Spirited 1939

One of our strongest Christmastime traditions is listening to the Mercury Playhouse perform A Christmas Carol. Here's one of their annual performances, this time starring Lional Berrymore.  https://youtu.be/OYtRUG3hh8c Enjoy an hour with some old-timey audio drama. 

Piggy Pudding

https://youtu.be/J2dmWwEoZIQ Of course The Muppets are the best source for culinary history. This is what History.com has to say about figgy pudding.  By the 19th century the ingredients were more or less standardized to suet, brown sugar, raisins and currents, candied orange peel, eggs, breadcrumbs, nutmeg, cloves, allspice and plenty of alcohol.  No bacon. Suet... Continue Reading →

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