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Adrian

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Sep 5, 2020, 7:07:50 AM9/5/20
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Following on from last week's Pork and Marmite (yummy), today we have
Pork and Leek.

Adrian
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judith

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Sep 5, 2020, 7:20:02 AM9/5/20
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I love pork and leek my local butcher makes them

VictoriaB

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Sep 5, 2020, 8:09:40 PM9/5/20
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VictoriaB wrote:
> Adrian wrote:
>> Following on from last week's Pork and Marmite (yummy), today
>> we have Pork and Leek.
>>
>> Adrian
>
~~~
I might like that just fine in a hot dog bun and mustard.
v

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Adrian

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Sep 11, 2020, 8:51:01 AM9/11/20
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In message <RZd+kZEE...@ku.gro.lloiff>, Adrian
<bul...@ku.gro.lioff> writes
>Following on from last week's Pork and Marmite (yummy), today we have
>Pork and Leek.
>

After some deliberation, this weeks snorker will be a Cumberland,
although they are "straight" rather then the traditional curl.

Sn!pe

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Sep 11, 2020, 8:58:21 AM9/11/20
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Adrian <bul...@ku.gro.lioff> wrote:

> In message <RZd+kZEE...@ku.gro.lloiff>, Adrian
> <bul...@ku.gro.lioff> writes
> >Following on from last week's Pork and Marmite (yummy), today we have
> >Pork and Leek.
> >
>
> After some deliberation, this weeks snorker will be a Cumberland,
> although they are "straight" rather then the traditional curl.
>
> Adrian
>

I haven't seen a proper Cumberland snorker in a very long time;
I'm not sure that they're even available these days. The ones
we've had lately didn't even taste of Cumberland, let alone be
in the traditional curl.

Next up: my rant about how Tizer is not like it used to be... <g>

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Adrian

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Sep 11, 2020, 9:41:03 AM9/11/20
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In message <1owkjzg.1hvwpknax86z3N%snip...@gmail.com>, Sn!pe
<snip...@gmail.com> writes
>I haven't seen a proper Cumberland snorker in a very long time;
>I'm not sure that they're even available these days. The ones
>we've had lately didn't even taste of Cumberland, let alone be
>in the traditional curl.
>

I think I had one early last year in a works canteen, so I dread to
think what the provenance was. Oddly (or not), I think the last time I
tried one in Cumberland I was distinctly unimpressed (as was my
travelling companion). That was at a chippy across the road from
Carlisle railway station.

>Next up: my rant about how Tizer is not like it used to be... <g>
>

I think I last tried it in the 70s, so I wouldn't be able to say if it
was the same.

Mike Fleming

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Sep 11, 2020, 1:22:20 PM9/11/20
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In article <1owkjzg.1hvwpknax86z3N%snip...@gmail.com>,
snip...@gmail.com (Sn!pe) writes:

> Adrian <bul...@ku.gro.lioff> wrote:
>
> > In message <RZd+kZEE...@ku.gro.lloiff>, Adrian
> > <bul...@ku.gro.lioff> writes
> > >Following on from last week's Pork and Marmite (yummy), today we have
> > >Pork and Leek.
> >
> > After some deliberation, this weeks snorker will be a Cumberland,
> > although they are "straight" rather then the traditional curl.
>
