Undoubtedly, one of the best things about the holidays is the food. From mouth-watering appetizers to marvellous main courses, sensational side dishes and decadent desserts – here are some delicious ideas for a show-stopping holiday dinner.
Spinach and Goat Cheese Tartlets
These Spinach and Goat Cheese Tartlets are a tasty and elegant holiday appetizer. If you serve them, the only downside will be fighting the temptation to fill up on them before the main course! They may look elegant, but they are actually very easy to make with about 15 minutes of prep time and 35 minutes of cook time. The recipe feeds a crowd as it yields 2 dozen tartlets.
Perfect Prime Rib
Make this the year that you make the Perfect Prime Rib. Prime rib is a prime example of a show-stopping holiday dinner. Plan on about 15 to 20 minutes of cook time per pound of meat. Prime rib is such a quality cut of meat that you really don't need much in the way of seasoning. Simply season it very liberally with salt and pepper and cook to an internal temperature of 110ºF for medium-rare meat.
Herb Roasted Root Vegetables
Herb Roasted Root Vegetables make an ideal side dish for any holiday meal. The wintery veggies used in this recipe are baby potatoes, carrots and radishes, but feel free to substitute with your family's favourites.
Traditional Hanukkah Potato Latkes
It is traditional to eat food fried in oil on Hanukkah to commemorate the oil that miraculously burned for eight days. In addition to tradition, food fried in oil is delicious. These Traditional Hanukkah Potato Latkes are perfectly crisp and golden. Serve with sour cream and/or applesauce.
Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Eggnog Glaze
If there is a more show-stopping holiday dessert than this Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Eggnog Glaze we honestly can't think of it. The aroma alone is worth the work. Fresh ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves will leave your apartment smelling like a delicious winter wonderland. The buttermilk in this recipe keeps the cake moist for days, meaning you can make it ahead of time to cut down on your stress on the big day!
BentallGreenOak hopes these show-stopping holiday recipes help to make this year especially special!