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Easily Make Mince Pies

Posted by Bryce Jenkins on

Easily Make Mince Pies

Traditionally I make my own fruit mince pies well in advance as I like to allow my fruit and nut mix to soak in my chosen alcohol for months before I make them. This year I've been so busy that I haven't had time to do this, so I thought I'd try mixing the ingredients with some brandy and vacuum seal in a canister for 12 hours, to test if this infusion method would work. Guess, what...it does! My newly baked mince pies are absolutely delicious, I ought to stop eating the test samples!! These are also ideal to freeze...

 

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ANZAC Day Cookies

Posted by Bryce Jenkins on

ANZAC Day Cookies

ANZAC Day falls this Thursday, and is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli in 1915. It is also a day of remembrance for all soldiers who died while fighting for their country.  ANZAC Day has been celebrated in Australia since October 1915 (in South Australia) then nationally on 25 April 1916. It has been a public holiday across the country since the mid-1920s. To celebrate and honor those who did not return, it has become traditional to bake ANZAC Cookies. Now, I don't need much of...

 

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