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In the new issue...

We’re celebrating in style with every recipe you could possibly need for Christmas. From a fabulous butter-basted turkey to Mary Berry’s lovely help-yourself fish pie and lamb pilaf to cook when you’ve got lots of people over. We’ve great ideas for gifts too and some easy food cheats, such as shop-bought ideas for when you’re really up against it. On sale Thursday 6th November. 

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In this month's issue

Christmas starts here!

There’s something for everyone from our delicious turkey with all the trimmings to elegant vegetarian pies and a special beef Wellington. Plus, you really can have a Christmas dinner on the table in an hour with our clever menu for four. Don’t miss our speedy Christmas cake that takes less than 10 minutes to cook! We also have a Christmas pudding that’s ready in just six minutes.

Speedy meals

We haven’t forgotten about the need for quick meals over the festive period and our Quick Weeknight Meals section gives you lots of delicious ideas. We have plenty of quick and tasty ways for using up those Christmas leftovers, including a clever pizza and a delicious toastie.

TV cooks

This month, the TV chefs are in entertaining mode. Maria Elia serves up a smart buffet menu for Boxing Day and James Martin has some easy but stunning desserts. Plus MasterChef’s John Torode has some special mains – without a turkey in sight!

Cookery school

Each month we bring you a technique or skill to learn to speed up your cooking and help you make the most of the time you spend in the kitchen. This month, learn to carve turkey like a pro. With our step-by-step guide you’ll be confident enough to carve the roast at the table.

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