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I’ve just made a batch of Eggnog for Christmas Eve and it’s now chilling in the fridge for the next 24 hours. To me, in Australia, it is far too hot at this time of the...read more
While leafing through some of my Mum’s recipes recently, I came across this old favourite, the recipe, on a scrap of paper, torn from a magazine. I remember it fondly from ma...read more
Don’t spend Christmas morning peeling potatoes, make these freeze-ahead roasties today and be ahead of the game. These have to be the best roast potatoes ever. They are absol...read more
In this video, you’ll see how to prepare and carve the perfect glazed ham. Ingredients for the Glaze 1 & 1/2 cups of dark brown sugar 1 tbsp ground ginger 1 tbsp ground c...read more
Someone asked me this week, was I following my Christmas Countdown List ? It’s only today that I can say I am up to date, my freezer only got it’s clean-out this week, ...read more
What would an Aussie Christmas be without a Pavlova. This version, is definitely one of my favourite go-to desserts, really simple, and takes no time at all to make. This Christmas...read more
Christmas Bon Bons are one of my favourite traditions, and no Christmas table is complete without one at each place setting. They come complete with dreadful tissue paper hats, tha...read more
 It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas If you’re following the Cooks Room Christmas Countdown, you should be feeling well under control. Make sure to schedule a  ...read more
How much of last weeks to-do list did you accomplish ????? Print off each weeks list and have it in the kitchen, or on your desk, so that you can cross off the tasks when they̵...read more
Regardless of how you feel about it, Christmas is upon us, and I for one, love absolutely everything about it. The store decorations have been up for ages, the carols are playing, ...read more
I love all the traditions and memories that Christmas celebrations bring to our family.  Growing up with a mother who loved to bake, October and November were the months for prepar...read more
Women’s Weekly Three-in-One Christmas Cake Mix This is my favourite cake and pudding recipe, I’ve been making it for years. It’s such a versatile mix. The basic fruit m...read more