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Coronavirus - Making Your Stuff Last Longer

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Stemcor, Mar 20, 2020.

  1. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    Use it...or freeze it even.
     
  2. thedanfan

    thedanfan pfm Member

    I'm doing a lot of what my mum used to call, "padding out" adding things like lentils and beans to meals.
     
  3. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    make the pulses/beans the star - a chickpea curry (Chana Masala) is a wondrous thing. Make a Dal with lentils
     
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  4. Snufkin

    Snufkin pfm Member

    That's what happens round here. Slice thin and steam.
     
  5. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    A tin of anchovies emptied into a pan with their oil and slowly cooked to break them up.
    Add a crushed clove of garlic.
    Cook for a minute or two.
    Add a drained tin of cannellini beans.
    Heat through stirring.
    Add a tablespoon of water.
    Mash.


    This makes an amazing spread to put on hot buttered toast or as a base to put under a piece of fish of your choice.
     
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  6. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    No one seems to be taking the gnocchi from the pasta shelves
     
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  7. timH

    timH pfm Member

    When I was a kid our next door neighbour used to water down her milk
     
  8. Bjork67

    Bjork67 pfm Member

    We water down washing up liquid, my father uses my mothers teabag.
     
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  9. Weekender

    Weekender pfm Member

    Quite a lot of brown rice left as well.
     
  10. MikeMA

    MikeMA pfm Member

    So did our local dairy. It was owned by our then Tory MP.
     
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  11. Alex S

    Alex S carbon based lifeform

    My mum always added water to wine; she was a catholic.
     
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  12. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    Just watered down the orange juice (2/3 water, 1/3 juice), and it still tastes great.
     
  13. matt j

    matt j pfm Member

    Is that not how they make skimmed milk? vile stuff...
     
  14. graystoke4

    graystoke4 pfm Member

    my god two ply toilet paper, i didn't know there was such a thing, i'm still on a packet of IZEL, good stuff [​IMG]
     
  15. Marchbanks

    Marchbanks Hat and Beard member

    Are those the oblongs you have been rubbing Deep Heat onto?
     
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  16. gavreid

    gavreid pfm Member

    This is what the Romans used apparently - a natural sponge on a stick. I'm not sure what else they did with it, given their reputation...

    [​IMG]
     
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  17. timH

    timH pfm Member

    In those days there was silver top or gold top
     
  18. Bob McC

    Bob McC Living the life of Riley

    and green top.
    Unpasteurised milk.
     
  19. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    Yes, but is there transubstantiation? That could be the key to everything.
     
    Alex S likes this.
  20. gintonic

    gintonic 50 shades of grey pussy cats

    do not under any circumstances scratch your bollocks after chopping a shed load of red chilli to eat with salt and pineapple
     
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