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THE BEST SLOW COOKER STUFFING

THE BEST SLOW COOKER STUFFING

The discussion we have every year around Christmas time is ‘to stuff’ or ‘not stuff’….the turkey…not our bellies.  Stuffing the bird means a wonderfully flavourful result with all those juices infused into the bread crumbs but cooking is longer to make sure you don’t kill your guests  and in my opinion, it tends to over-cook the turkey. So this year the decision has been made to ‘not stuff’.  Give a cheer for getting one thing made ahead!   All the…

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THE BOOZY REINDEER

THE BOOZY REINDEER

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the kitchen, Galley Kat used the vodka but only a smidgen. OK so I may not be hired to write for greeting cards. We’ve reached the cocooning phase of the holidays when candles are lit and the oven is fired up to the max to cook a tasty pizza. We made this terra cotta heater a couple of years ago for the boat but I’m still hesitant to bring something so breakable…

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FESTIVUS for the REST of US

FESTIVUS for the REST of US

FESTIVUS for the REST of US 2013 Festivus ‘tree’   Being in a blended family means that special occasions like Christmas tend to take on a variety of forms. Some years we spend the time with my family. Some years with François’ family. Some years we divide the time between the two families. Some years it requires travelling great distances. We have battled storms and closed highways. There was the year when the power failed   …and the year of…

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