Christmas Dinner Ideas

Christmas Dinner Ideas
Christmas Dinner Ideas

Christmas is a glorious tradition that involves must-have dishes and an eye for traditional details. Plan your perfect Christmas Dinner with many food ideas.

Organizing and actualizing the loveliest Christmas family dinner requires mastery of one's regional traditional dishes, an acquired taste for Christmas table decorations and dinnerware. If you are short of Christmas dinner ideas, every year there is an update on how to's, dishes, cooking recipes, ready to mix up the family dinner meal with foreign traditions and plenty of food advice.

After all it's that special night of the year and one might regard food to be as much of a gift as anything else. A selection of ideas can really help your Christmas dinner to drop the stress factor and carry on with the merry-jolly spirit the holidays demand.

Planning your menu in advance and working on your settings is key to getting a fancy yet traditional, delicious Christmas meal.

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French macarons, delectable pecan pie or Christmas bars? Learn how to make these and other homemade food gifts for the holidays.
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10 Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Foodies
Here are 10 Christmas gift ideas perfect for food lovers. Take your pick from cool kitchen gadgets, cookbooks, cooking lessons and more.
10 Christmas Ingredients and How to Use Them
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10 Christmas Ingredients and How to Use Them
Here's a useful inforgraphic full of Christmas ingredients suggestions with tips on exactly how to use them when you're cooking.
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Dates From A to Z: 26 Interesting Things to Know
An authentic Middle Eastern delicacy, rich in sweetness and symbolic values: find out more about date palm facts and figures, nutrition information and history.
5 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes
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5 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes
Planning a cookie swap? You'll find these easy Christmas cookie recipes hard to resist and so will Santa.
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OCD Chopping Board with Guidelines for Perfect Cuts
The OCD chopping board aims to improve your knife skills with some simple cutting guidelines to follow in the kitchen.
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How to make the Yule log cake, a yummy chocolate dessert recipe traditionally served in France and Quebec during Christmas dinner.
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Adorable Food-Themed Christmas Tree Ornaments
We're head over heels for these adorable food-themed Christmas tree ornaments - there's donuts, mushrooms, oysters and even ice cream sandwiches!
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How to prepare the Swedish Glogg recipe, the traditionale Scandinavian red mulled wine to be enjoyed very hot: the perfect drink for Christmas and winter.
5 Must-Try Elegant Holiday Desserts
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5 Must-Try Elegant Holiday Desserts
Kick things up a notch this holiday season with elegant desserts made with gourmet ingredients like champagne, coffee, liquor, nuts and spices.
How To Make Eggnog - 2 Easy Recipes
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How To Make Eggnog - 2 Easy Recipes
Want to learn how to make eggnog from scratch? With these easy recipes you'll be savoring this creamy holiday drink in no time.
41 Amazing Christmas Dinner Ideas
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41 Amazing Christmas Dinner Ideas
Need some last-minute help with Christmas? Here's your ultimate guide to Christmas with plenty of recipes to help save the day.
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Christmas Special: Drink it and Eat it
There is always time to add that extra flair to your Christmas Day, check out our favorites.
5 Tuscan Foods To Have on Your Christmas Table
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5 Tuscan Foods To Have on Your Christmas Table
Looking to enhance your Christmas menu? Tuscan foods like pecorino cheese and cured meats will add a festive - and delicious - touch to your holiday gathering.
Quick Go-To Cranberry Sauce Recipe
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Quick Go-To Cranberry Sauce Recipe
A cranberry sauce recipe posted over at Southbourne Garden - quick and simple to make and a great way to add a kick to your Christmas dinner.
10 of the Best Christmas Desserts Ever
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10 of the Best Christmas Desserts Ever
Looking for the perfect Christmas desserts? Treat yourself and the ones you love to these mouthwatering holiday sweets - they are totally worth the calories.
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Fiasconaro's Italian Panettone: A Christmas Classic
The claim to fame for the Fiasconaro family is the panettone.
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Gingerbread Men Inflict 'Holiday Horror'
This Christmas, beware of naughty gingerbread men! 'Holiday Horror' is a fun series depicting cute gingerbread men doing not so nice things to each other.
