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Hanging Grill for BBQ Fire Pit – What to Buy & What I Got

Cooking over a flame grill BBQ on your very own homemade fire pit in the backyard for family and friends is something special indeed. Thankfully, these days there are lots of different grill plate options to choose from off the shelf for reasonable prices without having to weld your own purpose-built mechanical cooking monstrosity! When I was a

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Weber Q 220

Cooking Home Grown Quail on my Weber Q

Introduction It's all well and good to produce your own food, however, if you don't cook it correctly or at least with some imagination your home-grown produce can be a tad bland. So true is the notion you don't need to do much to make good food taste great and I'm the first to preach

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Thai Red Chilli Paste Frozen Cubes

My Thai Red Chilli Paste Frozen Cubes Recipe

My Thai Red Chilli Paste can be used as a flavour base for laksas, soups, curries, noodles, and to add some extra bite to stir-fries. This summer I had a bumper crop of chillies and they are still going strong even as winter approaches. An abundance of chillies is a good thing because they are

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Rosella plant red calyx and flower

How To Grow Rosella & Make It Into Jam?

Article updated on 24 May 2019 When I first saw rosella seedlings in the nursery I must admit to having little knowledge about the plant except for knowing great jam can be made from the “fruit.”    And, I further have to admit purchasing these seedlings without the slightest research into how to actually grow

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Eggplant or Aubergine Growing Tips & Information

How to grow eggplant (or often called aubergine by the British) is exactly what this article is about and whilst you can read the instructions from a packet of seeds or the glossed over generic points in a gardening mag or book nothing beats a raving online post like this from someone like me who’s

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Rambo High Pressure Gas Wok Burner

With the holiday season approaching there’s one thing better than smelling the roses and getting people together outside and that’s the smell of a BBQ or how about an outdoor wok fry up? I know it might sound a little different for some people but outdoor wok cooking is a sensational and fun way to

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Coturnix Quail A&M eating from feeder

Home-grown Quail from Egg to Plate in 10 Easy Steps

When people mention poultry for backyard suburbia the first bird which comes to mind is the chicken. And why not? I mean, the humble chicken is easy to look after, there’s lots of information out there about keeping chickens, and everyone is familiar with chicken eggs. However, say the “quail” word and most people have

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