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by fallingwickets
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:54 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Home Roasting Coffee Beans
Replies: 17
Views: 1627

Re: Home Roasting Coffee Beans

I could use to pay the milkman or the like
the good old days...not quite the same but with all the new delivery services spring up it's almost full circle (the more things change, the more thy stay the same??)

Happy Easter

clive
by fallingwickets
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Home Roasting Coffee Beans
Replies: 17
Views: 1627

Re: Home Roasting Coffee Beans

thanks for the medium roast tip....of course smf wouldnt be smf without the enabling and so roasters and beans will be on a truck heading my way soon :D :D :D :D :D THANKS!!

clive
by fallingwickets
Thu Apr 18, 2019 4:48 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Home Roasting Coffee Beans
Replies: 17
Views: 1627

Re: Home Roasting Coffee Beans

yikes...blast from the past :D Chris, how did you do with the other four pounds you bought? More importantly, are you still roasting your own beans? Way back when, a few guys i knew were singing the praises of buying green beans, but they did theirs in a pan on the stove. Thanks for any update you c...
by fallingwickets
Mon Apr 15, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Tiger making a comeback
Replies: 10
Views: 1117

Re: Tiger making a comeback

Im not a golfer (yet), I am not a golf fan and i couldnt care less about tiger woods, but I am a giant fan of of 'FU take that' antics and this youtube piece just illustrates it brilliantly

https://youtu.be/eHoiySPhAOo

clive
by fallingwickets
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:06 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Is SMF losing its vigour?
Replies: 137
Views: 24051

Re: Is SMF losing its vigour?

We need more jokes!
17 thumbs up to that idea. who can we ask to start a joke thread????????? :D :D :D

clive
by fallingwickets
Sun Apr 07, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: USPS snafu
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: USPS snafu

:D :D :D :D :D
by fallingwickets
Sat Apr 06, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: USPS snafu
Replies: 7
Views: 192

Re: USPS snafu

let us know when it finally arrives...i for one am looking forward to drone deliveries :D :D :D
by fallingwickets
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: 150 years? Really???
Replies: 8
Views: 588

Re: 150 years? Really???

eye-watering levels.
top chef, master chef, chefs table, food network etc etc is to blame :D :D :D

clive
by fallingwickets
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: 150 years? Really???
Replies: 8
Views: 588

Re: 150 years? Really???

i dont eat bacon very often and hardly ever use it at home but the other day i needed some for a recipe i was making and so off to the shops i went. Yikes!!! I had no idea bacon was so expensive.....here i was thinking that its junk' meat...$8 for a pack of oscar mayer bacon!!!!!!!! Im going back to...
by fallingwickets
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: 150 years? Really???
Replies: 8
Views: 588

Re: 150 years? Really???

was it any good?
by fallingwickets
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: ShutterBug Shaver
Topic: Summer finch meets winter finch
Replies: 4
Views: 725

Re: Summer finch meets winter finch

on the subject of birds, over the the last week or so the garden is filling fast and furiously with them.....what a magical time. Also, the insects etc are starting to get their act together. Last night for the first time since last year I opened the window at bedtime. What a symphony. My partner is...
by fallingwickets
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: ShutterBug Shaver
Topic: Summer finch meets winter finch
Replies: 4
Views: 725

Re: Summer finch meets winter finch

those feather blades are so good
by fallingwickets
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Advice for starting a new cake of vintage soap
Replies: 15
Views: 457

Re: Advice for starting a new cake of vintage soap

id gladly send you one but by the time you're done paying for shipping you might just as well buy a cup or bowl for the puck....english tea cups work perfectly :D :D :D

clive
by fallingwickets
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:15 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: What are you reading?
Replies: 1140
Views: 122835

Re: What are you reading?

vietnam by max hastings; if you're french, hang your head in shame!
by fallingwickets
Mon Mar 25, 2019 4:50 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Advice for starting a new cake of vintage soap
Replies: 15
Views: 457

Re: Advice for starting a new cake of vintage soap

you have the patience of a saint. I'd be " @&*#^#% this pos antique nonsense @*#*(#&)!^ what was i even thinking %@^@*!@(#^&" and throw it out or put it in at the very back of the closet HAHAHAHA

clive
by fallingwickets
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Nice knot
Replies: 5
Views: 296

Re: Nice knot

As were many of the no-longer-available classic brushes.
i must have been in a becks induced stupor when news broke....can you give us a brand(s) hint for further search? thanks

clive
by fallingwickets
Wed Mar 20, 2019 3:30 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: More Medjool Dates
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: More Medjool Dates

Ive never eaten a waldorf but this thread got me going....followed this recipe

https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/waldorf_salad/

clive
by fallingwickets
Tue Mar 19, 2019 4:32 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: More Medjool Dates
Replies: 7
Views: 336

Re: More Medjool Dates

FYI....the people at soom foods (of tahini fame) are waxing philosophical about the benefits of dates, specifically a date syrup called silan

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Date_honey

clive
by fallingwickets
Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:08 am
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Selling more brushes
Replies: 6
Views: 480

Re: Selling more brushes

bravo gary!!
by fallingwickets
Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: Shaving soap or cream of the day
Replies: 2123
Views: 98356

Re: Shaving soap or cream of the day

MdC....what a fantastic soap...i just wish the rose didnt sting so much

clive