Post by retrofuturist on Dec 29, 2008 17:51:07 GMT 10
I had too much ham. My wife insisted on over-catering again this year and my father-in-law baked a ham in 2.5 litres of Coca-Cola. Needless to say, we've been eating it ever since, though I've got a real hankering for some fresh vegies! I think I've only put on about 0.5kg since Xmas morning so that's not too bad I guess. Better than last year!
I did the catering this year. I cooked one small turkey and lots of baked vegies and two salads. It fed seven people and there were no left overs. I think because there was no super-abundance of food, there wasn't the same opportunity to over indulge. I think that is the key. Great to hear you had a fab Christmas! Cheers
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Post by retrofuturist on Dec 30, 2008 7:43:00 GMT 10
Greetings Ben ~
Yes, I wish my wife had the same sensible thoughts over Christmas preparation. To back it up, it was her father's birthday on Boxing Day and he insisted on going to the all-you-can-eat lunch at Sante in the Crown complex. We were not really in the mood for that come Boxing Day!
Greetings JC ~
Was it some of that nice American candy? Confectionary in Australia is totally second rate in comparison.
Post by retrofuturist on Dec 30, 2008 11:01:27 GMT 10
No really, I don't think you understand how bad our candy is! Our chocolate isn't very milky on account of the climate... this is to help prevent it from melting. Then there's a whole lot of cool artificial flavours like grape, cinnamon, cherry and so forth which never get used here. It really is pretty dire.
Post by naechstenliebe on Dec 30, 2008 12:56:56 GMT 10
hmmm... luckily i didn't overindulge too much during christmas... but i had a really hard time keeping myself from eating all of the christmas cookies i had made to send out in the mail about a week beforehand!!!