The Perfect Christmas Gravy
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The Perfect Christmas Gravy

Being able to make a good sauce is one of the key skills you learn first when you are starting out in kitchens. My Dad taught me how to make a roux based sauce when I was a kid and it has stuck with me ever since.This recipe will give you a fool proof gravy that you can make the day before and then simply reheat as it is coming up to dinnertime…

The 15 Most Indulgent Christmas Desserts You Have To Make This Christmas
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The 15 Most Indulgent Christmas Desserts You Have To Make This Christmas

Love Christmas and all the decadent indulgence that goes with it? So do we, but when we think of indulgent Christmas food the dreaded Christmas cake covered in marzipan and rock hard icing doesn't spring to mind. We decided to come up with a definitive list of the most delicious, most decadent and most indulgent festive desserts in existence…

Video Shares Some Stats About Christmas In Ireland
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Video Shares Some Stats About Christmas In Ireland

This video has just landed and it couldn't have come at a better time with people popping their 'out of office' notifications on and heading out for a few scoops or picking up some last minute gifts. There's a lovely, feel good vibe to it and it contains some interesting stats about the festive season ahead. 400 tons of Brussels Sprouts…

The Calories In The Average Irish Christmas Dinner May Shock and Appall You... Or Not
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The Calories In The Average Irish Christmas Dinner May Shock and Appall You... Or Not

Warning... You probably don't want to read this with Christmas being just three days away. If you do, don't blame me for ruining your Christmas dinner because I have in fairness warned you…

How To Experience An Irish Christmas Down Under
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How To Experience An Irish Christmas Down Under

As I sit down to write this article I'm gazing out the window at blue skies as a cool summer breeze runs through my hair. I'm chilling in my apartment in a comfy pair of flip flops and the temperature on my AccuWeather app reads 29 degrees. It's hard to believe it's the 22nd of December and Christmas day is fast approaching…

13 Signs You're Dealing With The Aftermath of the 12 Pubs of Christmas
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13 Signs You're Dealing With The Aftermath of the 12 Pubs of Christmas

So despite your protestations, your friends somehow succeeded in dragging you out on a 12 Pubs of Christmas pub crawl last night and now your life is in absolute tatters. We know, we know, you thought they were tacky, and had sworn off them since the 12 Pubs massacre of 2013. However, you inevitably gave in to peer pressure and now you're suffering the consequences…

The Top 10 Christmas Recipes to Make Next Week
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The Top 10 Christmas Recipes to Make Next Week

Its that time of the year when ordinary people with no experience of cooking are expected to rustle up a feast for 10 people and do it in style. Luckily we've done half the work for you and collected 10 awesome recipes that are super simple to make. Get stuck in!…

Dublin Lads Go Viral After Dressing Up As A Selection Box
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Dublin Lads Go Viral After Dressing Up As A Selection Box

Young Irish man David Higgins and 12 of his friends have taken the 12 pubs of Christmas and dressing up to an entirely new level. They not only dressed up as Cadbury chocolate bars but took the picture below posing as a traditional selection box. The lads did the 12 pubs in Tallaght but their photo is blowing up virally around the world…

Honey and Mustard Glazed Ham
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Honey and Mustard Glazed Ham

A really great glazed ham is probably number two on everyone's favourite holiday meats right after the big bird. This is the one we do every year in my house and if there is even the slightest change to the recipe everyone starts to get somewhat irked…

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