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by USgorilla
24 Nov 2009, 00:09
Forum: Sloe jam, jelly, etc
Topic: My Sloe and apple jam didn't set.
Replies: 4
Views: 7763

Re: My Sloe and apple jam didn't set.

Hi Chris, I am not sure if I have an answer for you, but I can definitely point you to some places where you may have gone wrong. First, if you are used to cooking and adapting recipes on the fly, you will need to get out of this mindset for jam/jelly making. These both fall more into the "kitchen c...
by USgorilla
01 Oct 2009, 17:08
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.
Replies: 16
Views: 6518

Re: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.

I just wanted to thank my most gracious and generous host Amanda for providing me with everything I needed two beautiful bottles of Sloe Gin. Two bottles that, I can now happily report, made it through the trip across the pond and US customs with out any problems. I retain hopes that one day I perso...
by USgorilla
26 Sep 2009, 15:38
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.
Replies: 16
Views: 6518

Re: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.

Thanks Amanda!

I have finished the run (over 600 of us nuts in gorilla suits) and my time is now flexible. How would you like to make arrangements?

Dawn
by USgorilla
24 Sep 2009, 13:08
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.
Replies: 16
Views: 6518

Re: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.

Again my thanks to all-- unfortunately I leave the lovely land of Sloes on Wednesday and will not be able to join Amanda in Kent. I still retain a grain of hope and will check in again when I get to the sloe side of the pond, but will content myself with tracking down some of the micro-bottlers if t...
by USgorilla
22 Sep 2009, 15:25
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.
Replies: 16
Views: 6518

Re: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.

Thank you all for your kind responses. I'd be very happy to travel down to Brighton (or any other place) for a day of picking and bottling! Shinobi-- Please let me know what day would be convenient for you, and your preferred brand of gin. I will happy to bring that and anything else you feel we wil...
by USgorilla
13 Sep 2009, 22:43
Forum: Sloe gin recipes
Topic: Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.
Replies: 16
Views: 6518

Visiting American hoping to pick and bottle.

Hi- I am going to be in London on September 24th for The Great Gorilla Run. I was hoping to find someone who would be willing to take me out to pick sloes, and bottle some gin. I am willing to travel and happy to get myself to where the sloes are. Also, since many recipes I have read begin with "Emp...