It's time to make plans for your holiday gatherings. But you want to spend time with family and friends, not in the kitchen. You need easy great food to celebrate. Here are some of my personal favorites we use for the holiday season.
First, please follow your local and state guidelines to keep your family and yourself safe.
While everybody has different traditions, let's look at some of my favorite recipes for the big day. We try to keep Christmas simple food-wise. Thanksgiving is all about food but at Christmas, we want time with each other.
So, while most of the recipes on this site are "Christmas friendly", here are some that you will enjoy along with your family.
Don't forget about food safety. For some quick reminders check Holiday Food Safety
A great breakfast is a wonderful way to start the holiday morning, but you don't want to be stuck at the stove away from the family. Let's do something special with very little work.
Main Dish Recipes
What fun is a holiday if you are stuck in the kitchen? Here are some worthy holiday recommendations that will be that something special you want without too much work.
Side Dish Recipes
A holiday meal is not complete without some tasty side dishes. Here are some excellent choices that will round out the holiday feast.
Let's get a sweet ending to the family feast. You want a memorable dessert to top off the day. All of these recipes are guaranteed to satisfy.
Homemade candy is great to have around the house for the holidays but also makes wonderful house gifts.
Here are two very special recipes to make ahead. The easy fudge recipe includes instructions for a fudge wreath. How is that for the Christmas spirit?
The peanut clusters are made by most of our friends as gifts. It is so easy to make a large amount of great candy.
Have a great holiday.
Molly, Lilly, Wifo, and DrDan
Editor's Note: Originally Published December 20, 2017. It is one of my recurring posts that will be updated and republished about this time yearly