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Christmas Dinner
Thu 17-Nov-11
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Husband and I will be having a quiet lunch by ourselves, as he's working on both Xmas Eve and Boxing Day.  As to what we'll be eating for lunch on the day.....no idea yet, with my various health issues it's all a bit hit and miss at the mo ponder

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

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Rather like the year I had gall stones, I suppose only mine was easier to sort as I got a Rosemary Conley book on low fat cookery. whistle

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Just ordered this book from Amazon, Robin Ellis is the actor who played the gorgeous Ross Poldark in the TV series in the late 70s set in Cornwall.  He's Type 2 diabetic and absolutely loves cooking - I found his blog the other day and have been avidly reading ever since.  I'm sure there'll be something nice in that book I can do for our C* lunch, even if it's not the conventional roast turkey (which I'm not very keen on anyway and we rarely have).

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Sun 20-Nov-11
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I remember that series Sue, it was just after I had discovered the Winston Graham books.  Have you attempted anything from his book yet?  That was a very good price I think!

I'll try that again!

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The book hasn't arrived yet, but today I'm doing a spicy roasted cauliflower recipe off his blog, rather than having it with cheese sauce as we would normally.

Yes, it's an excellent price, considering most 'celebrity' chefs cookery books nowadays are generally £20-25! yell

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Sun 20-Nov-11
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I've just been looking at that recipe, I should love that and will try to remember it when next I buy a 'flower.

Wasn't his response to you charming?  He seems like a very nice man.  I was sorry to hear of Richard Morant's death I used to like him in Poldark too.

I'll try that again!

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It was charming TA, I've only just seen it, he comes across as being genuinely friendly and not at all 'up himself' (for want of a better expression) - unlike some celeb chefs roll_eyes

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Exactly, a man who cares rather than a man who earns money from 'writing' a glossy overpriced book.

I'll try that again!

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Sooliz said:

It was charming TA, I've only just seen it, he comes across as being genuinely friendly and not at all 'up himself' (for want of a better expression) - unlike some celeb chefs roll_eyes

I always fancied myself as being Demelza...his counterpart... but with two under four not much chance for me then....cracking series...and the weather has been beautiful today...I was on my sun lounger this afternoon...and as the splendid TA says (and I'm not sucking up either) I'm keeping this on track...(MOS...are you out there....)big_laughbig_laughbig_laugh

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Sun 20-Nov-11
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Except, Elsa, that you put it on the Christmas dinner thread...tongue  magic

I'll try that again!

Sun 20-Nov-11
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Toffeeapple said:

Except, Elsa, that you put it on the Christmas dinner thread...tongue  magic

Well it's been a long day in the sun.....and I haven't a clue what I'm having for Christmas dinner...dohdoh...when is it againbig_laughbig_laugh

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I don't know when it is...

I do know that Yule is on the 22nd December.

I'll try that again!

Mon 21-Nov-11
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Toffeeapple said:

I don't know when it is...

I do know that Yule is on the 22nd December.

Better get the chicken wings ordered but remember to add shallots, carrots and celery...dohdoh  and the bottle of sherry in for 'Santa'.....big_laughbig_laugh

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Mon 21-Nov-11
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mission small crap frozen turkey today..lol...even if i was rich i really wouldnt spend loads on a turkey , I was looking at the Kelly Bronzes online all £70 plus !!! good grief youll be even more sick of the leftovers at that price ...lol

Mon 21-Nov-11
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Are those turkeys made of something precious then?  Quite frankly, I would rather have a piece of hot smoked salmon for dinner.  I haven't had turkey for years.

I'll try that again!

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