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Our Best Recipes For Celebrating Christmas In The South

Our best recipes for an inspiring season.

At the heart of it, Christmas is about spending time with those you love; and fittingly so, many of our fondest holiday memories with our family and friends take place around the dining table, in the kitchen, or at the annual cocktail party. Here in the South, the infectious joy of the season can always be found where food is near. This year, toast the season with our crowd-pleasing appetizers and festive punches, and be prepared to witness the power of a DIY Deviled Egg Bar and Spiced Orange-Bourbon Punch. Throw a cozy Hanukkah dinner with our top-your-own Potato Latkes and Apple Fritters. Refine your Christmas Eve style with our elegant sit-down feast menu complete with all the trimmings and a Stuffed Beef Tenderloin to head the table. Our very merry Make-Ahead Brunch serves up sweet and savory dishes for the whole gang, with a mouthwatering Sweet-and-Spicy Sheet Pan Bacon recipe that’ll do a mighty quick disappearing act. And, of course, our sweetest tradition of all: The White Cake. This year’s showstopper features three layers of moist, fluffy vanilla cake covered in tangy cream cheese frosting and trimmed with sparkling edible ornaments. But, no worries, we have plenty of other delightful holiday cakes and cookies to fill the entire dessert table. It’s going to be a Christmas for the books with these most memorable holiday dishes gracing your festivities from start to finish.

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