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How to survive Christmas in your kitchen without having a meltdown!

Have you noticed that as soon as Halloween is over, the shops start stacking up their shelves with Christmas stuff? It might seem too early to start preparing for Christmas Day but there’s a lot you can do to make your life easier in the kitchen. 1,807 more words


Cauliflower Veloute with Cauliflower Pakora and Curry Oil

This week I’ve been looking at some of the soup recipes I have put online and while I had several classics such as Gazpacho 667 more words
Classic Dishes

Grammie's melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookies

I posted this recipe a while ago, along with my late Grandma Minall’s Sugar Shortbread cookies, but I have decided to split them up as well. 241 more words

Recipes Sans Beer

A Christmas Review

The internet issues were even worse yesterday so the promised post did not eventuate.

I think that I will remember Christmas 2016 as the one that seemed to revolve almost entirely around food.  314 more words


What's for supper? Vol. 65: The importance of being parchment paper

Ooh, I’m in such a hurry! We’re headed out for a day trip as vacation week wraps up. I’ll just have to talk about food and skip the jokes, to save time. 986 more words


And so this is Christmas

Christmas is my favourite time of year for a huge number of reasons. For a start I get two weeks off work. Time I can do the things I really love, like crafting, messing around with my camera and getting lost in a good book – all without feeling a single ounce of guilt. 337 more words


Holiday entertaining

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Managing a sit-down lunch for nearly 30 family and neighbours before Christmas was like a military operation: detailed OP Order with actions timed to the minute, full logistics for shopping and a Battle Plan for the seating arrangements.  235 more words