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  1. Mark Seaton
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    lazy preserving of chilli

    As much as my fella loves his hot peppers we will definitely be giving this a go
    As much as my fella loves his hot peppers we will definitely be giving this a go
    As much as my fella loves his hot peppers we will definitely be giving this a go
    As much as my fella loves his hot peppers we will definitely be giving this a go

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  2. JoshW
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    My Homebrewing Escapades

    Kegged this brew on Wednesday, came out at 3.95%. I got 19L in the keg + 3L in bottles. Very juicy looking and smelling (which was the target). Sample got me excited for what's to come. Currently...
    Kegged this brew on Wednesday, came out at 3.95%. I got 19L in the keg + 3L in bottles. Very juicy looking and smelling (which was the target). Sample got me excited for what's to come. Currently carbonating so will begin sampling from Sunday (I don't force carbonate). I also made a batch of...
    Kegged this brew on Wednesday, came out at 3.95%. I got 19L in the keg + 3L in bottles. Very juicy looking and smelling (which was the target). Sample got me excited for what's to come. Currently carbonating so will begin sampling from Sunday (I...
    Kegged this brew on Wednesday, came out at 3.95%. I got 19L in the keg + 3L in bottles. Very juicy looking and smelling (which was the target). Sample got me excited for what's to come. Currently...

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  3. Dione

    Stockpiling.

    Fantastic quote V8srfun :twothumbsup: Self sufficiency and being preppared aren't about having all the flashy gadgets, they're about having the gear you need and knowing how to use it.
    Fantastic quote V8srfun :twothumbsup: Self sufficiency and being preppared aren't about having all the flashy gadgets, they're about having the gear you need and knowing how to use it.
    Fantastic quote V8srfun :twothumbsup: Self sufficiency and being preppared aren't about having all the flashy gadgets, they're about having the gear you need and knowing how to use it.
    Fantastic quote V8srfun :twothumbsup: Self sufficiency and being preppared aren't about having all the flashy gadgets, they're about having the gear you need and knowing how to use it.
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  4. Geoff

    Hello

    I am not going to help in any way here.... But just want to ask where you got your crock from? I ordered one in at my local store and when it arrived over 2 months later, it was not what I...
    I am not going to help in any way here.... But just want to ask where you got your crock from? I ordered one in at my local store and when it arrived over 2 months later, it was not what I expected, it was a cheap ceramic one and was even broken in transit. I searched all over and the only other...
    I am not going to help in any way here.... But just want to ask where you got your crock from? I ordered one in at my local store and when it arrived over 2 months later, it was not what I expected, it was a cheap ceramic one and was even broken...
    I am not going to help in any way here.... But just want to ask where you got your crock from? I ordered one in at my local store and when it arrived over 2 months later, it was not what I...

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  5. Robbie

    Making Cheese

    I have crackers...be right over!! I have Nubian goats and love making cheese, butter, Keifer and of course ice cream.
    I have crackers...be right over!! I have Nubian goats and love making cheese, butter, Keifer and of course ice cream.
    I have crackers...be right over!! I have Nubian goats and love making cheese, butter, Keifer and of course ice cream.
    I have crackers...be right over!! I have Nubian goats and love making cheese, butter, Keifer and of course ice cream.

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  6. Pene

    alternative to steel lids for preserving

    I have re used ball canning lids with success matter of fact I have only had one lid fail to seal and it was brand new. But the truth of the matter is that re used lids should only be used for...
    I have re used ball canning lids with success matter of fact I have only had one lid fail to seal and it was brand new. But the truth of the matter is that re used lids should only be used for immediate consumption items as you don’t want to have a re used lid fail on you 11 months aft you put...
    I have re used ball canning lids with success matter of fact I have only had one lid fail to seal and it was brand new. But the truth of the matter is that re used lids should only be used for immediate consumption items as you don’t want to have...
    I have re used ball canning lids with success matter of fact I have only had one lid fail to seal and it was brand new. But the truth of the matter is that re used lids should only be used for...
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  7. Sean D Richards

    Japanese Date Tree

    Is that the same as a Sago Plum? When I googled it, the information said the plant and leaves and flower/fruit are poison!! If that is the case then don't do anything with it, and don't let your...
    Is that the same as a Sago Plum? When I googled it, the information said the plant and leaves and flower/fruit are poison!! If that is the case then don't do anything with it, and don't let your dog munch on any part of the plant either!!
    Is that the same as a Sago Plum? When I googled it, the information said the plant and leaves and flower/fruit are poison!! If that is the case then don't do anything with it, and don't let your dog munch on any part of the plant either!!
    Is that the same as a Sago Plum? When I googled it, the information said the plant and leaves and flower/fruit are poison!! If that is the case then don't do anything with it, and don't let your...
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  8. Melanie
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    Seeking advice

    thanks there is not much you tube can't show you ...lol...
    thanks there is not much you tube can't show you ...lol...
    thanks there is not much you tube can't show you ...lol...
    thanks there is not much you tube can't show you ...lol...

