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Pigs in Blankets

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:28 pm

It's my annual Pigs in Blankets thread. I hope since last year, you've given them a try.

50 in the freezer for 5 of us this Christmas. That's almost 10 each.

What's on your list this Christmas meal?

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Sproggy » Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:31 pm

"Almost"?

Are you expecting wastage?
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bigvince » Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:31 pm

If you’re keeping pigs in the freezer, they’ll need blankets 😀
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by spadesclaret » Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:31 pm

I keep doing the sum, both in my head and on paper, and I'm almost certain it works out at EXACTLY 10 each
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Dyched » Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:31 pm

10 each FF?

Must be tough being on a diet this time of year.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by elwaclaret » Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:36 pm

Pigs in blankets is also my favourite part of Christmas dinner. The sausage and bacon ordered from Carol in Rawtenstall market. Sausages boiled prior to blanketing.... drooling already.
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Clarets4me » Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:40 pm

There are three things you cannot have too many of at Christmas .... Pigs in Blankets, Roast Potatoes and Cheese, Pineapple & Silverskin Onion on a stick !
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:00 pm

spadesclaret wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:31 pm
I keep doing the sum, both in my head and on paper, and I'm almost certain it works out at EXACTLY 10 each
Whooosh.

Call it my little joke - I've said on here that 50% is almost half.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bosscat » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:16 pm

Have you tried mini chorizo pigs with smoked streaky bacon blankets, the Mrs makes them and they are mmmmmmmmmmmmuy muy sabroso
😋😋😋

We used to get them from Morrisons ready made but they have stopped doing them
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by fanzone » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:17 pm

Criminal that they are sat in the freezer.

I pick up 2lb of chipolatas and 2lb of smoked streaky bacon from Edwards butchers on the 23rd. Fresh and home made is the best way for such a cuisine.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:18 pm

fanzone wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:17 pm
Criminal that they are sat in the freezer.

I pick up 2lb of chipolatas and 2lb of smoked streaky bacon from Edwards butchers on the 23rd. Fresh and home made is the best way for such a cuisine.
My birthday on the 23rd. You know what would make a lovely birthday meal if you're wanting to know.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bosscat » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:19 pm

Aldi do a 2 mtr Pig in Blanket roll looks nice
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bosscat » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:21 pm

As a "Fat C*** Coronary waiting to happen" it would be all mine 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Vintage Claret » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:21 pm

We're having beef stew with dumplings (shouldn't call her that but she's a big girl)

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:22 pm

Bosscat, that looks immense.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bosscat » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:24 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:22 pm
Bosscat, that looks immense.
TWO BLOODY METRES LONG 🤣🤣🤣 need a few sub rolls for that bad boy to make sandwiches 😁

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Dyched » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:26 pm

That’s crying out to be made into a HUGE toad in the hole.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by fanzone » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:28 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:18 pm
My birthday on the 23rd. You know what would make a lovely birthday meal if you're wanting to know.

Frozen food??

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:33 pm

fanzone wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:28 pm
Frozen food??
If it's 12 month's worth - absolutely.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by DCWat » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:35 pm

My new favourite, after last year, is sprouts roasted in maple syrup, Dijon and garlic with pancetta.

Got to have pigs in blankets too!!

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Post by Lowbankclaret » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:39 pm

We ordered wild boar pigs in blankets and 500grms of wild boar mince for the stuffing and sausage balls.
Ordered from Wild and Game!

They have some great products!

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by bobinho » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:43 pm

Love sausages. (good ones mind, not them Richmond rubbish)

Love bacon. Especially smoked.

Put them together and they become evil. Outside of the sausage not cooked and looks awful, inside of the bacon not cooked and looks awful. Taste awful too.... it’s like each of them steals the good bit from the other, but then loses it, never to be found again.

Prime example of something ending up less than the sum of its parts.

Simply put, they are for wrong uns.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:45 pm

bobinho wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:43 pm
Simply put, they are for wrong uns.
So you'll be having 50 as well then? :)
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by fidelcastro » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:46 pm

Pigs in blankets... or as I call them, the relatives sleeping over.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Burnley1989 » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:49 pm

Always makes me smile when my family and just about everyone tells me how much they love them and they’re the greatest food in the world, yet only eat them once a year :lol:
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bosscat » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:51 pm

bobinho wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:43 pm
Love sausages. (good ones mind, not them Richmond rubbish)

Love bacon. Especially smoked.

