Christmas Corner

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Christmas is for children. But it is for grown-ups too. Even if it is a headache, a chore, and nightmare, it is a period of necessary defrosting of chill and hide-bound hearts.
- Lenora Mattingly Weber



One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly.
- Andy Rooney



Christmas is a time when you get homesick - even when you're home.
- Carol Nelson



Christmas is the time to let your heart do the thinking.
- Patricia Clafford



Favorite Holiday Recipes

I hope you enjoy trying some of these holiday recipes. These recipes can be served either at Christmas Dinner, or brought to holiday parties. They have been submitted by my family and friends (most of whom are Cajun, so there may be an abundance of Cajun oriented recipes here).

Special thanks to Sandie Tablada for contributing so many of her best recipes. We'd love to share your favorite Christmas recipes as well. Scroll down to the end of the page for more information on how to submit your holiday recipes to us.

Need to know what size turkey to buy? Or when to start defrosting it? Or how long to cook it? Try our Turkey Calculator for all the answers!



Main Courses




Side Dishes






Appetizers




Soups




Salads




Desserts




Drinks