In the coming days, your email will be flooded with online Christmas invitations and you will be hearing a lot of Christmas party announcements. Christmas trees will be up, and lights will soon adore the neighborhood. These are all signs that you should already start thinking of what to serve for a holiday feast. No idea on what to prepare? Keep on reading and we’ll let you know some of the dishes that are in for the season!
The foods that will be mentioned below will be a great accompaniment to fun Christmas games, making sure that everyone will have a good time eating a delicious feast while also enjoying your Christmas party game ideas.
- Yorkshire Pudding
If you are impatient and you do not have the luxury of time, this is one of the best to have for a Christmas feast. It uses only four basic ingredients – flour, salt, eggs, and milk. Preparing Yorkshire pudding will only take about 30 minutes of your time. No special talent or experience required! This will make an excellent way to start the meal and to temper the appetite!
- Bacon and Apple Farro Salad
Want to eat bacon without feeling guilty? This is one of the best Christmas salads that you can prepare at home. The basic ingredients that you will need for this recipe include apple cider, farro, salt, pepper, bacon, halloumi, red wine vinegar, red onion, red apple, seedless grapes, olive oil, and arugula. When combined, you will see red and green colors, which will be reminiscent of Christmas. To make the colors stand out, serve the salad in a clean white plate.
- Ham Wrapped in Puff Pastry
One of the most common foods seen during holiday dinners is a glazed ham. If you want to give it a twist, on the other hand, you can prepare a Christmas ham wrapped in puff pastry. The ham can be brought pre-cooked and the puff pastry covering can be done in a short time. To complement the pastry and the ham, serve it with a pineapple sauce.
- Prime Rib Roast
When it comes to the mains that can make the Christmas table more appetizing, you should consider serving a prime rib. This will complement the Yorkshire pudding. A good prime rib uses a high-quality meat, so you need to go straight to your favorite butcher. For the best flavor, you need to rub it with spices at least a night before cooking. Make sure as well to cook it at the right temperature.
- Candied Popcorn Stars
The holiday feast will not be complete without sweet endings. While you will have an endless selection of Christmas desserts to prepare, one worth considering would be candied popcorn stars. Click here for the recipe of this 1950s classic. These candies are not meant to be stacked in a jar. Instead, you can use them as edible ornaments or you can also use it as toppings to other desserts.
Preparing a holiday feast does not need to be intimidating. Even if you are not a gourmet chef, take the time to go online and research easy to make recipes to prepare an unforgettable meal this Christmas!