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A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 501

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

smiley - tasmiley - batty


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 502

Batty_ACE

Hiya hn.. smiley - smiley

Hope those links helped, Reef. Basically you take a big ceramic pot for planting a small tree (unpainted and not glazed) and stand it on a few bricks as legs. The hot plate would sit in the bottom with the electrical cord running through the drainage hole and a heavy duty pan of wood chips on top of it. Invert a ceramic planting bowl that would be the same size in the opening as the pot on the bottom to use as a lid. Stick a replacement grill grate inside for putting the meats on and a replacement grill thermometer in the drainage hole of the bowl "lid".

If you look at my smoker online (google a "Green Egg") and pick flower pots that match that size/shape then put the whole thing up on bricks as legs and you should be good.

I haven't tried it but I'd be willing to bet a cast iron dutch oven filled with smoking wood might work better than the hot plate. Or at least it would be safer to leave overnight if needed. We use a combination of hickory and either apple or peach wood (depending on what is handy). If you have a friend who has fruit trees then ask if you can have the trimmed branches.


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 503

nicki

hiya batty!


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 504

Reefgirl (Brunel Baby)

smiley - ok


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 505

Batty_ACE

*brings out more trays of barbecue and sausages for everyone*

I finally had to give up and shower early for the night - after all that cooking I smelled much like a side of ribs myself. smiley - winkeye


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 506

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

*settles down under Rob the Carpet to sleep*..


*snuggles up with Jack*...


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 507

AlexAshman


smiley - drool Barbecue food! Is it summer already?


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 508

Batty_ACE

It's lovely here, Alex. smiley - smiley But we have very short winters and summers and very long springs and autumns.. smiley - smiley

We're already deciding if we want to plant vegetables this year or not and are preparing the flower beds for new plantings.


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 509

AlexAshman


smiley - wah


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 510

Batty_ACE

*invites everyone for barbecue and cocktails on the deck*


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 511

AlexAshman


smiley - bigeyes

*eats everything in sight and burps loudly*


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 512

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

smiley - sleepy

Alex! I heard that!

smiley - biggrin


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 513

Batty_ACE

*makes lil a nice steamer to help her get sleepy*

Works wonders. smiley - smiley Steamed smiley - milk, honey and the smiley - stiffdrink of your choice. Frangelico and cinnamon work well for me.


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 514

AlexAshman




smiley - sorry


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 515

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

Thank you Batty smiley - smiley


*Sips hot smiley - milk*


*glares at Alex*

...*but not for long.. giggles*



A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 516

Cal - interim high priest of the Church of the Holy Tail

*piles everyone onto the smiley - bus*


come on people chop, chop F85441?thread=606443&post=6700846#p6700846


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 517

purplejenny

howdy all...

how dead is a thread till its hit by a bus? smiley - bus

its like a reverse accident, bringing it back to life.

Anyhoop. Smoked scotch egg sausages for all!

The classic 'self sufficency' book from the 1970s has a guide to a brick-buillt wood burning fireplace, with waterboiler, oven, cooking hob and smoking oven all included. Very goodlife! Very energy efficient! It even has an extra long fireplace so that you needn't waste energy chopping logs.





A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 518

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

Sorry you appear to have missed that smiley - bus

But I am sure another will come along soon.. smiley - hug


*takes a seat*.. But I will stay a while smiley - biggrin



A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 519

purplejenny

super sweet,

hello Lil, I hope that seat is comfy. I'm not terribly quick at keeping up with the threads here, a few years ago I was a total addict to this site, but I spend much less time online than I once did.

How did you come to h2g2? Are you a Douglas Adams fan?

And do you have a favourite tree? Mine is the London Plane

http://www.chengappa.demon.co.uk/planes/text/mainplanes.html

smiley - smiley


A full blown English (Breakfast) not the tea :-D

Post 520

lil ~ Auntie Giggles with added login ~ returned

Hello Purplejenny! *waves*

Yes, thankfully the seat is comfy!

Don't worry about me love, I am an addict too! My daughter put me on here just over a year ago, to help me give up smoking... It worked! But now I am addicted to the site smiley - erm

To be honest, my only knowledge of DNA was through his tv series of h2g2 *hangs head in shame*

My favourite tree? It has to be the Oak!

lil xx
smiley - magic


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