This is one of the best tasting homemade egg nogs we’ve come across in decades of experimenting, and it’s also the quickest and easiest. It’s thick, satisfying and tasty.
This healthy pickled vegetable salad is more like an antipasto. It’s traditional in Italy on Christmas Eve, but it’s also made throughout the year and it makes a great summer salad.
The actual work for these rolls will only take about 20 minutes. People will go mad for these classic dinner rolls.
This is perhaps the classic, most famous, no-bake Christmas fruitcake recipe, dating back to at least 1954.
This is used as a savoury spread for nibblies or as a starter. You can spread it on warm toast (either dry or buttered), potato scones or oatcakes.
Though not exactly actually whipped, whipped shortbread cookies are much lighter than regular shortbread, and almost melt in your mouth.
This is a very easy to make glaze for roast pork that tastes as good as many more complex glazes.
The juniper-berries make a change from the standard-issue cloves. And what’s not to like about a gin-soaked main course?
A classic, though eccentric, regional English recipe!
Swiss chard doesn’t make everyone’s standard vegetable list these days; but this recipe will make it a winner in your household.
And you thought boiled, sliced carrots were another word for boring? Not these ones: very good, very sweet, even the older ones that have been stored a few months.
The 26th of December has been dubbed Candy Cane Day, though no one seems to know quite by whom. Perhaps it was some mother, starting to panic over how many candy canes from this year would be left over.
You can make this up to a day ahead, and reheat at the last minute in the microwave.
For many people, a creamed spinach dish is often pivotal in getting them to give spinach another chance, after a childhood of being served boiled spinach out of a can.
Good with steamed puddings, crumbles, Apple Betty, etc.
A classic Marzipan recipe.
This is a side-dish that you can make entirely in the microwave, making it ideal for times when your stove is already full-out committed — or just for times when you don’t want any pots or pans wash-up.
Give the designated drivers something interesting to drink.
Yorkshire puddings are one of those things that are meant to be cheap fillers to fill people up at the table — that instead, everyone treats as a featured dish and can’t get enough of.
A classic way to serve sprouts.
A bit of futzing, especially on the timing, but they are fantastic.
A very quick trifle recipe.
Great to have on hand in the fridge as part of a quick, salad-plate type meal.
Sprout lovers will go mad for them in this recipe.