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Different ideas for Christmas desserts, try this delicious tart with slices of blood orange.
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Winter Warmers from Latin America
These hot Central and South American drinks will take the chill from your bones.
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Delicious avocado appetizer filled with Italian Gorgonzola cheese.
4 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes
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4 Easy Christmas Cookie Recipes
Want to leave a homemade treat for Santa? Try baking a few batches of these easy Christmas cookie recipes everyone will love.
10 Kitchen Gifts for $10 or Less
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10 Kitchen Gifts for $10 or Less
A list of 10 kitchen gifts that are $10 or less. From s'mores makers to cool cookies sets and Japanese chopstick sets.
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René Redzepi's Christmas Dinner
Have a Nordic Noel as René Redzepi creates a Danish style Christmas dinner for the Wall Street Journal.
5 Fun Vegetarian Christmas Appetizers
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5 Fun Vegetarian Christmas Appetizers
Light up your Christmas with fun and festive appetizers like kale and mascarpone crostini, French potato croquettes, sweet potato chips and more!
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A great way to celebrate the holidays: a roast ham with English mustard.
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The Gingerbread Cookie Bus Ticket
Aiming to spread holiday cheer, a bus company in Finland exchanged free rides for gingerbread cookies. Here's what happened before the cookies crumbled...
Infographic: 20 Must-Try Christmas Cocktails
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Infographic: 20 Must-Try Christmas Cocktails
Looking for fancy holiday drinks? Here are 20 must-try Christmas cocktails you'll want to cozy up to during the holiday season.
The $37,000 Christmas Pudding
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The $37,000 Christmas Pudding
Costing $37,000 the pastry chef Martin Chiffers has created the world's most expensive Christmas pudding.
WATCH: How To Make No-Bake Santa Cookies
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WATCH: How To Make No-Bake Santa Cookies
Looking for an easy Christmas dessert? Watch how simple it is to create your very own no-bake Santa cookies even Santa himself won't be able to resist.
Christmas Dinner Ideas: 5 Yummy Corn Recipes
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Christmas Dinner Ideas: 5 Yummy Corn Recipes
Looking for great Christmas dishes? From hearty corn soup to bacon-studded cornbread, these tasty corn recipes are a great addition to your holiday menu.
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A nice filet wellington recipe with mushrooms for your Christmas meal.
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A fun delicious cupcake to create the right atmosphere at Christmas.
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6 Christmas Mulled Wines and Drinks from Around the World
Hot, spicy, preferable alcoholic: a mulled wine is the perfect drink to celebrate Christmas. Here are 6 mulled wine and drink recipes from all around the world.
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Get Bubbly All Over With Wine Soaps
Looking for a unique gift for wine lovers? Treat them to these luxurious wine-inspired soaps in 'flavors' like Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio and Cabernet
10 Chef Tips to Improve Your Christmas Dinner
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10 Chef Tips to Improve Your Christmas Dinner
Here's 10 tips to spice up your Christmas dinner from a range of famous chefs including Jamie Oliver and Heston Blumenthal.
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Cooking the Classics: Christmas Pudding
One stalwart of the holidays is the baking of a Christmas pudding—and by pudding, we mean it in the British sense, which is to say that it is a dessert.
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Delicious traditional chutney recipe for a Christmas treat.
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A recipe for pierogi, a traditional Polish dish usually served for Christmas: learn how to make these tasty dumplings filled with sauerkrauts and mushrooms.
5 Christmas Cocktails
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5 Christmas Cocktails
The drinks crew at Stone Hurt Manor have created this infographic with five tasty Christmas cocktail recipes.
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5 Awesome Knives For Chefs Who Have Everything
What do you get the chef who has everything? Take your pick from these cutting-edge knives designed for professional cooks and chefs.
5 Italian Christmas Recipes
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5 Italian Christmas Recipes
Want to bring a bit of Italy to your Christmas table? Prepare these elegant Italian Christmas recipes the whole family will love - from pastas, meats and sweets
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Looking for new Christmas canape ideas? Try these tasty Christmas canapes with roast pork and cranberry jelly, the perfect appetizer recipe for your holidays.
