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  1. Mark

    Passionfruit Butter

    Courtesy of my mother in-law Sandra, this recipe makes 2 x medium jars. Passionfruit Butter Juice of 2 x lemons 185g (6oz) Margarine/butter 185g (6oz) castor sugar 2 x egg yolks pulp of 4 x...
    Courtesy of my mother in-law Sandra, this recipe makes 2 x medium jars. Passionfruit Butter Juice of 2 x lemons 185g (6oz) Margarine/butter 185g (6oz) castor sugar 2 x egg yolks pulp of 4 x passionfruits Place the lemon juice, butter, sugar, and egg yolks in a heat proof bowl (or stainless...
    Courtesy of my mother in-law Sandra, this recipe makes 2 x medium jars. Passionfruit Butter Juice of 2 x lemons 185g (6oz) Margarine/butter 185g (6oz) castor sugar 2 x egg yolks pulp of 4 x passionfruits Place the lemon juice, butter, sugar,...
    Courtesy of my mother in-law Sandra, this recipe makes 2 x medium jars. Passionfruit Butter Juice of 2 x lemons 185g (6oz) Margarine/butter 185g (6oz) castor sugar 2 x egg yolks pulp of 4 x...
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  2. Mark

    How to make home-made orange cordial "splitza"

    Hi, this thread is specifically created for the article How to make home-made orange cordial "splitza" posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. If you have any questions or would like to...
    Hi, this thread is specifically created for the article How to make home-made orange cordial "splitza" posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. If you have any questions or would like to elaborate further and give your own tips etc this is the place to do it. :add ingredients:
    Hi, this thread is specifically created for the article How to make home-made orange cordial "splitza" posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. If you have any questions or would like to elaborate further and give your own tips etc this is...
    Hi, this thread is specifically created for the article How to make home-made orange cordial "splitza" posted on our sister site Self Sufficient Me. If you have any questions or would like to...
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  3. Mark

    Fruit Chutney - My Mother In-law's recipe

    It's possible to make it in a slow cooker I guess. But, the problem with slow cookers (generally) is they don't reduce down like open cooking in a pot does so it would still mean you'd have to...
    It's possible to make it in a slow cooker I guess. But, the problem with slow cookers (generally) is they don't reduce down like open cooking in a pot does so it would still mean you'd have to open cook the next day to thicken it up before bottling. Unless someone else has other ideas... "Never...
    It's possible to make it in a slow cooker I guess. But, the problem with slow cookers (generally) is they don't reduce down like open cooking in a pot does so it would still mean you'd have to open cook the next day to thicken it up before...
    It's possible to make it in a slow cooker I guess. But, the problem with slow cookers (generally) is they don't reduce down like open cooking in a pot does so it would still mean you'd have to...
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  4. becky3086

    Basic Cure

    Here is a recipe for the basic cure. Slightly less than a quarter cup will dry cure a 5-6 lb slab of pork belly or the same amount of Boston butt (if making buckboard bacon). 1 lb. of pickling...
    Here is a recipe for the basic cure. Slightly less than a quarter cup will dry cure a 5-6 lb slab of pork belly or the same amount of Boston butt (if making buckboard bacon). 1 lb. of pickling salt 8 oz. of sugar 2 oz. of pink salt/prague powder Rub cure completely over the meat in every...
    Here is a recipe for the basic cure. Slightly less than a quarter cup will dry cure a 5-6 lb slab of pork belly or the same amount of Boston butt (if making buckboard bacon). 1 lb. of pickling salt 8 oz. of sugar 2 oz. of pink salt/prague...
    Here is a recipe for the basic cure. Slightly less than a quarter cup will dry cure a 5-6 lb slab of pork belly or the same amount of Boston butt (if making buckboard bacon). 1 lb. of pickling...
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  5. becky3086

    Leftover Venison Casserole

    The other day I took out a piece of the back-strap from that deer my brother brought over and cut it into medallions. I put it in the crock pot with a jar of mushrooms (liquid and all), some...
    The other day I took out a piece of the back-strap from that deer my brother brought over and cut it into medallions. I put it in the crock pot with a jar of mushrooms (liquid and all), some onion, two packets of brown gravy mix and a couple pints of water and let it cook on low all day. When...
    The other day I took out a piece of the back-strap from that deer my brother brought over and cut it into medallions. I put it in the crock pot with a jar of mushrooms (liquid and all), some onion, two packets of brown gravy mix and a couple...
    The other day I took out a piece of the back-strap from that deer my brother brought over and cut it into medallions. I put it in the crock pot with a jar of mushrooms (liquid and all), some...
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  6. becky3086

