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by ElizabethBinary
Sun Jan 31, 2010 9:23 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: In what way are you naughty?
Replies: 64
Views: 31061

Re: In what way are you naughty?

Embarassing fact about me: since I grew up in Mexico nobody ever taught me how to recycle. I know it SEEMS straight-forward, but I don't get why I can't put styrofoam or certain plastics but not others in there. I tried for awhile when I dated some psycho would-call-me-names-if-I-didn't-recycle ****...
by ElizabethBinary
Fri Jan 29, 2010 2:14 am
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Fresh pasta
Replies: 14
Views: 2404

Re: Fresh pasta

I don't use water either and I use the same recipe as above and always have... :dontknow:
by ElizabethBinary
Thu Jan 28, 2010 2:34 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

Minnesota wrote:
ElizabethBinary wrote:
Minnesota wrote:when you brew it yourself, there is nothing better :la:
Um.. lol do you know what that smilie means? Hahahha. XD
Well, I thought the little feller was drinking some homebrew.
Erm.. heehee... okay then, that's what he's doing. :D

Darn on the watermelon wine and hmm on the coffee wine.
by ElizabethBinary
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:21 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

when you brew it yourself, there is nothing better :la: Um.. lol do you know what that smilie means? Hahahha. XD Anyway OMG you're right!! My ginger beer, which is done, is AMAZING. I hate ginger beer. HATE IT. But this stuff made with fresh ginger root from my garden.. it doesn't COMPARE. And four...
by ElizabethBinary
Thu Jan 28, 2010 12:02 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

MKG wrote:Good grief, Elizabeth - that's 24 hours without a question.

Are you OK?

:lol: :lol: :wave:

Mike
Because it's going well!!! :) It's all fermenting and nothing's exploded and I might've licked myself some peach that came out of the jug when I took the cap off and it was delicious.
by ElizabethBinary
Tue Jan 26, 2010 9:59 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: pickled red cabbage
Replies: 7
Views: 1616

Re: pickled red cabbage

Purple! I love purple.

Tell me how it goes!
by ElizabethBinary
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:35 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: Basil keeps dying
Replies: 30
Views: 7283

Re: Basil keeps dying

Oh MAN you need to come to MY house. My fiancee and I started a little basil plot of 6 seedlings and then I grabbed 4 variety pack types (red, sweet green, spicy red and lemon).... well I didn't go back to his house (this was before we moved in together) for a few weeks and when I came back they wer...
by ElizabethBinary
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:10 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Veg gardening for the disabled
Replies: 9
Views: 1242

Re: Veg gardening for the disabled

Honestly, you might need help. My fiancee's Mother is disabled and we're helping her start her old veggie patch back up. We've set her up on an automatic 4 wheeler (bad ankles, can't use clutch) with a trailer he made attached to the back. The farm is four hours away so I've started seedlings here. ...
by ElizabethBinary
Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:05 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

YOU GUYS. This is giving me nightmares!! :oops: I was tossing and turning last night and my man wakes me up and I BOLT up screaming, "I NEED AN AIR LOCK!!" I had dreams all night I was counting campden tablets to make sure I had used one, but I kept counting different numbers... and was it one teasp...
by ElizabethBinary
Tue Jan 26, 2010 7:58 am
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

I know the CO2 needs to escape! That's why it was my first question! I even said "Lid"! LOL but then I take a photo and it's all, "HOLY CRUD EXPLODEY!" :lol: :lol: I'll get an airlock tomorrow. It's a holiday today. Bonnie - wine tasting ar your house? I really must stop trying to blow young ladies...
by ElizabethBinary
Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:39 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

I know the CO2 needs to escape! That's why it was my first question! I even said "Lid"! LOL but then I take a photo and it's all, "HOLY CRUD EXPLODEY!" :lol: :lol:

I'll get an airlock tomorrow. It's a holiday today.

Bonnie - wine tasting ar your house?
by ElizabethBinary
Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:25 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

I TOLD YOU GUYS! You all said it'd be fine. :P But noooo, now I need to losen the top! See, see... SPLODEY.

I just losened the top and the yeast almost bubbled out. EEEK. I had to tighten it back and losen it again and tighten it again... like a shaken up soda. :?
by ElizabethBinary
Mon Jan 25, 2010 10:10 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

No I'm not! D: I saw them at the shops but thought they were for beer.

Here's a photo of what I have:
by ElizabethBinary
Mon Jan 25, 2010 9:50 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Peach Wine!
Replies: 30
Views: 5992

Re: Peach Wine!

Elizabeth, here is my recipe for Beet wine with Gooseberries...with photos http://www.selfsufficientish.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=17138 If you add yeast nutrient (I use Vegemite) you can have explosions, especially if the conditions are right: - like if the room air temperature is 75 deg F or ...
by ElizabethBinary
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:32 pm
Forum: Pets
Topic: Chewed up and spat out! Help needed please.
Replies: 8
Views: 2790

Re: Chewed up and spat out! Help needed please.

I had the same problem with Lola digging outside at the edges. My fiancee hooked a motorbike battery to some wire with this one adapter thing a set it up around the perimeter (okay he set it up and THEN hooked it to the battery, lol)... but ONE zap and my doggy never did it again. When Lola killed t...