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Christmas Dinner

What Not To Talk About At The Dinner Table

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 07.17.2015 | Comedy
Bil Hitchcock

The older woman in this picture is my great aunt Alma Underwood Laird. She was sort of shy, a wonderful woman and was what was called at the time a "m...

Christmas Is a Holiday Cracker on the Beach!

Tristan Welch | Posted 02.24.2015 | Taste
Tristan Welch

Once the goose is fully cooked, take the bird out of the oven and let rest for 20 minutes in a warm place in the kitchen. Be sure to reserve the juices in the oven tray to use as a rich sauce.

5 Crucial Holiday Safety Tips You're Probably Overlooking

Hometalk | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Take extra precautions with turkey fryers (be sure the oil used to fry the turkey is the right temperature and always fry outside, in a well-ventilated area.) Don't use water to extinguish a grease fire -- instead, douse the fire with baking soda.

Christmas Without the Kitchen

Sugar Rautbord | Posted 02.12.2015 | Taste
Sugar Rautbord

If you are overworked, overwrought and overcooked or if you just want more time with the family and friends you are hosting from out of town, here are a few digital markets for you. Just click the food item to have it delivered to your table.

Why England Does Christmas Right

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.14.2014 | Taste

We're feeling very Dickensian this season. Here's why you should too.

Obamas Honor Troops, Their Families

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — President Barack Obama stepped away from the seclusion of his quiet Hawaii vacation for what's become a Christmas traditi...

Add Levity to Your Holiday Meal With Christmas Dinner Bingo

Anne Maxfield | Posted 02.22.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

The Accidental Locavore wants to relieve some of the stress of the holidays and put a smile on everyone's face. How? Try Holiday Bingo! When we used t...

What Christmas Dinner Is Like According To Stock Photos

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 12.19.2013 | Taste

So many turkeys. So many headless women.

10 Ways to Pull Off the Perfect Christmas Feast

Plated | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home

From planning your menu and getting everything to the table piping hot to creating an awesome holiday playlist, we're giving you everything you need except the food with these 10 easy steps.

What Do You Eat For Christmas Dinner?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste

For a holiday so steeped in tradition, we really can't agree on what to eat for dinner.

PHOTO: The Worst Christmas Dinner Ever

Posted 12.09.2013 | Comedy

A Christmas dinner with turkey, potatoes, roast carrots and broccoli sounds quite nice. Unless it's all served in a can, that is. The "Christmas Tinne...

Add Levity to Your Holiday Meal With Holiday Dinner Bingo

Anne Maxfield | Posted 12.26.2012 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

The Accidental Locavore wants to relieve some of the stress of the holidays and put a smile on everyone's face. How? Try Holiday Bingo!

A Christmas Dinner After Sandy

The Record, Hackensack, N.J. | Zach Patberg | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York

The homeless, the lonely and the working poor had Christmas dinner Tuesday with guests who don't normally share in the holiday meals at shelters: Nort...

Why I Don't Stress When Hosting A Holiday Party

Lisa K. Friedman | Posted 02.25.2013 | Fifty
Lisa K. Friedman

Don't you just love entertaining? The smell of pies cooling on the sill. Matching saucepans simmering on a gleaming stove with lids slightly askew. Wait! Whose kitchen is that?

My Favorite Holiday Recipes

Maria Rodale | Posted 02.23.2013 | Home
Maria Rodale

It's Christmas Eve! I'm not sure what you will be doing, but I know I'm wrapping presents (I'm one of those last-minute wrappers) and preparing to f...

Just in Case Santa is Italian

Mary Giuliani | Posted 02.22.2013 | Taste
Mary Giuliani

When I was 8 years old, I took out some prosciutto and started rolling it around some breadsticks. When my mom asked what I was doing, I looked up and said, "Just in case Santa is Italian."

Firing the Food Police on Christmas and Other Strategies for a Low-Stress Family Meal

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 02.21.2013 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Milk will be spilled, dresses will get dirty but if we're all lucky, it'll be a sugar-fueled fest to remember. I'm not advocating sloppy eating habits forever, just a break from helicoptering in the kitchen until Dec. 26

Tradition, Tradition! Christmas Dinner Revisited

Kathryn E. Livingston | Posted 02.20.2013 | Fifty
Kathryn E. Livingston

As I write this post, I face a steep mountain. I don't mean the kind you have to climb. I mean the kind you have to sauté, bake, roast, chop, stir, mash and shop for. I'm talking about Christmas dinner, the "traditional" Christmas dinner that my mother made for fifty-some years.

Holiday Dinners Around The World

Posted 12.21.2012 | Taste

In some countries, they're eating aspic.

How to Host a Stress-Free Holiday Meal

Giada de Laurentiis | Posted 02.17.2013 | HuffPost Home
Giada de Laurentiis

The stress of preparing for and hosting holiday parties takes away from some of the enjoyment.

How To Avoid Insulting Your In-Laws This Christmas

Damona Hoffman | Posted 02.17.2013 | Weddings
Damona Hoffman

Holidays are stressful enough without factoring in the many cultural codes and nuanced personal preferences. Having been a guest at some very awkward holiday gatherings, I've composed a list of DOs and DON'TS to consider when crossing cultural lines this season.

12 Recipes For A German Christmas Dinner

Posted 12.18.2012 | Taste

Goose, kale and mulled wine! Still not sold? Dessert usually involves Marzipan and other, plentiful cookies.

7 Ways To Cook A Greek Christmas Dinner

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 02.16.2013 | Taste
Elena Paravantes RD

With just a few small changes to your celebratory dinners you can add a taste of the Greek-Mediterranean diet but also the health benefits of this diet, without changing your menu all that much.

This Christmas Dinner, Go BIG

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 12.17.2014 | Taste

It's time to start planning Christmas dinner, guys.

25 Recipes For A Vegetarian Feast

Posted 12.16.2012 | Taste

Because a feast is what you deserve for the holidays.