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by Chickenlady
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:38 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I could be a pheasant plucker!
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

Sadly, BIL found the time to pluck, prepare and cook it...dunno what it tasted like though.

But thanks for the advice anyway!

Jane
by Chickenlady
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:35 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: jerusalem artichokes
Replies: 5
Views: 1259

You can use them like potatoes. We made a load of soup when we grew them, which was lovely. We also had them peeled and roasted. But we stopped growing them because they create a lot of hot air, IYKWIM!
by Chickenlady
Sun Dec 30, 2007 7:31 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 302169

carpenter
by Chickenlady
Thu Dec 27, 2007 9:17 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: I could be a pheasant plucker!
Replies: 6
Views: 1444

I could be a pheasant plucker!

BIL is threatening to bring over a pheasant somebody gave him as he hasn't had time to do anything with it. It has been hanging in his garage for 2 weeks. 1) I know you are supposed to hang them for a bit, but two weeks? Will it be safe to eat? 2) If I follow the instructions for plucking and guttin...
by Chickenlady
Thu Dec 27, 2007 9:09 pm
Forum: But what can I do?
Topic: Can I "not buy anything new for a year?"
Replies: 162
Views: 78092

Have to ask - how do you manage without loo paper? :oops:
by Chickenlady
Thu Dec 27, 2007 9:03 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Choc Treacle Stout - 23/12/07
Replies: 8
Views: 2005

Oh dear!! Can you write your recipes in a stupid fairy friendly format please? I'd like to try making this but i can't work out the brewers code (i know that everything stands for something...). Thankyou! I am glad it's not just me. Your recipe would be very good for experienced brewers, I am sure,...
by Chickenlady
Thu Dec 27, 2007 6:16 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Thank-you Secret Santa!
Replies: 35
Views: 3836

Are we all owning up then?
by Chickenlady
Wed Dec 26, 2007 2:48 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Thank-you Secret Santa!
Replies: 35
Views: 3836

Milims wrote:Santa sent us a slug and a caulifower!! Wonderful - it's going to sit on my desk at work! Thank you Santa
What, a real slug on a real cauliflower?? :wink: Tell us more!
by Chickenlady
Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:58 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Happy Birthday Hedgewizard
Replies: 6
Views: 931

Happy birthday!
by Chickenlady
Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: 101 Uses For
Topic: 101 uses for a turkey
Replies: 15
Views: 5012

Get salmonella from it...(sorry, hope not!!!!)
by Chickenlady
Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:55 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 302169

runny
by Chickenlady
Mon Dec 24, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Site Information and Announcements
Topic: Totally finished the book now! and HAPPY CHRISTMAS
Replies: 23
Views: 7252

Yay!!! If we know of events that would help promote your book maybe you should suggest them to your publishers? There is an Essex Book Festival but I think it is in March - too early for you I think. Maybe you could get the publisher to pay for you to go to the Big Green Gathering? My friend who is ...
by Chickenlady
Sun Dec 23, 2007 10:02 pm
Forum: What's in the pot? Recipes and anything about Cooking
Topic: Christmas Grub
Replies: 7
Views: 1339

Sounds fab. Do you want to come here next year? :mrgreen:
by Chickenlady
Sun Dec 23, 2007 9:59 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Merry Christmas to everyone
Replies: 9
Views: 1527

Happy Christmas to you too, and your quieter twin!
by Chickenlady
Sun Dec 23, 2007 9:57 pm
Forum: Home Brew and other Country Skills
Topic: Choc Treacle Stout - 23/12/07
Replies: 8
Views: 2005

Wot?

Despite not understanding most of the above, it sounds intriguing!