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by okra
Sat Nov 24, 2012 5:22 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Butternut Squash?
Replies: 8
Views: 3429

Re: Butternut Squash?

Why not try your hand at squash pastries. Ingredients: The stuffing is prepared twenty-four hours before baking, to allow the flavours to mix and allow the cracked wheat to expand in the mix. The stuffing includes - three cups of diced squash, four Tbsp of cracked wheat, three Tbsp of olive oil, two...
by okra
Sun Nov 11, 2012 4:14 pm
Forum: How do I??
Topic: How do I make breadcrumbs that will keep?
Replies: 12
Views: 3398

Re: How do I make breadcrumbs that will keep?

darkbrowneggs wrote:I think if you dry them out in a slow oven then put in a jar it would work, but I always put mine in the freezer. You can use them from frozen and because they are crumbs they break up easily so you just use what you need.

Ditto :wave:
by okra
Sun Nov 11, 2012 5:35 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Portugal
Replies: 9
Views: 1971

Re: Hi from Portugal

Welcome and happy ishing
by okra
Sat Nov 03, 2012 7:26 am
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: Fight obesity like tobacco
Replies: 180
Views: 29295

Re: Fight obesity like tobacco

[quote="berry"]better information is valuable but allowing big companies (you know the ones, companies who over process their food so much they have to add vitamins back in to make it "healthy") giving everyone those facts about food will give people a more informed choice and we all know the better...
by okra
Fri Nov 02, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: FREE E-BOOK
Replies: 2
Views: 2234

Re: FREE E-BOOK

Thanks
by okra
Thu Nov 01, 2012 6:11 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Drawing a UK state pension from abroad
Replies: 19
Views: 3230

Re: Drawing a UK state pension from abroad

The state pension is inflation proofed if you live in most EU countries but not for Australia, NZ, South Africa, Canada and about another 170 countries. It's probably best to check with the Overseas Pension Department.
by okra
Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from Speyside
Replies: 12
Views: 1484

Re: Hi from Speyside

Welcome and happy ishing
by okra
Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hi from the Isle of Islay
Replies: 8
Views: 1598

Re: Hi from the Isle of Islay

Welcome and happy ishing
by okra
Mon Oct 29, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Links, links and more links
Topic: An interesting use for pallets
Replies: 3
Views: 5668

Re: An interesting use for pallets

Brilliant
by okra
Mon Oct 29, 2012 7:39 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: blogs...
Replies: 17
Views: 2461

Re: blogs...

Me too, judge for yourself
by okra
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: When will they learn?
Replies: 5
Views: 1833

Re: When will they learn?

oldfella wrote:If there's money to be made they will do it.

So what's New
So true.
by okra
Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:06 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: How much?!!!
Replies: 11
Views: 1318

Re: How much?!!!

Apparently the harvest across NW Europe is 15% lower this year and potato demand is rising as a result of more people cooking at home due to budgetary problems.
by okra
Tue Oct 23, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Benefits of longer term crop rotation
Replies: 7
Views: 1830

Re: Benefits of longer term crop rotation

I think this is called "re-inventing the wheel" :lol: Oh I agree but at least now there's a comprehensive scientific study that supports it - so it's got to be pretty hard for various organisations to deny Scot I am so cynical when it comes to the petro-agri corporations and even with a comprehensi...
by okra
Sat Oct 20, 2012 8:39 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes from
Replies: 29
Views: 5452

Re: Well over 80 percent of the garlic sold worldwide comes

The problem is that 72%* of the European population and 82%* of the USA are urban dwellers who probably don't even have a window box. They are the ones who have to rely on Chinese garlic and all other vegetables. We are the lucky ones. UN data at http://esa.un.org I don't think it's anything to do ...
by okra
Sun Oct 14, 2012 1:27 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: We got hot water!
Replies: 7
Views: 4415

Re: We got hot water!

You cannot beat the good feeling of having a shower which is not only free but carbon free