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This dinner will get you laid – Cinnamon Buns

  The cinnamon buns really got me.

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Pumpkin spiced pecan cookies

These make a lovely hostess gift – I’ve been giving them to friends wrapped in cellophane bags and tied with some off-cuts of orange velvet ribbon that Bob the costume guy gave me (in return for a bag of cookies). … 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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The Monday Treat – Pumpkin Spice Cookies

My first experience of Thanksgiving was 5 years ago, when I came to New York for four months. Until then I’d never known the pleasure of a pumpkin pie, never eaten a cornbread muffin, never imagined a green bean casserole, … Continue reading

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Wild Rice salad with cranberries, blue cheese and pecans (serves 6–8)

Boil the wild rice mix according to the packet instructions – you’ll need 3 – 4 cups dried. Heat up ½ a jar of cranberry sauce (if you can find it) and add 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar and 3 tbsp … Continue reading

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