What special things do you eat at Christmas?
September 30, 2015 3:35pm CST
Every family seems to celebrate Christmas meals in a different way. Our kids usually come home around the 23rd since that's our oldest granddaughter's birthday. We celebrate that, then on Christmas Eve we have our big dinner. My family doesn't want to change up the menu at all...I guess it's a tradition now. We usually have turkey, ham, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes and gravy, 2 kinds of stuffing (our son-in-law is gluten intolerant), broccoli casserole, cranberry sauce, fried corn bread, and deviled eggs. For dessert, we have pumpkin, pecan, and chocolate pies, chocolate mint squares, candied peanuts, and sometimes other desserts. Needless to say, after all that cooking (the kids do help some), we eat left-overs on Christmas Day!
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• United States
3 Oct 15
@1creekgirl Yes it is a desert mostly in England..heres what it looks like..there are recipes online of course Vicki..it tastes really good. Sort of like steamed fruit cake. But it is the brandy sauce I love with it.
30 Sep 15
@1creekgirl Most people do turkey but I find it dry and I don't want to eat what everyone else is eating. Each of our 5 kids (4 of which are adults) insist on their favourite other stuff so the meal is a hotch potch of seemingly random dishes - sweet potatoes, cauliflower in a blue cheese sauce, honey roasted parsnips etc.
• Boston, Massachusetts
30 Sep 15
We haven't had a good Christmas tradition for a few years now due to changes in family situations, etc. Last year I got convinced to go to my sister's house and they had Chinese food for dinner! I can't do that again. I will stay home and cook a turkey, even if it takes us a week to finish eating it.