Make the most of the dark and break out those rarely-used candles! And just because it’s candlelit doesn’t mean it needs to be fancy or expensive fare; in fact, try doing a soup night, since it’s probably also really cold outside.
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By Wendy Stock
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Around this time of year, Swedes celebrate Saint Lucia as one who brought light to those who needed it. Recalling this symbolism of darkness and light, you might talk about this international holiday and make some traditional Swedish “Lucy Cakes” (Lussekatter)—saffron-flavored buns.