FFG Eats: 22 Christmas Day recipes for the ultimate foodie

This Christmas I’m cooking dinner. Of course you know that already know that as earlier last week I was talking Christmas dinner place settings. Talk about putting the horse before the cart. I’m still trying to plan my Christmas menu, from breakfast through until the main event After extensive research online, which involved reading over 300 of my favorite cooking blogs and stalking pinterest like a woman possessed, I’ve finally narrowed the menu down to a choice of 25. It needs further editing, but the recipes look so delicious I thought I’d share for those of you looking for possible newbies on the Christmas day menu.

Let’s start with breakfast…

1. Toasted Marshmallow Iced Coffee

(via Confectionalism)

Did I say that the recipes are for 24 hour usage? We’re talking food plans here from dawn til’ dusk. Naturally, we need to kick off with coffee!

2. Coffee Cake Waffles

(via Real Food by Dad

3. Overnight Egg Nog French Toast

(via Five Heart Home)

4. Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

(Via Rainy Day Gal)

5. Cinnamon Roll Pancakes

(via Recipe Girl)

6. Ham, egg and cheese breakfast braid

(via Fab Fatale)

Now on from breakfast to the main event (is anyone really still hungry at this point?!)… kicking off with the drinks!

7. Cranberry Margaritas

(via Eat Live Run)

8. Holiday Mule

(via Home Sweet Jones)

9. Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco

(via Damn Delicious)

Now for the starters and sides on the menu and up for discussion!

10. Creamy butternut squash puree with seared scallops and bacon

(via Lex’s Clean Kitchen)

11. Orange and Pomegranate Salad

(via Brooklyn Supper)

12. The most delicious way to incorporate Brussel Sprouts into the Christmas meal!

(via Ambitious Kitchen)

13. Classic Roast Potatoes

(via What Katie Ate)

14. Scalloped Sweet Potatoes 

(via Taste and Tell)

15. Stuffed Cheese Buns

(via Yammy’s Noshery

16. Apple and Onion Stuffin’ muffins

(via Rachael Ray)

Now for the main course, the main event, the big foodie moment!

17. Beef Tenderloin with Parmesan Herb Stuffing

(via Better Homes and Gardens)

18. Turkey Wellington

(via Jamie Oliver)

19. Cranberry Glazed Turkey

(via Martha Stewart)

And finally, how about something for the sweet tooth? Dessert!!!!

20. Pumpkin Marble Cheesecake
(via Roxana’s Home Baking)


21. Chocolate Meringue Cake with Fresh Berries
(via Artful Desperado)


22. Bailey’s Chocolate Mousse
(via Lemon Tree Dwelling)

For more ideas on how to cook for Christmas, check out my Pinterest board Christmas at Home!


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