> I haven't seen a proper Cumberland snorker in a very long time;
> I'm not sure that they're even available these days. The ones
> we've had lately didn't even taste of Cumberland, let alone be
> in the traditional curl.

Try the farm shop at Tebay services.

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Sn!pe

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Sep 11, 2020, 1:29:46 PM9/11/20
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I'll remember that next time I'm up that way, it's rather far
from here. If there's one place I'd expect to find a genuine
Cumberland snorker, it's in Cumbria.

Adrian

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Sep 13, 2020, 5:45:45 PM9/13/20
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In message <1owkwkf.d3vl5t1qah98iN%snip...@gmail.com>, Sn!pe
<snip...@gmail.com> writes
The motorway services at Gloucester are run by the same family that run
Tebay, so that might help, although I think they have a thing about
local produce, so may be not.

Adrian

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Sep 19, 2020, 7:01:17 AM9/19/20
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Looks like it's pork and leek again this week. A rather weak field to
select from this time around.

Steve

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Sep 20, 2020, 5:36:14 AM9/20/20
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On Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:52:43 +0100, Adrian wrote:
>
> Looks like it's pork and leek again this week. A rather weak field to
> select from this time around.

Pork and Leek is a classic, innit.

Sn!pe

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Sep 20, 2020, 1:37:55 PM9/20/20
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Sage and On!on goes well in a porky snorker.

Andrew Marshall

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Sep 21, 2020, 3:46:04 AM9/21/20
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On 20/09/2020 18:37, Sn!pe wrote:
> Steve <lamma...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, 19 Sep 2020 11:52:43 +0100, Adrian wrote:

>>> Looks like it's pork and leek again this week. A rather weak field to
>>> select from this time around.

>> Pork and Leek is a classic, innit.

> Sage and On!on goes well in a porky snorker.

It does indeed. The closest I can get to those these days is the
Lincolnshire ones that the Coop sell.

'Tis caramelised On!on snorkers again tonight here. No bacon wrapping
this time, as last night's dinner was chicken breast fillets overlaid
with two smoked back bacon rashers per piece.

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Adrian

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Sep 26, 2020, 6:44:12 AM9/26/20
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Snorker of the week is Pork and Cracked Black Pepper.

Sn!pe

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Sep 26, 2020, 8:12:29 AM9/26/20
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Adrian <bul...@ku.gro.lioff> wrote:

> Snorker of the week is Pork and Cracked Black Pepper.
>
> Adrian

I've had to give up pepper recently; after a long process of
elimination (hah) I discovered it was that which was giving me
the 'back door trots'.

judith

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Sep 26, 2020, 9:07:27 AM9/26/20
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I love black pepper and white pepper with white pudding.

VictoriaB

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Sep 27, 2020, 7:28:17 AM9/27/20
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Adrian wrote:
> Snorker of the week is Pork and Cracked Black Pepper.
>
> Adrian
~~~
Glazed with orange marmalade, soy sauce and mustard?

