Christmas Menu Ideas


Holidays are a time for getting together with family, loved ones and friends. This usually revolves around some kind of meal whether it is breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Here are a few examples of Holiday Menus that are most popular. Links to all recipes to be posted in the next day or so.

Healthy Christmas Recipes (click for recipes)

  • Horseradish-Crusted Beef Tenderloin
  • Rack of Lamb with Warm Apple & Lentil Salad
  • Roast Pork Tenderloin with Prunes
  • Slow-Cooked Povençal Beef Stew
  • Winter Squash Risotto
  • Game Hens with Brussels Sprouts & Chestnuts
  • Spiral Stuffed Turkey Breast with Cider Gravy
  • Roasted Fall Vegetables in Cheddar Crust
  • Vermont Cheddar Mashed Yukon Golds
  • Citrus Ginger Cake with Spiced Orange Compote

Traditional Menu (click for recipes)

  • Honey Glazed Ham
  • Parker House Rolls
  • Christmas Cookies
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Apple Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Roast Turkey
  • Candied Yams
  • Cranberry Sauce

Soul Food Christmas Menu

  • Honey Baked Ham
  • Collard Greens
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Potato Salad
  • Corn Bread Dressing
  • Giblet Gravy
  • Candied Yams
  • Sweet Potato Pie
  • Red Velvet Cake
  • Pecan Pie

Christmas Brunch

  • Cheese Strata with Ham and Tomatoes
  • Baked Ham with Spiced Apples and Pears
  • French Toast
  • Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Frittata
  • Petits Pains au Chocolat
  • Dutch Babys/Oven Pancakes
  • Sour Cream Coffee Cake
  • Pumpkin Spice Bread
  • Strata with Spinach and Gruyère
  • Champagne Cocktail

Vegetarian Christmas

  • Mulled Cider
  • Bruschetta with Caponata
  • Mushroom Soup with Chestnuts and Roasted Fennel
  • Herb Cheese-Stuffed and Fried Eggplant “Steaks” with Braised Radicchio, Fennel, and Escarole
  • Butternut Squash, Apple and Onion Galette with Stilton
  • Roasted Red Onions with Butter, Honey, and Balsamic Vinegar
  • Rice Pudding with Vanilla Bean, Orange and Rum

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