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Christmas Dinner Menu - 1950

That popular holiday party drink known as eggnog is a modern version of an old English drink called syllabub which was a spiced mixture of wine and milk.

Cooking Tip: To retain maximum food value, cook sweet potatoes in their jackets. The best way to preserve vitamins and minerals is to boil the potatoes in their skins. Baking is next best. 1945



Prelit Christmas TreeHere are some natural looking prelit trees if you for whatever reason can't put up a real tree. Hanging the lights is the least fun and the most trouble anyway, right?

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The gifts brought by the Wise Men all had magical associations - gold for the sun mystery, frankincense as the smoke maker, and myrrh the healer.
Gold, Frankincense, And Myrrh
The Original Christmas Gift.
CHRISTMAS isn't Christmas without cookies ... easy to make, easy to take. And all you have to do to make them perfectly is follow Martha Meade's recipe in your sack of Drifted Snow Flour. 1940

Christmas recipes with perfect results for San Joaquin Homemakers. 1952

Purple Flower


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