Slightly OT:testing mini-preps : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) : One Thread

Just need to burble a bit to folks who will understand: 1. Got the Ivanhoe kerosene stove working last night (got it last fall for $65- probably my best Y2K bargain so far). Heated a pot of turkey and noodles on it, then set the box oven on top and baked some cookies. Plenty of heat and no kerosene smell. 2. The Buff Orpingtons (chickens) I got in December are now big enough to make nice roasters- probably going to choke my first-ever chicken tomorrow. Wish me luck....

-- ldeeds (, December 06, 1999


Good for you! It helps build my confidence in all the stuff I have tested as well. Nice seeing others test and mostly OK. I hadn't thought to use the box oven on the kero heater (I suppose eventually it would have dawned on me - hehehe). Thanks for your post.

-- Sammie (, December 06, 1999.

dont choke them, make a large funnel out of some tin plate, drop them in head first, cut off the head and let them drain, no flopping no mess, when i lived in mexico this is what they did at the outdoor market, worked real well.


-- al (, December 06, 1999.

-- l (n@m.k), December 07, 1999.

Al: That is, in fact, what I did. Made my killing cone out of a 1- gallon bleach bottle. Somewhere I stumbled across the phrase "chicken- choking" in reference to Voudoun or some other live-animal-sacrifice bunch, and liked the alliteration, that's all.

-- ldeeds (, December 08, 1999.

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