Friday, December 26, 2008

New Years Dinner at Home

While many people will contemplate going out on New Years and eating out as they celebrate new starts and fresh beginnings. However, there are many perfectly wonderful ways to have New Years dinner at home. If you plan on cooking for your loved ones this New Year’s day, there are some really great dishes. Here are some different ideas for delicious New Years Dinner at home –

The Traditional Ham and Black Eyed Peas

This menu is a delicious one and is a favorite among many Americans. Having black-eyed peas and cabbage on New Year’s Day is said to bring you fortune and luck. So, here’s a great menu featuring those lucky foods for New Year’s.

Roasted Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze (a great way to use the leftover Christmas ham)
Black-Eyed Peas cooked with the Ham Bone
Steamed Cabbage and Carrots
Cornbread and Butter
Squash Casserole
Wine or Other Dinner Beverage

This is a delicious dinner that will please anyone eating with you on the New Year. You can substitute any of the things above with other leftovers from Christmas – which will eliminate waste! What a great way to start off a new year.

No-Cook New Years Dinner at Home

While most people are still recuperating from Christmas and trying to get their homes in order after receiving all those gifts, a lot of people don’t want to cook a large dinner for New Years. A no-cook New Years dinner at home is a great way to celebrate. Here’s a menu that is completely cook-free!

Ham and Turkey Finger Sandwiches
Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots and Celery with Dips of Your Choice
Banana Pudding
Fresh Fruit Salad
Crackers with a Variety of Cheeses
Ice cream Sundaes

With this New Year’s Dinner – you and your guests can enjoy delicious foods without you having to cook all day! It’s a great way to use the leftovers from Christmas and will leave you more time to socialize.

There are some wonderful ideas for New Years dinner at home – whether it’s traditional or the no-cook kind! Enjoy your New Year and surround yourself with delicious food, good friends and the people you love. Happy New Year!

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