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Number24 wrote:

What is this "pigs in blankets"  everyone keeps going on about? Serving what's in the photos above seems a bit heartless,  even for the brutal and savage British.

We bludgeon them first, then mince and slice them up.  Don't worry.

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Oh,  that's much more civilized.  Are they completely dead before you slice them up?   ajb007/takecover

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Leave it to the lady to give a sensible answer .....  ajb007/rolleyes

Number 24 ... Pigs in blankets are basically cocktail sausages or chipolata wrapped in rashers of bacon, then cooked ...

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This is like one of those questions on such programs as "Mock The Week" or "Have I Got News For You", when the comedians give funny answers before the chair insists on someone giving the sensible, correct answer!  ajb007/lol

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Thank you. It looks good  ajb007/smile
This is the reason why I suggested people should post photos of the dishes.

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Ok...

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Listening to BBC radio 4 this morning, I learned that you are not supposed to cut a cross
In the bottom of your Brussels sprouts, as this will make them fill with moisture and too
Soggy ! ......... And everyone hates a Soggy bottom.  ajb007/wink

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We also throw in some Yorkshire puddings to go with our meat. I know they should be served with roast beef but they seem to get served up with everything these days  ajb007/lol

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Number24 wrote:

Oh,  that's much more civilized.  Are they completely dead before you slice them up?   ajb007/takecover

Not in his case.
He's a horrible shooter and killer  ajb007/rolleyes

And his Rolex has been stolen by a monkey  ajb007/biggrin

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Barbel wrote:

Ok...

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Actually, that looks delicious and an Indian will be consumed sometime over Christmas ....

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Ornithologist wrote:

In Germany most people hold the main celebration (including church for some, presents for all) on Christmas Eve (Heiligabend). However, this was not always the case and according to the church it used to be a fast day. Therefore many have a simple meal like sausages and potato salad or carp. Yes, Germans and their sausages. In my family however we break with this tradition and have a different nice meal every year. And then another on Christmas Day.  ajb007/bond

We celebrate Christmas on the 24th (Christmas Eve) in Norway too.  Perhaps it's a Lutheran custom?

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Number24 wrote:
Ornithologist wrote:

In Germany most people hold the main celebration (including church for some, presents for all) on Christmas Eve (Heiligabend). However, this was not always the case and according to the church it used to be a fast day. Therefore many have a simple meal like sausages and potato salad or carp. Yes, Germans and their sausages. In my family however we break with this tradition and have a different nice meal every year. And then another on Christmas Day.  ajb007/bond

We celebrate Christmas on the 24th (Christmas Eve) in Norway too.  Perhaps it's a Lutheran custom?

It's interesting isn't it, because on the Mediterranean side it's usually 6th January, The Epiphany, that seems to be the main holiday.

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Number24 wrote:

What is this "pigs in blankets"  everyone keeps going on about? Serving what's in the photos above seems a bit heartless,  even for the brutal and savage British.

It's sausages wrapped in bacon. I think it is mostly a British thing.

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Lady Rose wrote:

We also throw in some Yorkshire puddings to go with our meat. I know they should be served with roast beef but they seem to get served up with everything these days  ajb007/lol

https://realfood.tesco.com/media/images/pudding-final-h-21b77d43-ae69-4d8d-9b7c-6cd15ba41854-0-472x310.jpg

I drown them in mint sauce, every time i eat a roast! Christmas dinner will be no exception. I love Yorkshires!

Have you ever heard of the Emancipation Proclamation?"

" I don't listen to hip hop!"

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hehadlotsofguts wrote:
Lady Rose wrote:

We also throw in some Yorkshire puddings to go with our meat. I know they should be served with roast beef but they seem to get served up with everything these days  ajb007/lol

https://realfood.tesco.com/media/images/pudding-final-h-21b77d43-ae69-4d8d-9b7c-6cd15ba41854-0-472x310.jpg

I drown them in mint sauce, every time i eat a roast! Christmas dinner will be no exception. I love Yorkshires!

