Reviews written by Mark

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January 23, 2019
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Make
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
X Factor
 
5.0
This recipe works well!

I really found this recipe fast and easy to do with the flavour mix well balanced and pleasant. 

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Mark
January 08, 2018
Overall rating
 
4.8
Easy to Grow?
 
5.0
Taste
 
4.0
Disease & Pest Resistance
 
5.0
Productivity
 
5.0
Fruit Trees
This Davidson plum is a great find for backyard growers

I have been totally impressed with our Davidson plum fruit tree and I'm so glad we purchased one a few years back. This is the first year it has...

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Mark
November 18, 2017
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Grow?
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
Disease & Pest Resistance
 
5.0
Productivity
 
5.0
The king of purple climbing beans

This purple climbing bean is one of my favourite plants to grow - in fact, it readily self-sows in our garden so we hardly even have to try but...

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Mark
November 18, 2017
Overall rating
 
5.0
Price
 
5.0
Operation
 
5.0
Quality
 
5.0
Ground up a whole lot of turmeric without any problems

I put my Breville Coffee & Spice Grinder to the ultimate test by processing about 3kgs of dried turmeric. Although I did look after it by not running the...

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Mark
November 15, 2017
Overall rating
 
2.7
Price
 
5.0
Operation
 
2.0
Quality
 
1.0
Gathering dust before I take it to the tip

Initially, I was very keen and eager to test out my new Baumr-AG 65cc multi-tool because the price was fair and I saw several reviews from people that were...

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Mark
July 31, 2017
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Make
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
X Factor
 
5.0
One of the best types of jerky I have made!

I do recommend making this type of jerky. The lemon, Worcestershire, and Tabasco really combine well for a tasty treat! 

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Mark
May 23, 2017 (Updated: May 23, 2017)
Overall rating
 
4.7
Price
 
4.0
Operation
 
5.0
Quality
 
5.0
10 Years of great service out of our Lifespan Treadmill

We've owned our Lifespan Sportz Treadmill for a decade now and it has been a truly reliable running machine, which has gotten hundreds of hours of use in our...

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Mark
April 12, 2017
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Grow?
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
Disease & Pest Resistance
 
5.0
Productivity
 
5.0
I grow mild Cayenne peppers as a substitute for capsicums

This mild Cayenne chilli pepper plant is one of the best chilli plants I have ever grown. I like hot chillies but my kids don't and cooking with this...

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Mark
March 10, 2017 (Updated: March 10, 2017)
Overall rating
 
4.7
Price
 
4.0
Operation
 
5.0
Quality
 
5.0
Harvest Fiesta Fermenting Crock is the best

My Harvest Fiesta fermentation crock is a great piece of kit and I've been completely happy with my purchase. Yes sure, it was a little expensive (probably due to...

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Mark
July 17, 2016
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Make
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
X Factor
 
5.0
Great healthy and fast recipe for kids

I recommend this recipe for taste and how easy it is to prepare/make. Our kids really do enjoy eating this stir-fry even with the large amount of greens packed...

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Mark
July 17, 2016
Overall rating
 
5.0
Price
 
5.0
Operation
 
5.0
Quality
 
5.0
Fido fermenting jar is worth every penny!

I've been using the larger Fido fermenting jars (I have two) for a few years now and have found them to be a good size for home lacto fermentation...

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Mark
July 08, 2016
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Make
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
X Factor
 
5.0
One of my favourite easy pickle recipes

These sliced pickled cucumbers are really easy to make especially since you don't even need to heat up or steep the pickling mix.  The coriander and lemon with the...

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Mark
May 06, 2016
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Grow?
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
Disease & Pest Resistance
 
5.0
Productivity
 
5.0
Fruit Trees
Very versatile fruiting tree/shrub

This Yellow Cherry Guava is one of my favourite fruiting plants because it produces tasty sweet fruit and is very easy to maintain. We have ours growing out the...

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Mark
May 03, 2016 (Updated: April 17, 2017)
Overall rating
 
4.3
Easy to Grow?
 
5.0
Taste
 
2.0
Disease & Pest Resistance
 
5.0
Productivity
 
5.0
Vegetables
It looks better than it tastes

The Jerusalem artichoke is an easy to grow plant and the edible tubers are not too bad to eat but they're not wonderful either. When I gave my mother...

How To Ferment Jerusalem Artichoke
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Mark
March 28, 2016 (Updated: March 28, 2016)
Overall rating
 
5.0
Price
 
5.0
Sound
 
5.0
Comfort
 
5.0
Operation
 
5.0
Quality
 
5.0
Sports Headphones
BTS 66 Audio meets my needs without breaking the bank

The BTS 66 Audio Wireless Bluethooth Sports Headset is a quality product at a very reasonable price!  I have been using my BTS for nearly 3 years as at...

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Mark
January 08, 2016 (Updated: May 03, 2016)
Overall rating
 
4.8
Easy to Grow?
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
Disease & Pest Resistance
 
5.0
Productivity
 
4.0
One of my favourite food plants

The Yellow Dragon Fruit vine is a fantastic plant to grow in the backyard. It's very low maintenance and is able to withstand harsh conditions and neglect.  Having said...

How to remove thorns from yellow dragon fruit
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Mark
December 23, 2015 (Updated: December 23, 2015)
Overall rating
 
4.0
Value for Money
 
3.0
Feed Spill
 
5.0
Security
 
5.0
Operation
 
3.0
Good concept but I'm skeptical

The Peck-O-Matic on face value is a very clever designed chicken feeder and works similar to a nipple drinker whereby the hen pecks a trigger (in this case a...

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Mark
December 21, 2015
Overall rating
 
5.0
Easy to Make
 
5.0
Taste
 
5.0
X Factor
 
5.0
Really delicious simple curry

This chili curry recipe may not look the most appetizing in the images but believe me it tastes amazing! Chillies are really easy to grow and you can even...

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Mark
December 18, 2015
Overall rating
 
4.8
Value for Money
 
5.0
Feed Spill
 
4.0
Security
 
5.0
Operation
 
5.0
I like the no gravity feed design

Operation I have used treadle feeders in the past with my flock and chickens do adapt well to using them - I can't see how this treadle feeder would...

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Mark
December 16, 2015 (Updated: December 16, 2015)
Overall rating
 
4.8
Price
 
5.0
Operation
 
5.0
Quality
 
4.0
Reliability
 
5.0
Excellent incubator for the price

Who makes this incubator? The Jn 448 egg incubator is essentially another no brand Chinese made incubator even though it is supposedly marketed by Nappole Technology but I think...

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Mark
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