The holiday season is a wonderful time to entertain family and friends, and Christmas dinner is by far our favorite meal to make. Over the years we've centered our menu around a variety of main dishes, but this collection of time-tested Christmas entrées have always been our favorites.
From the beautiful Crown Roast of Pork pictured above to our easy-to-carve Stuffed Boneless Turkey Breast, one of these classic Christmas dinners is sure become a new holiday favorite for your family, too.
Garlic-Herb Crusted Crown Roast of Pork
This crown roast of pork is flavored with garlic and fresh herbs. Tender, juicy and full of flavor, it makes a beautiful presentation for a holiday meal.
Herb Roasted Turkey
This easy roast turkey recipe uses a coating of mayonnaise and chopped fresh herbs to add flavor, brown more evenly and keep the meat moist and juicy.
Garlic-Herb Crusted Boneless Pork Sirloin Roast
This tender and juicy boneless pork roast is coated in a delicious rub made with extra virgin olive oil, garlic, and fresh herbs.
Standing Rib Roast (Prime Rib)
Prime rib (aka standing rib roast) makes an easy, no-fuss entree for a special occasion dinner, and a reliable meat thermometer is all you need to ensure success.
Stuffed Boneless Turkey Breast
Rolled and stuffed with an apple-cranberry stuffing and drizzled with a cider-sage sauce, this boneless turkey breast recipe is a terrific alternative to a whole roast turkey.
Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom-Port Sauce
This beef tenderloin roast is coated with a simple blend of salt, pepper, and garlic and served with a chunk sauce made with mushrooms and port wine.
Spiral-Sliced Ham with Cider-Bourbon Glaze
Glazed with apple cider, brown sugar, and bourbon, this Southern-style, spiral-sliced ham is a delicious, easy main dish to serve for company.
Roasted Brined Turkey with Pan Gravy
For a flavorful and moist roast turkey, this basic brined turkey recipe is easy to follow and yields delicious results for fresh birds.
Buttermilk and Honey Brined Turkey
Our kitchen-tested buttermilk turkey brine produces a juicy, flavorful bird and, with a few adjustments, can be used on both fresh and frozen turkeys.
Roast Duck with Orange-Rosemary Sauce
Served with a simple Orange-Rosemary Sauce, this slow-roasted duck is flavorful, moist and an impressive yet easy entrée to serve for family and friends.
Larger than a roasting chicken, but smaller than a turkey, a capon is a perfect choice for a small holiday gathering or dinner party.
Cornish Game Hens with Bourbon Glaze
An excellent choice for a small holiday gathering or casual dinner party, these roasted Cornish game hens are flavored with a sweet-smoky glaze made with bourbon and honey.