Christmas Menus

Plan your Christmas menu using our best Christmas ideas and recipes, including appetizer, side dish, and dessert ideas. For other Christmas menu ideas, try one of our ham or roasted prime rib recipes, or egg frittatas, bread pudding, and fruit salads for Christmas breakfast. We even have bite-sized and tasty finger foods, dips, cocktails, and appetizers.

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Easy Holiday Menus
Forget long hours in the kitchen with complicated recipes. Make this Christmas dinner a no-fuss, unforgettable evening with these easy, elegant menus.
Standing Rib Roast with Roasted Potatoes
Rating: Unrated 134
Serve roast beef with all the trimmings for an easy meal rich in flavor. The centerpiece standing rib roast is presented with roasted potatoes that are ridged with a fork so they can soak up ample pan juices. The potatoes can be boiled, tossed with oil, and refrigerated until needed.
John Legend's Macaroni and Cheese
Rating: Unrated 1738
When musician John Legend visited Martha Stewart, he shared this recipe for his favorite Southern comfort food. Learn how to make the singer's delicious, creamy macaroni and cheese at home.
Perfect Roast Turkey 101
Rating: Unrated 669
This recipe yields a plump and regal roast turkey, with crisp, golden-brown skin and an aroma to match.
Roasted Red Potatoes
Rating: Unrated 755
Fresh rosemary complements the earthy taste of roasted red potatoes in this simple but satisfying side dish.
Easy Creamed Spinach
Rating: Unrated 488
Our take on the classic creamed spinach side dish uses fresh spinach and cream cheese as a thickener. It's a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with both young and old.

More Christmas Menus

A Fantastic Prime Rib Menu For Holiday Entertaining
Here's a luxurious meal that's easy on the cook thanks to expert advice and make-ahead tips.
Here's What the Royal Family Eats for Christmas, According to Former Royal Chef
Model your family's menu off the delicious selection the Windsors enjoy each year.
Three Tips for Putting Together a Menu Featuring Traditional Dishes Associated with Different Holidays

Experts weigh in how to cook one merry meal that combines different traditions, cuisines, and cultures.