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  • Rabby
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    I've been doing my own pickled onions for myself and my family for 30 years and I di them the same every year . I have about 10 of…
    16 February 2017
  • MrsF
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    I've done my 1st jars of onions today using 1/2 a 4kg pack of Parrish's onions. I'm using Sarsons pickling vinegar with…
    30 October 2016
  • Silverfox
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    When making a brine for pickles you need a tablespoon of salt for every pint of water, leave pickles in for no more than 24hrs. 3…
    28 October 2016
  • Pickles
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    I live in Spain and am having great difficulty in buying pickleing onions, anyone got any idea where I can buy them as I need…
    16 October 2016
  • Ian
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    Hi, I am in the process of doing some pickle onions. Yesterday I made a brine solution with approx 5 ltrs water and went a bit…
    5 October 2016
  • Minety15
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    Hi, I've been given a jar of pickled shallots and they are soft, does anyone know if it's possible to crisp them up again…
    30 September 2016
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    Re: Growing Squash and Pumpkins
    Hello. Will Spaghetti Squash and Sweet Baby Pumpkins cross pollinate? I have something that looks like a squash on my…
    8 August 2016
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    Re: Growing Squash and Pumpkins
    I have planted a few butternut squash on my newly acquired allotment and they are going mad! I have loads of squash forming on each…
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  • JoJo
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    @Hannah - I prefer dry salt rather than brine. Leave them for 24 hours then rinse ,dry and bottle. Your next batch should be good,…
    10 November 2015
  • Hannah
    Re: Pickling Onions and Shallots
    I have been on a rampage of pickling onions, The recipe I have is to top and tail the onions, leaving the skins on for removal…
    9 November 2015
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