Cornish hens are the often forgotten about poultry. Honestly, they are readily available and easy to prepare. Plus the presentation is fun as well.
Prime rib is a favorite entree for the holidays and it’s often on sale at your local market during the season.
Some people prefer traditional sides but many of those take up coveted oven space. While a couple of the ones I included from my friends need oven time, the green beans do not.
Plus, the Cornish hens recipe inlcudes a vegetable side built right in. See I told you these easy dinner menu ideas Christmas edition would be special.
Then there’s dessert. Snickerdoodles are a family favorite and a classic holiday cookie. My coconut cake is a recipe I got from my Mom. She made it often and it’s one of my all time favorite cakes. Plus it starts with a cake mix that you doctor up.
It’s a showstopper for sure! When I serve it my guests are always impressed yet they have no idea just how easy it is to make.
Our usual Sunday dinner is roast chicken but this is perfect for a small family holiday gathering. I generally just season it with salt, pepper, and garlic powder and brush it with melted butter. Adding lemon and herbs takes this dinner to a whole new level.
Wild Rice and Sprouts Pilaf is the perfect side dish to any holiday meal. Any meal for that matter. With long grain and wild rice simmered with Brussels sprouts and thick cut bacon, it’s a side dish your family will love!
If you want a show-stopper of a cake, look no more! This three-layer rave review coconut cake is a taste of the tropics. Jam-packed with coconut and pecans you'll be making this cake for years to come.