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Mouthwatering Holiday Menus

To help you plan your holiday meals we've rounded up our favorite menus. We have Hanukkah treats that will tempt the kids, festive Christmas-time meals, and plenty of ideas for the entire holiday season. Whether you're hosting a large dinner party or a small family meal, we're sure you'll find dishes to delight your guests.

The Menus:
Traditional Christmas Dinner Latino Christmas Eve Christmas Brunch
Christmas Desserts Latkes Hanukkah Sweets Kwanzaa
Cooking with Kids Biscotti Yogurt Dips New Year's Eve Hors d'Oeuvres

Christmas

Traditional Christmas Dinner read more
Celery Root Bisque with Stilton and Apple
Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Sauce
Creamy Herbed Potatoes
Sautéed Green Beans with Mushrooms and Pearl Onions
Chocolate-Raspberry Winter Wonderland

Noche Buena—Latino Christmas Eve read more
Lechon Asado (Mojo Marinated Roast Pork Loin)
Maduros (Bake-Fried Ripe Plantains)
Gallo Pinto (Red Beans and Rice)
Lemon Flan (Ginger and Orange variations)

Christmas Brunch read more
Alice Waters' Orange Juice
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Scrambled Eggs with Chives and Sour Cream
Crispy Potato Tart
Whole Wheat Griddle Cakes with Pear Compote
Winter Fruit Salad

Christmas Desserts read more
Chocolate Raspberry Yule Log Cake
English Trifle


Hanukkah

Latkes read more
Low Fat Latkes
Sweet Potato Latkes
Corn Latkes
Traditional Applesauce

Sweet Treats read more
Low-fat Classic Rugelach
Baked Soufganiyot—Low-fat Israeli Hanukkah Jelly Doughnuts
Low-Fat Mandelbrot


Kwanzaa

Karumu Feast read more
Spicy Gumbo
BBQ Pork Chops with Pecans, Sweet Potatoes, Sautéed Green Beans, Mushrooms and Onions
Magical Greens
Barley and Black-Eyed Pea Salad
Smoked Oyster and Greens Spoon Bread
John Fleer, Blackberry Farms, TN
Grilled Plantains
Steven Raichlen
Chocolate Celebration Cake


Gifts from the Kitchen

Cooking with Kids read more
Cranberry Pecan Bread
Carrot Raisin Muffins
Mexican Hot Chocolate

Biscotti read more
Lemon-Pistachio Biscotti
Honey-Almond Biscotti
Sour Cherry-Pecan Biscotti
Double Chocolate Chip Biscotti
Orange-Ginger Biscotti
Cranberry-Walnut Biscotti


Party Food/New Year's Eve

Skinny-Dipping for the Holidays read more
Red Pepper Dip with Pine nuts
Raita
Curried Yogurt Dip
Lemon-Dill Cucumber Dip
Sundried Tomato Dip
Fresh Fruit with Maple-Vanilla Yogurt
Apricot Yogurt Dip with Pistachios

New Year's Eve Party read more
Fava—Greek Yellow Split Pea Spread
Turkish Roasted Eggplant Puree with Yogurt and Walnuts
Lahmacun—Lamb "Pizza"
Ratatouille Pizza
Gambas al Ahillo—Garlic Shrimp
Tortilla Espanola—Potato Omelet
Chicken Kabobs in a Middle Eastern Marinade
Briam—Greek Style Baked Mixed Vegetables

 

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