    Canned Pears Mulled in Wine

    These are so good! Though I suppose it would depend on what wine you use. I suggest you just use a wine you like. I used my homemade cherry pomegranate wine. 2 cups sugar 6 cups red wine 3...
    These are so good! Though I suppose it would depend on what wine you use. I suggest you just use a wine you like. I used my homemade cherry pomegranate wine. 2 cups sugar 6 cups red wine 3 cinnamon stick whole cloves (I used about a tablespoon) This is your syrup. Put it all in a pan and heat...
    These are so good! Though I suppose it would depend on what wine you use. I suggest you just use a wine you like. I used my homemade cherry pomegranate wine. 2 cups sugar 6 cups red wine 3 cinnamon stick whole cloves (I used about a...
    These are so good! Though I suppose it would depend on what wine you use. I suggest you just use a wine you like. I used my homemade cherry pomegranate wine. 2 cups sugar 6 cups red wine 3...
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  7. becky3086

    Turkey Casserole

    I haven't cooked with turkey much - I really should cook it up more. This does look like a great way to incorporate leftovers I must say. I like your blog too and the header image with all the...
    I haven't cooked with turkey much - I really should cook it up more. This does look like a great way to incorporate leftovers I must say. I like your blog too and the header image with all the preserves looks awesome - yum :)
    I haven't cooked with turkey much - I really should cook it up more. This does look like a great way to incorporate leftovers I must say. I like your blog too and the header image with all the preserves looks awesome - yum :)
    I haven't cooked with turkey much - I really should cook it up more. This does look like a great way to incorporate leftovers I must say. I like your blog too and the header image with all the...
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  8. becky3086

    Deer Jerky

    Have you seen those jerky guns? They look like a silicon or large glue gun and are used to press out minced jerky into nice uniform strips for easy dehydration. In regards to biltong, it was...
    Have you seen those jerky guns? They look like a silicon or large glue gun and are used to press out minced jerky into nice uniform strips for easy dehydration. In regards to biltong, it was traditionally designed to be used with game meat so it probably would work well with strips of deer (not...
    Have you seen those jerky guns? They look like a silicon or large glue gun and are used to press out minced jerky into nice uniform strips for easy dehydration. In regards to biltong, it was traditionally designed to be used with game meat so it...
    Have you seen those jerky guns? They look like a silicon or large glue gun and are used to press out minced jerky into nice uniform strips for easy dehydration. In regards to biltong, it was...
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  9. mouseinthehouse

    Kale chips

    Yeah that'd do the trick... or some baking paper possibly - if it can stand an oven bake it should take the sun on a dashboard :)
    Yeah that'd do the trick... or some baking paper possibly - if it can stand an oven bake it should take the sun on a dashboard :)
    Yeah that'd do the trick... or some baking paper possibly - if it can stand an oven bake it should take the sun on a dashboard :)
    Yeah that'd do the trick... or some baking paper possibly - if it can stand an oven bake it should take the sun on a dashboard :)
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  10. mouseinthehouse

    Our First attempt at Bottling Fruit

    Those peaches look terrific I also haven't done any canning in the oven - something else I have to try... crikey, I'm getting a long list of preserving "must-dos" this year already :D
    Those peaches look terrific I also haven't done any canning in the oven - something else I have to try... crikey, I'm getting a long list of preserving "must-dos" this year already :D
    Those peaches look terrific I also haven't done any canning in the oven - something else I have to try... crikey, I'm getting a long list of preserving "must-dos" this year already :D
    Those peaches look terrific I also haven't done any canning in the oven - something else I have to try... crikey, I'm getting a long list of preserving "must-dos" this year already :D

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  11. Odd Duck

    Bottling/Canning Equipmment

    You could check out eBay also - often retailers will have an eBay store on the side.
    You could check out eBay also - often retailers will have an eBay store on the side.
    You could check out eBay also - often retailers will have an eBay store on the side.
    You could check out eBay also - often retailers will have an eBay store on the side.
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  12. becky3086

