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Posted 02 December 2019 - 12:52

Just cooking up some bread for the birds, made with 2016 flour and 2017 yeast, wild bird seed, chicken layers' pellets and layers' meal - waiting to see if the dough rises! :unsure:

 

Edit: It didn't. No bird has gone near the bullet proof bakery so far....(even though I broke it up and soaked it all in water first).

 

Edit 2: Crows are now going off with it. I hope they don't get poorly giblets!


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#32 maggiemay

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Posted 02 December 2019 - 16:54

Just cooking up some bread for the birds, made with 2016 flour and 2017 yeast, wild bird seed, chicken layers' pellets and layers' meal - waiting to see if the dough rises! :unsure:

 

Edit: It didn't. No bird has gone near the bullet proof bakery so far....(even though I broke it up and soaked it all in water first).

 

Edit 2: Crows are now going off with it. I hope they don't get poorly giblets!

If you have squirrels, they will probably grab what the birds don’t eat! 


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 17:15

We do - and deer, foxes, and helpful neighbours both sides both of whom have chainsaws! :) We'll see what's left tomorrow morning - it's going to be a cold night so I bet it will all be gone.


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 18:02

We do - and deer, foxes, and helpful neighbours both sides both of whom have chainsaws! :) We'll see what's left tomorrow morning - it's going to be a cold night so I bet it will all be gone.

 

...or frozen solid!


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Posted 02 December 2019 - 18:06

It's already solid! :lol:


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Posted 03 December 2019 - 10:15

They've eaten it all - not a crumb left! :o  :) 


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Posted 03 December 2019 - 11:52

They've eaten it all - not a crumb left! :o  :)

Now they're all wondering why they have a touch of indigestion.  :rofl:


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Posted 03 December 2019 - 13:57

I love my crows and magpies! :wub: None of this whinging by a certain TV patisserie competition judge "Oh I'm so very disappointed that your mille feuilles are too big". A magpie could soon get over that!


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Posted 18 December 2019 - 12:05

My other half has a fox visit at about 8PM every day, so left-overs get regularly devoured. The other day she made a pavlova, and the fox enjoyed the 6 egg yolks. And as for the roast goose, the fox had more than any of the 6 people who shared it!


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Posted 18 December 2019 - 13:34

Offspring volunteered to clean out kitchen cupboards for me.  :D

 

All going not too out-of-date until we discovered a tub of Cream of Tartar, with a Presto price label on it. We haven't had a presto on the island for around 28 years. :unsure:


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Posted 18 December 2019 - 14:02

Congrats on the well trained offspring Misterioso! I've just found some polenta and pizza base mix, both from 2012 - they'll be going into the next batch of bird scones.


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#42 Gordon Shumway

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Posted 18 December 2019 - 16:39

I tried some 2-year-old florentines the other day. They tasted of how linseed oil smells.


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Posted 18 December 2019 - 18:11

Congrats on the well trained offspring Misterioso! I've just found some polenta and pizza base mix, both from 2012 - they'll be going into the next batch of bird scones.

 

Do you fancy some 22-year old suet to add to it?!  :lol: We've just found a packet. When I asked OH if he still wanted it, he said" "Oh - I was looking for that!! (What - for 22 years....?)


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Posted 19 December 2019 - 09:04

Yes please Misterioso, I'd love some antique suet for my next creation! The crows were queueing up outside my door this morning but there are no scones today as I only bake for them when it's cold weather.  I could chuck in some of Gordon's florentines too, for a linseed twist!


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Posted 20 December 2019 - 14:37

I must have Italian crows - the polenta and pizza base scones are disappearing fast!


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