- Holidays and Celebrations
What's on your Christmas food shopping list?
A good way to keep organised!
First of all you could make a list of all the kinds of dishes you want to serve over the Christmas period. Then you could go through the ones you choose for lunch and dinner and start creating a list for the ingredients. This is an easy way for you to keep organised. Having a Christmas menu planned for yr meals at home and when you are entertaining can take away a lot of the pressure of deciding what to eat a few weeks beforehand.
You can also order all the drinks you need and decide what to drink for each meal.
And you can buy food items which are either packaged or frozen earlier on and keep them on your freezer or storage cupboard. For example you can buy biscuits and crackers, crisps and nuts before fresh meat and vegetables. Plus you can get all the ingredients for sauces and salad dressings ready. For example, you can buy seasoning and herbs which keep for ages anyway.
You can decide which items you want to freeze or buy frozen, for example, you may like to buy frozen pizzas and chips and some starter dishes which you cook from frozen. Or you can buy your food fresh, then prepare and freeze them so they are ready to be marinated and cooked.
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Some meal ideas!
Here are some ideas for dishes for meals over the Christmas and New Year period.
Rice with beef stroganoff
Roast pork with crackling
Leg of lamb
Cheese and tomato pasta
Carrots and peas
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What snacks can you give to your guests?
Here are some ideas for canapés
Mini spring rolls
Cucumber and salmon sandwiches
Cheese and tomato sandwiches
Ritz crackers and cream cheese
Vol au vaunts cheese or cheese and ham
Celery, carrot, cucumber sticks with dips and breadsticks
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What's your Favourite Roast dish for Boxing Day?
What can you serve to start with?
Here are some Starter ideas
Smoked salmon and salad
Avocado and prawns
Cream Cheese, salad and biscuits
Fried squid rings
Small cod fish bake with white sauce
Meatballs in tomato sauce
Parma ham and melon
Chicken Ceasar salad
Avocado and Prawns For Starters
Three Main Dishes
Main Meal 1
Main Meal 2
Main Meal 3
Roast potatoes, Brussels sprouts
Rice, salad, bread
Cauliflower cheese, stuffing, carrots, parsnips
Potato roti, with cheese, onions and leeks
Rice, bread and salad
Christmas Tree Themed Muffins
What will you finish your meal off with?
Mini chocolate Eclair's
Cheese and biscuits
And dont forget the sauces
Cranberry sauce or jelly
White wine sauce
Chocolate and Toffee sauces
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What drinks will you have?
Here are some ideas.
Red and white wine
Whiskey, Rum, Gin
Non alcoholic fruit and berry warm punch
Tropical and orange fruit juices
Soft fizzy drinks
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Let's see about Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day
Will you cook your own food?
If you do then you have to make a good shopping list with all the ingredients you need to buy beforehand so you don't forget anything.
If someone else is cooking for you will they be cooking in their own kitchen or restaurant or coming to your house to cook?
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