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Based on the traditional Moscow Mule, the Yule Mule is a holiday cocktail featuring ginger beer and cranberry juice. Garnish it with rosemary and fresh cranberries for a cocktail that tastes just like Christmas! (via feastandwest.com)
The Yule log, (also known as a bûche de Noël in France and French Canada) is a traditional Christmas dessert served around the holiday. Chocolate cake with whipped cream frosting and decorated with ch (Chocolate Cream Starbucks)
The custom of burning the Yule Log goes back to, and before, medieval times. Originally a Nordic tradition, Yule is the name of the old Winter Solstice festivals in Scandinavia and other parts of northern Europe, including Germany.
Burning Yule logs is a tradition dating back long before the birth of Jesus. In pre-Christian times, the Yule log was burned in the home hearth on the Winter Solstice in honour of the pagan sun god Odin, known also as the Yule Father or Oak King.