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Your Frugal Kitchen Tips?
Wed 29-Aug-12
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Welcome, pleased we tempted you in! We are a friendly lot and love to chat. Call at the introduce yourself thread and tell us a bit about you. Keep posting!

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Wed 29-Aug-12
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Welcome Tanya - novel idea to grind the lemons to a powder, sounds worth trying.

Thanks for the tip!   ok

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Wed 29-Aug-12
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waveYes welcome Tanya. I think dried & powdered citrus would also be useful mixed with sugar for cake-making etc.  I do this with lavender as well as vanilla pods (I don't dry the latter though).

 

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Thu 30-Aug-12
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I've read (though not done it myself) of making citrus salt which you could also use the powder for I'd guess.  Find it here.  Sounds good.  chef

Thu 30-Aug-12
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Hi Ruth, the citrus salts look wonderful.....I shall have a go at those, useful for C****mas gifts along with flavoured oils & vinegars. Thanks. laugh 

 

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Sat 29-Dec-12
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I saw this article recently & it reminded me of what we used to do with the ends of cheese when my parents kept a pub. My mother called it potted cheese & each pot had melted butter poured on top to keep the air out. We used to mix with wine or port. I had forgotten all about it but I shall make some today as I have lots of odds & ends of cheese leftover from Christmas. I won't tell the chickens as they usually get them !!  laugh

 

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Sat 29-Dec-12
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Looks an interesting recipe for using up the leftover cheeses- we have some as well from a cheese board mixture.

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OH raided the CFC today - two packs of 2 breaded cod fillets - £1.69 from £2.49 per pack.

Sirloin steaks, again two packs of 2 in a pack - £4.69 from £7 each pack.

Brisket joint - £5.64 from £8.43.

Has anyone noticed that brisket used to be a cheaper cut, but I reckon too many people have learnt how to cook it!

 

Well, someone has to buy them when they're reduced, don't they .... !  laugh

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I've told myself no more forays in to the CFC until I get some stuff emptied out of the freezer, but I just can't resist it, not got anything thrilling recently except the fillet tails the other week.

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I am looking forward to discovering the joy of CFC when I visit next week. It happens in small way here but not as good.

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Don,t know if this is the right place to put this, but here goes. My aussie pal, says it is all the rage there, and very good for you. Get a Lemon, scrub it , wipe dry, put in Freezer, when you have salad or meats, grate some of the frozen Lemon on to whatever you are cooking, it really does improve salad, don,t eat Meat, so not sure on that one.

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Tina, many apologies if I'm telling you something you already know, but the apostrophe is two keys to the right of the letter 'L' - (next to the L is the colon and semi-colon, and then the apostrophe) - it's just that I've noticed that you are using the comma instead.

Sorry if you already knew that ..... grovel ....... big_hug   big_hug   laugh

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Dear Val, not a problem, I cannot see very well, due to Cataracts, also letters are partly erased on Keyboard, and last but not least am self taught on the Computer, so can just get by without knowing very much. Am sure I will forget but will try not to. Any advice you give me comes from a good Heart, I know . Tina x  p.s. where have Baking .and what are you cooking today gone?

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They are still there, Tina......it's just that if nobody's posted in a thread for....I think it's probably 24 hours....the thread disappears from the 'New/Recently Updated Topics' box.  You just have to go to the appropriate forum and look for them.  You'll soon learn, don't worry.

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Thanks for the lemon tip, will try that with salad instead of salad cream which is expensive here and not even Heinz!

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