Make-Ahead Christmas and Holiday Dinner Menu
Holiday Dinner for 8
Serving Wine With This Menu?
Try a Chardonnay. Full-bodied and with a touch of fruit, it can stand up to the richness of the roast. Or opt for a velvety-smooth red, such as a Malbec, to complement the earthy flavors of the pilaf.
Stuffed Pork Loin With Roasted Root Vegetables
Rehydrate mixed dried fruit and stuff inside the pork loin for a sweet surprise in the center of each slice.
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Frisée With Warm Shallot Vinaigrette
The warm, tangy dressing turns crisp greens into a special-occasion dish.
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Wild Rice and Mushroom Pilaf
Use a variety of mushrooms to add complexity to this simple side dish.
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Cinnamon-Poached Pears With Caramel
Simmer the pears with cinnamon and fresh ginger until tender, then top with a rich caramel sauce.
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