Researchers who polled 2,000 adults found six in 10 have at some point messed up the main Christmas meal. Over-cooking the carrots, burning the treasured pigs in blankets and ending up with soggy roast potatoes also featured in the top 20 list. It was revealed the average person will cater for around five people at Christmas time and four in 10 admitted they are worse at cooking if there are additional people watching them.
From foot-long pigs in blankets to Brussels sprout flavoured tea, these are the most bonkers items to add to your shopping list this year.
The festive season is in full swing and for those in charge of serving up the highly-anticipated Christmas dinner, it can prove a last-minute headache.With an extensive shopping list, the in-laws set to trial the turkey and a miniature oven in your flat – there’s nothing more intimidating than feeding the family.But panic not, as we’ve rounded up the failsafe ways to tackle the big day this year.From freezing the turkey in advance (shock, horror) to chef-recommended ways of serving up sprouts this season, look no further for the ultimate Christmas dinner cheat sheet.You’re welcome.Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: 14 unexpected health benefits of mulled wineThe Christmas foods you’re cooking all wrongHow many calories is too much on Christmas Day?
With just under a week to go until the big day, the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on.But if you’re in charge of the festive meal prep, then it can feel like a pretty daunting task ahead.What if there aren’t enough roasties to go around? Or what happens if the in-laws aren’t impressed by your seasonal offerings?Fear not, as we have the lowdown on the failsafe tricks to serving up a Christmas dinner set to prove a treat.You never know, the kids may even give a sprout or two a go…Follow us on Instagram and Facebook for non-stop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day. For Twitter updates, follow @YahooStyleUK.Read more from Yahoo Style UK: Your ultimate Christmas dinner shopping listForget water: There’s something else we should be washing vegetables withTurns out we’ve been roasting potatoes wrong this whole time