"On Christmas Eve, we have a big 'favorite things' dinner: We each get to eat our best-loved food, whether it's steak or lobster or, as I've requested in years past, nothing but desserts."
—Rachel Mount, 27, New York City
See what Oprah's serving for her country-style Christmas dinner, as seen in O, The Oprah Magazine, December 2002.
Holiday stress is now part of the human condition. As the familiar tension digs its heels in, consider a dose of calm from Alice Domar, PhD.
Moira Hodgson recounts the sweeping history of the orange, and recalls the joy of receiving the golden fruit on those English Christmases of her childhood.
Holiday ham recipe from Sheila Bridges, seen in O Magazine, December 2001