Stir-up Sunday: Six tips for getting the best out of your mincemeat

Stir-up Sunday: Six tips for getting the best out of your mincemeat



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Each week, we'll bring you delicious, easy-to-achieve recipes and regular updates on seasonal ingredients arriving in store as well as top tips and savvy buys.

Above all, we'll aim to make cooking and eating great food as relaxed, easy and enjoyable as possible.

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