It’s that time of year for you to get out the decoration lights and put your apron on. Christmas, the season of presents and great food brings with it a feast that could make even the fussiest eaters marry and joyful. From savory classics to sweet delights, the Christmas table is a culinary sleigh ride with flavors, colors, and textures that enrich and make the holiday what it is. Put on your Christmas smile and get ready to travel down a sweet and zesty journey as we unwrap the best dishes Christmas has to offer, and that makes every holiday table an astonishing and delicious piece!
No Christmas table is complete without the star of the show – the golden brown, perfectly roasted, get-it-as-big-as-you-can, turkey. Tender on the inside and crispy on the outside, this iconic bird and every table’s centerpiece is a true holiday hallmark. There is no such thing as a turkey too big and if you listen carefully, you can almost hear it calling everyone to come and gather around. Who doesn’t love being the center of attention? When paired with savory stuffing and drizzled with rich and aromatic gravy, the roast turkey is a tradition we can never resist, and no other bird will do.
Cheesy Mashed Potatoes
Creamy, dreamy, and luxurious, the cheesy mashed potatoes at Christmas are comfort food and do not taste the same any other time of year. The humble potatoes transform into a fluffy cloud of deliciousness coated in a generous helping of melted cheese, that no one can resist. Whether piled high next to the turkey or nestled in a cozy corner on your plate, there is nothing more heartwarming and nothing more delightful, than these creamy spuds. It wouldn’t be Christmas without them.
When it comes to stuffing, it has got to be Grandma’s. There is nothing more magical and nothing more pleasant that goes perfectly with your king of a bird. The stuffing always tastes as if it is packed with old-age memories and filled with stories that never seem to die. It is made with love, seasoned to perfection, and boasts a mix of savory goodness. It’s the perfect cozy companion to the main event.
It is tangy and has a splash of sweetness, this is the cranberry sauce. Some people wait all year for this and never dare to taste any before the big day arrives. Whether you prefer it homemade with whole berries or love the satisfying squish of the supermarket choices, cranberry sauce is the jewel on the crown and always leaves you wanting more.
So, no matter where you originate from or where your ancestors were born, if you celebrate Christmas there are some things you cannot do without. What we have listed here is a must and has no alternatives so remember when you go for your Christmas dinner shopping, take this list along.