We have a full day at home this year
pure bliss, no rushing out after lunch.
I will be hosting my parents-in-law for lunch and close friends for dinner. Christmas food planning (and cooking) is my favourite aspect of the day.
At this stage, I plan to cook a standing rib eye roast and bake a free-range ham. Sides - I'm not entirely sure yet. But, I think it will be a hot lunch, so baked vegetables and maybe french beans, glazed dutch carrots. Dinner will be leftover ham, homemade coleslaw and hassleback potatoes. Easy.
Dessert, no idea whatsoever.
Given the small numbers, I want to keep meat to a minimum. No-one eats the leftover meat. The dog has a lovely few days post-Christmas
So, what are you planning? Hot, cold food? Traditional, BBQ, smorgasboard?