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Posted: 20 December 2011 at 10:35pm | IP Logged

hello IFiansHug

how are you?Smile
what are your plans for X-Mas??

What am i hearing??Shocked
Shockedno plans???Shocked
dont worry dont worry i am not gonna beat you up for not planning anything.
instead i will help you plan your X-Mas this time...Big smile

What...?? I cant do it?? 
hmmm ok i take it as a challenge... 

i request everyone to step into the Christmas Chariot and get into the Christmas Spirit!!
http://i1210.photobucket.com/albums/cc418/daya0628/Invitation-Snow.gif


Do you know how was Lord Jesus born??
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i know he was born from his mother's womb ROFLbut why do we celebrate his birthday in a grand manner??
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ok, i ll narrate a story and you would then know why was Lord Jesus born...

christmas divider

Birth Of Jesus

About two thousand years ago
town of Nazareth

Mary was engaged to be married to Joseph, a carpenter
An angel appeared before her and told her she had been chosen to have a special baby. The baby would be God's son and she must call him Jesus.

Some shepherds were watching over their sheep. A bright light appeared in the sky. They were very afraid. It was an angel sent by God. The angel told them not to be afraid, because he had some good news. He said the Son of God had been born and they would find Him in Bethlehem.

When they arrived at the stable, they were filled with joy at seeing Jesus lying in the manger. They knelt down and worshiped Him. They told Mary and Joseph how the angel had appeared in the sky and told them that Jesus was to be the Savior of the world.
In the East, Wise Men saw a new star shining high in the sky. These men studied the stars and they knew this was a very special star. They studied their scrolls where it said that whenever a bright new star appeared it meant that a great ruler had been born. The Wise Men decided to find this new ruler. They went to Jerusalem to see King Herod, as they thought the baby would be in the palace. They asked to see the child that would be King of the Jews. The king was troubled. He thought this new king may take away his throne. He told them to return when they had found the baby so that he could worship the child himself.
They gave him gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh. That night, the men had the same dream where an angel warned them that King Herod wanted to kill Jesus and told them not to go back to his palace.
They left Bethlehem right away. When the wise men did not return, Herod ordered that baby boys in Bethlehem be killed. They did not find Jesus as he was safe.

oh, well that was informative!!


After all the story session lets have a mind grilling sessionApprove

how many of you have ever tried the *tongue twisters*

No one!!!
oh no!! you have missed on a lot of fun!!
so what am I here for??

Lets have a tongue twisting sessions... and i bet everyone will handle the twisters as well as they can handle long and never ending questions of Maths!!

So should we start??



Chocolate cocoa cravings cure colds

Santa sings shining star songs
Sally skis super slow
Big bright bells banish boredom
Grumpy Grinch goes grizzly gus
Pretty packages perfectly packed
Tip-top tiny tot toys
Sally's striped stocking's stuffed slightly
Santa's super souped sleigh swiftly slides sideways
Cheery cute caroling Christmas critters
Candy cane cookies keep kids coming


 





Edited by jasminedayal - 21 December 2011 at 9:32am

AngelicDesires IF-Sizzlerz
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Posted: 20 December 2011 at 10:36pm | IP Logged

Phew that was tiring!! was it??

So after all your hopeless efforts, give your mouth a rest, and get into the kitchen and whip up something nice for Christmas!



The Christmas Turkey - Gordon Ramsay's Way!

We bring to you the ultimate recipe for your Christmas turkey this year, not sure how to do it - let us help you! We all know who the famous Michelin star Chef Gordon Ramsay is, so let us not waste any time and get cooking all!

