Shaun Daws
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What should I get my wife for Christmas?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nicholas Bridges Nov 29, 2010. 13 Replies

Awesome Hobbies

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Men in the Kitchen

This groups if for those men who love to cook. It's a place to discuss techniques, recipes and suggestions. Bon apetit!
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Salt Dragon commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"By the time your kids are teens and the fig shrub is mature enough to produce fruit you can make them fig liquor/schnapps (a German specialty).  They won't be complaining then! "
Jan 4
Mongoose commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"While I adore figs, as does my wife, it seems the kiddos won't touch them. Very sad. Especially considering I installed the new green fig tree (small, small shrub)."
Jan 4
Salt Dragon commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"The figgy pudding ended up tasting somewhere in between fruit cake and bread pudding.  It was fun to make (hint brandy or rum is involved in each step) and turned out to be a success, if not a tasty conversation piece with all the more…"
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Mongoose commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"Figgy Pudding exists?!? Wow! What was it like?"
Jan 4
Salt Dragon commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"Thanks for your blessing Milo!  I don't know what would qualify as "actual" but a Brit at the party approved.  I could send you a piece since I expect it to last as long as a Twinkie (though a nuclear war), but that might…"
Jan 4
Milo Morris commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"BWAAAHAAHAAAA!!!You went and made actual figgy pudding!! I've had plum pudding, but not figgy pudding. God bless you, Salt Dragon."
Jan 4
John replied to Shaun Daws's discussion Best beverage to drink while cooking? in the group Men in the Kitchen
"Red wine to complement dinner or a bourbon. "
Jan 3
Salt Dragon commented on Shaun Daws's group Men in the Kitchen
"After singing “And bring us some figgy pudding” for years, this year I researched and made it from scratch for a Christmas Eve singalong.  It was a fun but involved project and I learned a lot.  I saved some and will see if it…"
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The Quitter

Posted on February 7, 2010 at 5:54pm 0 Comments

I'm in the midst of reading a tremendous book - "A world of my own" by Robin Knox-Johnston, about his successful attempt to become the first man to sail around the world single-handed and non-stop. The book itself is fantastic, and I recommend it whole-heartedly, but this post isn't about the book, it's about a quote contained within the book.



Somewhere East of the Cape of Good Hope, after facing a number of major challenges, Knox-Johnston is starting to feel as though the trip will… Continue

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At 3:56am on December 7, 2010, I'mCosy said…
Hello Friend...



Cosy... :)
At 3:46am on October 15, 2010, thehuhman said…
Hi Shaun! Welcome to the Family Man group.
At 10:31pm on September 20, 2010, I'mCosy said…
Happy World Peace Day ! My Friend...

At 2:36am on March 18, 2010, Dave Walters said…
Hey Shaun, thanx for the birthday wish.
At 5:41pm on December 23, 2009, I'mCosy said…
Merry Xmas My Friend... :)

Merry Xmas
At 4:36pm on December 14, 2009, C. Wayne Lammers said…
Thanks for the warm welcome, Shaun. I have some recipes I know everyone will love. I'll try to post in a day or two.
At 9:19pm on November 26, 2009, I'mCosy said…
Happy Thanksgiving2
At 5:24pm on November 9, 2009, Matthew Mac said…
Thanks a lot shaun.
At 4:09pm on November 9, 2009, John Sherrill said…
Thanks for accepting my request Shaun. Look forward to getting to know you.
At 5:10am on October 30, 2009, Liam Boyle said…
Congrats. It will probably be mid Nov before I can get my norton and strop in hand.
 
 
 

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