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Started by SliceysLittleHelper on Dec 16, 2021 6:03:30 PM
Lost Christmas, I gave you my Sprout.

Whimsy R number suggests < 2000 posts before Xmas.

tasselhoff - 16 Dec 2021 18:46:21 (#13 of 2020)

I'm having a rather large Moussaka for dinner because I'm useless (from frozen).

limegreen - 16 Dec 2021 18:51:46 (#14 of 2020)

Yes, I always feel sort of virtuously old fashioned, if a little dull when I actually do meat and two veg.

Dubris - 16 Dec 2021 18:54:16 (#15 of 2020)

Obviously I'm not going to recreate the full 1970s teatime with savoury mince and potatoes (and cabbage) cooked in the pressure cooker, not least because I don't have a pressure cooker.

Antimatter - 16 Dec 2021 19:07:20 (#16 of 2020)

Sushi here, my favourite go to when I cannot be bothered to cook. Fortunately it has now stopped snowing and we are back into + temperatures. I am starting to warm up to the idea of Christmas, very little left to do before Friday.

SliceysLittleHelper - 16 Dec 2021 19:08:09 (#17 of 2020)

My Dad has just asked me if I "could manage a Celebrity Bargain Hunt before we watch proper TV". He seems to be worried we might run out of good TV to watch.

limegreen - 16 Dec 2021 19:15:24 (#18 of 2020)

No danger of that these days!

Ginmonkey - 16 Dec 2021 19:16:39 (#19 of 2020)

Sainsbury's are selling mince pie mini shredded wheats.

Dubris - 16 Dec 2021 19:17:01 (#20 of 2020)

What? How? Why?

Ginmonkey - 16 Dec 2021 19:19:00 (#21 of 2020)

I know. My local Sainsbury's has an aisle of mad stuff they clearly bought for a bet.

It is on there. Along with catering sized packs of Big D peanuts (pictures of boobs not included)

limegreen - 16 Dec 2021 19:22:15 (#22 of 2020)

Espresso martini cheese, anyone?

MysteryDate - 16 Dec 2021 19:31:47 (#23 of 2020)

I've made a very large and comforting pasta dish from one of the Gousto recipes. Lots left for tomorrow too.

The Cote at Home stuff is excellent, really good quality.

Reindeerlia - 16 Dec 2021 19:42:31 (#24 of 2020)

I mostly ate hummus as I have a very sore throat.

HollyGolightly - 16 Dec 2021 19:44:38 (#25 of 2020)

We were thinking about ordering cote at home for NYE…..

Dubris - 16 Dec 2021 19:45:19 (#26 of 2020)

I misread "hummus" as "humans" and was worried.

Bodgit - 16 Dec 2021 19:45:41 (#27 of 2020)

We got those mince pie shredded wheats last year. They were fine, but the cereal eaters round here ranked this years reindeer munch mix slightly higher.

Dubris - 16 Dec 2021 19:46:04 (#28 of 2020)

Remind me - how good is Cote at Home for the single diner?

Reindeerlia - 16 Dec 2021 19:51:48 (#29 of 2020)

Very good - so long as you don’t mind either eating it twice in a row or freezing some.

Sabacious - 16 Dec 2021 19:52:30 (#30 of 2020)

Here’s a thing

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/dec/16/obituary-viral-renay-mandel-corren-texas?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

Reindeerlia - 16 Dec 2021 19:53:18 (#31 of 2020)

I was just reading that. It’s brilliant.

JennyRad - 16 Dec 2021 19:56:51 (#32 of 2020)

MrRad and I are both extremely tired today, so we've ordered pizza and done LFTs.

I didn't have cold symptoms until I stuck a swab up my nose. Now I can't stop sneezing and my nose is blocked.

(It's a week since I spent a jovial little while in a small kitchen with a colleague who had a positive test two days later. At least one of us was masked throughout the jollifications, and I've had two negative LFTs since. Paranoia, however, is my friend.)

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