Christmas 2013

So Christmas has come and gone in the Muddy Kitchen Floor kitchen. I was hoping to blog every other day with Christmas recipes, tips and tricks for the perfect roast potatoes, crisp sweet parsnips, and juicy turkey. Instead the whole event of Christmas flew past in a whirlwind of tinsel, stuffing and fairy lights. Christmas…

The Smell of Christmas

What sums up the smell of Christmas?  For me there are a lot of things.  Some typical, some not so typical.  Obviously the weeks (months) before December when you start making the Christmas cake.  The Brandy and fruit, mixed spices, combining to create a lovely dark rich cake.  Same goes for the Christmas Pudding Mix,…

A Simple Supper

Sometimes plain and simple is just the best type of meal. For once, a December dinner was not turkey based. Just a plain and simple sausage, mash and beans. I have a love hate relationship with mashed potato. It has to be totally smooth with absolutely no lumps in it at all. It’s not uncommon…

The 3 T’s

So Christmas spirit has hit the Muddy Kitchen Floor as you may have guessed by our change in background, change in header and the new widget of snow falling.  If there was a way I could get a 3D sparkly Christmas tree on there I would!  I may experiment with soundcloud later to add some…