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The Ultimate Original Christmas Gourmet Gifts
Christmas is around the corner. Here is a helpful guide to gifts for friends who love to eat.
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WATCH: 'Mulled Wines,' The Christmas-Themed Parody of ''Blurred Lines''
Get into the holiday spirit with "Mulled Wines," a naughty and nice Christmas-themed spoof of Robin Thicke's hit song ''Blurred Lines.''
A Molecular Recipe for Eggnog (Video)
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A Molecular Recipe for Eggnog (Video)
Want to really kick things up this holiday season? Try pouring your guests a glass of eggnog with a molecular twist. Here's the video recipe from Chefsteps.
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Kitchen Letters via Bryce Longton
The ultimate foodie gift, a letter from a chef directly in your mailbox with cooking tips and recipes. Meet Kitchen Letters.
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10 Cool Gifts For Coffee Lovers
Looking for the perfect gift for a coffee lover? Form a self-stirring mug to coffee-infused socks, we've got awesome Christmas gift ideas for coffee junkies.
5 Perfect Christmas Appetizers
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5 Perfect Christmas Appetizers
Looking for festive Christmas appetizers? Treat your holiday guests to a fabulous spread of bacon-wrapped scallops, empanadas, mushroom terrine and much more.
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A fresh pineapple cake with chocolate topping and icing sugar and Christmas decorations.
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Italian Stuffed Olives "all'Ascolana"
Have you ever tried making one of Italy's favorite recipes? Here is your ticket to "Olive Ascolane", stuffed olives.
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The Perfect Edible Christmas Centerpiece
Here's a great Christmas dinner idea: decorate your table with an edible centerpiece everyone can enjoy after dinner !
World's Largest Gingerbread House
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World's Largest Gingerbread House
The wold's largest gingerbread house made using 7,000 eggs, 22,000 pieces of candy and a ton of butter.
VIDEO: How To Make Vanilla Extract
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VIDEO: How To Make Vanilla Extract
Learn the secret every baker knows but doesn't bother to share: how to make vanilla extract. It's the ultimate ingredient for fabulous holiday baking.
The $200,000 Christmas Dinner
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The $200,000 Christmas Dinner
Check out the ingredients that went into the world's most expensive Christmas dinner worth over $200,000.
Christmas Dinner Ideas: 5 Tasty Vegan Sides
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Christmas Dinner Ideas: 5 Tasty Vegan Sides
Planning a vegan Christmas dinner? From Sicilian caponata to Sichuan green beans, these tasty vegan sides are a great addition to your holiday feast.
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Montreal's Mixologists Spill the Deal on Christmas Drinks
Three mixologists from Montreal spice up your Christmas drinks, here is good drinking advice from Fabien Maillard, Chris Whitlow and Drahos Chytry.
Cronut Creator Launches Christmas Cereal
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Cronut Creator Launches Christmas Cereal
Cronut king Dominique Ansel is venturing into a different type of morning treat: he's developed a gourmet breakfast cereal just in time for Christmas.
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Try these exquisite orange tarts and impress your guests with the Christmas Dinner.
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Delicious and sweet Christmas ring biscuits recipe with icing sugar and butter.
5 Stunning Desserts for Christmas Brunch
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5 Stunning Desserts for Christmas Brunch
Need some dessert ideas for Christmas brunch? These festive desserts laced with sugar and spice will make everything just right.
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The Sofa Tray Table
Tired of staining your couch with beverages? Behold the LipLap, a flexible sofa tray table designed to fit over every rectangular armrest.
Italian Christmas: A Traditional Tuscan Menu
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Italian Christmas: A Traditional Tuscan Menu
Would you like to bring a touch of Italy to your Christmas table? The whole family will enjoy these traditional Tuscan holiday recipes.
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The Illustrated Cookbook For Visual Learners
Are you a visual learner? You'll enjoy this ingenious illustrated cookbook that redefines recipe writing.
4 Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas
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4 Homemade Food Gifts for Christmas
The Wall Street Journal have printed four great recipe ideas for some unique food gifts ideas for your friends and family this Christmas.
