“Santa” sure had eclectic taste in the Redding home.
“The standbys were marshmallow-stuffed, chocolate-covered Santas, fancy toothbrushes and smoked oysters,” says May Redding, designer behind the charming Mr. Donahue’s in New York City and sister to Ann Redding, a chef who also runs the perpetually packed Uncle Boon’s around the block.
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“It wouldn’t be a proper stocking without the smoked oysters,” Ann says. “We both love smoked oysters to this day, right out of the can with a squeeze of lemon. It’s the perfect post-present opening snack.”