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It's Wednesday the 8th of July, hopefully, you'll have been paid a few days ago and you will be in the pub with a nice pint of beer, so it's a good time to catch up on any HBS news you may have missed. Happy reading
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How NOT to make pork crackling in a frying pan
| DON'T try this method This was my first attempt to see if it was possible to shallow fry pork crackling in a frying pan, and to see if it was a good idea. I tried this method a few years ago, but was so disappointed with the results, I decided not to publish them. However, now, with a bit of …|
Can you go to Jail for Stealing Pork Scratchings?
| Can you go to Jail for Stealing Pork Scratchings? On the face of things, this would seem like a total wind-up. But maybe not. The punishment does not always fit the crime! A Brief History of Crimes & Punishments In the UK, between the 17th and early 19th century, Britain’s ‘Bloody Code’ made more than 200 crimes punishable by death. …|
What's a Lunker?
| What's a Lunker? Today I learned a new word... Lunker. Well, I learn a 'new' word most days because I have signed up to Dictionary.com's Word of the Day mail out. You should too! Some word you will know, lots you may not, I suppose it all really depends! But why am I telling 'you lot' about this specific word? …|
Are You Stuck Indoors?
| Are You Stuck Indoors? Hopefully, everyone is well and doing all they can to stop the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Try not to read too much gossip, it's depressing and paralysing. Stick to propper news from propper sources like the BBC. But if you are stuck indoors, why not try and make some pork scratchings. Now is the perfect …|
A Bucket of Pork Crackling, from Hoosier Hill Farm, Indiana, USA.
| A Bucket of Pork Crackling, from Hoosier Hill Farm, Indiana, USA. Well, I just saw this on Amazon. It's a bucket of Pork Crackling, from Hoosier Hill Farm! 500g (half a kilo) for pig skin, with a cheeky added BBQ flavour. And they are available in the UK! Maybe these are for the hospitality industry because I can't see anyone …|
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