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    Quote Originally Posted by Lil M View Post
    Bellini ( the drink) ? Or maybe blinis?
    Silly phone - I meant bilinis

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    Breakfast-
    Stone fruit and homemade coconut yoghurt

    Lunch-
    Rustic homemade bread
    Smoked olives
    Marinated artichoke and eggplant
    Sundried tomatoes
    Smoked salmon
    Chorizo
    Prosciutto
    White anchovies
    Goats curd
    Roquefort
    Baked Ricotta

    Desert-
    Semi Freddo

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    for the first time in 10 years Im having a cold lunch Baking a ham the night before and serving cold ham, and cold roast pork, prawns, potato salad, green salad and fresh home made bread.deserts are pavalova( homemade) and mint slice icecream as well as nuts and rocky road plus a fruit platter There will be 5 of us for lunch and then my DS 18 and his GF for dinner of left overs..( They wont want much as having a huge lunch with her family) ... it feels so weird not to be doing 3-4 different hot roasts and 6-7 different vegies. I still feel like I need more food but really I don't.. I just like to have more than I need lol

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    It's always about 45 deg Xmas day where we live so we are going cold and hopefully crisp.

    Prawns
    Chicken
    Ham
    Turkey all cold

    Coleslaw
    Potato salad
    Tossed green salad

    Fruit platter
    Lime cheesecake
    Pavlova

    10 adults 1 toddler I'm hosting ( I always do)

    Planning a fuss free relaxing day for once

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    Xmas day at home for DH and I, DS and DD2. DD1 and her BF have their own place and have chosen a quiet Xmas day too, we will catch up with them closer to New Years.

    So, for the 4 of us....

    Cold platters all round!

    * Apple and Cranberry stuffed chook
    * Leg of ham pre cooked with apricot jam glaze
    * Bread rolls
    * Home made potato salad
    * Home made ice cream, jelly.and custard
    * some mini pav nests with fresh fruit

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    I'm hosting this year's Christmas Dinner, DH will be at work... There will be 20 adults & 15 kids (including my DS 10mths)

    We always do cold meats, seafood & salad... Im doing the meat & a couple of salads & dessert, but everyone else is bringing something... So it's

    -Salad/Sides
    Caesar Salad
    Mexican Salad
    Beetroot & Pumpkin
    Salad Platter
    Potato salad
    Coleslaw
    Arancini's

    -Protein
    Prawns
    Mixed meat platter
    Chicken Wings
    Glazed Ham
    Roast Beef
    Roast Turkey
    Roast Chicken

    -Dessert
    Gingerbread House
    Chocolate & Peanut Butter Brownies
    Cream Puffs
    Waffle Berry Pie
    Pavlova

    We're also having DH's parents for lunch tomorrow, that will just be a BBQ so nice & easy!


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    This year there will only be DH & myself as everyone else is coming down for the birth of bub a few weeks(days possibly!) later.

    We normally have a massive seafood feast but seeing as I can't this year we will prob just have a piece of butterflied lamb on the BBQ and salad. With creme brûlée & BBQ'd pineapple with cinnamon for sweets.

    Not very Christmas-y but I am after a fuss free day with loads of mocktails made by DH for me while I lay beside the lake cooling down (only be about 28 but will feel like 40 for this pregnant lady!)

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    Official menu

    Home made chicken schnitzel
    Roast pork
    Lasagne
    Balsamic beans
    Layered garden salad
    Smash baked potatoes
    Prawns

    Trifle
    Pudding and custard


    Lots of nibblies and a cob loaf dip
    Chocolate balls
    Cookies and cream cheesecake balls
    Brandy snaps filled with whipped fresh cream

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    Drooling! Ours is baked lunch - ham, pork, and one other - varies from year to year, roast veg and gravy. Pudding and custard for dessert. Dinner is always left over meats and some salad, usually trifle or pav for dessert.

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    We had our Christmas lunch with the family today

    SIL is Thai so made spring rolls and fried rice. MIL brought ham, I made potato salad, SIL made green salad. (Which I supplied ingredients) and she did the garlic prawns too.

    Desert was ice cream! Haha

    Kept it very simple this year as I just can't do too much the way I feel right now


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