CHRISTMAS ALREADY

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CHRISTMAS ALREADY

Post by lynny » 24 Sep 2018, 16:04

I bought a packet of Mr Kiplings mince pies from Coles today, complete with pastry holly leaves on top. There were six and now there are only three left.

Well, they did have to be eaten by the 28th October 2018 ??? :icon_biggrin:

Nothing's special any more is it. :xmas_kiss I did resist the christmas puddings......

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Post by Dreamweaver » 24 Sep 2018, 17:46

I guess they have to get rid of last Christmas' stock before they put this year's on display!
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Post by Perrorist » 24 Sep 2018, 18:37

Every year I receive a 1.5kg "Pudding Lady" Xmas pud from my main client. It's far too much and often doesn't get cooked, so that they accumulate in the pantry. Last year's is still in its box. This year we'll be overseas for Xmas, so this year's will be added to it. I suppose I should try and find some charity or refuge that I can give them to. They're the best you can buy and keep well.

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Re: CHRISTMAS ALREADY

Post by lynny » 25 Sep 2018, 08:36

Dreamweaver wrote:
24 Sep 2018, 17:46
I guess they have to get rid of last Christmas' stock......
That's what I thought DW but it says made in England in August this year.

I didn't see any tinsel though.......
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....yet.....

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Post by Dreamweaver » 25 Sep 2018, 21:54

Made in August, eat by October?
A local shop made wedding cakes and buyers saved the top tier for a christening cake for when the first child arrived. They then returned that top tier to the shop to have it redecorated! :lol:
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Post by lynny » 26 Sep 2018, 16:07

I saved the top tier of my wedding cake and used it for my daughters christening. They keep for ages as long as it's a rich fruit cake and is well covered with marzipan and royal icing.

Mine went from March '66 to June '70 and it was delicious. It was a common thing to do back then when folks got wed in England.

These mince pies were in a cardboard box with no inside wrapping and had come a long way. Maybe they have to be eaten soon as. I looked again btw and they were packed 8.18 not made.
There were plenty of Coles and other brand pies as well.

I daren't go into Big W and find Xmas trees! 8-[

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