Christmas Feast

We are hosting Christmas dinner this year and I am doing the cooking. My parents are British so I grew up with the traditional English feast. When I was a boy I went to my Gran & Grandad’s house in Ashford, Kent one year and fondly remember the meal, complete with Christmas Plum Pudding that had coins hidden inside. I have put together my menu putting a modern twist on the traditional English Christmas Dinner. I never acquired the taste for plum pudding and we did turkey at Thanksgiving so I am skipping those. Here is what I am preparing:

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May the Cake Be With You

My son is turning 7 this month and he is a huge Star Wars fan. He loves the Clone Wars cartoons, Lego Star Wars video games, Lego Star Wars toys, Star Wars action figures, Star Wars miniatures etc. In 2008 he was a Clone Trooper for Halloween and this year he went as Jango Fett. So when I asked him what theme he wanted for his birthday, the immediate answer was STAR WARS!!! Me: You mean like last year? Him: Uh? Yeah!

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