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How to control slugs and snails in your vegetable garden

Pest control is important in vegetable gardens to keep slugs, snails and hungry insects from feasting on your vegetables and fruits that you have toiled so hard to grow. Spraying your plants with pesticides that contain harsh toxins often leave chemi...
by California Gardening Blog on Jul 4, 2016

Cocoa snails – Kakaós csiga

10th January 1908 – this is the day when the first cocoa snails were born. A baker in Göd (a little town in the Danube bend, near Budapest) celebrated his 33th birthday by surprising his friends with a newly created pastry. He, however, made t...
by Zserbo - Recipes from Hungary on May 20, 2016

Karcagi Ferdinánd – sweet vanilla-butter snails from Eastern Hungary

Karcagi Ferdinánd – this is name of these soft vanilla-butter snails that stick together into a round cake form during baking. It’s wrapped in mystery who the pastry was named after, a possible nominee could be Archduke Franz Ferdinand o...
by Zserbo - Recipes from Hungary on Apr 29, 2016

Hermit Crab Versus Conch! The Animal Video Of The Day!!!

When I think of epic battles, I don't think of a conch and a hermit crab.  My mind generally angles more toward The Lord of the Rings.  But, I gotta admit--these two sea creatures seem quite formidable. #pets #animals...
by PetsLady.com on Nov 20, 2015

Painting Snails Is A Weirdly Beautiful New Trend

While many people are set on killing snails, a new craze among animal lovers involves painting their shells in hopes to protect these tiny creatures. The results of this trend are stunning, creating tiny crawling "bug" art galleries. #pe...
by PetsLady.com on Nov 18, 2015

PetsLady's Pick: Cool Autumn Snail Of The Day

I sees ther light! Oh, Lordy! I sees ther light! #pets #animals...
by PetsLady.com on Nov 9, 2015

PetsLady's Pick: Funny Snacking Snail Of The Day

Oooooo, I has founds the mother lode! I is rich! I is fabulously well off! Wait . . . #pets #animals...
by PetsLady.com on Jun 1, 2015

Snail & Yam Hash

And just from the sound of it, you know this is a hit. Right? Snails, chopped up in the blender, pan fried with yam chunks turned golden from sauteeing. Add a pepper sauce ’cause snails and ‘pepper’ go great and vegetables… an...
by Kitchen Butterfly on May 20, 2015

Baked Snails with a Garri Crust

Snails are my latest obsession, can you tell? Well, they are in season so…yes, go for it I say to myself. Do new things. Embrace new combinations and textures. One. Slice them and place in pretty dishes. Don’t worry too much about whether...
by Kitchen Butterfly on May 16, 2015

How To Hold a Feast, of Snails

Wait till the rainy season when snails are in abundance. Don’t be tempted to pick their tiny cousins from gardens green as you did when you were this high…and call it a feast. Best find a market and prepare to shell out some dosh.  I...
by Kitchen Butterfly on May 16, 2015

Nigerian Sautéed Snail Salad

Because you can do more with Nigerian land snails than eat them and make Jollof. Because the peculiar chewy, crunchy texture lends itself to moreTo being sautéed in sweet butter and garlic and young scent leaves. Like strewn atop a bed of green...
by Kitchen Butterfly on May 13, 2015

‘Epapa’ (Mokey Kola) Relish & Garlicky Snails

When I first discovered Epapa – Monkey Kola/ Cola, I was intrigued by its crisp crunch – part water chestnut, part carrot and its vegetal flavour, a cross between fresh green peas and young carrots. And then one night, with a we...
by Kitchen Butterfly on May 13, 2015

These Woodland Creatures Will Light Up Your Life

Everyone has little dark corners in their lives -- and their homes. With one of these Woodland Twilights nightlights you can brighten up those spaces in a classy and whimsical way. #pets #animals...
by PetsLady.com on May 4, 2015

World’s most expensive teabag

Weekly opinion and miscellany from a London cabbie Weekly opinion and miscellany from a London cabbie . . . and other trivial facts about a Knightsbridge store that’s not in Knightsbridge but Brompton Road. Harrods opens its doors to 100,000 sh...
by CabbieBlog on Oct 10, 2014

The Thin Blue Line

Weekly opinion and miscellany from a London cabbie Weekly opinion and miscellany from a London cabbie Exactly 185 years ago on 30th September 1829 at 6pm the first Metropolitan Police Constables marched out onto the streets of London. Paid 21/- [...
by CabbieBlog on Sep 30, 2014

Bees, boots and baked beans

Weekly opinion and miscellany from a London cabbie Weekly opinion and miscellany from a London cabbie It is one of London’s most iconic stores and its origins happened upon a chance meeting of two men – a shop keeper and a footman to Queen’...
by CabbieBlog on Sep 23, 2014

Itteh Bitteh Snail Family:)

Stole my heart, they did. via...
by Wanna Smile on Sep 8, 2014

Savoring September at a Snail’s Pace in the Piedmont

Half an hour from the industrial bustle of Turin lies southern Piedmont, a renowned eden for epicurians. Each community has its own claim to fame: the truffles of Alba, the sparkling wines of Asti, the sausage and cheeses of Bra, the world-class wine...
by EuropeUpClose.com on Sep 1, 2014

Get Rid of Pests In Your Home

For those of you who have pest problems in your home I have the PERFECT solutions for you! No more embarrassments when guests come over and when put your purse or briefcase down in a public place. The #1 common pest problem is roach infestation! T...
by Blog of Rare Treasures on Jul 26, 2014

I Binned the Loom Bands And Other Parental Confessions

We’ve all been there right, told those little white lies or chucked those flipping loud toys, to well simply SURVIVE this crazy thing called parenthood! I love my kids, I really do but loom bands. loom bands I hate, especially littered in techn...
by Honest Mum on Jul 23, 2014


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