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Pickled unripe peaches

Permanent Linkby MrC on Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:58 am

A branch fell off my lovely peach tree today, so I'm going to try to pickle the little unripe peaches.

Ingredients
500g unripe peaches
2 teaspoons of sugar
2 teaspoons of salt
3 cloves of garlic
125ml of vinegar
hot water to fill jar

Instructions
Prick the peaches and add to the jar
Mix sugar, salt and vinegar and add to the jar
throw in the garlic...

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Pizza Base

Permanent Linkby MrC on Fri Nov 13, 2015 7:22 pm

4 super thin pizza bases

2 packets yeast (for 500g)
1 teaspoon sugar
1.25 cups of water
1 tablespoon oil
3 cups all-purpose flour
salt to taste

3 cups is about 400g of flour. Work out yeast according to what it says on the packet. In this case it's about two packets.

Mix yeast and warm water in a bowl (40-45 Centigrade)
Add oil and flour and mix till it forms a dough ball.
Nead for about 5 mins
Cover bowl with a kitchen towel, place next to heater while the oven is warming...

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Enabling Hibernation in Ubuntu 12.04 on a Lenovo T400

Permanent Linkby MrC on Mon Apr 08, 2013 3:24 am

In the hope that this helps someone out there do something that took way too much of my time and so that I don't forget:

1) First off make sure your swap partition is bigger than your RAM otherwise you wont have enough space to save the contents of your memory. Use gparted or whatever takes your fancy. Plenty of help on the net for this so I won't go into it.

2) Hibernation was removed from Ubuntu so you need to get it back into you shutdown menu again:
Open:
Code: Select all
sudo nano /etc/polkit-1/localauthority/50-local.d/com.ubuntu.enable-hibernate.pkla
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Clothnappytree Raspberry Pi project

Permanent Linkby MrC on Tue Aug 07, 2012 11:22 pm

After a long wait, the eagerly anticipated Raspberry Pi has arrived!! :) :)

Apparently the Raspberry Pi is a little easier to get hold of in England, but I down under count myself very lucky to have got one after many months of waiting.

You might have heard about the Raspberry Pi as they're made by an innovative UK organisation...

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