Christmas-300x222 Christmas  is Always a fascinating festival. When I was a child it fascinated me with the idea of some one making toys for me at north pole .  All of my friends and me spend days together discussing to find out how to tell that guy known as Santa Claus  what we need. But at the end i used to get what I need. That days I could not understand how Santa knows what I need. But however on the christmas day morning I will get the gift what I wished for a discussed with my mom or dad. Not only that some time I used to get Christmas Greetings  from my uncles and other relatives. Another item that use to fascinate me was theDinner. My relatives used to visit us Christmas days. So I will have lot of friends to play with. And the special dishes which I can expect only Christmas Dinner was another attraction for me. I knew that time Jesus Christ was our family member. He has died himself to save us from our wrong things and from hell. That is why we are celebrating Christmas

Eight Sizzling Christmas Dishes for Christmas Dinner

Today I was thinking about those Christmas Dishes, I thought I will write about those dishes here. Really sizzling Dishes. Christmas family dinners are always exciting events and the dishes are of course the star of the night. This is the reason why moms always go the extra mile just to make sure that every Christmas dinner will be as memorable as the last one that remains fresh in the memory of the family members for a very long time.
Turkey is traditional for Thanksgiving, but most people still serve them for Christmas especially in places where they do not celebrate Thanksgiving. Aside from turkey, other birds like chicken are also popular for Christmas dishes.
Here are some of the best sizzling Christmas dishes you can serve for your Christmas family dinner:

Rosemary Beef Tenderloin

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Have a festive and elegant Christmas dinner with this scrumptious beef tenderloin. Easy to prepare and promised to satisfy your taste buds, this is sure hit in your holiday platter.  Find the recipe from: Better Homes and Gardens

Slow Cooker Apple-Cranberry Bourbon BBQ Pork Loin Roast

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If you want to skip turkey and beef this Christmas, then you may want to try this yummy and tender-juicy pork loin roast. This will definitely give your holiday some extra delight. Find the recipe from: The Frugal Foodie Mama

Herb-roasted Turkey

This turkey dish calls for herbs and softened butter combination for flavoring the meat. Lemon zest is also used to enhance the flavor. The herb and butter combination actually provides a subtle flavor to the meat while it enhances the drippings that can be used in making the gravy.

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Lemon Garlic Roasted Chicken

 

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Home cooked roasted chicken is always something that will keep everyone glued to the dinner table. In a way, it is as beautiful as a roasted turkey to look at. Not only is this dish pleasing to the eye, it gives out an amazing aroma like no other. Put some of the best ingredients like, lemon, rosemary, garlic and you will have a winning roasted chicken dish. If you are planning to have lemon garlic roasted chicken for Christmas dinner, it is best to use a larger one than a tiny broiler; larger chickens have more flavor and they have more meat, which is ideal for big Christmas family dinners.

Roast goose with apples and cider gravy

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Since Christmas and the holidays seem to be more focused on the feathered variety you can also tryroasting a goose , deliciously served with stuffing and copious lashings of flavorsome gravy. Ingredients for this sizzling bird recipe includes; an oven-ready goose, onions, bay leaves, apples, sea salt flakes, ground black pepper, goose giblets, carrots, celery stick, fresh thyme, caster sugar, fresh sage leaves, goose liver, bread crumbs, flour and dry cider. Preparation and cooking methods are not really that complicated, you just preheat the oven, season the bird with salt and black pepper then stuff it inside with onion and bay leaves before putting inside the oven. While that is baking, you have to prepare the stock and the gravy and then serve.

The Ultimate Grilled Pork Chop

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Enjoy bone-in grilled pork chops that were so tasty this week we have to share the recipe. We’re not shy about calling this as “The Ultimate Grilled Pork Chop Recipe”

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Thai Peanut Sauce Spaghetti Squash

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Spice up the holiday dinner with this fresh and tasty spaghetti squash with Thai Peanut sauce. Find the recipe from: Leelalicious

Crockpot Cranberry Meatballs

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Meatball dishes are perfect for picky eaters, but this Christmas, put some twist on it by adding cranberry sauce. Give your family a sweet and meaty delight with these cranberry meatballs. Find the recipe on Spicy Southern Kitchen.

Autumn Arugula salad with caramelized squash with pomegranate ginger vinaigrette

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A festive dish for festive occasion. Find the recipe on How Sweet It is.

Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers

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A dazzling and savory potato recipe for the whole family. Baked to perfection, every bite to these sweet potato stackers is sure heavenly. Find the recipe on Kim’s Healthy Eats.

