Whether you are in charge of the entire meal or been asked to bring along a salad … here are a few suggestions.
Get things started. My signature shrimp or smoked salmon mousse are perfect for your feast of the seven fishes. Or set out an antipasto platter, a few dips, some almonds and olives. Whatever you do, keep it simple and enjoy the holidays.
Smoked Salmon Mousse
Roasted Red Pepper Dip
Do you stick to a traditional turkey for the main event? If not, a pot bubbling on the stove or in the oven will let you relax and enjoy the party.
Roast Turkey with Cranberry Sauce
Braised Beef Bourguignon
Tex-Mex Braised Beef
Spicy Chicken Stew
Caribbean Fish Stew
Sort’a Like Jambalaya
Nana Nye’s Fish Chowder – an old family favorite for Christmas Eve at our house.
Been asked to bring a salad? Toss up something special.
Mixed Greens with Roasted Grapes, Olives & Feta – I’ll be serving this salad on Christmas Eve.
Mixed Greens with Roasted Mushrooms & Gorgonzola
Fennel & Feta Salad
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