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  1. 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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  2. Robbie
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    Making Cheese

    I have never tried to smoke my cheese. Really, don’t know how. Weaning babies pretty soon so cheese making will start again.
    I have never tried to smoke my cheese. Really, don’t know how. Weaning babies pretty soon so cheese making will start again.
    I have never tried to smoke my cheese. Really, don’t know how. Weaning babies pretty soon so cheese making will start again.
    I have never tried to smoke my cheese. Really, don’t know how. Weaning babies pretty soon so cheese making will start again.

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  3. Mark Seaton
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    lazy preserving of chilli

    Oh boy, a friend planted a jalapeno plant in our garden and it has many fruit on it. I don't even eat jalapeno peppers :) but will preserve them in this manner. At least I could use just small...
    Oh boy, a friend planted a jalapeno plant in our garden and it has many fruit on it. I don't even eat jalapeno peppers :) but will preserve them in this manner. At least I could use just small amounts to begin with and perhaps increase it over time. It won't have any lasting affect on the blenders...
    Oh boy, a friend planted a jalapeno plant in our garden and it has many fruit on it. I don't even eat jalapeno peppers :) but will preserve them in this manner. At least I could use just small amounts to begin with and perhaps increase it over...
    Oh boy, a friend planted a jalapeno plant in our garden and it has many fruit on it. I don't even eat jalapeno peppers :) but will preserve them in this manner. At least I could use just small...

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  4. 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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  5. Wedgetail

    Good Friday tea

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

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Robbie

    My Wife was busy making gnocchi

    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks
    Thanks

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Wedgetail
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    From this to this

    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to...
    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to catch more rabbits than anything else for us.
    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to catch more rabbits than anything else for us.
    I use the patent pending Ruby system. (Ruby is the big one, the little one is still in training ;)) They haven't failed me yet! There is deer fencing that you can buy and put up, but it seemed to...

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  19. Wedgetail
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    It's a drying time

    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)
    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)
    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)
    Thanks Wedgetail for the information I'll keep my eyes out at Aldi! I've been wanting a dehydrator for ages! :)

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  20. Wedgetail

    Birdseye chilli

    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave
    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave
    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave
    Sounds delicious would be a lovely afternoon meal with a cold beer. Dave

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  21. Tony Baker

    Great youyube channel for those that want to DIY it

    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
    For anyone that want to learn how to cut up and process their own meat check out Scott Rea.
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  22. Wedgetail
    Love it! x 5

    Tomato Relish

    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.
    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.
    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.
    Go to Woollies or any big supermarkets and just ask them where to find the Ezy sauce. I think I found mine near the tomato sauces.

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  23. Ray Speed

    Its time to PICKLE

    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
    Can you buy the lacto fermented type? I’ve never tried any.
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  24. 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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  25. Mark Seaton

    First go at fermenting Olives

    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
    I bet some people would pay to come and pick olives to take home :)
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