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by emordnilap
Tue Sep 18, 2007 2:26 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Pressure cooking, anyone?
Replies: 26
Views: 8340

Its great advantage in a period of shortage of food is for the cooking of beans and rice - staple vegan food of course and practically a complete meal. The beans take (after soaking) around three to four minutes max and the rice around nine from reaching the correct pressure. What the rest said abou...
by emordnilap
Tue Sep 18, 2007 11:19 am
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Pressure cooking, anyone?
Replies: 26
Views: 8340

Hi I have one which we use regularly. They're a bit old hat these days but they may come back. (a) Ours is stainless steel. I would not advise anyone to use an aluminium one. (b) It's only good for certain things, notably dried beans and brown rice. Oh, mushy peas, yes! I'd be interested to hear wha...
by emordnilap
Fri Sep 07, 2007 10:56 am
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Solar Hot Water - Worth Having? Help :-)
Replies: 25
Views: 7097

kenneal wrote:Solartwin is not the most efficient of systems, the solar hot water lecturers at CAT hate it
Thanks for your reply. I must look into the above statement.
by emordnilap
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:57 am
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Where can put our savings safely?
Replies: 16
Views: 5078

Hi What do posters feel about pension funds and their performance in the light of declining oil supplies? Is there a better way to use those savings? My general feeling is that pensions will be a waste of time for anyone with more than a few years to retirement on population grounds alone without a...
by emordnilap
Thu Sep 06, 2007 9:51 am
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Solar Hot Water - Worth Having? Help :-)
Replies: 25
Views: 7097

So would you say you're happy with the SolarTwin, then, kenneal? Because it's not what the British or Irish governments consider a 'normal' system, I believe they have had difficulty getting approvals and people getting grants. Crazy, really. Damned politics.
by emordnilap
Wed Sep 05, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Solar Hot Water - Worth Having? Help :-)
Replies: 25
Views: 7097

Hi I would like to know if anyone has tried SolarTwin's products. They seem ideal from the point of view of potential power outages (a distinct possibility in coming years). I asked them about overheating and here is their reply: What about overheating? When you're away for two weeks and the sun bel...
by emordnilap
Wed Sep 05, 2007 6:30 pm
Forum: Preparations
Topic: Where can put our savings safely?
Replies: 16
Views: 5078

Hi

What do posters feel about pension funds and their performance in the light of declining oil supplies? Is there a better way to use those savings?