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by British Red
Mon Jan 14, 2008 6:47 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Evening All
Replies: 16
Views: 2751

Hello there. Any tips on how to make vinegar good enough for preserving would be invaluble. I have an illustrated tutorial on how to make vinegar from garden produce I'd be happy to post up if I can figure out where :oops: It even has a bit on how to make an acid titration kit from red cabbage :) T...
by British Red
Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: What is your Favorite vegetable to grow? and eat?
Replies: 40
Views: 7781

I think it depends on the time of year. Right now its got to be parsnips - we lifted some for last nights dinner and roasted them coated with some honey from a friend. Gorgeous.

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by British Red
Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:50 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: Help something went wrong making soap...
Replies: 28
Views: 8624

Just a quick tip on moulds. If you can find any cheap, silicon bakeware makes fantastic moulds for soap. A loaf tin works well to slice into bars but if you use a muffin tin you get lovely round soaps. Mini muffin trays make great travel / guest sized soaps. The nice thing is you don't have to greas...
by British Red
Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:28 am
Forum: Wild Foods and Foraging
Topic: acorns
Replies: 7
Views: 2653

Hi, I hope its okay to post pictures here (feel free to remove if not!) Anyway - assuming it is, this might be of interest if you want to try Acorn Coffee Well, found a great pile of ripe acorns when out and about, so I thought I’d brew some acorn coffee. http://img54.imageshack.us/img54/1985/1cm8...
by British Red
Sun Jan 13, 2008 12:18 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Evening All
Replies: 16
Views: 2751

Evening All

Howdy all, A brief intro from me seems to be the order of the day :) Hmm where to start? Well I live up on the South Downs in a tumbledown old cottage with my lass (Bushbaby) What am I into Self Suffiency wise? Well a fairly eclectic mix I guess Soap Making Candle Making Home made sweets and confect...