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Ann's Christmas Eve Bouillabaisse

Ann's Christmas Eve Bouillabaisse

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"Lobster, fresh mussels, sea scallops, and snapper mix it up in a white wine-saffron broth that's perfect for a special-occasion meal." — by maziekate 
Roasted Turkey Breast With Herbs

Roasted Turkey Breast With Herbs

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"Whether you prefer light meat, want a smaller holiday meal, or just want something delicious and easy, you'll love this recipe for a roasted herb-scented turkey breast." — by Sara Archibald Howard 
Apricot Glazed Ham

Apricot Glazed Ham

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"Apricot preserves and a hint of honey mustard make a wonderful glaze for your traditional Easter Ham (or any other special occasion)." — by KINCATT 
Turkey Breast Roulade with Apple and Raisin Stuffing

Turkey Breast Roulade with Apple and Raisin Stuffing

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"A whole boned turkey breast is stuffed with an apple-raising stuffing and roasted as a festive presentation for your special holiday meal. It's no trouble to carve, just slice across the roast for beautiful slices. " — by Kristy Ainslie 
Sweet Spiced Tamales

Sweet Spiced Tamales

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"Sweet spicy masa tamales are filled with pecans and brown sugar, rolled in corn husks, and steamed. Make a party out of making these, and it will be a breeze. " — by Sandi 
Prime Rib Our Way

Prime Rib Our Way

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"A delectable prime rib roasts to perfect doneness under a coat of flour and rock salt. Served with mushroom-wine gravy, this impressive roast will delight your guests and family. Prepared horseradish, mashed potatoes, and green beans make great sides." — by Cajun Girl 
Christmas Eve Manicotti

Christmas Eve Manicotti

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"Spinach and cheese-stuffed crepes baked with marinara sauce make a nice light alternative to heavy holiday fare or a delicious second main dish to enjoy during Christmas dinner. Give crepe batter an hour or more to rest for the tenderest texture." — by Diana 
Chef John's Mini Christmas Hams

Chef John's Mini Christmas Hams

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"These cute, individually sized hams are firm, moist, and perfectly salty. Serve them over the holidays or for your next dinner party." — by Chef John 
Standing Roast Beef (Brined)

Standing Roast Beef (Brined)

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"A standing beef rib roast is brined for juiciness and extra flavor in a coffee-flavored mixture, then oven-roasted to perfect doneness. The secret of this recipe is the long, slow brining process and no opening the oven door once the meat begins to cook." — by Digame1129 
Terri's Tourtiers (French-Canadian Santa Pies)

Terri's Tourtiers (French-Canadian Santa Pies)

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"Tourtiers--French-Canadian pork pies--are a traditional dish made during the holiday season. Serve each slice with cornichons and grainy Dijon mustard." — by mauigirl 
Chef John's Honey-Glazed Ham

Chef John's Honey-Glazed Ham

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"Chef John's recipe for a simple, delicious, and crispy-crusted honey-glazed ham will be a favorite at your holiday table." — by Chef John 
Reindeer Sandwiches

Reindeer Sandwiches

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"Transform a peanut butter sandwich into a reindeer sandwich using raisins, cherries, and pretzels as decorations for your favorite kids." — by T.L 
Wedding Soup Lasagna

Wedding Soup Lasagna

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"Two Italian favorites, lasagna and Italian wedding soup, combine forces in one great dish for a special occasion. Many of the ingredients are cooked in chicken broth, which is reserved and used to make a gravy for the top of the lasagna." — by Dsom216 
Fruit-Stuffed Pork Loin

Fruit-Stuffed Pork Loin

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"Stuffed with orange- and ginger-accented dried fruit, a glazed whole pork loin roast slices beautifully and appeals to all ages. Serve it with its own pan gravy." — by cpchef 
Brining and Cooking the Perfect Turkey with Delicious Gravy

Brining and Cooking the Perfect Turkey with Delicious Gravy

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"A big turkey is brined over the course of several days and roasted for tender, juicy meat and a big batch of delicious gravy." — by Krystal L. 
General Tso's Whole Turkey

General Tso's Whole Turkey

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"Marinate a whole turkey in a sweet and spicy combination of Asian-inspired ingredients like garlic, ginger, and plum wine, then stuff with cranberry and rice stuffing. The magnificent bird is basted with Asian glaze until roasted to perfection." — by Seattle Charlette 
Lauren's Apple Cider Roast Turkey

Lauren's Apple Cider Roast Turkey

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"An overnight soak in apple cider brine plus a rub of gently seasoned olive oil yields a roasted turkey with browned skin and flavorful, juicy meat." — by Lauren 
Chef John's Roast Christmas Goose

Chef John's Roast Christmas Goose

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"Delicious, simple roast goose with a balsamic blackberry red wine sauce: perfect for your holiday table!" — by Chef John 
Slow Cooker Turkey Breast With Dressing

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast With Dressing

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"A whole turkey breast simmers in a slow cooker with cranberry bread dressing for a one-pot main dish that looks after itself." — by Fishwrap 
Roasted Goose with Port Wine Cherry Sauce

Roasted Goose with Port Wine Cherry Sauce

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"Delicious roast goose is accompanied by a delicious ginger and cherry sauce in this festive recipe." — by Krystal Berry Johnson 
 
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