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The Pickle Of The Crop

Three redcurrants

This year's redcurrants, all three of 'em

This time last year, I was awash with redcurrants. It was all redcurrant shortbread bars, redcurrant and lemon drizzle cake, oatmeal chocolate chip cookies with redcurrants, not to mention redcurrant chutney, redcurrant jam and redcurrant and port jelly.

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Spud Sunday: ‘Twas The Day After Christmas

For me, there is a reassurance and a comfort that comes with Christmas dinner traditions.

You know that, like them or loathe them, brussels sprouts will be served (and I, for the record, love them), while you will always clear a special spot on your plate for the yuletide favourite that are roasties.

My Da, though, couldn’t help but ask the question as he saw the spuds being peeled yesterday:

“Are ye making roast potatoes?” says he.

As if it would be Christmas dinner without.

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Spud Sunday: An Edible Irish Epic

Ooh, can it be that I am in round 3 of Project Food Blog? A massive thank you to all who cast their votes my way in round 2 – I’m excited to say the least! My mission in this round? To host and present, for your delectation, a luxury dinner party. You can vote for entries in this round between October 4th and 7th (get yourself over here to do so), but first, some news headlines…
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Daily Spud In Dinner Party Near Miss
 

Guest Wields Spatula, Rescues Cutlery
Host Treated For Shock

The great cutlery rescue

Anxious moments: dinner party guest tries to free the cutlery drawer

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