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11/10/2019 c1 Colleen S
Fun story! Be good to see it expanded to the following year!
6/23/2019 c1 63Brenda Shaffer-Shiring
What a charming story!
3/1/2019 c1 3DW.618
This was a VERY interesting story. I loved hearing the wishes of each person. You really portrayed each character well when it was their turn at stirring.
11/26/2018 c1 2Lily Draco
A cute little story. Thanks for sharing.
11/24/2018 c1 10Avanell
Excellent start! can't wait for more!
11/24/2018 c1 nancyjeanne
A wonderful story, thank you!
11/24/2018 c1 EngLitLover
Very well written. Even with Elizabeth's wish, had fun reading it.
11/24/2018 c1 mangosmum
The recipe sounds similar to my aunt's old Scottish Christmas pudding recipe. Yummy! I love this story especially when Charles and Darcy sneak down the stairs to stir the pudding in the Netherfield kitchen!
11/24/2018 c1 Guest
This is great! I would love to see another chapter about what they wish for the next year.
11/24/2018 c1 Motherof8
An interesting chapter. Thank you for it.
11/24/2018 c1 Jansfamily4
Not my cup of tea but neither is Fruit Cake. This story is very cute. It was interesting to me to see this tradition.
Thank you
11/24/2018 c1 FineEyesPrettyWoman
the story is lovely, however, (puts on food historian hat)

at the point the pudding is stirred, it is just being mixed up in a bowl in the kitchen table, it is not simmering over the fire.

Hannah Glasse recipe doesn’t go into details all Brit cooks at the time would just already know by having been around it all their life: after the thick batter is made up, it is dumped into a pudding cloth (or clout here in Scotland) which is wrapped up like a bag and tied at the top with string. the wrapped pudding is then put into simmering water for a long slow boil. the flours and fruits swell up just as in baking, the pudding ends up quite round. (modern cooks use a pudding basin, a tallish narrowish bowl, covered with aluminium foil or greaseproof paper and stood in a large pot with water coming about halfway up the pudding basin. the pot is covered and the water kept at a simmer and the pudding rises in the wet steamy heat to fill the bowl the result is less round but no matter)

after the pudding is done, you let it cool, douse it with booze and store it, tightly covered, adding more booze week so by christmas every bite of it is yummy and boozy. such pudding can be made even further in advance though, the booze preserves them. shops sell christmas pudding that have aged fir longer, all the way up to a year. for that matter, some folks buy enough now to eat them throughout the coming year. they are sold in so many different flavours nowadays that’s the only reasonable way to be able to try more than one or two each year.
11/24/2018 c1 Colleen Hs
11/24/2018 c1 liysyl
Very cute thanks for sharing. Have a Happy Holiday.
11/24/2018 c1 1nanciellen
What a wonderful holiday story. Thank you.
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