5 Vegan Christmas Dessert Ideas
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5 Vegan Christmas Dessert Ideas
Looking for vegan Christmas desserts? Bring a little joy to your holiday table with these festive vegan treats.
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DIY S'mores Kits, A Sweet Holiday Gift
Looking for a nice DIY holiday gift? Treat the foodies on your Christmas list to these adorable homemade S'mores kits.
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Santa Claus on a cupcake, try this delicious Christmas cupcakes recipe, all you need is icing, sugar, and sweets.
Spice Up Your Cooking with Gourmet Tuscan Sea Salts
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Spice Up Your Cooking with Gourmet Tuscan Sea Salts
Looking to add a little pizazz to everyday cooking? Infuse flavor into your meals with gourmet Tuscan sea salt blends from Il Boschetto.
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Mulled wine is an easy Christmas warm drink recipe using wine and oranges.
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The $500 Thomas Keller Caviar & Blini Kit
Has a foodie on your Christmas list been extra nice this year? Show them your appreciation with this spectacular Thomas Keller's Caviar & Blini Gift Set.
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Christmas cupcakes to celebrate your festive meals: here is an easy step-by-step recipe to prepare funny snowmen cupcakes.
5 Delightful Christmas Brunch Ideas
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5 Delightful Christmas Brunch Ideas
Looking for delicious Christmas brunch ideas? The whole family will enjoy this menu with festive cupcakes, a hearty Christmas club sandwich, quiche and more.
5 Christmas Foodie Gifts Inspired by Tuscany
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5 Christmas Foodie Gifts Inspired by Tuscany
Shopping for a foodie who loves Italy? Surprise them with a Christmas gift inspired by the enchanting region of Tuscany.
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Heston Blumenthal To Launch Deluxe Box of Chocolates
This Christmas enjoy a luxurious box of chocolates from British celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal.
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Christmas Cupcakes
Cranberry loaded cupcakes from Kailley's Kitchen a super sweet way to celebrate Christmas.
Serve Your Holiday Drinks In A Squash Bowl
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Serve Your Holiday Drinks In A Squash Bowl
Why stash your beer in wine in a cooler when you can chill them in a squash? Learn how to tackle with fun DIY project just in time for the holiday season.
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Luxurious Gifts for the Ultimate Foodie
Looking for awesome gifts for foodies? Here are some great gift ideas that foodies and wine aficionados would love to see under their Christmas tree.
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German Christmas Market for Foodies
Best part of Christmas markets? Definitely the food, especially if German. Stroll through sausages and beer with our tour of German markets' best delicacies.
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There's a New Walnut Cracker in Town
A beautifully designed walnut opener that's shaped like a walnut leaf - it's designed to open the outer shell, the inner shell and also remove the core.
Dinner Party Ideas: 5 Tips For Entertaining, Italian Style
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Dinner Party Ideas: 5 Tips For Entertaining, Italian Style
Want to add an Italian touch to your dinner party? Follow these simple tips and tricks for entertaining your guests with the all the grace Italy has to offer.
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Foodie Gifts: The Twisted Wine Decanter
Are you searching for the perfect gift for a wine lover? Behold this amazing twisted decanter. It's unique design allows wine to swirl as it's being poured.
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A Food Lover's Guide To Florence
Looking for a special holiday gift? Treat the foodies in your life to the ultimate guide to Florence so they can begin to plan a Tuscan vacation.
Sick of Turkey? Try These Italian Veal Recipes
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Sick of Turkey? Try These Italian Veal Recipes
Looking for turkey-free holiday recipes? You'll love these veal recipes with an Italian touch. Pair them with a great Italian wine and you'll be all set.
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A delectable main course of roasted capon with caramelized potatoes, carrots, cauliflowers and artichokes
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Would You Drink A $500 Milkshake?
A Hollywood bar has whipped up a $500 milkshake containing edible gold leaf, the finest Belgian chocolates and a Swarovski ring. Would you drop $500 on this?
How To Make Homemade Brown Gravy Like a Pro
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How To Make Homemade Brown Gravy Like a Pro
Want to learn how to make homemade bron gravy like a pro? Here's the simplest turkey gravy recipe ever along with video instructions.
