12/14/2011 09:57 am ET | Updated Aug 31, 2012

15 Christmas Roast Recipes

Christmas roasts have been a holiday tradition since Charles Dickens wrote about the Cratchits eating a goose in his classic tale "A Christmas Story."

If it's your turn to host the holiday feast this year, we have some good news: unlike Thanksgiving, you have a lot more flexibility when it comes to choosing the main course. From Brown Sugar and Spice Baked Ham to Beef Wellington, take a look at 15 of our best Christmas roasts below.

Plus: looking for something sweet to serve after dinner? Check out our 50 Amazing Holiday Cookie Recipes.

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