life. It's been sitting in the same rose for 48 hours now.
  Topic: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner

Replies: 60
Views: 40010
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Wed May 02, 18 7:44 pm   Subject: vinegar instead of fabric conditioner
I use a fraction of what the detergent bottle says. We are in a very soft water area so I expect others might need a bit more, but I can't adide conditioner - it makes the towels non-absorbant, and e ...
  Topic: Asparagus is in.

Replies: 9
Views: 6579
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 18 6:27 pm   Subject: Asparagus is in.
I had reheated curry in a gloomy staffroom.
  Topic: Watercress

Replies: 24
Views: 14944
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 18 9:18 pm   Subject: Watercress
Well, I don't have a stream. I don't suppose the pond water is too evil - the main beasts it has are frogs and newts. I'll give it a go.
  Topic: Which apples, pears, plums?

Replies: 35
Views: 17864
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 18 10:31 pm   Subject: Which apples, pears, plums?
Don't forget damsons!
  Topic: Watercress

Replies: 24
Views: 14944
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sun Mar 25, 18 10:30 pm   Subject: Watercress
Has anyone here ever grown water cress? Apparently you can put a bucket of peat in your pond to create a small bog and grow it in that.
  Topic: Home brewing kit in Herefordshire

Replies: 2
Views: 4239
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 17 11:10 pm   Subject: Home brewing kit in Herefordshire
If no-one on here wants it, have you tried Freegle or freebay?
  Topic: What I do on Mondays!

Replies: 710
Views: 317924
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 17 11:07 pm   Subject: What I do on Mondays!
I see them every so often, but I've never managed to get a pic.
  Topic: Sending christmas greetings without spending money

Replies: 2
Views: 6536
PostForum: Seasonal and Frugal Shopping   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 17 11:04 pm   Subject: Sending christmas greetings without spending money
Yes - And I would much rather receive electronic greetings than a load of cards to gather dust and be a fire hazard.
  Topic: ceps awol ? not any more

Replies: 43
Views: 24173
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Sep 10, 17 7:32 pm   Subject: ceps awol ? not any more
I've checked a couple of times to no avail.
  Topic: Where's the honey gone!

Replies: 26
Views: 22012
PostForum: The Apiary   Posted: Tue Aug 29, 17 6:14 pm   Subject: Where's the honey gone!
I'd suggest the same - the naughty new queen has taken it all with her!
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