René Redzepi's Christmas Goose Recipe
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René Redzepi's Christmas Goose Recipe
René Redzepi sits down with The Guardian newspaper and offers his own recipe for how to prepare a Danish style Christmas Goose.
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Next time you serve Italian coffee try making these delicious Christmas bars.
5 Italian White Wines You've Never Heard Of
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5 Italian White Wines You've Never Heard Of
Forget pinot grigio! There are plenty more Italian white wines to discover. Here's a list of Italian whites to help you celebrate any occasion.
7 Ways To Spruce Up Thanksgiving Dinner (Without Cranberry Sauce!)
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7 Ways To Spruce Up Thanksgiving Dinner (Without Cranberry Sauce!)
Bored of cranberry sauce? Give your Thanksgiving dinner a makeover with these homemade condiments you can make ahead of the big day.
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How To Clean Your Refrigerator Like A Boss (Video)
Wondering how to clean your refrigerator? This video tutorial from Clean My Space will help you accomplish this daunting task ahead of the busy holiday season.
5 Easy Holiday Appetizers
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5 Easy Holiday Appetizers
Want to entertain with ease during Thanksgiving and Christmas? Here are five easy holiday appetizers that are a breeze to prepare.
Deck The Halls With Sriracha Candy Canes
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Deck The Halls With Sriracha Candy Canes
Do you enjoy the slow burn of Sriracha in your mouth? Then spice up your holiday season with a lick of these fiery Sriracha candy canes.
Slice and Dice Like a Michelin-Starred Chef
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Slice and Dice Like a Michelin-Starred Chef
Want to get a handle on your knife skills? This new Japanese knife set from Michelin-starred chef Andreas Caminada will help you slice and dice like a pro.
How To Roast a Turkey Like A Chef
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How To Roast a Turkey Like A Chef
Need some help cooking turkey? Here are some great tips and tricks so you can learn how to roast a turkey like a chef.
3 Festive Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
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3 Festive Pumpkin Dessert Recipes
Looking for great pumpkin dessert recipes? These luscious holiday sweets are perfect treats to serve on Thanksgiving or Christmas.
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Torrone: Italy's Sweet Nougat for Christmas
The real, authentic torrone has to be the hard kind – there is no other possible texture for this beloved Italian sweet, so popular in the winter months.
5 Holiday Bread Recipes
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5 Holiday Bread Recipes
Hosting a holiday dinner? Dazzle your guests with these festive holiday bread recipes - they're so good you'll want to bake a double batch.
Holiday Foods: 5 Vegetarian Appetizers
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Holiday Foods: 5 Vegetarian Appetizers
Planning your holiday menu? Make sure to include some of these mouth-watering appetizers even meat lovers will adore.
3 Italian Wine Ideas For The Holidays
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3 Italian Wine Ideas For The Holidays
Planning your holiday menus? Here are great tips for selecting the perfect Italian wine pairing for Thanksgiving, Christmas and beyond.
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Pecan pie is a traditional dessert usually served for Thanksgiving or Christmas: here is an easy recipe for a pecan pie with sweet cream.
Passatelli, The Italian Christmas Pasta You've Never Heard Of
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Passatelli, The Italian Christmas Pasta You've Never Heard Of
Ever heard of passatelli? This flavorful pasta is a staple across Italy during Christmas celebrations. Learn how it's made...
Holiday Drinks: Festive Eggnog Recipes
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Holiday Drinks: Festive Eggnog Recipes
This holiday season prepare eggnog the whole family will love. These festive eggnog recipes will be a great addition to your holiday drinks menu.
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Crack Your Nuts With Robot Nutcrackers
German designer Matthias Zschaler has reinvented the traditional Nutcracker man into a wooden robot that crushes even the hardest nuts.
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Heston Blumenthal Announces New Christmas Pudding
Heston Blumenthal has announced this years Christmas pudding for Waitrose will contain a liquid chocolate center, inspired by a trip the chef took to Italy.
