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Sugar cookie glaze

Ingredients: 1 cup of sifted, powder sugar 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1-2 tablespoons of milk Method: 1. In a bowl beat together the cup of sifted powder sugar, 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and enough milk (1 to 2 tablespoons) to make the right glazing consistency. 2. Once you are satisfied with the consistency, decorate […]

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Chocolate buttercream frosting

For any chocolate lover, view some more amazing chocolate recipes! Ingredients: 2 (1-ounce) squares of unsweetened chocolate 2 (1-ounce) squares of semisweet chocolate 1 cup softened butter or margarine 4 cups of sifted confectioners’ sugar 1/4 cup of cocoa 1/4 cup of milk 2 teaspoons vanilla extract Method: 1. Place the chocolate in the top […]

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Gravy recipe

Ingredients: 1/2 cup of butter 1/2 cup of flour 1 clove of minced garlic 1/4 cup of ketchup 1 tsp of Dijon mustard 1 tbsp of Worcestershire sauce 1 quart of cold beef broth salt and black pepper to taste Method: 1. In a saucepan, melt the butter over a medium-low heat. 2. Add the […]

Christmas Dinner

Roast parsnips

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs of parsnips, peeled and julienned 3 tablespoons of olive oil 2 pinches of cayenne (to taste) 1/4 teaspoon of sea salt  (to taste) 2 cloves of minced garlic Method: 1. Preheat oven to 450F/230C. 2. Layer the parsnips on a baking sheet in single layer. 3. Sprinkle with the olive oild, […]

Christmas Dinner

Roast potatoes

Ingredients: 1 lb/ 500g of peeled floury potatoes 4 tbsp of goose fat, lard or vegetable oil Salt and pepper Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 425F/220C/gas mark 7. 2. Cut the potatoes into even sized pieces and place in a saucepan. Cover with cold water, add a sprinkle of salt and bring to the […]

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Stuffing balls

Ingredients: 1 cup of chopped onions 4 tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup of chopped celery 6 cups of dry bread cubes 2 cups of low sodium chicken broth or water 2 slightly beaten eggs 4 tablespoons of dried parsley flakes 4 teaspoons of dried sage 2 teaspoons of dried poultry seasoning 1/2 teaspoon of freshly […]

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Yorkshire puddings

Ingredients: 4 large eggs, measured in a jug Equal quantity of milk to eggs (ie: if the 4 eggs make 4 oz. of eggs, you need 4 oz. of milk) Equal quantity of all purpose/plain flour to eggs (see above ie) Pinch of salt 2 tbsp of lard, beef drippings or vegetable oil Method: 1. […]

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Roasted baby carrots

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lbs of 5 in. long baby carrots, washed and dried with the greens cropped 1 in. above the top of the carrot 1 medium red onion, peeled, cut into 8-12 wedges 2 Tbsp of olive oil 1 Tbsp of fresh chopped rosemary or 1 teaspoon of dried rosemary Garlic powder Salt Freshly […]

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Roasted radishes and carrots

Ingredients: 12 small to medium radishes 12 baby carrots 1 tablespoon of olive oil 1 teaspoon of dried thyme Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Half of a lemon Method: 1. Preheat the oven to 450F/230C. 2. Place the radishes and carrots on a baking sheet and toss them with the olive oil, thyme, […]

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