Christmas

A Merry Christmas Pudding!

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With the silly season looming on the horizon, now is a great time to get a jump start on the Christmas Pudding! Like a fine wine, Christmas pudding gets better with age, so the sooner you make it, the better it will taste when you tuck into it on December 25th! The recipe itself is […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | A Merry Christmas Pudding!

Easy Cranberry Sauce for Christmas

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Christmas is just around the corner, and with it comes the rushed preparations associated with the Christmas feast. Worry not – this cranberry sauce recipe is simple and easy. With an excellent depth of flavour, it makes a perfect accompaniment to roasts, poultry and baked ham, and its beautiful dark red colour definitely renders it […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Easy Cranberry Sauce for Christmas

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

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Our holiday shopping should have been done weeks ago, right? Right. Unfortunately for those of us who are really busy juggling work, home and other things (or for those of us who are just professional procrastinators), we rely on those few precious days before the actual Christmas Day to tick off our gift-giver’s list. And […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas

A Traditional Christmas Dessert

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Christmas pudding is as traditional as traditional goes. It’s an enduring Victorian Christmas food, still largely popular today, made with plums or dried fruit and hence often called “plum pudding”. Though there are a lot of commercial puddings available, many still prefer the homeness of making their own during Stir-up Sunday – the last chance […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | A Traditional Christmas Dessert

An Australian Christmas Dessert: Pavlova

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An Australian Christmas won’t be complete without pavlova, with its crisp shell, marshmallow-soft centre and stockpile of kiwis and berries. It’s the kind of dessert that’s easy to make – once you know all the basics, of course – and draws out cheers from the guests. A pavlova is also a good choice when you […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | An Australian Christmas Dessert: Pavlova

20 DIY Christmas Crafts for Kids

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Christmas is primarily for kids, so they say – presents, stockings, songs, stories, the works. But it’s also a time for families, young and old, to get together and enjoy bonding with each other. Make this year’s celebrations more festive for you and your kids by encouraging them to create their own Xmas decorations, gifts […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | 20 DIY Christmas Crafts for Kids

Classic Christmas Dinner: Roast Turkey

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The first step in making the perfect roast turkey for the holidays is purchasing a good bird. Brine it for juiciness and stuff with various aromatics for excellent flavour. The recipe below features a moist, juicy and delicious roast turkey. Leftovers can be used for sandwiches, casseroles and other dishes. Remember that thawing the turkey […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Classic Christmas Dinner: Roast Turkey

All I Want For Christmas Is…

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World peace. And of course, a few other things too. As the Christmas spirit has entered the Kitchenware Direct office, we’ve decided to ask some of our hard-working elves what tops their list of must-have presents this year! What Is On Our Staff’s Wishlist For Christmas? What about you, what would you like for Christmas […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | All I Want For Christmas Is…

Over 20 DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas for the Holidays

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The Christmas spirit is that of giving, and of taking time to be with the people you love and who matter most to you. Show how much you care by giving presents that let those around you know that you’ve taken the time and attention to make things extra-special for them. These creative gift wrapping […]

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Over 20 DIY Gift Wrapping Ideas for the Holidays

Christmas Food Gift: Melt-in-the-Middle Chocolate Truffles

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Chocolate Truffles as a Christmas Gift

Chocolate truffles themselves are indulgent, but what makes them truly irresistible are the soft centres that melt in your mouth upon biting into one. These chocolate truffles can be made ahead of Christmas. Simply chill in the fridge until needed. Do you like this melt-in-the-middle truffles recipe?

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A Pinch of This, a Dash of That | Christmas Food Gift: Melt-in-the-Middle Chocolate Truffles