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Bon Appetit Wednesday! A Christmas Feast

christmas dinnerChristmas is fast approaching! Nine days left to buy and wrap gifts, pick out your best holiday outfit and plan a Christmas menu that will delight the senses and fill your guests with holiday cheer. AntiquityNOW is here to help. We’re bringing you recipes with a past that will tickle the taste buds and fill your feast with historic meaning. Each of the dishes below has a fascinating history you can share with your family and friends. And the foods are from all over the world, so you’ll be serving a truly international and timeless meal! Continue reading

Bon Appetit Wednesday! Now Bring us Our Christmas Pudding!

Christmas PuddingNow bring us some figgy pudding
Now bring us some figgy pudding
Now bring us some figgy pudding
And bring some out here.
–We Wish You a Merry Christmas

The carolers of 16th century England knew how important Christmas pudding was during the holiday season (figgy pudding was one variation). Most cherished in England, this pudding still remains the traditional end to the Christmas feast in many households today. However, Christmas pudding has changed quite a bit from its initial incarnation and has origins that might surprise you. Continue reading