Serve a Classic Christmas

Whole-Wheat Rolls
Tina Rupp
Keep everyone in good spirits around the dinner table with these 12 traditional holiday dishes. So good, these recipes may be family favorites for years to come!
Tina Rupp
Tina Rupp

Roast Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Sauce

The creamy mushroom sauce adds the crowning touch to this succulent roast beef tenderloin recipe. Serve with mashed potatoes and green beans and you've got a knockout Christmas meal.

Watch as Parents contributor Jenna Helwig shares her tips and tricks for roasting.

Mark Ferri
Mark Ferri

Orange-Glazed Spiral Ham

Kids and adults alike will love the sweet glaze used to coat this juicy ham.

Charles Schiller
Charles Schiller

Roast Turkey Breast

A turkey breast is quicker to prepare than the entire bird and more likely to be gladly received by kids at the table. If young ones don't go for the usual accompaniments, a simple turkey sandwich may meet with approval.

Apple-Stuffed Pork Roast

Stuffed pork makes a beautiful impression on a holiday dinner table and tastes mild enough to pass taste-tests by picky eaters. We think everyone will enjoy the apple stuffing!

Roast Chicken with Cornbread Dressing

Roasted chicken is a manageable poultry alternative to a giant turkey at Christmas and is easy enough to prepare. The corn bread stuffing dresses up an otherwise unfussy dish.

Private chef Jenna Helwig demonstrates how to cut up a chicken.

Alexandra Grablewski
Alexandra Grablewski

Roasted Vegetable Pie

Have a nonmeat-eater on your hands? A slice of this pie, chock-full of vegetables, is perfect for a main course or a side for others eating Christmas classics.

Rita Maas
Rita Maas

Classic Meat Lasagna

Lasagna is a favorite for big family gatherings - be it on Sunday or Christmas Day. It tastes even better the day after assembled and baked, making it a stress-busting option for a hectic holiday meal.

Charles Schiller
Charles Schiller

Roasted Pork and Pan-Roasted Potatoes

Pork and potatoes are simple enough for particular eaters, but this roast is also ample and elegant enough for a holiday feast.

Frances Janisch
Frances Janisch

Cranberry-Glazed Ham

If this ham isn't completely devoured, try turning leftovers into ham and cheese sandwiches or quesadillas.

Chef Jenna Helwig demonstrates how to make a marinade.

James Baigrie
James Baigrie

Pecan Cheese Logs

Keep your hungry little diners satisfied with an appetizer they'll go nuts for.

Paula Hible
Paula Hible

Pumpkin Peanut-Butter Soup

In just four minutes, this soup brings together the classic taste of fall with an all-time favorite food!

Tina Rupp
Tina Rupp

Whole Wheat Rolls

Served warm with a pat of butter, these tasty morsels may just be your kids' favorite part of the meal!

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