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by Franksmum
Tue Apr 12, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: What's everyone having for Xmas lunch this year?
Replies: 25
Views: 6148

Re: What's everyone having for Xmas lunch this year?

ha ha ha thought I'd give you all a start! :lol:
by Franksmum
Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:21 am
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: What's everyone having for Xmas lunch this year?
Replies: 25
Views: 6148

Re: What's everyone having for Xmas lunch this year?

Shows how long it is since I've been here....

We had roast goose for the first time. It certainly won't be the last, it was delicious!
by Franksmum
Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:08 am
Forum: Readers Recipes
Topic: Beetroot recipes
Replies: 10
Views: 4338

Re: Beetroot recipes

I was converted to liking beetroot by adding it grated to chocolate cakes and brownies and also a fantastic beetroot curry recipe in Rick Steins Far Eastern Odyssey (sp?) Also we roast it with thyme wrapped in foil and have it with lentils stewed with carrot, onion, celery & herbs. Top with feta...
by Franksmum
Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: Rocky update
Replies: 8
Views: 1900

Re: Rocky update

Thanks for the update, it's great to hear he's doing so well now!
by Franksmum
Thu Feb 18, 2010 12:45 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Bird feeders and rats
Replies: 15
Views: 3950

Re: Bird feeders and rats

My mums Jack Russell dealt with her mole very effectively.....

Frank deals with any rats we get in much the same manner
by Franksmum
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:57 am
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Slow Cookers
Replies: 5
Views: 2298

Re: Slow Cookers

Ours is a Prestige - an oval shaped one so it's great for doing pot roasts

Think it was about £40ish from Amazon
by Franksmum
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:56 am
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Jerusalem Artichokes.
Replies: 12
Views: 4108

Re: Jerusalem Artichokes.

Cor I love them Roast them, chip them, mash them, soup them - all sorts Am currently having a posh phase and making puree with them that we have with scallops and haggis as a weekend treat. Peel the worst bits of skin off, chop them into bits, put them in a saucepan with milk, bring to the boil and ...
by Franksmum
Tue Feb 16, 2010 9:51 am
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Need to find a supplier
Replies: 4
Views: 1023

Re: Need to find a supplier

Oh that would be brill Tigger - thank you so much xx
by Franksmum
Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Need to find a supplier
Replies: 4
Views: 1023

Need to find a supplier

Of Hazel sticks for making an archway in the Shropshire area

This is for my boss so if anyone can help me I'll pass on the payrise!!

Thank you xx :D
by Franksmum
Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:50 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Where can I buy Sarpo potato's other than Thompson & Morgan
Replies: 7
Views: 1037

Re: Where can I buy Sarpo potato's other than Thompson & Morgan

I got Sarpo's from Klondike garden centre in Livingstone whilst on a business trip, I'm guessing that's not exactly round the corner from you either :lol:
by Franksmum
Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:47 pm
Forum: News and Views
Topic: BREAKING: The Edible Garden Show postponed until 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 5828

Re: BREAKING: The Edible Garden Show postponed until 2011

Aw that is a shame - I was really really looking forward to that!!!
by Franksmum
Tue Aug 18, 2009 12:27 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Economy Gastronomy
Replies: 28
Views: 4050

Re: Economy Gastronomy

Hmmm we probably spend about £50 per week on average. This includes cat food, chicken food & cleaning stuff. We get a veg box delivered fortnightly as well as the stuff we grow. We buy meat from the farm shop or farmers market, fish from the market & eat a lot of beans & pulses. Saying t...
by Franksmum
Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Birds, Animals and Livestock
Topic: We now have chickens
Replies: 7
Views: 2306

Re: We now have chickens

Crikey was this really a year ago? :lol: We lost one of our chooks to an injury back in early October (cause unknown but feral cat was chief suspect) so had just the two gingernuts over the winter. For our second wedding anniversary the husband bought me a Black Rock (Judith) and a White Star (Milli...
by Franksmum
Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:16 pm
Forum: Cooking tips
Topic: Asparagus ends
Replies: 4
Views: 2166

Re: Asparagus ends

Yes we do that but sieve the woody bits out, then freeze it. When defrosted we add soaked & boiled split green peas - makes a delish hearty but not heavy soup.
by Franksmum
Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:12 pm
Forum: General chatter
Topic: Whats the worst Wedding Anniversary present?
Replies: 20
Views: 2361

Re: Whats the worst Wedding Anniversary present?

Hmmm we don't really do anniversary presents but for our wedding two years ago we received:- 2 t shirts with 'Ah I see the f**k up fairy has been again' and a red plastic bong (we don't even smoke tobacco..) The givers are no longer on our Christmas card list, what goes through these peoples minds???

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