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  1. Jnel

    Olives

    Well good luck this time Looking forward to learning from your experience. Cheers
    Well good luck this time Looking forward to learning from your experience. Cheers
    Well good luck this time Looking forward to learning from your experience. Cheers
    Well good luck this time Looking forward to learning from your experience. Cheers

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  2. ClissAT

    Edible Flowers

    Great List.
    Great List.
    Great List.
    Great List.
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  3. letsgo
    Love it! x 7

    Canning/Bottling/Preseving

    Looks awesome. The outside bottles don't matter it's the yummy insides that do. It's a lot of work but you sure appreciate the time and effort when you eat the contents. Really are eating the...
    Looks awesome. The outside bottles don't matter it's the yummy insides that do. It's a lot of work but you sure appreciate the time and effort when you eat the contents. Really are eating the fruits of your labour. Well done :cheer:
    Looks awesome. The outside bottles don't matter it's the yummy insides that do. It's a lot of work but you sure appreciate the time and effort when you eat the contents. Really are eating the fruits of your labour. Well done :cheer:
    Looks awesome. The outside bottles don't matter it's the yummy insides that do. It's a lot of work but you sure appreciate the time and effort when you eat the contents. Really are eating the...

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  4. Dione

    Stockpiling.

    I never considered myself a prepper but I have to confess the idea really appeals to me! I live in the suburbs close to Brisbane and in the 2011 floods the roads all around me got cut off (I live...
    I never considered myself a prepper but I have to confess the idea really appeals to me! I live in the suburbs close to Brisbane and in the 2011 floods the roads all around me got cut off (I live in a unit on a hill) so I was isolated for a few days and couldn't get to any shops. I didn't have...
    I never considered myself a prepper but I have to confess the idea really appeals to me! I live in the suburbs close to Brisbane and in the 2011 floods the roads all around me got cut off (I live in a unit on a hill) so I was isolated for a few...
    I never considered myself a prepper but I have to confess the idea really appeals to me! I live in the suburbs close to Brisbane and in the 2011 floods the roads all around me got cut off (I live...
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  5. Collin

    Sour Cherries

    Hello Mark, we did 2 cups of sugar to 5 cups of water canned, with unpitted cherries, in pint sealers and processed in boiling water for 15 minutes.
    Hello Mark, we did 2 cups of sugar to 5 cups of water canned, with unpitted cherries, in pint sealers and processed in boiling water for 15 minutes.
    Hello Mark, we did 2 cups of sugar to 5 cups of water canned, with unpitted cherries, in pint sealers and processed in boiling water for 15 minutes.
    Hello Mark, we did 2 cups of sugar to 5 cups of water canned, with unpitted cherries, in pint sealers and processed in boiling water for 15 minutes.

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  6. Mark

    Fermenting Green Tomatoes in Glass Jar

    I didn't end up doing it either - the tomatoes did ripen! They still needed cooking as they weren't as fresh looking as the bunches of delicious red ripe ones :) But I'm glad they didn't go to waste
    I didn't end up doing it either - the tomatoes did ripen! They still needed cooking as they weren't as fresh looking as the bunches of delicious red ripe ones :) But I'm glad they didn't go to waste
    I didn't end up doing it either - the tomatoes did ripen! They still needed cooking as they weren't as fresh looking as the bunches of delicious red ripe ones :) But I'm glad they didn't go to waste
    I didn't end up doing it either - the tomatoes did ripen! They still needed cooking as they weren't as fresh looking as the bunches of delicious red ripe ones :) But I'm glad they didn't go to waste
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  7. Kasalia

    No Knead Bread

    I haven't tried making bread enough... I used to make bread a lot more several years ago but got lazy. Our trip over to Europe reinforced how delicious and important bread is to many cultures...
    I haven't tried making bread enough... I used to make bread a lot more several years ago but got lazy. Our trip over to Europe reinforced how delicious and important bread is to many cultures around the world so I've vowed to start baking bread again.
    I haven't tried making bread enough... I used to make bread a lot more several years ago but got lazy. Our trip over to Europe reinforced how delicious and important bread is to many cultures around the world so I've vowed to start baking...
    I haven't tried making bread enough... I used to make bread a lot more several years ago but got lazy. Our trip over to Europe reinforced how delicious and important bread is to many cultures...

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  8. Director

    Activated nuts anyone?

    Never heard of them either but it is interesting! Soaking in brine and then dehydrating would probably make them taste quite nice I'd imagine.
    Never heard of them either but it is interesting! Soaking in brine and then dehydrating would probably make them taste quite nice I'd imagine.
    Never heard of them either but it is interesting! Soaking in brine and then dehydrating would probably make them taste quite nice I'd imagine.
    Never heard of them either but it is interesting! Soaking in brine and then dehydrating would probably make them taste quite nice I'd imagine.
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  9. ClissAT

    Cauliflower Rice

    What a great idea! This would go well with lots of things.
    What a great idea! This would go well with lots of things.
    What a great idea! This would go well with lots of things.
    What a great idea! This would go well with lots of things.

