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Once again this holiday, I have had requests for my Whiskey Christmas Cake Recipe so here goes:

1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup water
1 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar
Lemon juice
4 large eggs
Nuts
1 bottle Whiskey
2 cups dried fruit

Sample the Whiskey to check quality. Take a large bowl; check the Scotch again to be sure it is of the highest quality..

Repeat.

Turn on the electric mixer. Beat one cup of butter in a large fluffy bowl.
Add 1 teaspoon of sugar. Beat again.

At this point, it is best to make sure the Whiskey is still OK. Try another cup just in case.
Turn off the mixerr thingy.

Break 2 egss and add to the bowl and chuck in the cup of dried fruit.
Pick the fruit up off the floor.

Mix on the turner.

If the fried druit getas stuck in the beaterers, just pry it loose with a drewscriver.

Sample the Whiskey to test for tonsisticity.

Next, sift 2 cups of salt, or something.

Check the Whiskey.
Now shift the lemon juice and strain your nuts.

Add one table.
Add a spoon of sugar, or somefink. Whatever you can find.


Greash the oven.

Turn the cake tin 360 degrees and try not to fall over.

Don't forget to beat off the turner

Finally, throw the bowl through the window.
Finish the Whiskey and wipe the counter with the cat.

Cherry Mistmas
 

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Once again this holiday, I have had requests for my Whiskey Christmas Cake Recipe so here goes:

1 cup sugar
1 tsp. baking powder
1 cup water
1 tsp. salt
1 cup brown sugar
Lemon juice
4 large eggs
Nuts
1 bottle Whiskey
2 cups dried fruit

Sample the Whiskey to check quality. Take a large bowl; check the Scotch again to be sure it is of the highest quality..

Repeat.

Turn on the electric mixer. Beat one cup of butter in a large fluffy bowl.
Add 1 teaspoon of sugar. Beat again.

At this point, it is best to make sure the Whiskey is still OK. Try another cup just in case.
Turn off the mixerr thingy.

Break 2 egss and add to the bowl and chuck in the cup of dried fruit.
Pick the fruit up off the floor.

Mix on the turner.

If the fried druit getas stuck in the beaterers, just pry it loose with a drewscriver.

Sample the Whiskey to test for tonsisticity.

Next, sift 2 cups of salt, or something.

Check the Whiskey.
Now shift the lemon juice and strain your nuts.

Add one table.
Add a spoon of sugar, or somefink. Whatever you can find.


Greash the oven.

Turn the cake tin 360 degrees and try not to fall over.

Don't forget to beat off the turner

Finally, throw the bowl through the window.
Finish the Whiskey and wipe the counter with the cat.

Cherry Mistmas
:clap2:my sort of cake
 

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I've been having that cake for years now, although I tend to dispense with nearly all the ingredients but just that one little drop...
 

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Home meaning original place that you come from. Some people still think of it as home Hombre, you can't knock them for it even if you don't agree...
Yeah..I guess you're right PW,,,"home is where the heart is " and all that. It's just that I often wonder, when people emigrate, what's the point of hankering after "Blighty". Maybe it's me...but if it pulls at your heartstrings...why leave it in the first place? I'm coming over as a heartless t***t I know, but I'm not really. I do tend to look at things in a "cold" light though, probably the result of being in business most of my life. Plus I'm not sentimental by nature.
Oops ! I feel like I'm on the couch.
 

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Yeah..I guess you're right PW,,,"home is where the heart is " and all that. It's just that I often wonder, when people emigrate, what's the point of hankering after "Blighty". Maybe it's me...but if it pulls at your heartstrings...why leave it in the first place? I'm coming over as a heartless t***t I know, but I'm not really. I do tend to look at things in a "cold" light though, probably the result of being in business most of my life. Plus I'm not sentimental by nature.
Oops ! I feel like I'm on the couch.
Well, I think that most things that you don't see in the same way are difficult to understand. Seeing different points of view on this forum is very revealing and is teaching me a lot about how other people see the world and is perhaps teaching me to be more "live and let live"?????????
However, posting on a forum and having someone living next door to you or working with someone who doesn't share you view of the world are two different things, aren't they :)
PS I do agree that "if it pulls at your heartstrings..." And also, if you don't like it here then go back and stop moaning about it, nobody asked you to come...:(
Hmmmm I feel like on the couch too! Is it big enough for two???? Ha ha
 

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I dont hanker after it, but my older daughters are there so theres a bit of a pull, but not only that there is a lot of nostalgia too. Places I used to go, things I used to see, memories, people..... I dont wanna go back there to live - ever, but its where I come from, so I guess that makes it home??!

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Maybe to put it in a broader perspective,, planet Earth is home to all of us, and we can all watch in amazement but not surprise as out world leaders fail to come up with a meaningful agreement at the Copenhagen conference this week....
 

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we can all watch in amazement but not surprise as out world leaders fail to come up with a meaningful agreement at the Copenhagen conference this week....
Absolutely!

Sad, isn't it? :( Are they EVER going to get it together ?????????
 

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Absolutely!

Sad, isn't it? :( Are they EVER going to get it together ?????????
Too many hidden agendas going on!!! Which IMO is what this whole global warming thing is about!

