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  1. Miniman

    Thought for the Day

    thought for the day.
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    Prayer/good thoughts request

    Hi I wonder if those who can will join with our church tomorrow (Tuesday 15th - UK time). The 5 year old son of my friends will be having an operation to remove a tumour from his abdomen. It is a large tumour and entangled with a major blood vessel (inferior vena cava). The operation is...
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    ISO slow cook pulled pork for pasties recipe

    My son has recently found out about pulled pork and wants to cook some - it will have to be in a slow cooker as I do not have a barbecue or smoker if anyone can give me some advice. He then wants to use the pulled pork as a filling for pasties (like Cornish Pasties) basically a filling...
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    New method of wine reduction

    Hi guys Just came across this and thought you would all enjoy it.
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    Happy New Year

    Happy New Year to one and all. May you all have a very good year.
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    My Christmas Food Discovery

    I found herbed puff pastry sheets in my local supermarket. These made for some really great tasting sausage rolls, the filling being seasoned sausage meat. Anyone else found something new to them this year?
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    Happy Christmas

    Just awake on CHristmas Day. Wishing you all a very happy day and fun feasting and some else to do the washing up. lots of love Ray
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    ISO TNT easy ginger biscuit recipe

    DW made some ginger biscuits for a cake sale today but they did not work very well. Does any one have a TNT recipe that is easy and works well in the pressure of large quantities of baking.
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    Happy Easter

    Wishing one and all a very happy easter. Enjoy your dinners and get togethers. We had a great service this morning celebrating the resurrection.
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    Happy Christmas

    Wishing each and every one of you a very Happy Christmas and a wonderful New Year. Have a great day.:bbq: :fridge: :drink2::chef::clap: :thewave::thewave::dancing::dancing:
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    Potato Salad

    Potato Salad Ingredients 750g small new potatoes 2 sticks of celery 2 small red-skinned dessert apples 6 stems of chives 2 ½ tablespoons sunflower oil ¾ tablespoon lemon juice ½ teaspoon clear honey Salt Pepper Method 1 Put the oil, lemon juice, honey, and a...
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    How not to impress Air Traffic Control

    A young and foolish pilot wanted to sound cool and show who was boss on the aviation frequencies. It was his first time approaching a field during the night time. Instead of making any official requests to the tower, he said: "Guess who?" The controller switched the field lights off and...
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    Eve's Pudding

    Eve’s Pudding Ingredients 500g cooking apples 50g soft brown sugar 125g margarine 125g sugar 2 eggs 125g self raising flour 1 tbsp hot water Equipment 2 pint oven proof dish Method 1. Set the oven to 180°C / 350 °F Gas mark 4. 2. Put the apples into a saucepan, with...
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    Apple Pancake Stack

    Ingredients 4 tart dessert apples 25g butter 25g light brown sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract 170 g plain flour 2 tsp caster sugar 2 eggs 450 ml milk 30 g butter 1. Quarter, core, peel and chop the apples. Melt 25g butter in a saucepan over low heat. 2. Add the chopped apples, then cover...
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    Food spoilage tests for Bachelors

    Got this this am and it made me laugh: THE GAG TEST: Anything that makes you gag is spoiled (except for leftovers from what you cooked for yourself last night). EGGS: When something starts pecking its way out of the shell, the egg is probably past its prime. DAIRY PRODUCTS: Milk is spoiled...
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    Fathers Day

    Here in the UK, its Father's Day. My youngest cooked me a fried breakfast - scrambled eggs, black pudding, sausage, bacon, toast and tomato. I was stuffed at the end. Let's use this thread to celebrate our dad's. My dad was around a lot when I was young, but he has supported me in all I do.
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    ISO TNT Meatloaf

    I'm looking for a simple TNT meatloaf for my cooking class of 11/12 year olds. So some great flavour, but simple to put together. Thanks in advance.
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    Sausage & Leek Supper

    Sausage & leek supper Ingredients 700g potatoes 25g margarine 450g sausages, plain are best – you can use vegetarian 1 onion 2/3 leeks 40g flour 450ml milk 100g grated cheese (preferably smoked), 1 packet plain crisps Method 1 Heat oven to 200°C / 400 °F / Gas Mark 6 2 Peel and slice...
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    Leek & Potato Soup

    Leek & Potato Soup Ingredients 25g butter/margarine 2 cloves garlic – adjust for personal taste 3 large leeks 450g potatoes 2 tsp parsley 1 tsp oregano Bay leaf 850ml vegetable stock Salt & pepper 200ml single cream - omit for a healthier soup 100g grated smoked cheese Method 1...
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    Various jokes I've collected recently

    Colleting A famous art collector is walking through the city when he notices a mangy cat lapping milk from a saucer in the doorway of a store and he does a double take. He knows that the saucer is extremely old and very valuable, so he walks casually into the store and offers to buy the cat...