v
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Adrian

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Sep 27, 2020, 8:26:42 AM9/27/20
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In message <rkpt0e$167p$1...@gioia.aioe.org>, VictoriaB
<prair...@privacy.com> writes
>Adrian wrote:
>> Snorker of the week is Pork and Cracked Black Pepper.
>> Adrian
>~~~
>Glazed with orange marmalade, soy sauce and mustard?
>

No. Accompanied by mashed potato, shallots, peas and broccoli

VictoriaB

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Sep 28, 2020, 5:11:59 AM9/28/20
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Adrian wrote:
> In message <rkpt0e$167p$1...@gioia.aioe.org>, VictoriaB
> <prair...@privacy.com> writes
>> Adrian wrote:
>>> Snorker of the week is Pork and Cracked Black Pepper.
>>> Adrian
>> ~~~ Glazed with orange marmalade, soy sauce and mustard?
>>
>
> No. Accompanied by mashed potato, shallots, peas and
> broccoli
>
~~~
Oh... okay, that does sound good... if I can have cheese on my
broccoli. I'll just buy sausages to take home and glaze. Do you
know a good butcher?
v

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baz....@gmail.com

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Sep 28, 2020, 12:09:56 PM9/28/20
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On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 2:11:59 AM UTC-7, VictoriaB wrote:

> I'll just buy sausages to take home and glaze.

IRTA "gaze" and pictured you just admiring them lovingly as they shimmer in the pan.
No sossidge jokes or envy here no no!

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Adrian

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Sep 28, 2020, 12:58:13 PM9/28/20
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In message <rks9cs$18e0$1...@gioia.aioe.org>, VictoriaB
<prair...@privacy.com> writes
>Oh... okay, that does sound good... if I can have cheese on my
>broccoli. I'll just buy sausages to take home and glaze. Do you
>know a good butcher?

Yes, I have one less than 10 minutes walk from here.

When I do pasta, that always gets a cheese/herb/tomato sauce, and that
gets put over the veg (which are on top of the pasta), so broc in cheese
sauce.

Mack A. Damia

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Sep 28, 2020, 1:15:05 PM9/28/20
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We can buy pork sausages from Argentina. Not bad, but they are
slightly on the salty side.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0706/6309/products/Captura_de_pantalla_2019-12-23_13.57.49_720x.png?v=1577131228

Now I see they are pork and beef. Never realized that.

baz....@gmail.com

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Sep 28, 2020, 1:23:07 PM9/28/20
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On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 10:15:05 AM UTC-7, Mack A. Damia wrote:

> We can buy pork sausages from Argentina. Not bad, but they are
> slightly on the salty side.
>
> https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0706/6309/products/Captura_de_pantalla_2019-12-23_13.57.49_720x.png?v=1577131228
>
> Now I see they are pork and beef. Never realized that.

They are all about the meats in Argentina!
We ate in an Argentinian place in Tamarindo and had BP as an appetizer! it was amazeballs!
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Mack A. Damia

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Sep 28, 2020, 1:33:04 PM9/28/20
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There was a Pennsylvania Dutch restaurant - very well-known - called
the Moselem Springs Inn near Kutzown between Reading and Allentown in
Pennsylvania. Closed down about ten years ago, and the building
houses doctor's offices now. 'Twas a great loss.

They served a "tripe appetizer". I tried it, but I only enjoy it
picked.




baz....@gmail.com

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Sep 28, 2020, 3:12:21 PM9/28/20
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On Monday, September 28, 2020 at 10:33:04 AM UTC-7, Mack A. Damia wrote:

> There was a Pennsylvania Dutch restaurant - very well-known - called
> the Moselem Springs Inn near Kutzown between Reading and Allentown in
> Pennsylvania.

lol @Kutzown because I've just remembered friends who moved to Kunkletown PA a few years ago. You can't make these names up!

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Mack A. Damia

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Sep 28, 2020, 3:22:02 PM9/28/20
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Has its own "University", can you imagine?

Used to be Kutztown State College, before that
Kutztown State Teachers College.

Hoofties.

VictoriaB

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Sep 29, 2020, 6:32:13 AM9/29/20
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~~~
Heheh... good thing you didn't read it as gauze....

v - going to get my coat, want yours?
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VictoriaB

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Sep 29, 2020, 6:32:28 AM9/29/20
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Adrian wrote:
> In message <rks9cs$18e0$1...@gioia.aioe.org>, VictoriaB
> <prair...@privacy.com> writes
>> Oh... okay, that does sound good... if I can have cheese on
>> my broccoli. I'll just buy sausages to take home and glaze.
>> Do you know a good butcher?
>
> Yes, I have one less than 10 minutes walk from here.
>
> When I do pasta, that always gets a cheese/herb/tomato sauce,
> and that gets put over the veg (which are on top of the
> pasta), so broc in cheese sauce.
>
~~~
Oh I see, okay, joking aside, you really sound like you know what
you're doing. Would love to taste your cooking.

v - still on this sweet 'n sour kick

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VictoriaB

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Sep 29, 2020, 6:43:40 AM9/29/20
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~~~
Butcher shops are becoming rare around here... and this is cattle
country.

