A Collection of Christmas Menus

Lift holiday spirits with any of these vivacious Christmas dinners.

Christmas Dinner (Serves 8)
Simple, fresh, and delicious sides like Brussels Sprouts with Pecans compliment spicy ham for a memorable yuletide meal that ends with Sweet Potato Cheesecake.

Showstopper Supper
Traditional dishes with a festive flair like Green Beans with Crushed Walnuts and Coffee-Lacquered Sage Turkey with Redeye Gravy make for a flawless holiday feast.

Sweet and Savory Supper
This menu featuring Ham with Champagne and Vanilla Glaze, Corn Bread Stuffing with Sausage and Prunes, and Maple-Bourbon Pumpkin Pie is sophisticated in flavor yet in sync with the season. (Shown at left)

Casual Buffet Dinner Menu (Serves 12)
Welcome one and all with a reception that can be casual or refined. This robust menu features Barbecue-Rubbed Pork Loin with Raisin-Mustard Chutney and Garlic and Herb Roasted Turkey Breast with Tarragon Mayonnaise.

Holiday Dinner (Serves 8)
For the more adventuresome holiday host, this menu offers a touch of spice and color in sides like Seasoned Basmati Rice and White Cheddar and Black Pepper Biscuits alongside juicy Pork Tenderloin with Dried Apricot and Onion Marmalade.

Inspired Vegetarian: Comfort and Joy (Serves 8)
An easy-to-make, peasant-style lasagna is the centerpiece of this meatless holiday menu that also includes savory Artichoke Pasta Piccata and tart Maple-Cranberry Baked Apples.