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Deep-dish Mushroom and Barley Pie

Confession: pie crust is my anathema.  Pretty much any other item in the cooking realm works, but pie crust is what would be hidden in my kitchen’s dungeon if it had one.  848 more words


Christmas Gingerbread

This post shamelessly borrows from a well-known Christmas poem. This is one event that made Christmas special with my lads. Thanks to I love Christmas FB page for some great photos!  619 more words

Christmas Is

Hello and Welcome to Blogmas Day Nine!!!!

Its Friday and I only have to work a short shift today and it is our work Secret Santa morning tea, which is always fun! 265 more words


Advent, My Way #8

The holiday season brings friendly gatherings. Friendly gatherings bring the need to feed people. Those people love snacks.


Sweet snacks are in abundance during the holidays but easy, tasty, savory snacks are more difficult, I think, especially snacks that can be made ahead and take absolutely no effort when guests arrive. 520 more words

Celebrating Hands At Home

Snowy Rocky Road

Seriously. Who Can Resist Rocky Road?  I just love it, but only ever make it at Christmas time for some reason.  We like to make both the traditional milk chocolate rocky road as well as using white chocolate, simply because the white looks so snowy and pretty. 168 more words


The Build Up to Xmas

For me, the build up to Christmas, is always nicer than just that one day in December.  I really enjoy the decorations, the smell of the tree, wrapping presents and the baking.   200 more words


Eating over Christmas - the importance of planning

Eating over the festive season can be delicious fun but it can also be a nightmare for someone with a sensitive gut. It is so easy to find yourself in situations where friends and family want to be sociable and share food and drink with you without realising the kind of food that can upset you. 465 more words