How the Heck Do You 'Wassail'? Top Five Food and Drink Related Holiday Carols

Categories: Holidays
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2. "We Wish You a Merry Christmas"
We've all sung along to "Oh, bring us a figgy pudding," but be honest -- who in hell would want fig pudding? Sounds worse than fruitcake. But the folks in 16th-century England sure dug it. It's baked, steamed, boiled, or fried holiday pudding made with dark sugars, spices, and, well, figs. And sometimes it's set aflame, which certainly makes the whole concept more exciting. For the curious, there are lots of recipes on Pinterest.

1. "The Christmas Song"
Who doesn't love chestnuts roasting on an open fire? Besides the fact that chestnuts are, in fact, marvelously delicious, this song lends itself to so many hilarious parodies. And despite a lack of working fireplaces in South Florida, these NYC street treats can be made on the stovetop, so eat up.

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