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Google ain't that great at it though. It only finds 14,600 results for me - I have over 17,000 posts here alone, never mind elsewhere on the net.
Goodness, and I'd thought until now that it was just between the few of us...
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Old 21.12.2017, 20:49
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The gingerbread man cookies we made were too good and soft and rum flavored...and there are no left for xmas
Selber schuld.

The amazingly expensive Sprungli bought ones also disappeared quickly. So, having eaten them, my daughter and partner have now spent a weekend making better - tradition.

This is the first year that they realise that they need to clean-up their own kitchen before hosting Christmas evening...
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Old 21.12.2017, 21:08
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Selber schuld.

The amazingly expensive Sprungli bought ones also disappeared quickly. So, having eaten them, my daughter and partner have now spent a weekend making better - tradition.

This is the first year that they realise that they need to clean-up their own kitchen before hosting Christmas evening...
WOW!! This one?
And you bought them all (not available anymore before November 2018).
Fr. 35.00 for 305g - you live in style
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Old 21.12.2017, 22:17
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The gingerbread man cookies we made were too good and soft and rum flavored...and there are no left for xmas
FWP: Wot, no recipe?

Please please please post your recipe - rum favored gingerbread sounds all kinds of awesome!
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Old 21.12.2017, 22:21
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I do not like ginger bread and ginger biscuits, but i would like to know what it is like to enjoy and get excited over them...
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Old 21.12.2017, 22:22
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FWP: Wot, no recipe?

Please please please post your recipe - rum favored gingerbread sounds all kinds of awesome!
Agreed. MC, this thread is desperately waiting for it.
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Old 21.12.2017, 22:31
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I just eat an entire Toronne. 100g - 69,6g of that was sugar

But, gee, it was good.
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A flight I just took has credited to the wrong frequent traveller programme, even though I got it changed specifically at the airport.

Now it's going to take me weeks to get it reversed and re-credited to the correct programme.
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There is no room for the turkey in my fridge.
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Old 24.12.2017, 16:38
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There is no room for the turkey in my fridge.
Put it outside in a plastic box. Works fine.
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Put it outside in a plastic box. Works fine.
Funny was just thinking of you, Songs of Praise and Country file Xmas specials are on telly later
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Old 24.12.2017, 17:25
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Funny was just thinking of you, Songs of Praise and Country file Xmas specials are on telly later
Always nice to feel loved.
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Old 24.12.2017, 18:26
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Chocolate stout or mulled cider? Hmm...
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Old 24.12.2017, 18:29
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Both
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Old 24.12.2017, 18:35
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Chocolate stout! I think I'm going to be .
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Chocolate stout! I think I'm going to be .
You've not lived. Is marvellous. And locally brewed. Yum.
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No thanks. I'll stick to a nice glass of port.
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Old 27.12.2017, 10:28
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I do not like ginger bread and ginger biscuits, but i would like to know what it is like to enjoy and get excited over them...
I love them sugar reduced and with a lot of pepper and fresh ginger. It is the spice mix that is pleasant, grown up crackers.

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FWP: Wot, no recipe?

Please please please post your recipe - rum favored gingerbread sounds all kinds of awesome!
Oks - in case anone still has the time to refill the cookie box, here are MC's ultimate gingerbreads

400g flour, 150g icing sugar, 100g melted butter, 2 large eggs, 120g liquid warm honey (i mix it with golden sirup), 1/2 tea spoon of baking soda, a capsule of rum flavor or a big shot of real one, a sachet of vanilla sugar, a sachet of 'pain d'épice' spice mix (a whole one from Manor or 3 tb sp of Coop/Migros mix). Mix it all, let it sleep in the fridge over night to roll out a cm thick dough the next day. Place on the baking paper and glaze witb egg white. Bake 7-9min at 200deg. If you have fresh ginger, grate it and add to the dough.

As you let it cool but not entirely (abstain from eating them all), get a large tupperware ready, slice an orange in it in half, put the gingerbreads in and seal. They are better the next day.

While we are the festivities - I made mulled wine drink that disappeared in a few mins too. MC's mulled wine:

A bottle of white wine, a shot of rum, a bottle of apple cider, some apple juice, 3 star-anis, 3 twigs of cinnamon, 5 cloves, brown sugar, zest and juice from one ripe orange. Warm it (70deg) for a while and take off the heat. Serve it over fresh slices of lemon and a cinnamon twig from the pot.

Happy holidays, everyone!
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Re: The First World Problem Thread

<<'pain d'épice' spice mix>>
what's in it? Can I just use cinnamon, cardamom, cloves instead?
(I googled it on the Migros page, did not find it )
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<<'pain d'épice' spice mix>>
what's in it? Can I just use cinnamon, cardamom, cloves instead?
(I googled it on the Migros page, did not find it )
I used the Manor sachet (ginger in it, too, and star anis) Migros has an already pre-mix jar and Coop too. In case you want to mix your own gingerbread spice mix: http://www.marmiton.org/recettes/rec...ces_11087.aspx
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