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Happy Non-Sectarian Festival Holiday! [20091224|18:46]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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So the bloke bought a ham, because his parents are coming over for NSFH dinner tomorrow. We have to feed four people. Somehow this entailed purchasing the Biggest Gammon Joint In The World. It didn't fit into any of our pots, not even the double boiler. We had to buy a new pot just to cook this ham, and it barely fits into that one.

The Biggest Ham In The World


The ham had to be boiled for three hours in a broth of cider, vegetables, bay leaves and peppercorns. The house smells amazing. That port, by the way, is the 2008 Barnard Griffin Syrah, which was purchased in Washington state on our last trip to USA, for nine whole dollars. It is excellent.

I Sense That Pig Is Near


"If I laser my way through the table with my eyes, the ham will fall into my mouth."

Not Amused


"You will give me the string. AND the ham. Do not toy with me, human."

The String! The STRIIIIIING!


BHITW Is Ready For Oven


If you'll excuse me, I have to go and get more port into me before the bloke cottons onto it and realizes he should stop drinking ale.
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[User Picture]From: chickenfeet2003
2009-12-24 19:14 (UTC)
Those kittens are growing like weeds!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2009-12-25 11:04 (UTC)
It feels like every time I turn around, I find their food bowl is empty. They have discovered that they like Christmas very much, given that it involves licking a good many meaty pans and being given little bits of crackling.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2009-12-25 11:05 (UTC)
Hurrah! I hope you're enjoying yours. :-)
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[User Picture]From: victorine
2009-12-24 21:08 (UTC)
To quote Eric Cartman, That's what Christmas is all about. "HAM!"
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2009-12-25 11:06 (UTC)
Yes! Ham and cheese and mince pies with brandy butter and satsumas and chocolate and roast vegetables and gravy and FOOOOOD.
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From: pbristow
2009-12-25 12:07 (UTC)
Aw, those photogenic boys... Hollywood beckons... =:o>
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2009-12-25 12:53 (UTC)
Their Synchronized Ham Begging Dance is truly Oscar-worthy.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2009-12-29 05:11 (UTC)
What little erm, hams? they are. ;)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2010-01-04 20:02 (UTC)
I swear they actually know how to play up to the camera now. Probably because they've been papped daily since their arrival in this house!
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