Sun December 11, 2011
Holiday Recipes

Nigella's Tips For A Frugal Yet Festive Holiday

Originally published on Tue October 16, 2012 10:37 am

Lis Parsons

Just because you don't want to spend a lot over the holidays doesn't mean you don't want to enjoy yourself. In her book Nigella Christmas, chef Nigella Lawson has plenty of tricks for making food festive yet frugal.

"At key times of the year like the holidays, what one really wants are the simpler, more traditional foods," Lawson tells NPR's Steve Inskeep. "I don't know that I want anything giddyingly fancy."

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Sat December 10, 2011

Weekend Audition: The Klezmatics, Dar Williams, and A She & Him Christmas Merge Records

Tis the Season!  Celebrating Hannukah with the Klezmatics 'Woody Guthrie's Happy Hoyus Hanukh, ' the Solstice with an old favorite by Dar Williams, and celebrating Christmas with a She and Him Christmas.'

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Sat December 10, 2011
Around the Nation

Naughty Or Nice?: Krampus Horror For The Holidays

A Krampus procession takes place on Dec. 4 near Merano, Italy. People around America are also taking up the European Alpine folklore tradition, dressing like the creature who steals naughty children around Christmastime.
Johannes Simon Getty Images

For generations the Christmas season has been infused with sweetness, but Saturday some families in Philadelphia will be adding a dash of horror.

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