Politics aside, the bottom line IMO is that the planet has too many people on it, using up the resources too quickly. The temperature, whether it be warming or cooling (It was the threat of global cooling and the hole in the ozone layer when I was a t school) has nowt to do with it, thats the money spinner and the smokescreen for the politicians and the paranoid power crazy.

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Too many hidden agendas going on!!! Which IMO is what this whole global warming thing is about!

Politics aside, the bottom line IMO is that the planet has too many people on it, using up the resources too quickly. The temperature, whether it be warming or cooling (It was the threat of global cooling and the hole in the ozone layer when I was a t school) has nowt to do with it, thats the money spinner and the smokescreen for the politicians and the paranoid power crazy.

Jo xxx
Don't know about the second part of your post, but the hidden agendas?? Yes, that's it. It's all the stuff we DON'T know about that's making the world go round - or grind to a halt more likely
 

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Don't know about the second part of your post, but the hidden agendas?? Yes, that's it. It's all the stuff we DON'T know about that's making the world go round - or grind to a halt more likely
My OH is into all this and he will only listen to unbiased scientists and naturalists and apparently thats what they're all saying - too many people - thats the only problem with the world. The temperature thing is a natural phenominom thats being changing since the world began and will continue to do so. This has been jumped on by the politicians, world leaders and anti capitalists, who not only can make money out of it but can use it to keep "up and coming" superpowers down!


Now I'm not sure what the answer to the people thing is - well not a realistic or humane one!!

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My OH is into all this and he will only listen to unbiased scientists and naturalists and apparently thats what they're all saying - too many people - thats the only problem with the world. The temperature thing is a natural phenominom thats being changing since the world began and will continue to do so. This has been jumped on by the politicians, world leaders and anti capitalists, who not only can make money out of it but can use it to keep "up and coming" superpowers down!


Now I'm not sure what the answer to the people thing is - well not a realistic or humane one!!

Jo xxx
Well, i'd be interested to read smth in English about the population theory Jo, so if you could give me a reference??
I do think though, it's no use denying that a better use of our planet's resources would benefit us all.
Anyway, got to go and face freezing cold to go out and earn a couple of miserable euros.
 

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Well, i'd be interested to read smth in English about the population theory Jo, so if you could give me a reference??
I do think though, it's no use denying that a better use of our planet's resources would benefit us all.
Anyway, got to go and face freezing cold to go out and earn a couple of miserable euros.
I agree with that!! He reads alot of David Attenboroughs stuff???????? I dont know where he gets it from, he'll be on his laptop and suddenly come out with "stuff". The other day he was banging on about how China had taken over some land in Ethiopa, because there wasnt enough space in China to grow crops. So they pay the Ethiopians to grow it for them, only the ethiopians dont want the money they want and need the crops, but cant have them cos its for the chinese??????????????????? summat like that????? I'm frightened to show too much interest cos he might tell me even more. I usually nod my head and say "thats interesting dear" LOL!!!

Seriously tho,I am interested in what goes on, but I get incensed by the global warming rubbish! yes, we need to become more resouceful and to reduce pollution and our horrendous wastfulness. But for heavens sake, there are so many holes and inaccurancies in the GW argument, I almost resent the government and the media for thinking that "the great unwashed" are stupid enough to believe in it! I go completely mad when that advert comes on the TV with the little girl having a nice cosy, cuddly, relaxing, sleep inducing bedtime story about the END OF THE WORLD - sweet dreams darling!!! FFS

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I agree with that!! He reads alot of David Attenboroughs stuff???????? I dont know where he gets it from, he'll be on his laptop and suddenly come out with "stuff". The other day he was banging on about how China had taken over some land in Ethiopa, because there wasnt enough space in China to grow crops. So they pay the Ethiopians to grow it for them, only the ethiopians dont want the money they want and need the crops, but cant have them cos its for the chinese??????????????????? summat like that????? I'm frightened to show too much interest cos he might tell me even more. I usually nod my head and say "thats interesting dear" LOL!!!

Seriously tho,I am interested in what goes on, but I get incensed by the global warming rubbish! yes, we need to become more resouceful and to reduce pollution and our horrendous wastfulness. But for heavens sake, there are so many holes and inaccurancies in the GW argument, I almost resent the government and the media for thinking that "the great unwashed" are stupid enough to believe in it! I go completely mad when that advert comes on the TV with the little girl having a nice cosy, cuddly, relaxing, sleep inducing bedtime story about the END OF THE WORLD - sweet dreams darling!!! FFS

rant over :eek:


Jo xxx
It doesn't matter anyway because the earth is going to be demolished by the Vogons to make way for a hyperspace bypass as anyone who reads the right books would know.


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It doesn't matter anyway because the earth is going to be demolished by the Vogons to make way for a hyperspace bypass as anyone who reads the right books would know.


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Yes this is true, but not until after they have read us some poetry.....

Global warming is the media's invention; the correct term is climate change and whether it is manmade or natural, we should at least try and do something about it. BUT I totally agree that the real issue is too many people - I say that fully aware that we are adding one more to the equation.
 
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