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Old Wives Tales from the Old Wives Club




Most people have grown up with “Old Wives Tales”: fables and fact from stories of old.

Thumbnail image for RECIPE: Brie & Pear Pastries by Christine Watson

RECIPE: Brie & Pear Pastries by Christine Watson

The Marquette Turner Luxury Homes team are always wanting me to give them great food, and this one is a delight. And, whilst we all try to be a healthy bunch, we’re partial to the odd exemption!

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Thumbnail image for RECIPE from Christine Watson – Thai Prawn & Mango Skewers

RECIPE from Christine Watson – Thai Prawn & Mango Skewers

A sunday barbecue lunch delight, good for any time of the year.

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RECIPE: Corn Beef Braised with Red Wine and Juniper Berries

Christine Watson: This is a favourite recipe of mine and simple to make. Best of all, it goes down a treat. So, here’s the recipe for how to make corn beef with red wine and juniper berries.

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How to…Cure a Cold with Old Fashioned Remedies

Christine Watson: Here’s some simple (and somewhat old fashioned) tips on how to cure a cold, the flu, or just a few sniffles! They’re certainly worth a try 🙂

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Thumbnail image for RECIPE:  Spicy Grilled Prawn Skewers

RECIPE: Spicy Grilled Prawn Skewers

Christine Watson: Whether it’s a dinner party or a family dinner that you’re cooking for, these prawn skewers will always be a fabulous option.

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Thumbnail image for RECIPE: Caviar Torte with Champagne Onions

RECIPE: Caviar Torte with Champagne Onions

Christine Watson: This caviar torte with champagne onions sounds impressive and tastes even better. Quick and easy to whip up, it will make approximately 100 servings on a hors d’oeuvre buffer.

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Thumbnail image for RECIPE: “Drunk on Turkey”

RECIPE: “Drunk on Turkey”

Christine Watson: This turkey recipe combines wine, bourbon, sherry, soy sauce, vegetable oil, sugar, star anise, ginger and pepper together with rice or cous cous.

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Old Wives Tales: “Winter”

Christine Watson: Old Wives’ Tales are urban legends, and regardless of how much truth they hold they are fun to read nonetheless. In this article I’m looking at “tales” on “winter”.

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Thumbnail image for RECIPE: Salmon Vodka Baskets are the Perfect Entree

RECIPE: Salmon Vodka Baskets are the Perfect Entree

Christine Watson: This salmon entree recipe is a great help in taking the stress out of a dinner party and ease into it with this fabulous party starter.

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How to Tidy Your Home “au naturale”: Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Methods

Simon Turner: Clean your home with the most natural, environmentally friendly methods.

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