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MaryMcP replied to MaryMcP's discussion Juicer Pulp in Growing Gourmet
"OK, it's quiet around here, on the board, so I went ahead and made the muffin recipe and it's very good.  Dense.  We didn't much like the chocolate chips, made them too sweet, not what I'm looking for in this recipe.  So I tried dried tart cherries…"
Jun 14, 2015
MaryMcP posted a discussion in Growing Gourmet
Hello, My friend with the peach tree has now bestowed upon me two bags of Anna apples.  I juiced most of them and would like to find a good recipe for using the apple pulp.  What do you foodies do with juicer pulp?  Especially fruit pulp.  I did…
Jun 13, 2015
MaryMcP replied to MaryMcP's discussion Making Rumtopf in Growing Gourmet
"Oh and Ah Hah - glass pickle weights.  I'll look for these.  I may try the slender mason jar but I painted the big jar to keep out light and adding that jar, unpainted, would cancel some of that benefit.  I found a really cool metallic blue can of…"
May 12, 2015
MaryMcP replied to MaryMcP's discussion Making Rumtopf in Growing Gourmet
"Catherine, thanks for all those great details.  I used a half-gallon mason jar, it's tall and slender as opposed to short and stout.  I was able to get about 3#'s of de-skinned peaches packed in and poured maybe a quarter of the 750 ml bottle of…"
May 12, 2015
MaryMcP replied to MaryMcP's discussion Making Rumtopf in Growing Gourmet
"Very generous offer Leanne!  I'll keep it in mind if I get a large batch.  I'll start some today, maybe use Wild Turkey since a high proof liquor is recommended.  WT is 101.  Catherine can you confirm that the crock should not be air-tight?  One…"
May 10, 2015
MaryMcP posted a discussion in Growing Gourmet
Anyone doing/done this?  My friend's peach tree is giving us LOTS of very yummy fruit but we can't keep up with it.  In past years I've cut and frozen it but was looking for something different.  I have a crock that I think will work so I'm going to…
May 9, 2015
MaryMcP replied to Chad's discussion Any Extra Wire in Micro Livestock
"No problem Chad.  It's just laying in the front yard, in front of the tomato patch.  Grab and go."
Dec 9, 2014
MaryMcP replied to Chad's discussion Any Extra Wire in Micro Livestock
"Hi Chad,  I have a partial roll of chicken wire you can have, not sure if it's 100' but there's at least one quarter of that.  I don't like the stuff and switched to using hardware cloth when I need fencing, etc.  I'm near 43rd Ave and Peoria and…"
Dec 5, 2014
MaryMcP replied to MaryMcP's discussion Worm Tower in Soil Builders
"Fortunately, I have an Alabama resident in residence.  ;-)  Thanks GS."
Oct 20, 2014
MaryMcP replied to MaryMcP's discussion Worm Tower in Soil Builders
"Well poo on the cockroaches, definitely want to avoid that.  I don't think we have any rats running around here but I don't want to be the one to attract them either.  I believe you are telling me the issue is the section of pipes above ground that…"
Oct 20, 2014
MaryMcP replied to MaryMcP's discussion Worm Tower in Soil Builders
"Hi Tanya,  yeah, I'm thinking the same thing.  I measured the depth to be about 3' and we measured and cut the 10. length in 3 equal parts, but somehow they came out higher than  expected.  It might be easier to surround the pipes with hardware…"
Oct 19, 2014
MaryMcP posted a discussion in Soil Builders
Has anyone tried this?  How To Build a Worm Tower from Mid-West PermacultureThe following begins as a sad story but has a happy ending.  I've been wanting to try this idea but there's so many projects on my list I just hadn't got around to it - yet.…
Oct 19, 2014
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