"This its my favourite way to roast turkey – with a savoury butter under the skin to keep the breast meat moist and flavourful." - Gordon Ramsay

Serves: 8-10
Prep time: 30 mins
Cooking time: 2 hrs 30 mins
(calculating at 30 minutes per kg)
Total time: 3 hrs



Ingredients:

"To ensure both the turkey and pork stuffing are cooked properly, I bake the stuffing separately. Another of my secrets is to rest the turkey for a couple of hours or more. As it relaxes, the juices are re-absorbed, making the meat succulent, tender and easier to carve. It may seem like a long time, but the texture will be improved the longer you leave the turkey to rest. Piping hot gravy will restore the heat."
-Gordon Ramsay

1 free-range turkey (ideally Norfolk Black or Bronze), about 5–5.5kg
Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 onions, peeled and halved
1 lemon, halved
1 head of garlic, halved horizontally
6 bay leaves
olive oil, to drizzle
8 rashers of smoked streaky bacon
Lemon, parsley and garlic butter:
375g butter, at room temperature
1 tbsp olive oil
Finely grated zest and juice of 2 small lemons
3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
Small bunch of flat leaf parsley, leaves only, chopped

Method:

Preheat the oven to 220C/Gas 7. Meanwhile, prepare the herb butter. Put the butter into a large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Add the olive oil and mix well. Add the lemon zest and juice, crushed garlic and chopped parsley. Mix well to combine.
Remove the giblets from the turkey cavity. Season the cavity well with salt and pepper, then stuff with the onions, lemon, garlic halves and 2 bay leaves.
With your hands, loosen the skin on the breast from both ends of the bird so that you will be able to stuff the flavoured butter underneath it, making sure you keep the skin intact. Repeat with the skin on the legs – from the lower side of the breast feel your way under the skin and out towards the leg, loosening the gap.
Stuff half the butter mix into the opened spaces under the skin. From the outside of the skin, gently massage the butter around the breasts so that the meat is evenly covered. Finally, insert the rest of the bay leaves under the skin of the breasts.
Place the bird in a large roasting tray, breast side up. Spread the rest of the butter all over the skin. Season well with salt and pepper, then drizzle with a little olive oil. (If preparing a day ahead, cover the turkey with foil and refrigerate at this stage.)
Roast the turkey in the hot oven for 10–15 minutes. Take the tray out of the oven, baste the bird with the pan juices and lay the bacon rashers over the breast to keep it moist. Baste again. Lower the setting to 180C/Gas 4 and cook for about 2 hours (calculating at 30 minutes per kg), basting occasionally.
To test whether your turkey is cooked, insert a skewer into the thickest part of the leg and check that the juices are running clear, rather than pink. As oven temperatures and turkey shapes and sizes vary, it is crucial to check your turkey about 30 minutes before the calculated roasting time. If the juices are pink, roast for another 15 minutes and check again. Repeat as necessary until the turkey is cooked.
Transfer the turkey to a warmed platter and remove the parson's nose, wings and tips of the drumsticks; reserve these for the gravy. Leave the turkey to rest in a warm place for at least 45 minutes; make the gravy in the meantime. Remove the bay leaves from under the skin before carving. Serve the turkey with the piping hot gravy, stuffing and accompaniments.

Peppermint Snowflakes

These delicate Peppermint Snowflakes are an elegant option for your Christmas spread. Ready in just 20 minutes, they're a fun, no-bake recipe to make with the kids, be adventurous and take a risk - offer your little devils the chance to become angelic within minutes, who knows you might discover a little Michelin star chef in your family this Christmas!

Makes: 12
Prep time: 20 mins
Total time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

1 Medium egg white
350g (12oz) Icing sugar
1 Teaspoon peppermint essence
3 Tablespoons Sugar Sprinkles in white or any colour you like

You will also need:
Snowflake cutter
Baking sheet, lined with Bake-well paper

Method:

Put the egg white in a mixing bowl and whisk it lightly to break it up, then sift in about a third of the icing sugar. Use a wooden spoon to beat it in to make a stiff paste. Add the peppermint essence and mix well.
Sift the rest of the icing sugar on to the work surface, put the peppermint mixture on top and then knead it, incorporating the icing sugar, to make a smooth, pliable dough.
Divide the mixture in half, and put half in a freezer bag. Roll out one half at a time to about 5mm (1/4in) thick and cut out snowflake shapes. Re-use the trimmings, add to the other half of the mixture, roll out and cut out more snowflake shapes. Put the shapes on the lined baking sheet. Sprinkle with the Sugar Sprinkles and leave to set firm. These will keep for a week if stored in an airtight container in a cool place.

