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by Rick&Carol
Mon Jun 28, 2010 8:15 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Biggest mushroom haul - EVER!!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 1564

Biggest mushroom haul - EVER!!!!

Couldn't believe my eyes tonight while walking the dogs - Carol said she thought she'd spotted some Dryads Saddle earlier in the day and took me to have a look. A MOOSEive amount. Took the lot as I couldnt get to the tender specimens - 14 pounds in weight all told - The woody tough ones went in the ...
by Rick&Carol
Sat Jun 26, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Pets
Topic: our two on newport beach last week
Replies: 0
Views: 1282

our two on newport beach last week

Isn't it great when you can drive somewhere and the dogs entertain themselves
by Rick&Carol
Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Quick hello before picking my Elderflowers!
Replies: 14
Views: 1779

Re: Quick hello before picking my Elderflowers!

welcome - hope you enjoy the site, we've only recently joined and round it quite useful for advice - we're off to wales for two weeks on saturday and whilst this is great I'm a bit worried the elderflowers will be all gone by the time we get back - not to even mention our about to ripen strawberries
by Rick&Carol
Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:17 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello at last
Replies: 14
Views: 1501

Re: Hello at last

welcome - hope you enjoy the site, we've only recently joined and round it quite useful for advice
by Rick&Carol
Thu Jun 10, 2010 9:17 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi to all, Im a newbie, help?!
Replies: 18
Views: 2090

Re: Hi to all, Im a newbie, help?!

welcome - hope you enjoy the site, we've only recently joined and round it quite useful for advice
by Rick&Carol
Wed Jun 09, 2010 5:45 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: Looking for mushroom gatherers for my Masters research!
Replies: 13
Views: 2672

Re: Looking for mushroom gatherers for my Masters research!

i'd be happy to anna - i recall what a pain getting respondants was when i did mine - at lest it sounds like your doing yours on something interesting
by Rick&Carol
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:18 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Rogue's Gallery
Replies: 218
Views: 197221

Re: Rogue's Gallery

we do like to dress for a picnic!!
by Rick&Carol
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Neighbours at war
Replies: 16
Views: 2388

Re: Neighbours at war

every sympathy - we live next door to a real old fusspot - actually about 15 yrs younger than us, complains about our hens visiting his garden after he encouraged them round then realised after a few months that chickens poo, talked to our dog through the garden fence for about a year then complaine...
by Rick&Carol
Sat May 29, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: We have moved!!!!!
Replies: 14
Views: 2362

Re: We have moved!!!!!

best of luck with the new place - you really ought to smudge it you know, muddywitch is bound to have a smudging stick to hand. look forward to hearing about your exploits
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by Rick&Carol
Fri May 28, 2010 7:24 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: summer mushrooms -
Replies: 8
Views: 2386

Re: summer mushrooms -

Your welcome Carltonian man. it was just rolled in beaten egg and breadcrumbs then shallow fried, nice cold with a dip. Today was a St Georges mushroom day from the same spot we visited a week back and we did a risotto, insired by your pic with some nuts thrown in as well - very very nice. Trouble w...
by Rick&Carol
Wed May 26, 2010 6:42 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: dandelion root coffee
Replies: 19
Views: 5867

Re: dandelion root coffee

This is the thread I stumbled on when i was actually surfing to find an elderflower champagne recipe last week and which led me to find/join the site. This was my effort last friday- the same day I read the recipe. I think it's like a weak yet bitter coffee the first cup was an adventure but it's gr...
by Rick&Carol
Wed May 26, 2010 6:23 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: summer mushrooms -
Replies: 8
Views: 2386

Re: summer mushrooms -

Only ever once found a chicken of the woods and been looking without sucess for another ever since. - That looks a young one - not fully grown but i bet it was tender!! - We tried making nuggets with ours and they really were like chicken nuggets. The Dryads Saddle is related so we did the same with...
by Rick&Carol
Tue May 25, 2010 8:11 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: summer mushrooms -
Replies: 8
Views: 2386

summer mushrooms -

their about - dryads saddle i picked two weeks ago from tree to toast and st georges mushrooms from last weekend - all very tasty too. both found while walking the dogs - never seem to get anything when i'm looking for it
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by Rick&Carol
Mon May 24, 2010 6:55 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bee swarm
Replies: 6
Views: 1782

Re: Bee swarm

have pm'd you Graham but The swarm did what swarms do and moved on after a nights rest, I didn't want to capture the swarm on the offchance somebody would want them and end up with a box of 10,000 bees overheating but I knew if I didn't somebody would make contact today - sods law really To be hones...
by Rick&Carol
Sun May 23, 2010 6:57 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bee swarm
Replies: 6
Views: 1782

Bee swarm

Not sure this is the right forum but i reckon bees are livestock...Swarm in our next door neighbours tree today - great fun watching them but really sadly we can't have a colony until we move so I've just blocked our empty hive entrance as they are starting to sniff round it - Carol saw them arrive ...