Broccoli Cranberry Pasta Salad

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A combination of flavors, with tangy and sweet dressing, this cold pasta salad with broccoli, sunflower seeds, cranberries, cheese is a refreshing dish for Christmas. With the light dressing of mayo and Greek Yogurt, everyone would surely love to have their seconds. Recipe from Yummy Addiction

Bacon Wrapped Cheese & Mushroom Stuffed Chicken Breasts

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A dish with WOW factor. Find the recipe on The Midnight Baker.

Marinated Beef Tenderloin

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This Marinated Beef Tenderloin makes a scrumptious Christmas dinner that will surely please everyone’s taste bud. Find the recipe on Martha Stewart.

One-Pot Ham and Potatoes

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French Onion Soup

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Celebrate the holiday season with rich and soul-warming French onion soup. You can find the recipe on Dash of Savory.

Easy Beef Lasagna

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Definitely a crowd-pleaser, you’ll never go wrong with this Beef Lasagna dish. Everyone will be a happy camper on Christmas eve. Recipe from Jo Cooks.

Stacked Chicken Enchilada Casserole

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An easier way to cook chicken enchilada. Find the recipe from Gimme Some Oven.

Baked Spaghetti and Meatballs

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An All-time favorite in every occasion. Make it even more special and delectable. Recipe from Real Simple.

Tuscan Garlic & Herb Whole Roasted Chicken

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Make a delicious dish out of a holiday staple, here’s a whole roasted chicken with Tuscan garlic and herbs. Find the complete recipe on Real Advice Gal.

Holiday Beef Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes , Tomatoes and Corn

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Impress your guests and satisfy your family’s cravings with this elegant and tasty dish. Find the recipe on Family Foodie.

Roasted Chicken Legs with Potatoes and Kale

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It’s a wonderful time of the year. Of course, you would want to make a dish that will match up with the occasion. Spice up your usual Chicken dish and turn it into this scrumptious holiday delight.. Find the complete recipe on Food and Wine.

Grilled Honey BBQ Bacon Chicken Kabobs

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Nothing can beat a treat on a stick. Give your family and friends some holiday treat with these meaty chicken Kabobs. Recipe from Creme de la Crumb.

Honey Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Feta

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Here’s a perfect side dish for Christmas, loaded with sweet and savory flavors. Find the recipe on Peas and Crayons.

Loaded Baked Potatoes

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Here’s everyone’s favorite – baked potatoes – loaded with flavors, bacon and cheese. Find the recipe on Diethood.

Crispy Coated Honey Baked Ham Recipe

If you are not much into bird recipes then you can go for the Christmas tradition, the ham. In some families though, they try to include both bird and ham at the dinner table. You can also do that, if you have the budget. If you want that salty, moist meat with crispy sweet coating that you usually get from expensive commercial hams, then you can try doing your own version. All you will need is to get that perfect spicy honey baked flavor and then use a blowtorch to make the coating very crispy.

Simple Honey Baked Ham Recipe

If you would rather celebrate a simple family dinner for Christmas, you can also opt for the simple sweet honey taste of baked ham. This dish does not require a blowtorch, just mix up some honey and herbs combination and coat the ham with it and then bake.

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Whiskey and Honey Baked Ham Recipe

This is a little naughtier version of the honey baked ham, naughtier because you are going to have to add some whiskey into the honey and the rest of the ingredients. Though the alcohol that was in the whiskey will eventually evaporate as you cook the ham, the flavor is left behind and that’s what makes this dish enticingly delicious.

Easy Lobster Tails In Foil

Decadent lobster is usually saved for special occasions like Christmas. This dish is so easy to prepare that you can make it at any time of the year. Ingredients include, lobster tails, salt, paprika, pepper and lemon juice or lime juice. You just thaw the lobster tails, then cut the membrane away with scissors. Manually loosen the meat from the shell, sprinkle with the seasonings and then foil-wrap each tail. Bake and serve. For 4 to 8 ounces of tail, it may take 25 minutes, for larger tails, it may take half an hour.

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Baked Large Snapper

There is nothing more delicious to serve for Christmas dinner than a completely fresh fish baked on a barbeque or baked in an oven. A red snapper is perhaps the perfect fish for making such a dish. With a 3 kilogram snapper, you can easily feed the family with something unique that is heavenly delicious at the same time.
Hopefully, these sizzling Christmas dishes will inspire you to be very creative in your preparations for you family’s Christmas dinner this year.

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