Finally, "C" preparations are under way. DS and FDiL should be with us late Christmas Eve, barring any last minute changes. Every year we say we are not going to go mad and each year we are getting better. I am not doing a cake this year, might still do a few mini puddings for anyone who wants one. Trifle always, will never miss out on that!
Using as always Delia's mincemeat recipe, we took time to share the duties of preparation in the warm kitchen whilst tea was in the oven:
It was 'cooked' in the slow cooker this year until the suet had melted. I didn't have enough jars so it has had to go into a large kilner type jar:
The menu tab for our last fortnight of meals has been updated for those of you who are interested.