Add a touch of sophistication to your entertaining with these stylish holiday menus.
November 01, 2010
1 of 12Photo: Charles Walton; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson
Ultimate Feast Menu Multiple chefs teamed up to create this culinary masterpiece. Discover your inner chef when you prepare the menu for this year's gathering.
2 of 12Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Thanksgiving for Two
Thanksgiving for Two Menu Just because you're not having a crowd over for Thanksgiving doesn't mean you shouldn't serve a special meal. Roasted Cornish hens take the place of turkey, and the menu is rounded out with maple-glazed squash, Swiss chard and an apple crumble.
3 of 12Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
5 of 12Photo: José Picayo; Styling: Jocelyne Beaudoin
Southern Warmth for New Year's Day Menu
Southern Warmth for New Year's Day Menu Menu Dress up the traditional New Year's Day brunch by serving an upscale Southern spread. Braised brisket and roasted winter vegetables may be new additions, but the Hoppin' John is a keeper-- and a classic.
6 of 12Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Party for a Crowd Menu
Party for a Crowd Menu Menu Host an elegant but easy open house featuring a few choice recipes plus gourmet items from the supermarket.
7 of 12Photo: Melanie Acevedo
Holiday Open House
Holiday Open House Menu Don't settle for the usual appetizers for this year's holiday open house. This elegantly simple menu is guaranteed to impress, yet will still allow you to spend time with your guests.
8 of 12Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Appetizer Party Buffet
Appetizer Party Buffet Menu Treat your guests like Hollywood stars and starlets by serving these impressive finger foods. The menu combines delicious flavor with show-stopping presentation.
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New Year Celebration
New Year Celebration Menu Ring in the new year with a Seattle-inspired menu featuring glazed salmon and Asian vegetables plus a restaurant-worthy dessert for the grand finale.