Julie Kelly's Blog
Christmas dinner (either Eve or Night) is often the most luxurious home-cooked meal of the year; one mom told me recently that it’s only one of two occasions during the year when she uses her oven. After weeks of mall-hopping, present-wrapping, party-going and house-decorating, there is little energy or interest left to prepare an elegant dinner.
Thoughts of Christmas tree-shaped pizzas dance in your head. But you will never live that down, so better get your holiday groove on one last time.
Here’s an elegant Christmas dinner menu that’s only moderately challenging to prepare. Serve the salad cups first then the rib roast, scalloped potatoes and asparagus as the entrée. You can make a horseradish cream sauce to serve with the roast and some popovers if you’re feeling ambitious!