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Bread and Butter pickles spread on some bread and butter on plate
Preserves

Bread and Butter Pickles

Bread and Butter Pickles are so good that I make them every November for my family and also make several jars to give as Christmas gifts. This year I also wanted a quick and easy bread to go with the pickles so I made some Irish Oatmeal Soda Bread. If […]

Christmas Pudding on a plate with holly
Christmas, Desserts

Christmas Pudding

This Sunday November 20th, the last Sunday before advent, is ‘Stir Up Sunday’ – the traditional day for making your Christmas Pudding. The Collect for this Sunday starts: ‘Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people…’, and is an apt reminder that it is time […]

Halloween Pudding slice on a plate served with cream and whole pudding in background
Desserts

Halloween Pudding

I have always been fascinated by traditional recipes. As my parents were from Ireland and I was born and brought up in England my interest has centred on recipes from these two countries. As Halloween is approaching I have been trying to find a traditional Halloween recipe. I have been […]

Pot of Slow Cooker Apple Butter in a poppy patterned bowl and plate
Slow Cooker, Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter

Slow Cooker Apple Butter will fill your house with the smell of autumn. It’s also the perfect way to use apples you might still have in your fruit bowls or apples you’ve stored away for later in the year. I found a recipe for Apple Butter in ‘An American Sampler‘, a […]