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Merry Christmas everyone. What a year, so lets round it off in comfort. This special episode features.
Quick chat about Victorian Christmas Cards
Introducing Mrs Beeton, and the standardisation of recipes.
Why running a household really was difficult.
A valet or a butler?
Hints of gender conflicts and the danger of left over Turkey.
Order above all – Spit Spot.
Mince pies, and extraordinary mince pies
What would the neighbours say?
The birth of sweets
Dying for a humbug
Pass the arsenic.
A Christmas Ghost story.
You can find the full mince pie recipe here
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