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MiscGoogle Gmail and Luxembourg?Hits 9782 | Last Modified 2011-08-25 Getting this message? Warning: We believe your account was recently accessed from: Luxembourg (skype.net:184.108.40.206).MiscCan I freeze refried beans?Hits 6726 | Last Modified 2009-05-07 Yes. Okay then, how can I defrost and reheat frozen refried beans? Ah, now you're talking. Read on.MiscProblems with BT Broadband speed using a HomeHubHits 13696 | Last Modified 2009-03-05 My speed started to drop and eventually became tediously slow. From multi-megabyte to around 200k or less speed. This is a log of what I did to try and resolve the problem.
MiscEasy Potato WineHits 60662 | Last Modified 2008-11-11 I recently drank a 12-year-old bottle of this and it was fantastic - a cross between a liqueur and sherry. Can't remember what it was like just after being made, but the fact that I left it for so long means that it is probably best aged a little...MiscEasy Vegetarian Thai 'Pesto' noodlesHits 3518 | Last Modified 2008-06-13 I found this recipe somewhere and adapted it slightly - it's an amazingly tasty 5 minute sauce that you simply stir into noodles. Super-quick and good food. Needs holy basil or sweet basil leaves. This is also vegan.MiscFood review at the Waterwitch, Lancaster, UKHits 3196 | Last Modified 2008-05-13 The Waterwitch was recently closed for a month of refurbishment and re-opened with a fanfare of real ales and quality food, along with some roughly sanded outside tables. We thought we'd pop along and try the food on a hot, early-summer evening.MiscSome pages load, some pages don't, in any browserHits 9337 | Last Modified 2009-03-06 Suddenly some webpages stopped loading for me, in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Safari, but not, interestingly, in Lynx. I used a BT Home Hub, and no changes had been made to my system for weeks.MiscOven-free 'Pizza'Hits 2645 | Last Modified 2008-03-10 If you don't have an oven, this pan-cooked alternative is worth a try. It would be vegan, but the egg white really lifts
the texture so it doesn't feel like you're eating simply fried flour with cheese on the top...! It isn't exactly like a pizza, but