I, alone, because the family (read hoards of pigs ready to descend on food and not lift a finger to help) will be in the living room watching MY movies, will prepare:
Homemade mashed 'taters w/ cheese
Green bean casserole
Buttermilk honey bread
Christmas Eve is roast pork with crackling (my favourite thing lol), roast pumpkin and sweet potato and potatos, yummy rolls, peas, and WAY too much gravy lol.
Then we take the leftovers from Christmas Eve dinner and put them with potato salad, fried chicken, meatballs...
I have had to cook vegan for the health of those around me, but we're all omnivores at heart. Then there are the guests and friends who look forward to baronial roasts. I am a big believer in not substituting ingredients when there is no real substitution for, say, a large slab...
This year I'm making my popular american flag pie. it's strawberries and blackberries and I put 3 quarters of the circle strawberries and one quarter of the circle blackberries. then I put strips of crust on the strawberry part and crust stars on the blackberry part so it looks...
Wings in a variety of ways:
Mini Pizza - home made crust and sauce various toppings
Pigs in a blanket with homemade wrap
Chicken Fires (by Tyson...