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by Rufus
Thu Nov 26, 2020 5:52 am
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Feedback wanted Semogue SOC boar - not badger
Replies: 3
Views: 238

Re: Feedback wanted Semogue SOC boar - not badger

I have limited experience with boar brushes, but of the few I’ve used the SOC is among the best. Mine probably is not completely broken in, but I found it performed well right from the beginning: it’s neither floppy nor overly stiff and flow through is satisfactory. It makes a good lather and has a ...
by Rufus
Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: A Cook's Diary
Replies: 91
Views: 11619

Re: A Cook's Diary

Where did you buy those fake capers? I love real capers, but I’d like to give your fakes a try. You don't buy them - you grow nasturtiums (easy), pick off the seed pods and pickle them in vinegar. They taste the same as real capers, but more intense. Thanks Chris. I didn’t know that the leaves and ...
by Rufus
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: A Cook's Diary
Replies: 91
Views: 11619

Re: A Cook's Diary

I've got some fake capers (pickled nasturtium seed pods) which I prefer and free from home grown plants. I use them on pizzas, but I can toss them on the bagels. Where did you buy those fake capers? I love real capers, but I’d like to give your fakes a try. You don't buy them - you grow nasturtiums...
by Rufus
Sat Nov 21, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: A Cook's Diary
Replies: 91
Views: 11619

Re: A Cook's Diary

drmoss_ca wrote: Sat Nov 21, 2020 6:04 am I've got some fake capers (pickled nasturtium seed pods) which I prefer and free from home grown plants. I use them on pizzas, but I can toss them on the bagels.
Where did you buy those fake capers? I love real capers, but I’d like to give your fakes a try.
by Rufus
Fri Nov 20, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: A Cook's Diary
Replies: 91
Views: 11619

Re: A Cook's Diary

Planning to make bagels from scratch this weekend. I'll prepare the dough balls (using a yokune trick) on Saturday, leave them to mature in the fridge overnight, and boil and bake for brunch on Sunday. Cream cheese and smoked salmon sound good? What else would one put on a real bagel? The one and o...
by Rufus
Wed Nov 18, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

I'm doing a little fusion experiment today - my stomach isn't up to a chili, so instead of my usual mix of red chilli, paprika and mustard powder, I crossing the ingredients of a chili with those of a Spanish red kidney bean stew, like Alubias de Cantabria. It starts out as the latter but takes a s...
by Rufus
Mon Nov 16, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Shaving Brushes
Topic: Badger brush - been out of the game a bit
Replies: 10
Views: 547

Re: Badger brush - been out of the game a bit

Yeah I’m thinking I may get Chris Moss to help me with all the different types of hair for shave Mac but I’d probably go back with that. Or buy a Rooney from him Sam, if you haven’t, take a look at the Shaving-Knot-Configurator section of the Configurator on the shavemac website. It describes the p...
by Rufus
Mon Nov 16, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

Curried chicken pot pie with green peas and carrots.
by Rufus
Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Deodorant
Replies: 15
Views: 846

Re: Deodorant

Several years ago I stopped using antiperspirants and went with the Body Shop’s men’s deodorant stick. It works well for me and I find the stick lasts a very long time.
by Rufus
Fri Nov 06, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

p.s....i mention the cornish pasty only because growing up the weekly dilemma at the bakery was; cornish pasty or steak and kidney pie?? Throw sausage rolls into the mix and its head exploding stuff hahahahahah clive :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: not to mention belly busting. There’s nothing more (ful)fi...
by Rufus
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:33 pm
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: A Cook's Diary
Replies: 91
Views: 11619

Re: A Cook's Diary

We’re going to give Hoppin’ John a try tonight. It was a great success: both my wife and I enjoyed it very much. We had the leftovers today at room temperature and without rice or any additions and they were even more tasty than when freshly cooked. I made it with canned black eyed peas and America...
by Rufus
Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

(Dr Chris’s) Hoppin’ John.
by Rufus
Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

drmoss_ca wrote: Wed Nov 04, 2020 3:53 am
Rufus wrote: Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:54 pm Steak & kidney pud tonight. \:D/
You can the kid out of the boarding school, but you can't take the boarding school out of the kid.
You’re bang on, Chris. My wife will confirm your point. :mrgreen:
by Rufus
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

Steak & kidney pud tonight. \:D/
by Rufus
Fri Oct 30, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Almost Halloween
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Almost Halloween

There’s a house near us that’s done over-the-top Halloween decorating in the front yard. It scares the crap out of our dog and he insists on either crossing the road or turning around to avoid it.
by Rufus
Thu Oct 29, 2020 10:55 am
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: 4711 Aftershave Challenge
Replies: 5
Views: 340

Re: 4711 Aftershave Challenge

Is 4711 edc too harsh to use as an aftershave splash? There is an aftershave version, but I haven’t been able to find any.
by Rufus
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

Through a contact who generally tries to get a moose license each year in New Brunswick, where moose are more plentiful than in NS, I manage to get a small joint of moose each year. It always goes into a pot roast, where it will be both tender and flavoursome. I read with some horror that food bank...
by Rufus
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

Steak and mushroom pie with baked acorn squash and steamed broccoli.
by Rufus
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Cooking & Recipes
Topic: What's for supper?
Replies: 302
Views: 65835

Re: What's for supper?

Last night it was curried shrimp, broccoli, cauliflower and baby carrots. I cheated a bit by using a commercially prepared curry sauce of spicy cumin, ginger and chilli, which is very tasty. \:D/
by Rufus
Sun Oct 25, 2020 5:17 pm
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Diet soft drinks
Replies: 9
Views: 350

Re: Diet soft drinks

Dr Chris, yours is the clearest, most comprehensive explanation I’ve read. Thank you..