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Christmas Dinner Recipe: Glazed Ham

Posted on 16 December 2011 by admin

Christmas Dinner Recipe: Glazed Ham – A tasty alternative to turkey this year is a juicy ham joint soaked in a ginger beer marinade. This combination is sure to tickle your taste buds if you feel like shaking things up this festive season. So, start a new tradition this Christmas and follow the recipe below. Ingredients * 1 (3kg) ham joint, on the bone. (If yours has no bone, you will need to adjust the cooking times given here subtantially) For the marinade * Grated root ginger * 10 cloves * 6 star anise * 4 Tsp All Spice * 10 juniper berries * 1 nutmeg * Enough ginger beer to cover For cooking * Whole celery * 1 orange * 1 onion * 2 jars (350g each) of apple jelly * bottle of lager * Bay leaves Method 1. Put all the marinade ingredients and the ham in a large tub or pan overnight to soak. 2. The next day, put soaked ham in a large pot, cover with the marinade and enough cold water to cover. Add the celery, 1 halved orange, 1 whole onion and bay leaves and bring to the boil. 3. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour 15 minutes, then allow the ham to rest and cool in the liquid for a further hour. 4. Drain and pat dry. Keep reserve liquid for stock. 5. Heat oven to 170°. Take the skin off the joint and trim the fat until only 1cm remains. Score a criss cross patern on to the fat with a sharp knife. Place the ham in a roasting tin. Melt the apple jelly in a pan and pour over. Stud the joint with whole cloves and 2/3 star anise. 6. Roast in oven for 1 hour and 15 minutes


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The Best Christmas Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Posted on 29 June 2011 by admin

Download the App at: itunes.apple.com Ingredients: 900g cranberries zest, juice and pulp of 12 clementines 400g icing sugar 2 1/2 tsp allspice 150ml port Begin by sterilising some jam jars by washing, then placing in a cold oven before heating to 140c then turning off. If the jars have rubber seals remove these and boil in water from a few minutes. Wash the cranberries then place in a pan. Wash, zest and juice the clementines, then add to the cranberries with the sugar and allspice. Gently heat and simmer, stirring every 5 minutes for 15-20 minutes, until all the berries have popped. Remove from the heat and stir in the port. Put straight into the hot sterilised jars. Cool and keep in the fridge. Enjoy with your goose or turkey on Christmas Day (or any other day!). If you like this, you’ll love our Apps: itunes.apple.com


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Food Courting – Christmas Cookies and Easy Eggnog Recipe

Posted on 18 April 2011 by admin

Gingerbread cookies and eggnog can become guilt-free Christmas treats by substituting whole wheat flour in the cookies and skim milk in the eggnog. Indulge in these lower-calorie festive sweets this holiday season with help from professional chef Jennifer Iserloh in this free video on healthy cooking.


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Right or Wrong Christmas Gimlet Mixed Drink and Cocktail Recipe (in 12 seconds)

Posted on 17 June 2010 by admin

When most people think of a gimlet, images of Rose’s Lime Juice leap to mind, but, fortunately for us, John Pomeroy kept that sickeningly sweet mixer far away from the Right Wrong Christmas Gimlet. And, to up the complexity and flavor, he added a few simple but delicious homemade elements like Christmas Simple Syrup and his patented vegan lime foam. Recipe: – 2 oz of Right Gin – 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Limejuice – 1 oz Christmas Simple SyrupShake over ice, double-strain and top with a lime foam. 12 Second Cocktails is a weekly series on Hungry Nation made by the fine folks at Lush Life Productions. Our goal is to get you drinking better. So, put down that beer, and let’s have a cocktail. Three different drinks in 3 new episodes, released every Friday. Produced By: lushlifeny.com Website: www.HungryNation.tv Blog 12secondcocktails.tumblr.com Twitter: www.twitter.com


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