Christmas pudding has been a traditions to finish off the Christmas dinner, particularly in Great Britain. Pictures of the flaming pudding being taken to the dinner table go hand in hand with every Christmas meal. In fact many Christmas cards and decorations carry pictures of the Classic Christmas pudding. However, few people know about your history, your roots and your superstitions of your Christmas pudding.
Have you ever noticed the cat’s behavior when it is in the litter box? The cat may circle, like a dog, scratch at the litter, dig and then settle down to do its business. After the cat finishes, it scratches and digs some more, covers the droppings, and then leaves the box. The cat’s paws are full of litter dust and waste matter, so it sits and licks them clean. Or at least as clean as a cat can get it. The cat’s paws are still full of the bacteria from the box. And every surface that those paws touch are also receiving this rapidly growing and spreading bacteria. So if the cat jumps and lays around on the kitchen counter it is getting a good dose of bacteria. When you prepare your family’s meal or the cat’s food you could be giving everyone a large unhealthy dose of bacteria.
Finally, after all that excess, finish off with a few fresh fruit, which means you feel that you have been really healthy, savoring your breakfast in the open air.
Hispanic people use pinatas during birthdays and all kinds of festive occasions. This tradition has become popular with non-Hispanic families as well.
Have you ever seen those makeup removal pads? They’re round, they’re white and they’re perfect for creating an eye-popping Christmas tree wrap. The pads are very inexpensive and you get many in a pack for about a buck. Butt the pads together as you string them and you’ll have a full, garland-type spiral for the tree. Space them apart on fishing twine and you get a completely different look. A tiny dot of hot glue can be used to hold each pad in its place on the twine. If you want you can spray the finished strands with glitter.
Well, you’re hardly prone to break them above the grill, but you can make individual small Battery Shell Foil trays – or even use the kinds in which individual pies are sold.
In the invitation, ask guests to bring a favorite summer recipe to add to your collection. You could even compile a cookbook later to give to friends and family. A request for a recipe is a good substitution for a covered dish which guests often bring to summer gatherings.
Cooking outdoors can be very enjoyable and delicious. It contributes to the relaxing rhythm of an outdoor adventure and invites others to share in the work, or keep you company while you are cooking. Be sure to clean up, wipe down and store all unused food. Outdoor cooking is an integral element of rafting and camping. It enriches the experience, slows the pace and enhances the flavors of food. Enjoy what comes along and be sure to share the joy of cooking at the camp fire!