The Best Christmas Dinner?

Discussion in 'Cookery' started by Gundulph, Dec 23, 2009.

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  1. Okay, we've had some fantastic recipes over the past year from several members. Add your Favourite Christmas Meal recipes and Top Tips here. I have the Jamie Oliver Christmas Prep DVD complete with Crib Cards that I have used and followed for the past 3 or so years, most of the prep is carried out on Christmas Eve.

    So, Add your Top Tips or your own Special Christmas Dinner Schedule below this post:

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  2. mysteron

    mysteron LE Book Reviewer

    I am not sure whether I want to do this or not - but here is the list and plan on how to have a stress-free, yet tasty Xmas:

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    Recipes available on request
     
  3. Bloody hell I'm full from just reading it. Fair goes though!
     
  4. I had a stroke of good fortune. Called in at Aldi to find two microwave christmas dinners in the freezer so I bought both. That's this year and next year taken care of, how lucky was that.
     
  5. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Feckin 'ell!I wonder if Mysteron has a warning order to go with that!?
     
  6. This post is absolute comedic brilliance right across the humour spectrum.
     
  7. Fang_Farrier

    Fang_Farrier LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

  8. I'll go for Rod Liddle's recipe in the Spectator, which has the benefits of being seasonal, topical and includes instruction to "shove a kebab skewer or wooden skewer through the arsehole" in the marinading section.
     
  9. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Drinks tip...

    Get your lemons & limes & cut them into inchish chunks & put one into each ice cube block & freeze.I also add a dash of ginger cordial to the water & lemon chunk before freezing for the whisky.
     
  10. I had a small contribution with maybe a little humour, but I bow down to this one!

    I am in the presence of a master!

    (Retires laughing to garden as choking sets in !!!)
     
  11. Putting that shoite into even the shitest of whisky is just plain wrong. :)
     
  12. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Not if you dont like the c*nt!
     
  13. Ok fair one.Shame to see it wasted. :D
     
  14. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Give em cheap rotgut from Lidls,keep the Bells Sherry Cask for moi! :twisted:
     
  15. I'm doing beef wellington (I'll post the recipe up later, but if you're really interested it's one of Ramsey's)... it involves a mushroom puree and parma ham wrap, and a good brushing of mustard. Serving that with roasties, pigs in blankets, carrot batons and mange tout baked in butter and nutmeg, and a port and stilton gravy. That's the lot, no starter or anything... I don't want to be in the kitchen all day, 2 hours is plenty. Stilton, Cheddar, Yarg and Camembert are for afters, with biscuits. (No cooking you see).

    Edited to add: Mysteron is a ******* nutter! Talk about obsessive compulsive.
    But good on you mate.... I'm only doing a big paella tomorrow night and that will do me for a few days lunches refried with pittas. Boxing day is cold meats with pickles and leftover wellington. I ain't cooking.