Christmas Tree Beer
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Christmas Tree Beer
A look at the ancient tradition of brewing beer using the tips of Christmas tree and how some brewers are working to bring it back to life
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Impress your guests with these elegant and flavoursome potato and herb souffles
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Looking for a great appetizer? You will love this tasty recipe for baked porcini mushrooms stuffed with freshly-grated Parmesan cheese, garlic and spices.
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A comforting and delightful dish of stuffed pasta with ricotta and spinach with béchamel sauce
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Looking for new vegetarian appetizer ideas? Try the vegetarian stuffed white cabbage recipe, filled with Italian cheese: tasty and very easy to make.
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Wondering how to make Italian semifreddo ice cream? Try a traditional Italian Christmas recipe for a layered ice cream with candied fruit and mascarpone cheese.
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Awesome Downtown Abbey Gingerbread House
It's Christmas at Downtown Abbey - just check out this amazing gingerbread house inspired by the popular British television series
Christmas Cookie Recipes
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Christmas Cookie Recipes
If you are looking for a last minute way to sweeten your Christmas, you can try these delicious cookie recipes
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Santa Claus' Lappish Christmas Buffet: What's Cooking?
A Christmas buffet with a twist, Santa Claus traditional Lappish dinner includes fresh salmon, trouts, reindeers, rice porridge, artic char on December 24th
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Learn how to make struffoli recipe, a classic Italian Christmas dessert from Naples: it's a crispy dough with a heavenly soft interior laced with citrus.
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The Chart to Choose Your Bird
Still not sure what Chrismas bird to cook? Take this test and your perfect options will be revealed
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Christmas Gifts for Foodies
If you are still searching for Christmas gifts, check out these awesome gifts for foodies - they are sure to delight
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A comforting Italian classic featuring delicate tortellini served in a hearty meat broth
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Traditional Christmas pudding from England with chocolate and cherries
Christmas Meals Around The World
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Christmas Meals Around The World
An infographic that documents the many different types of food consumed around the world at Christmas time
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A great side dish featuring rice-stuffed sweet peppers in a tomato and olive sauce
How to Make Four Historic Cocktails
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How to Make Four Historic Cocktails
A video of four historic cocktails being made by the American cocktail expert David Wondrich
Chocolate Christmas Desserts
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Chocolate Christmas Desserts
Get ready for a chocolaty Christmas fun with these tempting chocolate desserts
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Santa Claus: At Least a Million Meals in One Night
A look at some of the foods left out for Santa on Christmas eve - a tradition that varies widely throughout the world
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A traditional Italian dessert made with nuts, fruits, chocolate and honey
Holiday Food Safety | The Infographic
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Holiday Food Safety | The Infographic
Learn how to properly store your holiday leftovers so you can avoid a bout of food poisoning
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Brine Your Birds Like a Pro
In this video from Chow.com Scott Heimendinger shows you how to brine meats with a scientific approach
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The 3D Cookie Printer
Watch a video of some truly awesome Christmas cookie printing - from a team of students and professors at Designlab Coburg
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A refreshing salad made with potatoes and octopus dressed with lemon, herbs and olive oil
How to Make Non-Alcoholic Mulled Apple Juice
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How to Make Non-Alcoholic Mulled Apple Juice
A simple and tasty recipe for mulled apple juice - a great non alcoholic Christmas drink for your festive celebrations
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Crunchy and delicious, you’ll love this Italian inspired dish of fried eel
Christmas Turkey Facts | Infographic
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Christmas Turkey Facts | Infographic
Turkey is hands down the most popular bird during Christmas. This nifty infographic breaks down interesting facts about holiday turkey consumption
The Wine Puzzler Challenge
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The Wine Puzzler Challenge
Looking for a clever holiday gift? Pick up the wine puzzler - a device you strap onto to a bottle of wine and can only be opened when the puzzle is solved
10 Christmas Side Dishes
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10 Christmas Side Dishes
Need help planning your holiday menu? Here are 10 side dishes you can prepare for a memorable Christmas dinner
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An aromatic and pungent fruit jam made with the essence of mustard oil
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A Sweet Tuscan Christmas: Traditional Tuscan Desserts
A different way to enjoy Christmas with traditional Tuscan sweets. Discover the panforte, ricciarelli, cantucci and copate...
