Alfajores – Argentinian Biscuits with Dulce de Leche

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Cranberry & Orange Relish Recipe

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice. Big Batch Recipe

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Pumpkin & Cranberry Bread. Big Batch Recipe

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36 Best Ever Summer Salads!

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Big Batch Gingerbread Cake Recipe – MamaBake Community Recipe

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Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe. Big Batch!

When working in commercial kitchens, my Christmas fruit cake making would usually begin sometime in September when I would receive large boxes of dried fruit which would then be mixed with many bottles of alcohol for a good soak. In late October I would begin making the cakes and set them aside to age until […]

Greek Honey Biscuits (Melomakarona). Big batch recipe!

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Spice up Your Life! 17 Recipes Using Spices!

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Chocolate Nougat

This Easter just past, I made this sweet, sticky chocolate nougat as gifts for family, friends and co-workers. There is a bit of a process to making nougat and it is worth reading through the recipe before attempting it. Confectionary making is good fun, pretty messy but gets really impressive results. I would recommend never […]

Easy Cinnamon Salt Dough! No Bake!

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4 Budget Christmas Main Course Ideas

Christmas Lunch can be an expensive affair, but it doesn’t have to be. Your crowd of family and friends will be happy as long as they’re fed. It doesn’t have to be a big roast, a massive glazed ham, or the difficult-to-keep-moist and hard-to-fit-in-the-oven turkey. If you’re looking to save some cash on your centerpiece […]

20 Mamabake Recipes for the Christmas Table

We’ve written many a recipe at MamaBake and over the years we’ve developed quite a cache of Christmas table appropriate dishes and desserts. Take methods from our 3 meals with 1 pork shoulder, lamb leg and roast chicken to make your leftover go further, add some old school charm with sausage and egg twists, make […]

Christmas Party Recipes – by Slow Food Orange, NSW

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10 Alternatives to Buying Christmas Presents

by Emma Chow Around this time of year people go shopping mad, filling up the car parks of shopping centers, flooding city strip malls and dropping huge amounts of cash on gifts for everyone from their best and beloved, to the man who reads the water meter. Or maybe you’re like me and you order […]

Saving Money on Christmas Presents: The Family Kris Kringle

By Emma Chow My partner has a huge family. The incredible thing about this huge family is that they all really love and care for one another; very different from my own experiences growing up. For some years our tiny family budget suffered trying to select truly thoughtful and desirable gifts for these many family […]

7 Make Ahead Side Dishes for Christmas Day

By Emma Chow For this day, the casserole dish is your friend. A lovely ceramic baking dish that may languish in this warm time of the year, is a great opportunity to make something that only needs to be thrown into the oven before serving time, while you busy yourself with other activities like shelling […]

15 Edible Gifts To Make From Scratch

By Emma Chow Honestly, I’ve given all of these things as Christmas gifts over the last few years. Family and friends really appreciate a  little package of home-made deliciousness and these treats are far cheaper to make than their store bought counterparts, and can be tailor made to suit the tastes of your beloved. All […]

Spicy Gingerbread

I love to make gingerbread, especially for Christmas. But here in the land of yuletide summer, I find that my family don’t appreciate the spicy deliciousness of proper gingerbread on a hot day. The tray of cookies is always disappointingly still half full at the end of a day of gorging, while I’m certain that […]

10 Ways to Save for Christmas in Eight Weeks

  By Kate McFarlane It’s now just about 8 weeks until Christmas (I know – it’s come around WAY too fast!) and it’s that time when everyone is thinking, “Let’s get our friends together for a bbq/dinner/lunch before the silly season sets in”. Funny, it seems to me that festive craziness creeps up earlier and […]