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All the trimmings


Extra things which complete or improve the appearance of something.

“In my family, we have always had Christmas with all the trimmings, so we have a Christmas tree, decorations, gifts, Christmas songs, silly Christmas games and, most importantly, Christmas lunch.”(The English We Speak)


Cranberry mince  pies Recipe


Mincemeat, a sweet, spicy mixture of small pieces of apple, dried fruit and nuts, (but not meat), which is often eaten at Christmas in mince pies.


Christmas food Crossword


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This entry was posted on 24/12/2012 by in Food, Quiz, Traditions.
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