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HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 22:02

Sorry SGL. The only milk choc are mini mars bars for the trick or treaters.

I have to have a dark choc fix each day. I found at a young age, that you can eat a lot more dark choc than milk choc before I am sick. Paradoxically, I only need a small amount of 70% stuff to satisfy my craving.

OH drags  me past  Hotel chocolat. He says they're worse than drug pushers. I just want to stand inside and inhale the chocolate......

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 21:56

I just use the big flat boxes the supermarket uses for produce. I put the apples one layer deep, slightly apart from each other. I get a few odd looks when i throw three boxes in the trolley, when all I've bought is some milk and bread,but hey...

 The boxes will stack on top of each other in the garage. I've got onions in some as well.The garage is probably the coldest place I've got. The apples go off too quick in the house. My James Grieve apples will keep until about Xmas.

 Just check regularly, and throw any that show signs of rot. Any that are damaged or bruised now will not store, and I cut them up, stew , and freeze them.

 

What's the weather like in your area?

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 21:43

I've been using big produce boxes from  the supermarket.One layer deep, apples not touching each other.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:36

Sorry Stacey, no recipe. I get a box of chocs throught the post every month. I don't like Chilli, or rather chilli doesn't like me. 

 I'm told my chilli con carne is on the weak side, it does improve with the addition of an ounce of dark choc though.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:25

Mine has a deep end with sludge in for hibernation, and a pebble beach so froglets/hedghogs can climb out. Every year a pair of mallards check it out in spring, but they go back to the canal in the end. We get visits from the heron when its frog gangbang time.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 20:03

I've got a pond. Used to have goldfish which bred like mad, and i used to give them away, but they all died in the winter two years ago, and I've not replaced them. Instead the frogs, toad, and newts, and dragonflies have gone mad.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 19:40

got the perfect one for stacey....

a dark chocolate shell, with an orange pulp and a tingle of habanero chilli, blended in a 80% dark chocolate ganache.

HELLO FORKERS!

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 19:17

Ok I have the perfect choccy for puncdoc.

 A dark chocolate cup, with a base of pistachio marzipan, a whole cherry soaked in kirsch, and a pistachio praline cap.

and for fairygirl-

a  cinnamon and walnut praline, with an apple ganache, sprinkled with crunchy amaretti pieces.

 Who wants the sticky toffee/white chocolate truffle?

Gardens we have visited 2013

Posted: 28/10/2013 at 19:07

Nice acidanthera

 

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