When it comes to the party and it’s your turn to host, deciding how it should all flow can be daunting. Who to invite, what to serve, where will the children sit, what they will eat, and the question every hostess asks, will there be enough? To the final details of when to begin the soup and when to start the Brie. And finally, when it has all been decided, how to add that sparkle to each course.
Whether you’re a seasoned entertainer or a tad kitchen shy, everything you need
for a successful holiday dinner is right here. The menu, the music and a few simple tricks. From sea scallops with just the right sear to homemade candied walnuts with a perfect crunch, these recipes will have your guests talking. Cooking a fabulous holiday dinner should never be complicated. With these simple recipes, your holiday feast can flow as easily as the well-chosen playlist.
Getting together with family and friends over the holidays is grand... we all know it’s really the food they come for after all.
- Fennel onion soup with gruyère croutons
- Baked Brie with fig preserves and balsamic-roasted grapes
- Pan-seared sea scallops with tomato and olive
- Pear and Gorgonzola salad with candied walnuts
- Molasses cider basted pork loin roast
- Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate sour cream frosting
Recipes again: Fennel onion soup with gruyère croutons, Baked Brie with fig preserves and balsamic-roasted grapes, Pan-seared sea scallops with tomato and olive, Pear and Gorgonzola salad with candied walnuts, Molasses cider basted pork loin roast, Chocolate fudge cake with chocolate sour cream frosting