v

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VictoriaB

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Sep 29, 2020, 6:43:51 AM9/29/20
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Mack A. Damia wrote:
[..]
>
> They served a "tripe appetizer". I tried it, but I only enjoy it
> picked.
>
>
~~~
Speaking of ICK - look what I saw in my local supermarket today:

https://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/68192/what-are-chicken-paws

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Mack A. Damia

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On Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:43:49 -0500, VictoriaB
<prair...@privacy.com> wrote:

>Mack A. Damia wrote:
>[..]
>>
>> They served a "tripe appetizer". I tried it, but I only enjoy it
>> picked.

WOW, I am getting old! I meant "pickled".

Having a lot of problems keyboarding these days. Transpositions more
than anything else

>~~~
>Speaking of ICK - look what I saw in my local supermarket today:
>
>https://cooking.stackexchange.com/questions/68192/what-are-chicken-paws

Don't know how it is now, but in some of the small cans of potted
meat, an ingredient was "pig lips".

Mack A. Damia

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Sep 29, 2020, 10:52:09 AM9/29/20
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Butcher shops in England always had a distinct aroma to them. Somebody
suggested - maybe it was in here many years ago - that it was the
sawdust used to absorb blood, but I don't know about that.

I supposed you could say that the butcher shop has become part of the
larger supermarket, eh? You can always find a meat/fish counter in
the larger stores, and there will be a trained butcher there.

Adrian

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Sep 29, 2020, 1:13:48 PM9/29/20
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In message <rkv2fq$a9g$6...@gioia.aioe.org>, VictoriaB
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>Would love to taste your cooking.
>

Masochist ;-).

I eat to live(*), I don't live to eat. What I produce is just on the
edible side. I think I'm right in saying that no one else has ever had
to suffer it, and you are the first to volunteer.

(*) slightly dodgy statement. That might imply that I have a life, I
currently aspire to an existence. I've known people who have lives,
and they seem far too complicated for a simple soul such as me.

VictoriaB

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Sep 30, 2020, 6:03:10 AM9/30/20
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Adrian wrote:
> In message <rkv2fq$a9g$6...@gioia.aioe.org>, VictoriaB
> <prair...@privacy.com> writes
>> Would love to taste your cooking.
>>
>
> Masochist ;-).
>
> I eat to live(*), I don't live to eat. What I produce is just
> on the edible side. I think I'm right in saying that no one
> else has ever had to suffer it, and you are the first to
> volunteer.
>
> (*) slightly dodgy statement. That might imply that I have a
> life, I currently aspire to an existence. I've known people
> who have lives, and they seem far too complicated for a simple
> soul such as me.
>
> Adrian
~~~
Re eating - since 'lockdown' I've really had to keep myself in check.
Cooking and trying new recipes is a hobby, eating easily becomes
recreational instead of a necessity.

