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by pitwipe
Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 33714

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

^ you were given 24 demi-johns? Wow... nice haul!
by pitwipe
Mon Aug 30, 2010 5:40 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: puff ball?
Replies: 10
Views: 1910

Re: puff ball?

I read on the internets, so it must be true ;) , that the non-edible puffballs have gills on the inside when you cut them in half, while the edible ones do not.
by pitwipe
Sat Aug 28, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: quotes for now
Replies: 31
Views: 2644

Re: quotes for now

"Beer. The cause of, and solution to all of life's problems" Homer Simpson.

"All that we need to make us happy, is something to be enthusiastic about." Albert Einstein.
by pitwipe
Mon Aug 23, 2010 5:16 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Pickled onion marmalade, it's cheep and quik, grate for xmas
Replies: 31
Views: 4630

Re: Pickled onion marmalade, it's cheep and quik, grate for

I just made this on Saturday, and it's most excellent! I did have to open a window while it was cooking though. lol.
by pitwipe
Thu Jul 29, 2010 6:05 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Rabbit for meat
Replies: 17
Views: 3567

Re: Rabbit for meat

I just got two French Lops for meat rabbits. A buck and doe from different lines, both about 10 weeks old. So I'll need to wait a few months before I can bred them.

For housing I converted a 6'x8' garden shed, and fixed the cages to the walls at a comfortable working height.
by pitwipe
Fri Jul 09, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: cut down supermarket trips ?
Replies: 49
Views: 7045

Re: cut down supermarket trips ?

Take a look at your last couple of supermarket grocery bills if you have them. If they're itemised you'll be able to quickly see where you can bulk buy on things like dry/canned/frozen foods, toiletries, etc. and what quantities you'll need for 3 or 4 months. Also you'll be able to see what you're s...
by pitwipe
Thu Jul 08, 2010 3:55 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: A couple of my hand made(ish) knives.
Replies: 6
Views: 1505

Re: A couple of my hand made(ish) knives.

Very cool! Have you made any with a gutting hook on the back?
by pitwipe
Thu Jul 08, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Home made paneer cheese
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: Home made paneer cheese

This sounds pretty easy, I'm gonna give it a go :)

Thanks for the info!
by pitwipe
Thu Jul 08, 2010 3:43 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: kill mosquitoes indoors
Replies: 15
Views: 2355

Re: kill mosquitoes indoors

Put mosquito netting over your bed while sleeping. Just fix it to the ceiling above the center of the bed and let it drape around the sides. Should be able to find some on the internet if not available locally.
by pitwipe
Wed Jul 07, 2010 3:29 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Home made paneer cheese
Replies: 9
Views: 989

Re: Home made paneer cheese

Can you post the steps/recipe for this? I'd be interested to see how it's done! :)
by pitwipe
Mon Jul 05, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: Smart inverter needed
Replies: 4
Views: 2129

Re: Smart inverter needed

Salesmen are coin operated machines. They only respond to one thing :(
by pitwipe
Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 33714

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

LOL!!!

And thanks for the explanation, Mike. I'll just omit it, I'm ok with hazy wine :)
by pitwipe
Mon Jun 28, 2010 3:00 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 33714

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

Thanks craig.r!

Is there a substitute for the Pectic Enzyme? What's it for?
by pitwipe
Fri Jun 25, 2010 6:49 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: What have you got brewing at the moment
Replies: 190
Views: 33714

Re: What have you got brewing at the moment

^ ditto. I'd be interested in the dried fruit recipe too!