The the rules of the traditional roast seem to have been thrown out the window ... mint sauce with yorkshires served with pork ... whatever next !!!!

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I actually had the pork dinner usually eaten at Christmas in the Oslo region today.  Very good,  but the sheep rib we prefer on the west coast is even better.  I won't touch that until Christmas Eve.

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Christmas for me means the usual hotel room with a bottle of vodka and a loaded revolver.

I used to be able to stretch to a hooker too, but as I'm both skint and impotent, it would be a fruitless exercise for both of us.

Mind you, I could drink the bottle of vodka and shoot the hooker...

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"Usual hotel room"? They let you back in?  ajb007/crap

Why don't you shoot the vodka and hook the drinker? Just like they do in the S&BS on Mr Fleming's birthday each year?

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Napoleon Plural wrote:

Christmas for me means the usual hotel room with a bottle of vodka and a loaded revolver.

I used to be able to stretch to a hooker too, but as I'm both skint and impotent, it would be a fruitless exercise for both of us.

Mind you, I could drink the bottle of vodka and shoot the hooker...

Come over to mine np and we can share the Macallan I've just won. Im not sharing the hooked though!  Twos company and all that old boy....I'm sure you understand.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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As I've already explained, I can't stretch to a hooker these days...   ajb007/wink   ajb007/crap

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Napoleon Plural wrote:

As I've already explained, I can't stretch to a hooker these days...   ajb007/wink   ajb007/crap

Maybe tp can hook you up with little blue pills? I'm sure a man of his standing will know someone who's a straight up sort of guy.

It was either that.....or the priesthood

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I don't know, ... I've come up against some Stiff competition there.  ajb007/wink

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always shaken wrote:

nice selection of food there guys , any contributions from the USA ? our Christmas lunch (I hate it ) will consist of the following
roast spuds ,roasted in goose fat ,brussel sprouts (I hate them) ,carrots,peas ,cauliflower cheese , stuffing, pigs in blankets , roast turkey (borrrring) roast pork ,pork crackling, followed by Christmas pud (yuk) mince pies ,cream,custard ,trifle, cheese &biscuits,walnuts ,grapes, dates ,I much prefer boxing day of cold meats ,mashed potatoes, and pickles ,


Is that all you're eating?  Where's the entrée and the pièce de résistance?  ajb007/rolleyes  ajb007/martini

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OGG007 wrote:
always shaken wrote:

nice selection of food there guys , any contributions from the USA ? our Christmas lunch (I hate it ) will consist of the following
roast spuds ,roasted in goose fat ,brussel sprouts (I hate them) ,carrots,peas ,cauliflower cheese , stuffing, pigs in blankets , roast turkey (borrrring) roast pork ,pork crackling, followed by Christmas pud (yuk) mince pies ,cream,custard ,trifle, cheese &biscuits,walnuts ,grapes, dates ,I much prefer boxing day of cold meats ,mashed potatoes, and pickles ,


Is that all you're eating?  Where's the entrée and the pièce de résistance?  ajb007/rolleyes  ajb007/martini

Ah, but then there would be no surprise would there, sir?  ajb007/biggrin

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Oh YES! Christmas dinner,

In Finland the same as in Germany; the Eve is the main even. Can't be exactly be certain what it's going to be this year, since for my family, the "Clan" comes together in for the celebration and everybody contributes, but there is likely going to be: assortment of herring (home made), cold smoked and cured salmon (prepared by yours truly), assortment of roe, cold cuts of meat (tongue and roast beef by yours truly), potato salad, boiled potatoes, mash, peas, a Christmas Ham and a roast of Moose (M shot by yours truly) fresh home baked bread. We'll top it of with some sweet dessert, which IMHO will be again quite insignificant addition to the feast. Drinks will include assortment of beers, red and white wine, schnapps and cognac and whisky.

Christmas is pretty big in my family...

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