Star-Topped Mince Pies:This is the way I make my mince pies, and there is no changing me or them: they are small, to be popped straight into the mouth in one go; the pastry is plain, the better to contrast with the rich, fruited filling; and they have not full casings but little stars as lids, which makes them look beautiful and taste flutteringly light.
Mincemeat Prize Cookies. My mother made these cookies when I was a little girl. How thrilled I was to see this on Pinterest. She is gone now but I can put these back on my cookie list for must make this year.
The Best Swedish Meatballs - 1 lb / 500g minced meat, ¼ cup GF bread crumbs, 1 Tb parsley, 1 ts oregano, ¼ cup onion, ½ ts Garlic Powder, ⅛ ts Pepper, ½ ts salt, 1 egg, Brown 12-20 balls then remove - SAUCE - in same pan 1 Tb nut oil, 3- 5 Tb ghee or ccnut oil, 3 Tb arrowroot/tapioca flour, 2 cups beef broth, 1 cup ccnut cream, 1 Tb Tamari sauce, 1 ts Dijon mustard salt and pepper to taste - ADD meatballs back in - Serve with rice or noodles