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Twelve top tips for a stress-free Christmas dinner

Gillian Nelis

Managing Editor

8th December, 2013
Add extra flavour to a turkey dinner.

If you're already breaking out into a cold sweat at the thought of cooking Christmas dinner, try these tips for a stress-free day from Pat McClarnon, head chef at Brooks Hotel on Drury Street in Dublin city centre:

**Repetition is the key to a smooth Christmas meal.** I do things that worked for me in the past and I only tweak things slightly, but I still draw up a to do' list and a shopping...

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