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Cranberry White Chocolate Chip Cookies – because nothing says thank you like baked goods

It’s that time of year when we habitually stop and think of things that we are thankful for, then I write them on the totally awesome DIY chalk board that I made (technically supervised Jon making).

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The Wednesday Tipple – Chocolate Cranberry No Bake Cake and Vin Santo

Excitement in the Physics department. Christine has acquired an automatic stapler. Put the papers near it and it staples. Hands free. “It’s literally the Most Amazing Thing I Ever Saw,” said Jon, a man who spent the last couple of weeks … Continue reading

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Cranberry Chocolate Bark

The Christmas tree is basically one strong draft away from mulch.

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The Monday Treat – Coconut Chocolate Breakfast Bars

Is anyone else still coming to terms with the spring forward loss of an hour in the mornings? It doesn’t seem to have gotten any easier as the weeks go on. Perhaps it’s because spring isn’t holding up its side … Continue reading

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Detox Coronation Turkey (serves 4)

Coronation Chicken was popularized by Queen Elizabeth’s coronation, and has been a staple of christening and wedding buffets ever since. My take on it switches out the chicken for left-over turkey, and I brighten it up with zingy limes, fresh … Continue reading

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Roasted vegetables with cranberry wild rice

I make this Thanksgiving themed rice dish as often as I think Jon will put up with it, throughout Autumn and Winter. I think it might have been the first dish that I ever cooked for his parents, when they … Continue reading

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Apple stuffing (serves 6)

1 large onion 2 sticks of celery 2 tbsp butter 2 rashers of bacon 2 handfuls of dried cranberries 2  – 3 apples ( a cup full of diced apple) 1 handful of chopped pecans 2 cups of breadcrumbs – … Continue reading

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Roasted pumpkin, sweet and fingerling potatoes with cranberries

Ingredients (serves 6) 1 medium pumpkin 8 large sweet potatoes 20 Fingerling potatoes 1 handful of dried cranberries soaked for five minutes in a splash of orange juice Olive oil Salt and pepper Slice the pumpkin into 1 inch wedges, … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Detox Coronation Turkey Salad

Yes, it’s been thanksgiving, but there’s also been a lot of Royal engagement fun occurring. Kate’s blue dress has sold out, the Tesco fake blue dress has also sold out, and the dress in Macy’s that I was intending to … Continue reading

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This dinner is unlikely to get you laid – sorry – Thanksgiving by a Brit – Butter Roast Turkey, served with roasted pumpkin, sweet and fingerling potatoes, green beans, apple stuffing and cranberry sauce

I’m pretty sure that Thanksgiving Dinner never got anybody laid. All the carbs and all the family – it’s a killer combination. Engaged? Possibly. Divorced? So I’m apocryphally told. But laid? Nope. The best we can hope for is that … Continue reading

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