Christmas Celebrations eCookbook: 5 Holiday-Special Menus with 34 Recipes


Christmas Celebrations eCookbook: 5 Holiday-Special Menus with 34 Recipes

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Christmas Celebrations eCookbook: 5 Holiday-Special Menus with 34 Recipes

For a tasty and hassle-free holiday, we've got easy recipes for every Christmas celebration you can imagine! Whether you're trimming the tree or hosting a holiday potluck, our Christmas Celebrations eCookbook features 5 holiday-special menus with 34 quick and easy recipes to make your yuletide joyfully delicious. This festive collection includes a variety of recipes so no matter the holiday celebration, you'll be ready with crowd-pleasing appetizers, cocktails, main dishes, sides and desserts. With the Mr. Food Test Kitchen's best and most-requested recipes in your back pocket, we bet you'll be hearing more "OOH IT'S SO GOOD!!" this Christmas than "Ho ho ho!"

Our eCookbook sponsor, Youngstown Fresh Pomegranate Arils, shares their passion for pomegranate this holiday season; you may have seen this red, apple-like fruit in your local grocery store around this time of year. Pomegranate arils are the delicious edible seeds inside, and they're jam-packed with antioxidants. Wait'll you see the amazing recipes the Mr. Food Test Kitchen developed that feature these ruby red gems! Pomegranate arils are just the thing to give your Christmas menu that seasonal color.


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Holiday Party Appetizer Ideas

Santa Spritzer

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, there's plenty of festive events to help us countdown to Christmas! Whether you're hosting a group of friends for a Secret Santa exchange or a gathering of neighbors for a caroling party, the Mr. Food Test Kitchen has plenty of easy holiday appetizers for any size get-together. Our Tree Trimmin' Menu features Christmas drink recipes like the Santa Spritzer (page 1) and simple-to-make finger foods like Holiday Pinwheels (page 2). Planning a holiday open house? Savor the flavors of the season with our sampling of Christmas party food ideas - from Cocktail Bundles (page 10) to Sticky Red Wings (page 11). Our rich Chocolate Wreath Fudge (page 13) makes for jolly table decor - that is, if you can leave this edible wreath out long enough before it gets nibbled!


Christmas Eve Menu

Pepper-Crusted Prime Rib

'Twas the night before Christmas...Before your family is nestled all snug in their beds and dreaming of sugar plums, it's time to gather for a delicious Christmas Eve meal! The Mr. Food Test Kitchen has taken all the guesswork out of serving amazing Christmas Eve food with our classic menu. Our easy-yet-elegant Pepper-Crusted Prime Rib (page 16) rivals anything you can find at the fanciest restaurant, especially when paired with muffin-style Yorkshire Pudding (page 18). We've also got the perfect Christmas Eve side dishes, and be sure to leave room for one of our holiday desserts, like Creamy Cheesecake with Pomegranate Topping (page 21). And of course, don't forget to leave something special out for Santa! We think Mr. C will appreciate our Cherry Mint Cookies (page 5) with a glass of milk.


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Who wants to stuck in the kitchen during the most festive season of the year? Holiday dinners don't have to be backbreaking work, and the Mr. Food Test Kitchen wants to make your Christmas celebrations super-easy. Our collection of "anyone can do it" holiday recipes are festive enough to impress, and simple enough that they don't require hours in kitchen. From fun Christmas cake ideas and traditional Christmas recipes to holiday cocktail recipes and fresh recipes from our friends at Youngstown Pomegranate Arils, our triple-tested holiday recipes will be just what you need for a very merry Christmas.

Whether you're preparing a big holiday meal, making a bring-along dish or hosting a holiday party, you'll be amazed at how fast you can wrap up these Christmas recipes. With our Christmas Celebrations eCookbook, you'll spend less time in the kitchen - which means more time to celebrate the season with your family and friends!


Christmas Morning Brunch Menu

Holiday Sausage Rollups

On Christmas morning, after the stockings have been emptied and the presents ripped open, thoughts usually turn to breakfast! This year, with our handy Christmas Morning Brunch Menu at the ready, you'll know just what to serve your hungry gang. These easy breakfast recipes have holiday-festive taste with very little fuss, so you can enjoy unwrapping your gifts instead of being stuck in the kitchen. We've also included recipes you can get ready the night before - like our Holiday Sausage Rollups (page 25). Makeahead dishes are ideal for Christmas morning since they're so easy! With Christmas Morning Strata (page 23), Cinnamon Pecan Muffins (page 26) and Holiday Hot Chocolate (page 27) on the menu, we know this hearty brunch will leave you cozy and satisfied as you gather around the tree and celebrate Christmas morning with your loved ones.


Traditional Christmas Dinner Menu

Sherry-Glazed Ham

With friends and family gathered around a yuletide feast, you shouldn't be running around the kitchen overwhelmed and understaffed. That's why the Mr. Food Test Kitchen has created a Traditional Christmas Menu With no-fuss main dishes like Sherry-Glazed Ham (page 31) and super-simple shortcuts like serving two sides in one a la Mashed Potato Stuffing (page 32), our low-maintenance dinner lets you enjoy the Christmas celebration without all the stress. Our Christmas menu features classic holiday recipes as well as some new twists on old favorites, such as No Egg Eggnog (page 28) and Pomegranate Honey-Roasted Game Hens (page 30). This delicious dinner will taste as though you've spent all day in the kitchen, but thanks to a few Test Kitchen shortcuts, you won't have to!


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As a fan of Mr. Food's Quick & Easy cooking philosophy, I know you can see the value in this free ebook. Try out these easy and delicious Christmas recipes with the free Christmas Celebrations eCookbook: 5 Holiday-Special Menus with 34 Recipes. Once you subscribe to receive our newsletter, you'll see how much fun it is to be a part of the Mr. Food community! If you've ever searched for quick and easy recipes, fast dinner ideas, slow cooker recipes or anything in-between, let deliver triple-tested recipes straight from our Mr. Food Test Kitchen that are both easy to make and delicious to eat. Check out this free eBook and the site to draw tons of  inspiration for your next holiday or meal!

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wow, look at all those yummy recipes!

I am going to start making things tomorrow for sure starting with the banana pudding freezer cake.... gls

Really Happy to have such Awesome step by step way's to Great Eating. Thanks for making this so Easier :-) Happy. :-)

I love to watch Mr Food on the news at lunch time and he always has some great recipes

To think about the $$ I have wasted on years of buying cookbooks, usually for 3 or 4 recipes I noticed flipping through. Way more convenient. How did we ever do without? I am impressed to say the least.

good choice glad i started

I am excited about getting started.

Just love Mr. Food, such good recipes, yummy, yummy, yummy in my tummy

I can't wait to try some new recipes!!! Thank you Mr. Food!

I can't wait to try the NO Egg Eggnog! And the Christmas Morning Stata looks so good!

Can't wait to try the Pepper-Crusted Prime Rib. It sounds delicious!

I'm making the Cinnamon Pecan Muffins for Christmas morning. Quick and easy, and they smell wonderful while they are baking.

Pleas let me know about the Italian Ckristmas mold you had on on 12-6-11 Thank you


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