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They day has come for Big Ben and friends


By johnjoe


Big Bin got the chop

I did not know if it was a sad day or a joyful day.But Big Ben and friends we had for lunch.

They had stir fry with chilli and peppers wash down with some wine.I would not have any my self, but the family enjoyed it.

P.S. Sorry Big Ben

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Did you drown your sorrows or was the wine to celebrate a pepper well grown and for cutting down on the air miles to bring him in all nice and fresh. Lol. My kids would not eat eggs from our hens and when I killed and cooked the cockerel which had gone feral and started killing the hens they were disgusted that I could as my 8 year old son said "eat one of our relatives." They were more trouble than they were worth so a friend accepted them as part of her flock. We need to eat what we grow and you cannot say you do not like something until you try it in our house.

26 Aug, 2010


Good-bye Big Ben Hope u tasted good.

26 Aug, 2010


Experimenting on friends eh ! sounds a bit suspicious to
Hope they enjoyed.

26 Aug, 2010


they look lovely JJ, i hope they tasted good too..did notice though all your peppers were addressed as Mr.. why no Mrs ? lol

26 Aug, 2010


Glad the family enjoyed the stir fry with those delicious peppers! But, why didn't you have any?

Acutually, Joan, I've never come across varieties of peppers or chillis with girls' names, lol!! Big Ben, Bellboy, Joes Long, etc. I agree, there should be Mrs peppers. :-))

26 Aug, 2010


i think thats sexist David ,im going to write to the rhs and find out why lol..

26 Aug, 2010


Joan, might be more "productive" to write/e-mail:-

The Chile Pepper Institute
Box 30003
Las Cruces
New Mexico 88003

LOL!!! :-)))

26 Aug, 2010


i might just do that David,,thanx for your info can i tell your really into peppers . lol.:o))

26 Aug, 2010


Big ben looks very tasty

27 Aug, 2010


Big Ben is gone now, I would like to thank ye for all your comments on Big Ben but I don't think (Mrs) Ben will forgive me!!!!!

28 Aug, 2010

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