Excerpts from Just Cross Stitch Special Christmas Issue: Christmas Ornaments (December, 1998)


JCS Christmas photo 98


JCS Christmas 98

The Heart in Hand Needleart ornament in the second Just Cross Stitch Christmas Ornament issue is called Woodland Noel. The text accompanying the design included a family recipe for Hot Cranberry Wassail.


• 48 oz. cranberry juice
• 5 c. water
• 23 oz. pineapple juice
• 3/4 c. sugar to taste
• 1 rounded tbsp. Lipton Ice    Tea Mix with Lemon
• Bag of spices:
      1 tsp. ground cinnamon
      1/2 tsp. ground cloves
• Food coloring, if desired. (Lemon in ice tea mix will affect the red color of the cranberry juice.

Heat in a large pan or coffeemaker and enjoy!

JCS ornament 98




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