This book is a collection of 100 year old, or older, Christmas recipes, stories, traditions and history. Editor K. Anderberg (M.A., History and Archiving/ CA State University, Northridge) has gone through archives and old books to find this collection of old-fashioned Christmas oddities to make your holidays more enjoyable. The stories and information is fun historical reading but there is practical information one can use to brighten their own celebrations as well. Included are 100 year old, or older, recipes for appetizers, desserts including pumpkin pie recipes from famous New York chefs, candies, drinks, including egg nog, hot toddies and a Wassall Bowl, duck, goose, turkey, terrapin, Old Christmas menus of socialites; several Christmas stories including a charming tale about “Jimmy Scarecrow” who has a special endearing Christmas story, “The Fir Tree” by Hans Christian Andersen which tells the tale of a tree’s longing for new experiences and more, a story about “Toinette and the Elves,” and a story about being snowed in for the holiday in “Christmas Under the Snow.” Also included are stories about Christmas in other countries including Russia, England and Germany and a small bit of Christmas history as well. Reference links to free 100 year old Christmas books which have been formatted into Ebooks on Amazon, to be used by Kindles, iPhones, iPads, laptops, etc., are also provided. This is Volume 1 in a series.