v - running out of things to do for fun

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VictoriaB

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Sep 30, 2020, 6:03:23 AM9/30/20
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Mack A. Damia wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Sep 2020 05:43:37 -0500, VictoriaB
> <prair...@privacy.com> wrote:
[..]
>
> I supposed you could say that the butcher shop has become part of the
> larger supermarket, eh? You can always find a meat/fish counter in
> the larger stores, and there will be a trained butcher there.
>
~~~
Yes, I forgot about the supermarket guys, who usually have a better
grade of meat. No vibrantly red steaks gassed with carbon monoxide.

Or 'pink slime.'

Oh gad, will I ever enjoy a Ballpark frank again?
v
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Mack A. Damia

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Sep 30, 2020, 11:08:56 AM9/30/20
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I had a yearning for hot dogs last week, and I asked Alma to pick up
some franks and buns. I love them with chopped onions and deli
mustard.

She got the turkey franks, and I don't like them! Not the same
flavor.

Another thing is that in the supermarkets here, you will have a hard
time finding sliced ham. The store will have a dozen or more brands
of turkey ham and maybe "one" brand of genuine ham only if you are
lucky. I don't understand it, but it must have something to do with
the local folks' taste and demand.




VictoriaB

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Oct 1, 2020, 6:10:32 AM10/1/20
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~~~
And any fule kno that turkey bacon is an abomination and an atrocity!
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Adrian

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Oct 3, 2020, 6:29:28 AM10/3/20
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Limited selection on offer this week, so Pork and Leek again.

judith

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Oct 3, 2020, 7:13:01 AM10/3/20
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Pork and sage are lovely too

Mike Fleming

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Oct 3, 2020, 8:38:09 AM10/3/20
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In article <0a00e556-2623-4ff2...@googlegroups.com>,
judith <judith...@googlemail.com> writes:

> On Saturday, 3 October 2020 11:29:28 UTC+1, Adrian wrote:
> > Limited selection on offer this week, so Pork and Leek again.
>
> Pork and sage are lovely too

Pork and apple for me yesterday. Yum.

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Adrian

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Oct 3, 2020, 8:49:34 AM10/3/20
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In message <q4sgnfl12tbg2gn27...@4ax.com>, Mike Fleming
<{mike}@tauzero.co.uk> writes
>Pork and apple for me yesterday. Yum.
>

I think that they do a Pork and Apple from time to time, they have
certainly done a Pork and Cider, which was very acceptable.

baz....@gmail.com

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On Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 5:49:34 AM UTC-7, Adrian wrote:
> In message <q4sgnfl12tbg2gn27...@4ax.com>, Mike Fleming
> <{mike}@tauzero.co.uk> writes
> >Pork and apple for me yesterday. Yum.
> >
> I think that they do a Pork and Apple from time to time, they have
> certainly done a Pork and Cider, which was very acceptable.

My local butcher does a lovely Lamb Merguez and I think it.is.time so maybe I will venture out into the scary land of retail tomorrow!

> Sorry for the rigmarole, If I want spam, I'll go to the shops
> Every time someone says "I don't believe in trolls", another one dies.

I love this !
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Adrian

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Oct 4, 2020, 4:45:20 PM10/4/20
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In message <5fe5842e-73dd-466a...@googlegroups.com>,
"baz....@gmail.com" <baz....@gmail.com> writes
>> Sorry for the rigmarole, If I want spam, I'll go to the shops
>> Every time someone says "I don't believe in trolls", another one dies.
>
> I love this !

I don't think I can claim credit for it, I'm sure that I'm recycling it.

Adrian
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Adrian

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Oct 10, 2020, 5:49:20 AM10/10/20
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This week's snorker is <drum roll>

Pork and Marmite.

Roll on dinner time !

Adrian

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Oct 17, 2020, 12:46:47 PM10/17/20
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This week's winner is the Cumberland.

Adrian

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Feb 27, 2021, 7:17:51 AM2/27/21
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As there seems to be some life again, snorker of the week time.

Pork and Leek.

judith

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Feb 27, 2021, 7:23:04 AM2/27/21
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Pork and apple with herbs

Adrian

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Feb 27, 2021, 8:37:54 AM2/27/21
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In message <a20a76ac-c849-4c03...@googlegroups.com>,
judith <judith...@googlemail.com> writes
<drools> Occasionally we get Pork and Apple with Cider.

Erhard

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Feb 27, 2021, 9:08:45 AM2/27/21
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On Sat, 27 Feb 2021 13:32:38 +0000, Adrian wrote:
>
> In message <a20a76ac-c849-4c03...@googlegroups.com>,
> judith <judith...@googlemail.com> writes
> >On Saturday, 27 February 2021 at 12:17:51 UTC, Adrian wrote:
> >> As there seems to be some life again, snorker of the week time.
> >>
> >> Pork and Leek.
> >> Adrian
> >> --
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> >
> >Pork and apple with herbs
>
> <drools> Occasionally we get Pork and Apple with Cider.
>
> Adrian

I like both, but not in the same week. You can have too
much of a good thing.

VictoriaB

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Feb 27, 2021, 7:55:02 PM2/27/21
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Adrian wrote:
> As there seems to be some life again, snorker of the week time.
>
> Pork and Leek.
>
> Adrian
~~~
Hi Adrian, yes life stirs. Throw another log on the fire. I just
survived a week of minus 12F... which would be close to minus 24C.

v - craves baked Brie, crusty bread and fig jam
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Adrian

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Feb 28, 2021, 5:57:55 AM2/28/21
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In message <s1epl2$1s8n$3...@gioia.aioe.org>, VictoriaB
<prair...@privacy.com> writes

Hi Victoria,

>Hi Adrian, yes life stirs. Throw another log on the fire. I just
>survived a week of minus 12F... which would be close to minus 24C.
>

We got down to -5.6C earlier in the month (and up to 16C), which is the
coldest it has been for a long time. -0.6 overnight, now up to a balmy
7.7.

No fires here (the fireplaces were taken out long before I moved in), so
no logs to throw on. Pity, in a previous life, I used to like looking
at the fire late at night with the lights off.

Kerr-Mudd,John

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