Foodie Friday Plus The Novel Bakers' Christmas Goodies

Foodie Friday Plus The Novel Bakers' Christmas Goodies

Since Monday, I've been playing with The Novel Bakers (you'll find links at the end of this post) and Nigella Lawson, so this is my finale: a slob's speedy version of her impeccable recipes.

We've been eating way too many desserts at our house, but I wanted to try Nigella's

Star-Topped Mince Pies. According to her, "They are small, to be popped straight into

the mouth in one go."

Predictably, I ran into trouble. Technical trouble.

Between bottomless cupcake tins and too-little pie dough, I was forced to put a desperate spin on the pies. I cut the dough to fit my fire engine red ramekins--more than a mouthful, to be sure. Even so, I found myself with leftover mincemeat and dough.

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