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Recipe: Blueberry Breakfast Trifle — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Let's all thank the Brits for the trifle, which we are going to take full advantage of here to turn leftover cake into breakfast. Breakfast trifle will make you look like the Patron Saint of Brunch (or hey, just a cool mom) and it's easy, pretty, and delicious.

So what is a breakfast trifle, you ask? It has layers of tangy yogurt, studded with ripe blueberries and candied ginger, all sandwiched between vanilla cake and granola. Sounds like a real treat, right? That's because it is!

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Marmite Is Better than Vegemite — Food Rivalries

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Marmite is a magical and delicious yeasty spread. It is not the only one — copycat versions of it exist around the world — but it is the original, and it is the best. I lived in Australia for a while, where one of its competitors thrives. You know the spread that shall not be named that I speak of. It pales in comparison!

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Marmite Is Better than Vegemite — Food Rivalries

(Image credit: Ritchie Argue)

Marmite is a magical and delicious yeasty spread. It is not the only one — copycat versions of it exist around the world — but it is the original, and it is the best. I lived in Australia for a while, where one of its competitors thrives. You know the spread that shall not be named that I speak of. It pales in comparison!

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What Is Marmite, and Why Is It So Good? — Cult Favorites

Ah, Marmite. When I think of that little glass pot of yeasty goodness, with its familiar yellow lid and iconic label, I can't help but ask myself one simple question: How do I love thee?

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What Is Boxing Day? How to Celebrate This Perfectly Sensible British Holiday — New Holiday Traditions

Today is the day after Christmas and, because Christmas falls on a Sunday this year, Monday is a day off work for many of us in the States. Hooray!

But across the pond, the day after Christmas — or more accurately, the weekday after Christmas — is always an actual holiday. It's call Boxing Day and it has nothing to do with pugilism (or the "unboxing" phenomenon, which I admit to not understanding one bit).

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How To Make Shortbread Cookies — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

Shortbread cookies are a rather dignified affair, often paired with tea and leaning towards savory with their light sweetness and flavors like lemon and rosemary. These cookies are quite humble, however, in both their ingredient list and their preparation. This rich cookie — which sometimes takes on the crispy, snappy quality of a cracker — doesn't require a stand mixer, rolling pin, or cookie cutter, and can be stashed in the freezer for an impromptu holiday cookie plate or an equally important tea party with your favorite toddler.

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