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The Most Popular Recipes of 2015 | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

The Most Popular Recipes of 2015

A belated Merry Christmas to you all. Did you have a nice day? Mine was spent with my parents, siblings and their partners at my brother’s place in Wagga Wagga. We had a traditional Aussie Christmas lunch consisting of crabs, cold prawns and cold ham with a couple of salads. Too hot for hot food […]

The Most Popular Recipes of 2014 | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

The Most Popular Recipes of 2014

Another year has come to an end. It feels like 2014 has absolutely flown by. I started the year in Australia, and am finishing the year in Australia. I’m so lucky to be able to fly to the other side of the world two years in a row to spend time with my family. And escape […]

Edible Gift Ideas | Close Encounters of the Cooking Kind

Edible Gift Ideas

Today I’m doing something a bit different than usual. I’m going to bring you my very first recipe round-up! Are you excited? I am! Today’s recipe round-up is perfect for this time of year – it involves gifts and food – it’s the edible gift recipe round-up! If you’re struggling to think of a gift for a […]