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Welcome • I’m so excited to bring you this year’s edition of the Good Housekeeping Christmas Collection, which is packed with wonderful festive recipes that are as inspiring as they are helpful at this busy yet enjoyable time.
With love at Christmas • Share a little magic this festive season with these gorgeous food and home gifts. We have something for all tastes and budgets, so smiles are guaranteed all round!
Stir & make a wish • Christmas is coming! So find your biggest mixing bowl and get ready to fill your house with the smells of sugar, spice and all things nice on Stir-up Sunday. As well as our wonderful cake and pud, we also have some fabulous mincemeat recipes for you – starting on page 22
’Tis the season to be spicy! • From punchy black pepper to fiery ginger and warming nutmeg, one of the great things about Christmas is the variety of spices we can use. So crack open those cardamom pods, sprinkle that cinnamon and treat your guests to our savoury dishes and sweet treats – they’re delicious, different and oh-so versatile!
A sparkling get-together • Create special memories this holiday season with our magical menu of delightful cocktails and canapés – so let the lights twinkle, the conversation flow and the party begin!
Set the scene • Raise the curtain on a fabulous festive feast with a stunning starter. Our collection of elegant entrées, many of which can be prepped ahead of time, set the perfect tone for the delights to follow…
Let the feasting begin • Serve up something spectacular on Christmas Day with our fabulous festive menu. We’ve triple-tested every recipe to make sure the big day goes to plan – and less stress for you means you can sit back and enjoy the meal with your guests
How to get the turkey just right • The sheer size of a turkey can make many a cook quite nervous, but this simple how-to will always give you perfect results.
Something different • Feeling adventurous or just not a fan of turkey? Take a look at our selection of amazing centrepiece alternatives for your festive get-together. We have wonderful roast ideas, as well as a clever vegan surprise to celebrate the special day
Magical veggie menu • Our stunning meal for six people is something everyone – including meat eaters – will love, and remember long after the festivities have passed. From delicious canapés to a starter, main, sides and a decadent dessert, we have everything covered…
Let’s raise a glass! • Say cheers this festive season with a fabulous tipple or two – we’ve even got an alcohol-free one. Our experts at the Good Housekeeping Institute have sipped their way through the latest buys to bring you the very best for your Christmas table
Desserts to wow • Serve up a showstopper or two at the end of your Christmas feast with our fabulous puds. Choose from a mouthwatering cheesecake, an oh-so glamorous jelly and a mulled wine trifle to name but a few. It’s time to dig in and indulge!
Made for sharing • Hosting loved ones is a joy at this special time of year. Our sensational feed-a-crowd recipes are perfect for a party, allowing you to get everything ready in advance so you can join in with the fun and festivities
ALL you need for CHRISTMAS is GOOD HOUSEKEEPING • Our legendary Christmas issue is full of sparkling ideas for the season ahead, and if you subscribe by 31 October to one of our fabulous offers, you’ll get it delivered free to your door.
Midweek marvels from the freezer • With a little planning, you can create some fantastic lunch and dinner options for everyday eating over the festive...