Easy Dinner Recipes
*Simply delicious Christmas holiday recipes*



These easy dinner recipes will help you create a Christmas dinner masterpiece this year.

Be the Bell of the Ball, the Christmas Dinner Diva, the Crowd-Pleasing Cook of this holiday season.

Whip up some heavenly festive dishes and merrily accept the praise and compliments sure to come your way.

No, this is not a dream. You can really lap up attention by following some easy recipes for making a tasty Christmas dinner.


Favorite Christmas Recipes

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I have the traditional turkey dinner as my Christmas meal and a lot of the easy dinner recipes I have will center around that.

I know other foods are eaten instead and I would love to post all the different Christmas dinner foods.

You can share your easy dinner recipes and have them posted here for all the world to see by following the directions above . I am excited to see all the different Christmas dinner foods people eat from all around the world!

OK, let's get to the Christmas dinner recipes now ...


Chicken Stuffing

My mom's Christmas turkey stuffing is one of my favorite foods ever.



Ingredients needed:

  • 2 cups dried bread crumbs
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes
  • salt
  • pepper
  • butter
  • onion flakes
  • poultry seasoning

Directions:

1. Mix together:

  • 2 cups dried bread crumbs
  • 1 cup mashed potatoes

*More bread than potatoes regardless of how much you are making.*

2. Add to mashed potatoes:

  • salt
  • pepper
  • butter
  • onion flakes

3. Add some poultry seasoning and mix well with your hands.

4. Keep adding seasoning until the mixture tastes more mild than you like it. It will be stronger when it is cooked.

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Ham with Orange Glaze

I no longer eat ham but when I did eat it I loved my mom's Ham with Orange Glaze.



Ingredients needed:

  • ham
  • butter
  • cloves
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 3 tbsp frozen concentrated orange juice

Directions:

Preheat oven to 325F.

1. In a roasting pan on top of the stove, brown some butter.

2. Place ham face down in browned butter for 2 to 3 minutes in roasting pan.

3. Turn the ham over and add whole cloves to the face with groves.

Orange Glaze:

1. In saucepan combine:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • 1 tbsp dry mustard
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 3 tbsp frozen concentrated orange juice

2. Simmer over low heat until mixture is smooth.

3. Pour over the ham, cover the pan and place it in the oven.

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Hot Potato Casserole

My husband's grandmother (Grammie Clarey) used to make this recipe. I have never had it but I'm sure it is good.



Ingredients needed:

  • 1 pkg hash browns or homemade mashed potatoes
  • 1 small container sour cream
  • 1 can mushroom soup
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/4 cup melted butter (optional)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • Crushed corn flakes or bread crumbs

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 F.

1. Mix:

  • 1 pkg hash browns or homemade mashed potatoes
  • 1 small container sour cream
  • 1 can mushroom soup
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup melted butter (optional)
  • 1 tsp baking powder

2. Place in greased casserole dish.

3. Top with crushed corn flakes or bread crumbs.

4. Bake in oven for 40 minutes.

5. Serve with any type of meat.

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Roasted Potatoes

This is my mother-in-laws recipe and I dream of these potatoes every day. They are absolutely fantastic!



Ingredients needed:

  • potatoes with skins
  • 1 or 2 tbsp oil
  • salt
  • pepper
  • favorite seasonings

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350-375F.

1. Cab peel the potatoes or leave the skin on - whichever you like best

2. Wash and cut the potatoes into wedges - quarters or eighths depending on the size of the potatoes.

3. Put the potato wedges in a bowl with 1 or 2 tbsp oil.

4. Add salt, pepper, and any seasonings you like. (My mother-in-law uses steak spice and poppy seeds - yummy!)

5. Spread the potato wedges out on a baking sheet and cook 30 - 40 minutes. Turn them over after 15 - 20 minutes of cooking.

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