Christmas 101: Edible Place Card Holders
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Christmas 101: Edible Place Card Holders
Are you looking for unique place card holders? Decorate your holiday table with these tasty edible place card holders
A Toast to the Roast: 3 Videos for Christmas
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A Toast to the Roast: 3 Videos for Christmas
Learn how to roast a chicken, turkey or a goose this Christmas, with tips from three world famous chefs
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A hearty salad made of hard-boiled eggs with potatoes, cauliflower and olives with anchovies
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This traditional northern Italian dish of assorted boiled meats is a dish fit for a king
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Cooking Cookies on a Mercedes Engine
Watch as a team of Mercedes engineers work hard to cook their Christmas cookies using the engine of a SLS AMG GT3 super car
7 Christmas Dessert Recipes
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7 Christmas Dessert Recipes
These tempting Christmas desserts will fill your home with the festive aroma of sugar and spice
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An exquisite paté of goose liver and legumes, shallots and a splash of Cognac
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5 (almost) Forgotten Historical Christmas Dishes
A look at five dishes from throughout history that used to be served to celebrate the festive holiday of Christmas
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A festive and traditional creamy Christmas drink sprinkled with a touch of cinnamon.
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The Christmas Tree Made from Plates
A nine meter Christmas tree in Belgium that's made from over 5,000 pieces of white crockery
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Holiday Impulse Shopping | Infographic
Did you know most holiday candy is purchased by women? Learn all about consumer spending habits during the holiday season with this infographic from Visually
12 Christmas Dishes
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12 Christmas Dishes
Prepare a Christmas dinner to die for with these incredibly delicious and comforting dishes
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A Christmas light and healthy dessert, easy to make, just let it sit for a few hours and it's ready
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A delectable Italian fruit cake laced with raisins, citrus zest and cognac
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Cookie Cutters in Kitchen Shapes
A range of kitchen themed cookie cutters from Alessi Design - each shape was created by a different designer
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The Gingerbread Village
A look at a sugar built village full of over 100 gingerbread houses - created by the Tokyo design studio MUJI
Great DIY Christmas Infusions Gifts
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Great DIY Christmas Infusions Gifts
Impress all your friends this year by making them some personalized infusions with these recipes from Scott Heimendinger over at MDRN KTCHN
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The Wooden Sushi Set
A look at a new wooden sushi design that comes complete with fitted with all the materials needed to throw a wooden sushi party
How To Roast A Turkey | Infographic
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How To Roast A Turkey | Infographic
Are you an amateur cook? Learn how to roast a holiday turkey with this visual guide - just follow the steps for a perfectly roasted bird
Holiday Wine Recipes
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Holiday Wine Recipes
What better time to break out the wine than the holidays? These colorful wine dishes add a festive touch to dinner
Christmas Dinner Facts and Figures
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Christmas Dinner Facts and Figures
A range of Christmas dinner facts from how many sprouts are sold to just how many jars of cranberry sauce the people in the UK consume
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A Whitehouse Made from Gingerbread
A look at the 2012 Christmas design from the White House pastry chef Bill Yosses - a 300-pound gingerbread house fitted with working electric lights
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An easy Christmas recipe for breakfast, small cupcakes made out of sugar, pecan nuts and butter
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Try the French Cotillon, the queen of all chocolate cakes, mixing together many types of chocolate: a typical Christmas dessert to amaze your guests!
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Christmas Stockings Made of Burlap Sacks
These Christmas stockings made from burlap sacks are a truly unique holiday gift
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A traditional Christmas drink with eggs and milk, you can either use brandy or rum, decorate with cinnamon and blackberries
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Turn Christmas leftovers into a delectable club sandwich filled with turkey, ham, stuffing, cranberry sauce, tomatoes and more. Give this hearty recipe a try!