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  10. MichelleMD

    Anyone making their own vinegar?

    I tried this Last year with left over organic apple peels and cores. It worked a treat. I half filled the jar with Apple scraps then poured in a 150ml bottle of organic raw apple cider vinegar...
    I tried this Last year with left over organic apple peels and cores. It worked a treat. I half filled the jar with Apple scraps then poured in a 150ml bottle of organic raw apple cider vinegar with the mother and topped it off with boiled (and cooled) water. After 4 or so months there was a...
    I tried this Last year with left over organic apple peels and cores. It worked a treat. I half filled the jar with Apple scraps then poured in a 150ml bottle of organic raw apple cider vinegar with the mother and topped it off with boiled (and...
    I tried this Last year with left over organic apple peels and cores. It worked a treat. I half filled the jar with Apple scraps then poured in a 150ml bottle of organic raw apple cider vinegar...

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  11. Flatland

    Spaghetti pumpkin

    I've never grown spaghetti squash - I've been meaning to for years! So much to try.... :D
    I've never grown spaghetti squash - I've been meaning to for years! So much to try.... :D
    I've never grown spaghetti squash - I've been meaning to for years! So much to try.... :D
    I've never grown spaghetti squash - I've been meaning to for years! So much to try.... :D
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  12. Mark

    How to grow and make rosella jam

    They might develop a consistent red as they develop... from the pic they look immature to me?
    They might develop a consistent red as they develop... from the pic they look immature to me?
    They might develop a consistent red as they develop... from the pic they look immature to me?
    They might develop a consistent red as they develop... from the pic they look immature to me?

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  13. Mark

    Question What to make with too many/glut of eggs?

    We always have a glut of eggs in October/November besides giving them away, this year I made frittata with fetta, dehydrated tomatoes (left from the previous summer) and either silverbeet or...
    We always have a glut of eggs in October/November besides giving them away, this year I made frittata with fetta, dehydrated tomatoes (left from the previous summer) and either silverbeet or broccoli. I froze them in single meal portions and have been eating one when its too hot to cook. Only...
    We always have a glut of eggs in October/November besides giving them away, this year I made frittata with fetta, dehydrated tomatoes (left from the previous summer) and either silverbeet or broccoli. I froze them in single meal portions and have...
    We always have a glut of eggs in October/November besides giving them away, this year I made frittata with fetta, dehydrated tomatoes (left from the previous summer) and either silverbeet or...

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  14. Mark

    Question Does pure honey mean pure honey?

    OK, have posted in the other thread. :)
    OK, have posted in the other thread. :)
    OK, have posted in the other thread. :)
    OK, have posted in the other thread. :)
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  15. Director

    ALDI Vaccum sealer sale. $60

    Sweet! The rolls are on sale too, about $14 for 5 metres or you can buy the bags for the same price. The rolls are a bit wider though.
    Sweet! The rolls are on sale too, about $14 for 5 metres or you can buy the bags for the same price. The rolls are a bit wider though.
    Sweet! The rolls are on sale too, about $14 for 5 metres or you can buy the bags for the same price. The rolls are a bit wider though.
    Sweet! The rolls are on sale too, about $14 for 5 metres or you can buy the bags for the same price. The rolls are a bit wider though.
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  16. Flatland

    Tomatoes

    Tomato and Arugula Salad yes it is that leaf. Ingredients 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 4 cups arugula Preparation Combine...
    Tomato and Arugula Salad yes it is that leaf. Ingredients 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 4 cups arugula Preparation Combine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and halved grape tomatoes in a medium bowl. Add arugula, and toss.
    Tomato and Arugula Salad yes it is that leaf. Ingredients 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 4 cups arugula Preparation Combine vinegar, olive oil, salt, and halved grape...
    Tomato and Arugula Salad yes it is that leaf. Ingredients 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 pint grape tomatoes, halved 4 cups arugula Preparation Combine...

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  17. Mark

    Question Which food strainer, mill, press, cold juicer to make sauce or jams?

    Mark, Not sure if you ever found something to strain your toms. I purchased an attachment for my KitchenAid mixer and it works very well. I have used it on tomatoes and to strain my fermented...
    Mark, Not sure if you ever found something to strain your toms. I purchased an attachment for my KitchenAid mixer and it works very well. I have used it on tomatoes and to strain my fermented pepper sauce.
    Mark, Not sure if you ever found something to strain your toms. I purchased an attachment for my KitchenAid mixer and it works very well. I have used it on tomatoes and to strain my fermented pepper sauce.
    Mark, Not sure if you ever found something to strain your toms. I purchased an attachment for my KitchenAid mixer and it works very well. I have used it on tomatoes and to strain my fermented...
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  18. Mikielives
    Like x 3

    Christmas Dinner

    Awesome who wouldn't be happy with that box of goodies.
    Awesome who wouldn't be happy with that box of goodies.
    Awesome who wouldn't be happy with that box of goodies.
    Awesome who wouldn't be happy with that box of goodies.

