November 2004

Cranberry Pecan Bars

These make a lovely snack at the holidays and are one of my favourites. Tart and sweet at the same time.

Kathie Lee Gifford's Yams

Saw this on Regis and Kathie Lee a 100 years ago. It is now a firm family famourite and the only way my family can stomach yams. Bless Kathie Lee, whereever she is!

Britain/Great Britain/United Kingdom &c: Some Common Confusions

People often have difficulty in deciding which words to use to describe various geographical and political entities within the geographical area known as the British Isles (including Ireland).

Creamed Corn

Divinely creamy.

Ifans in fight to reunite Luis with his love

NOTTING Hill star Rhys Ifans is lending his support to a campaign to bring a deported Patagonian man back to Wales.

Squash, Pear and Onion au Gratin

prep time: 25min, bake: 60 min. Oven: 350F, Makes: 6 servings
153 cal per serving
exchange: 1.5 starch and 1 fat

Meet the new Brits

Since citizenship ceremonies were launched in February, British nationality has been bestowed on 31,000 immigrants to the UK.

Lawry's Seasoned Salt

This 7 ingredient clone of Lawry's Seasoned Salt can be made in a small bowl, but it's best stored in an old shaker-top spice bottle that you've cleaned out and saved.

Libby's Pumpkin Pie

Just like back home, this is the recipe from the back of the can, modified for UK ingredients. A big hit with the family here & never-fail recipe.

UK goes all out to woo pros

As America debates the need for greater number of foreign skilled workers, Great Britain is taking the first step to ensure that skilled professionals choose UK as destination.


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