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Christmas kitchen

Ours was truly a Christmas kitchen tonight. I ventured out to Target to find a microwave to replace our late departed one, constrained by the dimensions of the cabinet niche it needed to fit. 149 more words


European Cinnamon Star Cookies


Cinnamon star cookies (Zimtsterne) are a traditional part of the Holiday Season in Austria and Germany. Cinnamon and almonds taste great together, just the smell of the cookie in the oven is mouthwatering. 519 more words

European Recipes

Smoked Salmon Pâté


I came across this smoked salmon pâté recipe when looking for something savoury to add to a Christmas hamper. The recipe, linked above, is one of Paul Hollywood’s and is the perfect combination of delicious yet laughably easy to make. 400 more words


Christmas - Colleen's Potato Salad

Last year I spent Christmas with my daughter, her boyfriend and his mum who made this lovely salad for Christmas lunch.  I’ve been saving it ever since, knowing that now is the perfect time of the year to share it with you. 295 more words


Holidays with Cayisa

How ’bout them cookie exchanges?

Tis the season for hunting down great grandma’s best recipes and making cookies in abundance, but what if this year we modify the tradition and make it a bit healthier? 86 more words

Healthful Living

Christmas - Jamon and Asparagus 'Wraps'

Gosh I love asparagus, which is just as well, because it’s crazily abundant at this time of year.

Most of our Australian crop comes from just outside Melbourne around the Gippsland town of Koo-Wee-Rup (which for my money takes the prize for the most splendid Oz town name) – an astonishing 97% of our entire crop in fact. 349 more words

Christmas Cooking

Baking a Recipe for Disaster

Baking for relaxation… I just don’t get it.

Funny how I happened to be thinking along these lines recently (Already in full Christmas party-cooking swing) when I stumbled upon this article from… 327 more words