Put them together and they become evil. Outside of the sausage not cooked and looks awful, inside of the bacon not cooked and looks awful. Taste awful too.... it’s like each of them steals the good bit from the other, but then loses it, never to be found again.

Prime example of something ending up less than the sum of its parts.

Simply put, they are for wrong uns.
Not my Mrs's ones, they are crispy on the outside perfectly cooked on the inside, melt in the mouth delicious...



Not only that her Pigs on Blankets are bloody good too 🤭🤭🤭
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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by FactualFrank » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:52 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:49 pm
Always makes me smile when my family and just about everyone tells me how much they love them and they’re the greatest food in the world, yet only eat them once a year :lol:
Haha, yep, that's pretty much it!

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Burnley1989 » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:56 pm

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:52 pm
Haha, yep, that's pretty much it!
Odd isn’t it, my Mrs does the same with pancakes on pancake day. It’s unlikely id ever order Turkey other than Christmas and I do enjoy it, just doesn’t feel right ordering it

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by tarkys_ears » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:58 pm

Normally have a pig in blanket with an ordinary chicken roast dinner.

At xmas usually do a full packet worth - 10 or whatever.

Leftover pigs go on the xmas sandwich. Thinly sliced pigs, Turkey, cheese, cranberry, mayo, stuffing,(has to be a baguette or ciabatta) foil wrapped and warmed in the oven to get nice and melty.

I suggest you try. Food of the gawds!

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by bfcmik » Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:58 pm

I like mine in the modern 'deconstructed' style. Sausage and bacon on a plate with an egg and/or fries on the side :)

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Volvoclaret » Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:10 pm

bfcmik wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:58 pm
I like mine in the modern 'deconstructed' style. Sausage and bacon on a plate with an egg and/or fries on the side :)
Fries on the side....no no no no. Fried bread, tomatoes, mushrooms, black pudding...yes

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by elwaclaret » Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:12 pm

bfcmik wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:58 pm
I like mine in the modern 'deconstructed' style. Sausage and bacon on a plate with an egg and/or fries on the side :)
There used to be a cafe that did flies on the side... everywhere you’d want to eat would call them chips.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by CnBtruntru » Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:20 pm

Burnley1989 wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:49 pm
Always makes me smile when my family and just about everyone tells me how much they love them and they’re the greatest food in the world, yet only eat them once a year :lol:
I would say if you ate the every week you should have your own medical team standing bye for the coronary, they are good though and great with chicken dinner as well.

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by bfcjg » Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:00 pm

We make our own with quality ingredients only from the local butcher, love them

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bosscat » Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:15 pm

A 2 mtr long Pig in Blanket would make a helluva "Hotdog" 🤭

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Post by Loyalclaret » Tue Dec 15, 2020 1:22 pm

Order some pigs in blankets as a side from Bistro 197 at the weekend...full size sausages, very tasty but I was expecting something I could nibble through as a side... 3 on top of the one already placed on my turkey burger was too much 😅

Remember pigs in blankets are not just for Christmas

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Clarets4me » Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:52 am

bobinho wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:43 pm
Put them together and they become evil. Outside of the sausage not cooked and looks awful, inside of the bacon not cooked and looks awful. Taste awful too.... it’s like each of them steals the good bit from the other, but then loses it, never to be found again. Prime example of something ending up less than the sum of its parts.
I agree, growing up we always had sausages cooked separately, and streaky bacon cooked draped over the Turkey .... and proper chestnut & sausage stuffing, not just Paxo balls ...

" Prime example of something ending up less than the sum of its parts " ..... From now on, I shall refer to Pigs in Blankets as " Arsenals " !! ;) ;)
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Post by Inchy » Wed Dec 16, 2020 7:57 am

FactualFrank wrote:
Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:28 pm
It's my annual Pigs in Blankets thread. I hope since last year, you've given them a try.

50 in the freezer for 5 of us this Christmas. That's almost 10 each.

What's on your list this Christmas meal?


Shall I bump the weight loss thread? :lol:

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Re: Pigs in Blankets

Post by Bosscat » Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:16 am

Clarets4me wrote:
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:52 am
I agree, growing up we always had sausages cooked separately, and streaky bacon cooked draped over the Turkey .... and proper chestnut & sausage stuffing, not just Paxo balls ...
" Prime example of something ending up less than the sum of its parts " ..... From now on, I shall refer to Pigs in Blankets as " Arsenals " !! ;) ;)
Excellent 🤣🤣🤣

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