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Regency Traditions Video: Making Mince Pie

  Mince pie was a Twelfth Night staple, often made from the leftovers from Christmas dinner.             Making Mince Pie   Read more about syllabub and other holiday foods here. Read more about mince pie here.       If you enjoyed this post you might also enjoy:  

Regency Christmas Traditions: Twelfth Night Revelries

  Who can resist a holiday party? During the Regency era, the party of the year would generally be held on Twelfth Night. Twelfth Night Revels Epiphany or Twelfth Night (Jan 5 or 6 depending on who was counting) was the exciting climax of the Christmastide season and a time for putting away social norms. …

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Regency Traditions Video: Traditional English Christmas foods

      Traditional English Christmas foods   Read more about syllabub and other holiday foods here.     If you enjoyed this post you might also enjoy:  

Regency Christmas Traditions: Mince Pie and Twelfth Night Pie

Traditional foods are always an important part of any celebration. Every family and every culture has certain dishes that speak of holidays and festivities would be incomplete without them. This was as true in the Regency era as it is today. Mince pie was a dish that helped define the season. During the Regency, most …

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Regency Christmas Traditions: Ringing in the New Year

A number of traditions formed for celebrating the new year. Some varied by region or county. Family traditions for good luck prevailed over general social convention.      Some families gathered whomever was in the house in a circle before midnight. At the stroke of midnight, the head of the family would open the door and …

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