Christmas Eve Checklist 2021
□ Take the dog for a long morning walk!
□ Drink hot chocolate or morning hot toddies
□ Make place-cards for the dinner table
□ Top up the Christmas cookies, if necessary
□ Prepare the pasta sauce [for the squid ink pasta] with anchovies, smoked mussels, and clams
□ Make shrimp cocktail
□ Sing carols
□ Flowers from Green Mountain
□ Set the table
□ Ready the charcuterie board
□ Take a long winter’s nap
□ Dress up a little and have a session cocktail
□ Tune in to Jon Solomon’s 25-HOUR LIVE-FROM-HOME HOLIDAY RADIO SHOW.
[5pm December 24 TO 6pm December 25 on WPRB 103.3 FM PRINCETON, NJ, USA]
□ Charcuterie board and aperitifs
□ Feast of the Seven Fishes in as few dishes as possible: shrimp cocktail, grilled calamari, squid ink pasta with 3-fish sauce, kick-ass garlic bread [with sardines for those who want them]
□ Enjoy the Rehrücken Bûche de Noël
□ Leave cookies, milk, & carrots for Santa and the beasts
□ Christmas Eve siblings campout in the basement with Star Wars: A New Hope
[Still going strong into the adult years!]
□ Late night smoked cocktails and more radio!