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Snailmail. [Dec. 3rd, 2006|12:18 am]
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Inspired by a conversation with vashti.

If you'd like me to send you a couple of home-packed sachets of interesting dried herbs/spices/other stuff from my copious collection of Large Packets Of Dried Things That I Will Never Use Up In This Lifetime, please enter your address below.

I buy lots of dried stuff in bulk, and often the bulk packets are way huger than I really need. I want to share the tasty with my friends. I'm not trying to get rid of out-of-date stuff; I'm trying to make sure things get used up before they go out of date!

Postage is cheap for things this light, and giving people things makes me happy, so please please do ask for something. You can ask for someone else if you like. Or for two someone elses. Or for yourself and fifteen relatives. As long as I have a name and address to send to, I will. Overseas is cool too, though you'll have to wait a bit longer. You do not have to be an IRL friend, and you do not have to be on my friends list. This offer is open to anyone who reads this. Please feel free to point people here if you think they'd be interested.

Oh, and if there's something you really don't want (e.g. you hate dill, or you already have a ground coriander mountain) then mention that, to avoid disappointment. Conversely, if there's something that you really want but you find hard to get hold of where you live, then mention that too! I may not have it, but if I do, then it would be great to be able to send you some.

Answers to this poll are only visible to me, so it's safe to enter your address.

Hello Kake!

I read this!
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Nice idea!
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I would like a surprise packet of tasty things! My name and address are:

And I know someone else who would like one too! They are:

And someone else too! But if there is anyone else apart from this, I will email you at kake@earth.li to save you having to make this poll even larger.


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[User Picture]From: mikidesade
2006-12-03 01:28 am (UTC)
*jumps around wavin her hands* ohohoh memememememememe! :)
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[User Picture]From: nou
2006-12-06 10:37 am (UTC)
OK! Will probably be packing them over the weekend and sending them out next week.
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[User Picture]From: mikidesade
2006-12-06 01:01 pm (UTC)
yay! thank you :D
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[User Picture]From: nou
2006-12-06 10:37 am (UTC)
I've got lots of dill; don't think I have an excess of fennel though, I'm afraid. Will probably be packing things over the weekend and sending them out next week.
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[User Picture]From: denial_land
2006-12-03 06:14 pm (UTC)
I came here via pne, and I think it's a fantastic idea and extremely nice of you. I personally don't like caraway (and neither does my mom, which is the other person in the poll ;)

Thanks again...this is great!
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[User Picture]From: nou
2006-12-06 10:38 am (UTC)
I haven't got any caraway, so you're safe :)
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[User Picture]From: denial_land
2006-12-06 10:40 am (UTC)
Hooray... other than that, my collection of herbs and spices is non-existent. I have ground papper and salt, and that's it. I'd be very happy about any basic stuff :)
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[User Picture]From: shuripentu
2006-12-03 06:42 pm (UTC)
gaspodog and I were recently thinking that we don't have enough in the way of basic herbs and spices in our kitchen - we've got some salt and pepper and crushed chillies, but that's it. So basic stuff like basil, oregano, parsley, rosemary, thyme, that sort of thing would be great!
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[User Picture]From: alan1957
2006-12-20 04:28 pm (UTC)

i might put the mustard seed in a cream 'n' garlicky sauce wiv the pheasant...

just received my stuff...a fine choice old chap 'n' very well appreciated. i shall def. use the juniper in a sauce i'll make for the duck i've got coming on friday. :-)

HUZZAH for kate!
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[User Picture]From: nou
2006-12-21 02:58 pm (UTC)

Re: i might put the mustard seed in a cream 'n' garlicky sauce wiv the pheasant...

Glad you like them!

I've sent about half the packages out so far; am trying to re-use envelopes rather than using new ones, and I sort of ran out :)
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[User Picture]From: hairyears
2006-12-22 01:25 pm (UTC)
I have herbs!

Thank you.
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[User Picture]From: nou
2006-12-23 11:57 am (UTC)
Yay! Thanks for letting me know they arrived safely.
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[User Picture]From: denial_land
2007-04-09 08:17 pm (UTC)
I never received anything.. i hope it didn't get lost in the mail. The postal service hates me :(
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[User Picture]From: nou
2007-04-10 12:13 pm (UTC)
Argh, I am rubbish, there seem to be about 5 people I didn't get around to posting to. Your stuff's all in little packets, just not in envelopes yet. Thank you for the reminder! I'll try to get them sent out this week.
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