Oh the weather outside is frightful, but the fire inside is delightful, since there's no place to go, let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! Did you know that it takes only one snowflake to drop on Christmas Day, for it to officially be known as a White Christmas! Can't spot a snowflake outside your window, how about making your own 'official White Christmas' indoors - spread the joy to India Forums and let us all 'dream of a White Christmas' together!
Mulled Wine

Whoever heard of a Christmas without that glass of Sherry, oops we mean Wine! Not everyone must be paid a visit from the Three Christmas Spirits to explain the joy of Christmas time, we can be spared the horror by making Mulled Wine with a kick in the very comfort of our homes. Offer this warming drink to party guests to get them in the Christmas spirit!

Serves: 6-8
Cooking time: 15 mins
Total time: 15 mins



Ingredients:

75cl Bottle red wine
300ml (1/2pt) Water
300 ml (1/2 pint) Orange juice
3 tbs Caster sugar
Mulled Wine spice sachet
150 ml (1/4pt) Brandy
1 Orange, sliced
1 Apple

Method:

Place the wine, water, orange juice, sugar and Mulled Wine Spice Sachet in a large saucepan.
Heat to just below boiling point and hold this temperature for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
Remove the sachet. Stir in the brandy and fruit

Is that it! Okay so you haven't said it, but you're certainly thinking it, and yes! That is it! Easy, peasy, lemon squeezy - I know terrible joke, but you all remember using that some time during your life when it was considered to be 'cool', your secret is safe with us. Well until you become a little too Merry after drinking your home-made stuff, and decide to spill the beans yourself that is. Let that child within you free this Christmas! Ho, ho, ho!
Cardamom Shortbreads… but Indian Style

Bored of everything in the store cupboard already, don't know what to grab for a bite, why not make your very own shortbreads - wait did we say 'shortbreads' - yes, we did! Don't know how to make them, then let us take the privilege of showing you just how.
Fill your homes with these wonderfully sweet smelling biscuits and show off a little to those irritating guests who can't shut up about all their cooking talents, but not in any old style, do it in the Indian style, you wonder how? It's simple, by using cardamom and aromatic cooking seeds, in your traditional shortbread recipe which will give your taste buds a kick of Indian flavour.

Makes: 12
Prep time: 20 mins
Cooking time: 15 mins
(Plus pastry chilling time)
Total time: 35 mins



Ingredients:

225g (8oz) Plain flour
115g (4oz) Cornflour
225g (8oz) Unsalted butter, softened
55g (2oz) Caster sugar
55g (2oz) Icing sugar, sieved
12 Green cardamoms

Chef's Tip:

"Cardamoms work well with the sharpness of lemons. If you're feeling adventurous, why not add in the zest of a lemon to your shortbread mixture at step 3?"
-Phil Vickery

Method:

Sieve the flour and cornflour together.
Beat the butter and sugars together in a bowl until soft and fluffy.
Split open the cardamom pods and place the seeds into a pestle and mortar and grind to a powder. Add the cardamom powder to the butter and sugar mixture along with the flour and cornflour and then knead well to make a dough. Shape into a ball then flatten and wrap in cling film. Chill for about 15 mins.
Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/gas mark 4. Grease 2 baking sheets.
Roll out the dough to about 5mm (") thick then use a 7cm (2") diameter cutter to cut out the biscuits.
Place on the baking sheets then bake for about 12-15 mins, or until pale golden brown. Allow to cool slightly on the baking sheets before transferring to a rack to cool completely.

Well what are waiting for? We've done out bit, now you do yours! Get into that Kitchen and show the family just what you can do in 35 minutes.
Tell India Forums of your cooking experience, got any tips, send it in, let others know just how easy cooking really is!



