Recicember Day 29: Basic Waffles in a Christmas Present!

Waffles

What do you get the highly attractive man who has everything? Well, according to my son, a combination treat maker that makes waffles! It looks like a mini George Foreman Lean Mean Fat Reducing Grilling Machine, but it’s red. Oh, and you can’t grill things in it. But you can make mini-doughnuts, cake pops, and…waffles! And I am tremendously good looking. So […]

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Recicember Day 27: Chocolate Peanut Balls

In this entry to the Recicember blog, I will be assisting (or being assisted by) The American. These things are like Reese’s peanut butter cups or something, but ball shaped. So Reese’s Balls, perhaps. Right, American, what do we need? One and a half cups of peanut butter, two cups of icing sugar, and half a cup of butter, to […]

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Recicember Day 24: Butterscotch Tart

Butterscotch Tart

I used to enjoy eating butterscotch sweets, but I can never find them in the shops now. You can get butterscotch flavour Instant Whip (that’s a bit like pudding if you’re American), but it’s not the same as the solid sweet. In any case, what is butterscotch? Alcoholic butter? Butter from Scotland? Turns out, it’s neither – it’s made from […]

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Recicember Day 10: Christmas Gingerbread Cookies

Christmas Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread. That seems simple enough to make, right? I mean, I’ve already made bread, so this should be easy! And why Christmas gingerbread? Because it’s December, I’m listening to Christmas songs, and because I said so. You never hear of Easter gingerbread, do you?! The recipe is based on this one for gingerbread men on the BBC Food website. As […]

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