Mulled Wine, An Elegant Christmas Gift
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Mulled Wine, An Elegant Christmas Gift
Seeking a foodie Christmas present? These elegant mulled wine kits make a great gift for wine lovers
10 Christmas Appetizer Recipes
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10 Christmas Appetizer Recipes
Celebrate the Christmas spirit with these flavorful and festive appetizers - perfect for any holiday gathering
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A vegetarian side dish, ideal for a Christmas dinner, with green beans, mushrooms, soured cream, cheese, an easy to make holiday recipe
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Christmas Napkin Rings
Looking for Christmas table setting ideas? Here are some elegant napkin rings that help ring in the holiday cheer
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An easy to make delicious Christmas dessert with pears and red wine, it's light and makes for a perfect vegan dish. Tastes like cinnamon and syrup
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An aromatic spice cake with a chocolate topping ideal for a different kind of Christmas dessert tray, easy to bake and keeps for days. Learn how to make it!
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Food Themed Christmas Tree Decorations
A look at some food themed decorations for the Christmas tree - from corn on the cob to pickles in a jar
Entertain In Style: Holiday Ice Buckets
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Entertain In Style: Holiday Ice Buckets
Searching for a holiday gift for a host? These elegant ice buckets are the perfect way to show your appreciation
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A tasty ham recipe perfect for your Christmas meal: try this smoked ham roast glazed with honey, a pork dish to enjoy during holidays.
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It's probably the most iconic Thanksgiving and Christmas dish: try this step-by-step recipe for Thanksgiving roast turkey with stuffing
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An easy broccoli recipe perfect for holidays: try this broccoli and cheese casserole, the perfect side for your Thanksgiving or Christmas meal
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A Heston Blumenthal Christmas Dinner at The Fat Duck
Heston Blumenthal is offering up Christmas lunch for the first time ever at the Fat Duck restaurant in Bray
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A tasty goose recipe perfect for your holiday meals: goose breasts with dried apricots, an easy main course you can serve on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas
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A tasty Thanksgiving idea for your holiday meal: try this cornbread recipe, a spicy version of the traditional American dish made adding red and green chilies
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Make some special muffins for your holiday breakfasts: try these gingerbread muffins, a mouth-watering idea perfect on Thanksgiving day or Christmas
How To Make Chocolate Gifts (Video)
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How To Make Chocolate Gifts (Video)
Treat the chocolate lovers in your life to a special surprise by making homemade fudge and hot cocoa mix - the perfect holiday gift
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An easy Brussels sprouts recipe, perfect if you're planning your holiday meal: a classic American dish to be served as a side on Thanksgiving or Christmas.
The Whiskey Advent Calendar
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The Whiskey Advent Calendar
The whiskey advent calendar is the perfect and original Christmas gift for all the whiskey lovers.
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Spiced buttermilk and cranberry bundt cake recipe, a healthy dessert idea by Aimée White, of Food, Je T'Aimée, perfect for Christmas or Thanksgiving
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Wether it's Christmas or Easter, this delicious honey glazed ham recipe by Tom Hudgens is the perfect main course for an holiday meal
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Classic Thanksgiving recipe by the American blogger Kelly Yandell for a spicy cranberry jelly
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Passatelli Recipe: learn how to make homemade pasta from Bologna, with this easy recipe by Chiara Maci, Italian food blogger
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Christmas Dinner Tips and Recipes
Top food gifts for Christmas with tips and recipes on how to cook the perfect Christmas dinner. Including Jamie Oliver's lessons on cooking the perfect turkey
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It's Christmas: Santa Claus is Coming to Town | Gallery
Christmas dinner tips and recipes together with some rather unusual pictures of Santa Claus
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Christmas with the Food Bloggers: Tips and Recipes
Top Christmas food bloggers: FDL asked some of the best food bloggers on the web to share their festive season thoughts and Christmas dinner plans
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Christmas Foodie Whishlist: Great Food Gifts
Need some help compiling a list of Christmas food gifts? Let FDL give you 22 Christmas food gift suggestions for the food loving friend in your life
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Taste of Christmas 2011: Dinner Ideas with a Twist
Christmas dinner ideas from Taste of Christmas 2011. Including some turkey tips from Jamie Oliver and a great sprout recipe from Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall
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Food Shopping at Taste of Christmas 2011
Tukeys, steamed puds and Christmas drinks - a round up from Taste of Christmas 2011.