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Christmas Cranberry scoffins with cream cheese frosting

I had some cranberries left over from my chutney making sesh, so I decided to make some festive and fruity cupcakes. Their texture is kind of a hybrid between muffins and scones – and after Matthew took them into the … Continue reading

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A jar of Christmas cheer: Cranberry and Apple Chutney

My trio of Christmas preserves is finally complete! The last instalment is a chutney to liven up a plate of cold meats or transform a cheese sarnie into something a little bit special. Cranberries are such a jolly looking fruit, … Continue reading

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Christmas marmalade

After really enjoying getting into making jam this year, I’m planning a trio of preserves as Christmas pressies for various relatives. My mum has given me a fabulous book by Midge Thomas called Best-kept Secrets of the Women’s Institute, Jams, … Continue reading

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Feeding kids on the move: Festive Cookies

I’ll be honest, the thought of packing up the car and hitting the road with the kids for the Christmas holiday tour of the relatives does not fill me with festive joy.  Being stuck in a car with a screaming … Continue reading

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