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    lulubell is offline Seedling
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    Default Make ahead xmas gifts??

    Hiya im making xmas baskets for friends and family for xmas but I am going abroad for xmas on the 15th Dec and need some foodie make ahead things that will keep until after xmas as I have to give them out on the 14th but will have to be made the week before. I have done chutneys, jams and marmalade but need some more nice things to bulk the baskets out anyone have any ideas of things that can be made and will keep for a month or more. Thanks xx

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    You could try some boozey fruit like peaches in brandy of cherries in port.

    Maybe something dried and stored in oil like sun dried tomatoes or peppers.

    Mmmmmmmmm... I might have to go and make some lunch now!

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    Sloe gin, loads of sloes around at the moment.
    I'm only here cos I got on the wrong bus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikeywills View Post
    Sloe gin, loads of sloes around at the moment.
    Ooooh! Good call!

    I'll add Chilli Vodka to the boozey suggestion!

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    Christmas puds or cakes?
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    cookie mix in a jar with instructions?
    soup mix in a jar with instructions?

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    boozy individual christmas puds?
    I'm sticking to the booze theme as you can tell...
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    vanilla sugar? dead easy, stick a ribbon and a cardboard tasg, write with gold/silver pen, easy peasy [but no booze, damn!!!]

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