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  9. Karla

    Question which method

    Both. I bought the Masontops complete fermentation kit and it comes with the pickle pipes. They are great and less fuss. You pop it on and leave it alone.
    Both. I bought the Masontops complete fermentation kit and it comes with the pickle pipes. They are great and less fuss. You pop it on and leave it alone.
    Both. I bought the Masontops complete fermentation kit and it comes with the pickle pipes. They are great and less fuss. You pop it on and leave it alone.
    Both. I bought the Masontops complete fermentation kit and it comes with the pickle pipes. They are great and less fuss. You pop it on and leave it alone.
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  10. John R.

    Honeysuckle Tea

    Interesting. I have never thought of that..thank you for sharing your recipe.
    Interesting. I have never thought of that..thank you for sharing your recipe.
    Interesting. I have never thought of that..thank you for sharing your recipe.
    Interesting. I have never thought of that..thank you for sharing your recipe.
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  11. Wedgetail

    Good Friday tea

    Oh yum!
    Oh yum!
    Oh yum!
    Oh yum!

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  12. Ray Speed

    Processed one of our Roosters for my BD

    I have one of the "humane chicken dispatchers" the neck breaker that attaches to a post as Mark mentioned. It breaks the neck but not the skin and is adjustable for different sized birds. The...
    I have one of the "humane chicken dispatchers" the neck breaker that attaches to a post as Mark mentioned. It breaks the neck but not the skin and is adjustable for different sized birds. The theory is that once the neck is broken the bird will bleed into that cavity when you hang it - when done...
    I have one of the "humane chicken dispatchers" the neck breaker that attaches to a post as Mark mentioned. It breaks the neck but not the skin and is adjustable for different sized birds. The theory is that once the neck is broken the bird will...
    I have one of the "humane chicken dispatchers" the neck breaker that attaches to a post as Mark mentioned. It breaks the neck but not the skin and is adjustable for different sized birds. The...

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  13. Robbie
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    just to many mushroom

    this is also a good place to learn more about growing mushrooms
    this is also a good place to learn more about growing mushrooms
    this is also a good place to learn more about growing mushrooms
    this is also a good place to learn more about growing mushrooms

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  14. Collin
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    Sour Cherries

    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!
    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!
    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!
    THIS LOOKS YUMMY!

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  15. Robbie

    Been busy inside today

    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but...
    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but and was very cranky when I shared some with family and friends!! I can imagine them, nice and...
    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but and was very cranky when I shared some with...
    oh, those sausages look sooooo nice, the best sausages we ever had, were made by a mobile butcher and all he put in them was herbs (apart from the meat and fat of course), hubby wanted nothing but...

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  16. Troy

    Question Cooking oil

    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts'...
    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts' which helps with that, needless to say I bought it and it has been pretty good. On occasion I have...
    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts' which helps with that, needless to say I bought it...
    I have always had dramas reusing it when it had fine particulates mixed through. I think google/Ebay was listening to my conversation with my wife and started advertising this 'oil can of sorts'...

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  17. Mark

    Question Chickens throwing straw out of nesting boxes problem

    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers
    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers
    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers
    Mark do you mulch the straw? If not be careful cause mites like the hollows in the straw cheers

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  18. David Trees

    Free Kindle Book If You're Interested...

    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to...
    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to locate the page for their notifications. The fb page I belong to won't post them due to spam...
    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to locate the page for their notifications. The fb...
    I have Kindle on my Samsung S9+. I got it free via Google play/store for free. I have a lot of gardening, preservation and homestead books. Sometimes free books are offered but I'm still trying to...
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  19. Melanie

    wine from flowers

    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write...
    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write home about. However, that might have been the brewer. I am just learning to brew.
    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write home about. However, that might have been the brewer....
    I don't know if they grow in Australia but elderflowers can be made into wine. I have never done it personally. I made elderflower mead at one point. It turned out acceptably, nothing to write...
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  20. Robbie

    My Wife was busy making gnocchi

    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks

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  21. Daniel.Mav

    Easiyo yoghurt with milk powder

    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave
    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave
    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave
    Here's yesterday's batch of yogurt quiet firm and tastes good. Dave

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  22. Rachel

    Just got some kefir grains..

    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
    Thanks for the info Karla. Dave
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  23. ClissAT

    Ginger or Lemon Beer alcoholic or not

    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all...
    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all that finicky stuff has gone by the wayside. I left my ginger to grow on in its container and it's...
    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all that finicky stuff has gone by the wayside. I left...
    Good to know Melanie, thanks. I haven't made anymore since that one mentioned above due to being in hospital for a few months earlier last year. Once home I couldn't use my arms very much so all...

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  24. Karla

    Fermentation

    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
    if you like weck jars you will find that the lids for the smaller jars fit nicely Inside the larger jars as a weight.
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  25. OrganicDisposalInitiative

    Pickled Radishes

    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
    Hi Jacob these sound pretty good I love radish and I loved pickled stuff so when I get the next batch of radish in this will be a happening thing. Cheers Dave
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