In the comments on yesterday's blog post Barbara asked ' ... what was the judging criteria for the hard boiled egg?!'
It's the strangest thing I've ever done, hard boil an egg lay it on a plate of shredded lettuce and leave it for someone to judge. I don't know the criteria for sure, maybe John can comment with some more information, but I'm guessing a good quality egg, cooked to perfection, with the yolk dead central in the white. That would be what I would look for anyway.
Mine wasn't quite there, once it was cut open by the judge, the yolk was almost at the bottom of the egg .... I've a thought on how to rectify that for next year :-)
But it's weird, the night before the flower show I suddenly woke up, I don't know what time it was but it was still dark, and thought to myself 'what a shame we haven't had a double yolker for ages'. Then I went straight back to sleep.
And yes, you guessed it ...... this morning I went over to the henhouse and there lying in amongst the other eggs was the one on the right, a guaranteed double yolker .... shucks!!
Then later on this morning these arrived .... my next set of Tesco money off coupons. I noticed the date on using them up by isn't until the end of August 2017. It's got me thinking again, well the coupons and something Lovely Hubby said to me the other day about us 'eating for free' next year.
I have all the free seeds that have been accumulating this year through my magazine subscription. This months magazine arrived the other day with three more packets of free seeds, three kinds of herbs this time.
So with free food to grow, maybe I should save up any usable vouchers and coupons for next year and see if Lovely Hubby's challenge to me of us eating for free would be possible. I'll dwell on it for a while.
It's a Challenge that needs thinking about .... I've loads of time anyway, there's no need to rush into anything ;-)