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Our favourite (and worst) Christmas recipes

Our staff share their favourite – and sometimes their least favourite – recipes for Christmas time.

Christmas is an excuse to combine dairy and liquor at any and every opportunity. Eggnog. Cheese and wine. And the best of them all: brandy butter. Cream together unsalted butter, icing sugar and brandy. I don’t measure anything because it leaves …

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Our favourite (and worst) Christmas songs

Our staff share their favourite – and sometimes their least favourite – songs on the radio at Christmas time.

I love really old carols that lean more towards the amusingly dramatic than the soppy – ‘God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen’, ‘We Three Kings’ and so on. I’m not sure why, I think perhaps they feel more festive than songs like ‘Grown-Up Chri…

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Our favourite (and worst) Christmas films

Our staff share their favourite – and sometimes their least favourite – films for Christmas time.

My all-time favourite Christmas movies are Home Alone and While You Were Sleeping. But over the past few years I started a new tradition for myself of watching super cheesy Hallmark Christmas movies (Hallmark releases a new batch every Christmas). …

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