The Perfect Christmas Dinner with Crisp ‘n Dry #Ad

The Perfect Christmas Dinner with Crisp ‘n Dry #Ad

How to make the perfect Christmas dinner with Crisp ‘n Dry (a collaboration)

Making Christmas Dinner can be very daunting. I remember very clearly the first time I made one and I was scared. Having always had my Mum’s delicious Christmas dinners on Christmas Day, which quite honestly is the best one, I probably put too much pressure on myself. I was worried that I would not cook the turkey properly and I was concerned that I would not get everything ready at the same time. I attempted my first Christmas dinner in my first (bought) house which I shared with an ex boyfriend so we are talking about 15 years ago probably. I think I did it twice over two consecutive years and then I did not cook another one until I was pregnant with Burton in 2008. That Christmas dinner was a vast improvement on my earlier attempts and I did not feel quite so nervous about it. I think watching lots of Nigella and Jamie Oliver Christmas cooking shows, and owning some festive cookbooks in the years in-between helped me, and gave me some confidence to really push the boat out and enjoy cooking Christmas dinner instead of dreading it!

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Bonfire Night Feast

Bonfire Night Feast

Remember remember the 5th November!!!
With so many Halloween campaigns, merchandise and promotions that have been around recently, it is easy to forget that this Wednesday is Bonfire Night. Once my pumpkins have all been used up in one recipe or another following Halloween,  I like to turn my mind to what fun food I can give Burton and Jenson for their tea to celebrate the 5th November.

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