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    Ah, the trials of Primal living

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    Buy organic beef stock bones from butcher.
    Roast bones. So far, so (very) good.

    Discover ribs are too long to fit in stock pot.
    No, they have not been rendered noticeably fragile by cooking. Evidently organically reared cattle are not osteoporotic.

    Interesting and prolonged workout ensues on the kitchen floor with beef ribs, a bread knife and a hammer.

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    OK, the bones are in the pot, and I'm knackered. I also have a newfound appreciation for bone as tool-making material.

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    that's a riot! it takes pretty high temps to make them that brittle, actually.

    i hope the stock is excellent!

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    Love it! If you shovel-gloved, you could have gone that bone-fixin' route.
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    I *was* having a bad day till reading your post and picturing the scene. Thanks! Hope the stock rocks! :-)
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    Always glad to provide a little innocent amusement...

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    If you ended up not being able to break them you could always use them as cudgels to kill something that would fit in the pot.

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    Or take the easy way out and buy a bigger pot LOLOL

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    better yet invest in a good clever knife.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lolov View Post
    Or take the easy way out and buy a bigger pot LOLOL
    Now, why don't sellers give their pots bone-size ratings? "Large size, suitable for beef ribs. Medium, suitable for venison."
    Quote Originally Posted by momofredheads View Post
    better yet invest in a good clever knife.
    (*Long pause, scratching head*)

    You mean a cleaver, don't you?

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    Love it! Made me laugh out loud - which is an achievement, given the cold snowy weather we've got here in the UK!

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