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    Quote Originally Posted by VirginVegGrower View Post
    I figure gluts this year will be a thing of the past unless the sun starts to shine.
    Yep, I think we're heading for the "Hungry Glut" months
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    Quote Originally Posted by nancyrowina View Post
    I'll be cracking some open later and adding the recipe to my lens if it has worked.
    Total ignoramus here but what's a "lens"?

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    I thought lenses were what you had in your cameras or glasses. Seems a silly idea to me.
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    ok who mentioned gluts..........kiss of death or what
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    jam for the plums

    and a few pies/crumbles

    I might have a go at drying the elderflowers as I have way too many and I won't drink THAT much cordial/champagne - berries/wine!

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    Jams (strawberry and gooseberry (together) being made shortly) tomato and chilli chutney, chilli jam and usually, a freezer full of runner beans, although as said by others before me, this year could be more famine than feast..
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    This year I'll be surprised if I have much of a crop of anything - let alone a glut

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    My mange tout had turned into peas so I shelled them & put them in a freezer bag with some fresh chopped mint for freezing.

    I have a load of tomatoes that are actually ripening so I shall be trying a tomato recipe I saw on here for freezing to use for pasta sauces.

    Also, what the hell can I do with my courgettes? They are actually growing into marrows. I used a quarter of one tonight with chicken & mixed herbs, red onion, tomatoes & roasted the lot. It was delicious!

    Can you freeze ratatouille?
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