Ring in the Holidays With Some Vintage Martha Video Cheer

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Nothing says Christmas to us like laughing at old Martha Stewart holiday specials, and in our hunt for clips we came across several gems: a magical gingerbread house how-to in which Miss Piggy serves as heckler; a marvelous blooper reel from a 1-800-FLOWERS commercial featuring a randy, ad-libbing Santa; and an appearance on David Letterman ca. 1990 in which Martha tries to show him how to spin caramelized sugar for a festive croquembouche. And we’ve assembled them all into one glorious reel, straight ahead.

Per Piggy: "Joyeux Noël!"


Earlier: The Messy, Imperfect Days of Early Cooking Shows [Grub Street]
A Taste of James Beard’s Chefs and Champagne [Grub Street]
On Martha, David Chang Is Rated G [Grub Street]