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Old 11-24-2013, 10:32 AM   #1
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Ideas for holiday dinner

I know I'm early BUT: I have no clue whatsoever what to cook for our big Christmas dinner. I want to make something special but not so special that I'll end up messing it up

So, tell me about your favorite holiday dinners, please!!! (I assume either Thanksgiving or Christmas dinners since they fit the season)
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I love ham - and it's very easy to cook. Many of the ones we buy over here are precooked and you're just heating them up. I serve it with sweet potatoes or au gratin potatoes, a green vegetable (we're fans of green beans cooked with bacon and onion, some kind of a salad and rolls. Dessert varies, but might include Christmas cookies, pineapple upside down cake (my DH's favorite) or a fruit cobbler. Oh I'm getting hungry just reading this.
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We usually have turkey, but one year I made Lasagna and it worked out very well. I made it a day or two before and then just heated it up on Christmas. Plus, I was able to make one with meat and one without so the vegetarians were happy.
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Christmas eve is feast of the 7 fishes

Christmas day is prime rib

If you want the list of the 7 fishes let me know.
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Thanks for your posts, guys. mojjo, I don't eat fish
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We usually have a spiral ham...quick and easy to put out. Oven baked beans, potato salad, sweet potato casserole and cucumber salad and ambrosia. When that's not the menu, then lasagna is! Like JoanneS does, I make it the weekend before, then freeze it. Serve with salad, seasoned olive dipping oil for the rolls and tiramisu (also made in advance). I love to have a hearty meal, but also an easy one so I'm not spending the day in the kitchen or on clean-up while everyone else visits.
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Like Lesley, we usually have ham for Christmas dinner. I buy a cut here called a "teardrop ham." It is shaped as the name suggests, is pre-cooked, and is easy to carve. I mix up crushed pineapple and apricot jelly and glaze it for the last 30 minutes of its baking time. I usually make scalloped potatoes from an Emeril Lagasse recipe from Food Network along with a blueberry salad, rolls, and a veggie.

I make a prime rib for New Year's Day with baked potatoes, and salad. Prime rib here is easy to cook as I buy them pre-seasoned and the bone is already removed but tied to the roast. I just follow the roasting instructions and carve when done after a brief resting period.
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Ham sounds great! We don't usually eat ham as part of a dinner over here, more as a cold cut on bread for breakfast. I'll definitely look into it!
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I've created a menu plan that allows me to pre-make most of our Christmas dinner, so I have very little to do on Christmas Day.

- We get a Honey Baked Ham (no cooking, just served room temperature)
- If we are having a bigger group we also get a Honey Baked Turkey Breast
- I make Asian Sweet and Sour Meatballs for an appetizer. They can be pre-made up to the point of putting them in a pan with the sauce to go in the oven. Very easy on Christmas day.
- My mom makes green beans with bacon and onions, takes her about 15-20 minutes.
- I will be making new this year Honey Glazed Baked Carrots. We have had them at a restaurant and they are so good. I will pre-cut the carrots and then just make the sauce and bake them.
- We will also have mashed potatoes, my mom also makes these and we prep them the day before as much as possible.
- For dessert we will have a mint ice cream pie (can be made a month in advance)

I like having recipes that can be pre-prepped and ready to go. We have a tiny kitchen and I would rather be visiting than hiding in the kitchen all day. I also make sure all the recipes use different dishes so I don't have a problem with two items needing the same pan or dish.

Good luck! You will find it's not as hard as it seems.
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Green beans with bacon and onions are on my list for this year's Christmas dinner, too.

Honey glazed baked carrots - that sounds amazing! Do you have a recipe for those?
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We are big traditionalists Christmas day is roast Turkey, trifle or Sticky Toffee Pudding, New Years day is roasted Sirloin of beef trifle or chocolate mousse. Think that is at least 15 years i have been doing the same meals.
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Green beans with bacon and onions are on my list for this year's Christmas dinner, too.

Honey glazed baked carrots - that sounds amazing! Do you have a recipe for those?
I haven't actually made the Honey Roasted Carrots, but I did search out a recipe online and all the ones I'm finding seem to be pretty much the same and look a lot like the ones we get at the restaurant where I tried them.

8 carrots, peeled and sliced lengthwise
3 TBS olive oil
1/4 cup honey
salt and black pepper to taste.

Put carrots in a baking dish, and drizzle with olive oil. Mix until the carrots are completely covered with olive oil. Pour the honey on carrots, then season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix until evenly coated. Bake in oven preheated to 350F until just tender or cooked to desired degree of doneness (40 minutes - 1 hour).
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Turkey for us. But I have been tempted to BBQ, and might on the 25 and leave the turkey for the 26 since we might go downhill skiing on the 25 instead. Still debating it.
The ideas here sound amazing though
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Thanks Stefani, sounds easy enough!
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