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  19. Director

    Sale on dehydrators.

    Hi Mark, check the link again, it works OK for me. Cheers
    Hi Mark, check the link again, it works OK for me. Cheers
    Hi Mark, check the link again, it works OK for me. Cheers
    Hi Mark, check the link again, it works OK for me. Cheers
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  20. Mark

    Cayenne Pepper Sauce Recipe

    This is something I just have to make @Mikielives thank you for sharing it! I love how this is a true fermented sauce recipe - I've made a basic Tobasco fermented sauce before but never a true...
    This is something I just have to make @Mikielives thank you for sharing it! I love how this is a true fermented sauce recipe - I've made a basic Tobasco fermented sauce before but never a true depth of flavour and ingredients like this. I have a ton of chillies (peppers) coming on at the...
    This is something I just have to make @Mikielives thank you for sharing it! I love how this is a true fermented sauce recipe - I've made a basic Tobasco fermented sauce before but never a true depth of flavour and ingredients like this. I...
    This is something I just have to make @Mikielives thank you for sharing it! I love how this is a true fermented sauce recipe - I've made a basic Tobasco fermented sauce before but never a true...

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  21. OskarDoLittle
    Like x 3

    DIY herbal tea

    Mary, feel free to share whatever information and links you like - that's totally fine. I know other forums are particular about links to other blogs etc, but as long as the links are related to...
    Mary, feel free to share whatever information and links you like - that's totally fine. I know other forums are particular about links to other blogs etc, but as long as the links are related to our content and values there's no problem on SSC as far as I'm concerned. If you would like to...
    Mary, feel free to share whatever information and links you like - that's totally fine. I know other forums are particular about links to other blogs etc, but as long as the links are related to our content and values there's no problem on SSC as...
    Mary, feel free to share whatever information and links you like - that's totally fine. I know other forums are particular about links to other blogs etc, but as long as the links are related to...

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  22. Mark

    Red/Purple Sauerkraut made from Mammoth cabbages

    As Skippyherron mentioned above ferments, eg dill cucumbers or sauerkraut, can go mouldy but mostly it's just a bit of harmless white stuff on top which is easy to remove if not left too...
    As Skippyherron mentioned above ferments, eg dill cucumbers or sauerkraut, can go mouldy but mostly it's just a bit of harmless white stuff on top which is easy to remove if not left too long. Black or blue mould with a rotten smell is not what you want though... it usually means that batch is...
    As Skippyherron mentioned above ferments, eg dill cucumbers or sauerkraut, can go mouldy but mostly it's just a bit of harmless white stuff on top which is easy to remove if not left too long. Black or blue mould with a rotten smell is not what...
    As Skippyherron mentioned above ferments, eg dill cucumbers or sauerkraut, can go mouldy but mostly it's just a bit of harmless white stuff on top which is easy to remove if not left too...

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  23. ClissAT

    Mushroom & Broccolini on Toast

    Loved the Mushroom and the Broccolini :) Thanks for sharing.
    Loved the Mushroom and the Broccolini :) Thanks for sharing.
    Loved the Mushroom and the Broccolini :) Thanks for sharing.
    Loved the Mushroom and the Broccolini :) Thanks for sharing.

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  24. Mark
    Like x 3

    Cooking class Thailand Chiang Mai

    No worries, yeah I love how simple but flavoursome Thai food is. We have a shortage of chillies here at the moment - sadly - but I have several on the go flowering so we should be good in about a...
    No worries, yeah I love how simple but flavoursome Thai food is. We have a shortage of chillies here at the moment - sadly - but I have several on the go flowering so we should be good in about a month :)
    No worries, yeah I love how simple but flavoursome Thai food is. We have a shortage of chillies here at the moment - sadly - but I have several on the go flowering so we should be good in about a month :)
    No worries, yeah I love how simple but flavoursome Thai food is. We have a shortage of chillies here at the moment - sadly - but I have several on the go flowering so we should be good in about a...

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  25. ClissAT
    Like x 3

    Baba Ghanoush & flat breads

    Very close to home cooking for me - traditionally made rich with lots of olive oil. Enjoy.
    Very close to home cooking for me - traditionally made rich with lots of olive oil. Enjoy.
    Very close to home cooking for me - traditionally made rich with lots of olive oil. Enjoy.
    Very close to home cooking for me - traditionally made rich with lots of olive oil. Enjoy.
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