Winter Holiday Menu Sampler One



christmas-clip-art-retro-christmas-trees-clip-art-3440188Want to have a small gathering and an easy menu to kick off the holiday season? Well here’s a Winter Holiday Menu Sampler One, meant to avoid spending endless hours in  the kitchen,  yet tasty  enough to keep you and your guests  around the table enjoying good conversation and food that’s  meant to satisfy.  If something appeals to you just click on the item for the recipe.




a sparkling punch
Sparkling Punch via Taste of Home
a bloody mary
Bloody Mary via Taste of Home



Just for starters, a tasty beverage to toast the evening.







seriuosly smooth garlic parmesan hummus dip
Seriously Smooth Roasted Garlic Parmesan Hummus via Sallys baking Addiction
bacon wrapped shrimp appetizer
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp via Taste of Home



A few munchies to start the evening off and say… welcome.










a creamy tomato basil parmesan soup
Creamy Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup via Tastes Better from Scratch

Time to sit and relax, refill those beverages and enjoy.

Let the meal begin!

a roasted turkey breeast
Roasted Turkey Breast via Home Cooking Adventure
a turkey gravy without the drippings
Turkey Gravy without the Drippings via Lady Behind the Curtain









Veggies and carbs…what a great duo, some how carbs seem less sinful when

combined with veggies.

Shitake Mushroom Stuffing via Recipe Girl
Pull Apart Garlic Bread via Gather for Bread
Parmigiano Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Spears      via Fifteen Spatulas











What a gorgeous and delicious combination to compliment the meal.

three cheese scalloped potatoes side
Three Cheese Scalloped Potatoes via BHG
honey roasted carrots side
Honey Roasted Carrots via Cooking Classy












How sweet it is, with a decadent ending to a delicious meal.

caramel apple triffle
Caramel Apple Trifles via Life Love and Sugar
double chocolate brownies with sea salt dessert
Double Chocolate Brownies with Sea Salt via Pizzazzerie
a butternut squash pie
Butternut Squash pie via Taste of Home









holiday-decorate-mantel-christmas-greeneryLet us know if you decided try any of these delights,

we’ll be anxious to hear how your party turned out,

so to you and yours…







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