Edited by jasminedayal - 21 December 2011 at 3:16am
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i am sure u guys will have fun in preparing all the dishes!!Smile

send us your experiences and some new methods and recipies if you have n lets share em all with IFians!!! Big smile
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so your tummy is stuffed with food now...right??Tongue
lets give it a bit of exercise...LOL
ok... guess what are we gonna do next??
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sit and gossip??
D'oh
u wanna gossip today too???
nah!!Thumbs Down
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u wanna sit and relax!!Shocked
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who will keep the Spirit of Christmas high??Wink
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ok, i ll tell ya...Approve

we will now play a game...DancingDancing



are you guys ready??

i am counting...

ready...set...g...go...STOP

how can we play a game without any rules???

As any other game Buzzle the Puzzle also has a set of rules...

and believe me... They are very simple to follow...

StarStar.:Rules:.StarStar
There are 2 puzzles, given in the next post.  All  you need to do is  solve BOTH of them, and submit your entries together
All entries should be PMed to  jasminedayal, , as soon as possible! Hurry up!! some one else has already solved the puzzle and has sent the pm..

You cannot take help of your friends.. Both the puzzles have to be played individually...

PS:- please adhere to the rules








Edited by jasminedayal - 21 December 2011 at 5:12am
AngelicDesires IF-Sizzlerz
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Posted: 21 December 2011 at 6:31am | IP Logged
so are you all ready??
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so every one ready for the first puzzle??
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got confused??Shocked
i know... i know..Approve
u all might be thinking that crossword cant be played on the computer/laptop ... right??Ermm

well
everything and anything is possible on IF...ROFL Censored

copy the following image to a new tab

edit it and fill in the blocks with the appropriate word

and

upload it to any image sharing site(
www.imgur.com, www.imageshack.com or www.photobucket.com.)

 Send in the "direct link" of your uploaded image.


solve this crossword soon and pm it to
jasminedayal
queries are also welcome!!
done the crossword????Smile
move on to the next one LOL











the WORDS to be found are :-

candle
candy
candycan
cards
chestnuts
children
christmas
cookies
December
family
food
friends
fruitcake
gift
gingerbread
gloves
Jesus
lights
merry
mittens
mouse
nativity
ornament
pine
pinetree
presents
reindeer
santa
sled
smiles
snow
snowball
snowflakes
snowman
stable
star
stocking
tree
winter





Edited by jasminedayal - 21 December 2011 at 6:50am
AngelicDesires IF-Sizzlerz
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Posted: 21 December 2011 at 9:08am | IP Logged


what is the fun of having a Christmas party if we sing no songs

clear out your throat and get ready to become Lata Mangeshkar, Sunidhi Chauhan or Shaan of IF

 
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click on all the links to hear the songs n sing along it!!!

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Ever saw the Christmas movies??

no???
Confused

oh, so here i present you the all time favorite Christmas movies...Smile

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aejoYJZ8w1s
"Good Tidings We Bring"

It happens only once, in every single year
People steal precious kisses and hugs,
Cause "We're standing underneath mistletoe, ma dear"
The homeless get a free cookie, and milk in a jug.
The kids sleep peacefully, under the rug,
Letting their mothers heave a sigh of relief.

Dancing with family, friends and lover(s),
Letting loose for a day, although brief.
But worry not, because you'll discover
That soon'll arrive, New Year's Eve!

It'll be the time to turn over a new leaf,
With resolutions, promises and goals to achieve.
Though these promises may not last so long,
Their memories will play
An everlasting song.

So sing, dance, and have good fun.
Because the holiday season
Has just begun.
Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year, folks


With the hope you all had great fun while reading the play, preparing the recipies, playing games, listening songs
I, Jasmine is taking leave from you...Smile

we will meet soon with the results of the games...
(D'ohresults remind me of the most IMPORTANT rule!!
Guys n Gals!!
Hurry up with your entries!!!
exciting prizes await you!!)




till then

keep enjoying

Merry Christmas
&
A Happy New Year!!!Seasons-Greetings2.gif




Edited by jasminedayal - 21 December 2011 at 9:38am
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