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What is Mincemeat?

What is Mincemeat

What is Mincemeat? While individual recipes may vary, normally mincemeat is a mixture of currants, raisins, sugar, apples, candied peel, spices and suet (a solid, shredded fat) all cooked together. Sometimes brandy, rum or other wines or spirits are added for flavour. More recently, cranberries or dried apricots may also be included. Mincemeat is a very Read More…

The Hearth and Soul Hop Thanksgiving Edition

The Hearth and Soul Hop

Welcome to the Thanksgiving Edition of The Hearth and Soul Hop, the blog hop for family and comfort food recipes, healthy, sustainable living posts, homemaking, gardening, family, kids, crafts and DIY. Encouraging and inspiring posts are very welcome too. I was in San Francisco last week, one of my favourite cities in the world. We have Read More…

What is Stir Up Sunday?

What is Stir Up Sunday

What is Stir Up Sunday? Stir Up Sunday is the name given to the last Sunday before Advent in the Christian calendar, which this year falls on November 23rd. ‘’Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works, may of Thee Read More…

Places to Visit in San Francisco

Places to Visit in San Francisco

One of my favourite cities, San Francisco is rich with history and culture, offering something for everyone. These are some of my favourite places to visit in San Francisco. The Ferry Building, Pier 39 and Fisherman’s Wharf Foodies should be sure to check out the bustling market in the Ferry Building for artisanal food and drink. Read More…

The Hearth and Soul Hop November 17

The Hearth and Soul Hop

Welcome to The Hearth and Soul Hop, the blog hop for family and comfort food recipes, healthy, sustainable living posts, homemaking, gardening, family, kids, crafts and DIY. Encouraging and inspiring posts are very welcome too. This week finds me in California again. I always enjoy the sunshine, great food, friendly people and the shopping. My Read More…