Hilary, Courtney and Kanani take a trip down memory lane when it comes to memories and music of Christmas. They also welcome Linda Raedisch and chat about her new book, The Secret History of Christmas Baking, along with some of her favorite holiday recipes.

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Our Guest Today:

Linda Raedisch has been contributing crafts, recipes, and ethnobotanical lore to Llewellyn’s Herbal Almanac since 2012. She is the author of The Old Magic of Christmas, The Lore of Old Elfland, and The Secret History of Christmas Baking. Outside the kitchen, she’s a longtime library assistant with special interests in papercrafts, minority languages, and exploring the suburban jungle. You can follow her culinary, crafting, and writing adventures on Instagram @lindaraedisch.

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