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holiday food?

what is the main dish you prepare for the holiday dinners? and is it a tradition passed by your family?

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desires_place

Asked by desires_place at 6:36 PM on Oct. 11, 2010 in Holidays

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  • always turkey and ham for thanksgiving and tamales and ham for christmas.
    Lynnsae

    Answer by Lynnsae at 6:42 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • Turkey for Thanksgiving and Ham for Christmas, it's been this way in my family for as long as I can remember. Now, my husbands family serves both ham and turkey on both holidays, but he has a much larger family than me.
    Queenofscrap

    Answer by Queenofscrap at 6:44 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • We have different dishes for different holidays-

    Thanksgiving-very traditional, turkey with stuffing and all of the traditional sides
    Christmas Eve- my extended family gets together and makes tamales, then we all bring potluck dishes to my Uncle's
    Christmas Day- I make all of my families favorite appetizers and a ham with rolls, anyone is welcome to stop by, but we don't leave the house!!
    ohwrite

    Answer by ohwrite at 6:44 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • turkey and ham and all the sides you can think of
    mekarevell

    Answer by mekarevell at 7:41 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • Thanksgiving: Turkey (fried), small ham (bone in, in the crock pot with my own special rub)
    Christmas: Ham or Standing rib roast

    The one thing we ALWAYS have on both holidays is homemade cornbread dressing though, that is what says "holiday" to us lol :)
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 9:51 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • Oh, and yes those are all tradition except the standing rib roast which we do if we are sick of ham/turkey
    AprilDJC

    Answer by AprilDJC at 9:52 PM on Oct. 11, 2010

  • Turkey always for Thanksgiving. Christmas is either ham, roast or prime rib.
    SophiaofLight

    Answer by SophiaofLight at 2:23 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

  • Turkey for all. I don't like ham, but my mom does turkey for Thanksgiving and Christmas and then Ham for new years
    BigfordBrat

    Answer by BigfordBrat at 2:53 AM on Oct. 12, 2010

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