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In the new issue...

We’re celebrating in style with every recipe you could possibly need, from a fabulous bay butter turkey, to a show-off beef centrepiece and great starters to share when you’ve got lots of people over. We’ve great ideas for gifts too, and some easy food cheats, plus shop-bought ideas for when you’re really up against it.

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In this month's issue

Christmas starts here!

There’s something for everyone this month, from our delicious turkey with all the trimmings to elegant vegetarian terrine and delicious poached salmon. Plus, give your shop-bought cakes the 'Bake Off' touch by turning them into glam bauble fancies with the wow factor!

Speedy Meals

We haven’t forgotten about the need for quick meals over the festive period, and our speedy seasonal section gives you lots of delicious ideas for making the most of hearty winter ingredients. We have plenty of quick and tasty ways for using up those Christmas leftovers too, including a tasty ham cobbler and a stollen pudding.

TV Cooks

This month the TV chefs are in entertaining mood. James Martin serves up a delicious sticky glazed ham and some easy but simply stunning desserts. MasterChef winner Ping Coombes shares her recipes for a tasty Boxing Day Malaysian curry buffet, and don't miss Tom Kerridge's roast poussins with wild mushroom sauce if you fancy a change from turkey.

Get Baking

Bring a smile to their faces with The Great British Bake Off 2014 winner, Nancy Birtwhistle’s showstopping Rudolph cake. It’s much simpler than it looks! Also make sure you get the kids in the kitchen with our fail-safe pastry mince pies, snow globe snowmen and cute cake pops.

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