    Cabbage Noodle Soup

    Nice recipe and essay to cook noodle and cabbage combination is also test amazing. I love cabbage so I can try to add in my majority recipes.
    Nice recipe and essay to cook noodle and cabbage combination is also test amazing. I love cabbage so I can try to add in my majority recipes.
    Nice recipe and essay to cook noodle and cabbage combination is also test amazing. I love cabbage so I can try to add in my majority recipes.
    Nice recipe and essay to cook noodle and cabbage combination is also test amazing. I love cabbage so I can try to add in my majority recipes.
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  13. mouseinthehouse

    Cheesy Eggplant bake

    Nice, in this recipe which use is egg, but I hate eggs made dishes if you have any more option to bake it without egg so please share here...
    Nice, in this recipe which use is egg, but I hate eggs made dishes if you have any more option to bake it without egg so please share here...
    Nice, in this recipe which use is egg, but I hate eggs made dishes if you have any more option to bake it without egg so please share here...
    Nice, in this recipe which use is egg, but I hate eggs made dishes if you have any more option to bake it without egg so please share here...
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  14. mouseinthehouse

    All purpose Hash

    last night i was cooked your recipe in meal. really its very nice test i was added one extra flavor like chicken, with the chicken paces that test was more sensational.
    last night i was cooked your recipe in meal. really its very nice test i was added one extra flavor like chicken, with the chicken paces that test was more sensational.
    last night i was cooked your recipe in meal. really its very nice test i was added one extra flavor like chicken, with the chicken paces that test was more sensational.
    last night i was cooked your recipe in meal. really its very nice test i was added one extra flavor like chicken, with the chicken paces that test was more sensational.
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  15. Mark

    Three - Fruit Marmalade

    I don't mind at all Nila - it's nice to see you here on our forum interacting.
    I don't mind at all Nila - it's nice to see you here on our forum interacting.
    I don't mind at all Nila - it's nice to see you here on our forum interacting.
    I don't mind at all Nila - it's nice to see you here on our forum interacting.
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  16. Steve

    Question Sourdough Bread

    No, you have done nothing wrong. Sometimes you may prefer to use just a thumbnail like you have done especially if you are uploading several images into a post like I have done in the Abbey thread...
    No, you have done nothing wrong. Sometimes you may prefer to use just a thumbnail like you have done especially if you are uploading several images into a post like I have done in the Abbey thread but you can also see for effect I kept two images (the bread oven and bow maker) in the post below...
    No, you have done nothing wrong. Sometimes you may prefer to use just a thumbnail like you have done especially if you are uploading several images into a post like I have done in the Abbey thread but you can also see for effect I kept two images...
    No, you have done nothing wrong. Sometimes you may prefer to use just a thumbnail like you have done especially if you are uploading several images into a post like I have done in the Abbey thread...

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  17. Mark

    Thai style Beef Jerky Recipe

    If you do end up getting one (whichever brand) it would be great if you could review it here (showcase) often wondered how my expensive Excalibur Dehydrator stacked up to these new cheap models....
    If you do end up getting one (whichever brand) it would be great if you could review it here (showcase) often wondered how my expensive Excalibur Dehydrator stacked up to these new cheap models. I'm not going to buy one just to compare... I know the round stack ones aren't as good because you...
    If you do end up getting one (whichever brand) it would be great if you could review it here (showcase) often wondered how my expensive Excalibur Dehydrator stacked up to these new cheap models. I'm not going to buy one just to compare... I...
    If you do end up getting one (whichever brand) it would be great if you could review it here (showcase) often wondered how my expensive Excalibur Dehydrator stacked up to these new cheap models....
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  18. Mark

    How to eat globe artichoke if already opening

    Here is a recipe I learnt from my mum when she used to cook artichokes for my Spanish step father in Darwin. I remembered this recipe from when I was 6 years old because soon after we moved from...
    Here is a recipe I learnt from my mum when she used to cook artichokes for my Spanish step father in Darwin. I remembered this recipe from when I was 6 years old because soon after we moved from Darwin (after living through Cyclone Tracey) they divorced and she never cooked artichoke ever...
    Here is a recipe I learnt from my mum when she used to cook artichokes for my Spanish step father in Darwin. I remembered this recipe from when I was 6 years old because soon after we moved from Darwin (after living through Cyclone Tracey) they...
    Here is a recipe I learnt from my mum when she used to cook artichokes for my Spanish step father in Darwin. I remembered this recipe from when I was 6 years old because soon after we moved from...
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  19. Steve

