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Sex on the beach – and a trip to the Playboy Mansion

“I was covering a golf party at the Playboy Mansion,” said Rhett, casually. Rhett is a sketch writer, and son of infinitely awesome parents, naming-wise. He’d been interning at a paper in LA, he said, and had been sent out … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Pear, Cranberry and Walnut Loaf Cake with Maple Glaze

The skeleton of the Christmas tree is out on the pavement waiting to be collected. The majority of the needles have been swept up, though we did find some in our bed this morning, which is frankly, a little curious. … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Duck Rillettes

Big news from Rachel at choir. Her movie has been released! In selected cinemas. For a limited time.

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Fancy Cranberry Confit

I love the Thanksgiving Day parade. I love the strangeness of seeing the giant figures floating over the buildings of the Upper West Side. But more than this, I love the night before the parade,when the balloons are inflated in … Continue reading

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This Dinner Will Get You Laid – Thanksgiving Roast Chicken – and a triumphant lack of naked ballet!

Here are some of the things that a quick poll of my friends revealed they are thankful for this year: good health, family, having jobs, not having mice, iPads. Here’s what I am thankful for this year: I did not … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – White Cranberry Cosmopolitans and Butternut Squash Goat Cheese Wonton Bites

One year, Jon and I abandoned traditions that we hardly even knew about yet, and spent Thanksgiving weekend in Las Vegas.

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Baked Camembert with Cranberry Sauce

Cranberry sauce 1 bag of cranberries (350g ish) 1 cup (200g) sugar ¼ cup port (50ml) ½ cup orange juice or water (100 ml) Pour everything (though maybe keep back few tbsp of the sugar) into a pan and heat … Continue reading

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Endive autumn salad

This recipe was inspired by a mis-ordering (my fault) on the website, of a family sized fruit and veg box.  This recipe took care of the heads of endive – which, slightly randomly, we received three of – and some … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving – 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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The Thanksgiving Plan: Butter Roast Turkey, served with roasted pumpkin, sweet and fingerling potatoes, green beans, apple stuffing, cornbread and cranberry sauce

Total Thanksgiving cooking time=turkey to room temperature time + cooking time + resting time For me, total Thanksgiving cooking time = 30 mins + 2 3/4 hours + 25 mins Therefore if dinner is at 2pm, I need to get … Continue reading

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