    Dark Rye Bread

    Ah good advice, thanks Stevo. :crazy: I used to have an elec knife but I never used it (maybe twice) so have no idea where it is now. I like the chunk method, cant go wrong really can it.
    Ah good advice, thanks Stevo. :crazy: I used to have an elec knife but I never used it (maybe twice) so have no idea where it is now. I like the chunk method, cant go wrong really can it.
    Ah good advice, thanks Stevo. :crazy: I used to have an elec knife but I never used it (maybe twice) so have no idea where it is now. I like the chunk method, cant go wrong really can it.
    Ah good advice, thanks Stevo. :crazy: I used to have an elec knife but I never used it (maybe twice) so have no idea where it is now. I like the chunk method, cant go wrong really can it.

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  20. stevo

    My Home Brew Journey

    Looks like a nice coldie. :cheers:
    Looks like a nice coldie. :cheers:
    Looks like a nice coldie. :cheers:
    Looks like a nice coldie. :cheers:
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  21. Mark

    Recommend Showcase your chickens or favourite chook

    Show off your chickens of favourite chook in our Showcase section under chickens. This will make it possible for people to comment and rate (1-5 stars) on your showcase entry. All entries/items in...
    Show off your chickens of favourite chook in our Showcase section under chickens. This will make it possible for people to comment and rate (1-5 stars) on your showcase entry. All entries/items in our Showcase chicken category will get automatically posted into this "Chickens" category also so...
    Show off your chickens of favourite chook in our Showcase section under chickens. This will make it possible for people to comment and rate (1-5 stars) on your showcase entry. All entries/items in our Showcase chicken category will get...
    Show off your chickens of favourite chook in our Showcase section under chickens. This will make it possible for people to comment and rate (1-5 stars) on your showcase entry. All entries/items in...
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  22. mouseinthehouse

    Making Tofu

    Be nice if there were some pics to go with this recipe...
    Be nice if there were some pics to go with this recipe...
    Be nice if there were some pics to go with this recipe...
    Be nice if there were some pics to go with this recipe...
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  23. Greyyowl

    Question Buckeye chickens

    I love those Wyandottes (gold and silver) and I've always wanted one. Nearly got one from Heritage hens (Brisbane) once but they were sold out at the time then I just forgot about them...
    I love those Wyandottes (gold and silver) and I've always wanted one. Nearly got one from Heritage hens (Brisbane) once but they were sold out at the time then I just forgot about them...
    I love those Wyandottes (gold and silver) and I've always wanted one. Nearly got one from Heritage hens (Brisbane) once but they were sold out at the time then I just forgot about them...
    I love those Wyandottes (gold and silver) and I've always wanted one. Nearly got one from Heritage hens (Brisbane) once but they were sold out at the time then I just forgot about them...
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  24. Greyyowl

    Explain this......................

    Wow - that's pretty amazing! And, they're not double yolkers? Have you bred any chicks from this particular hen - could the size trait be carried genetically?
    Wow - that's pretty amazing! And, they're not double yolkers? Have you bred any chicks from this particular hen - could the size trait be carried genetically?
    Wow - that's pretty amazing! And, they're not double yolkers? Have you bred any chicks from this particular hen - could the size trait be carried genetically?
    Wow - that's pretty amazing! And, they're not double yolkers? Have you bred any chicks from this particular hen - could the size trait be carried genetically?

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  25. Mark

    Cute and rustic chicken tractor

    Awesome ideas here. This definitely has merit. My first thought was those cordless vacuum cleaners that scoot around the house and when it hits a wall it turns around and scoots off in a...
    Awesome ideas here. This definitely has merit. My first thought was those cordless vacuum cleaners that scoot around the house and when it hits a wall it turns around and scoots off in a different direction. But it might need to be geared down a little. If a mesh floor was installed no chicken...
    Awesome ideas here. This definitely has merit. My first thought was those cordless vacuum cleaners that scoot around the house and when it hits a wall it turns around and scoots off in a different direction. But it might need to be geared down a...
    Awesome ideas here. This definitely has merit. My first thought was those cordless vacuum cleaners that scoot around the house and when it hits a wall it turns around and scoots off in a...

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