Peggy Lampman’s Holiday Cookbook

(see Super-Simple Recipes, below)

Appetizers

Cranberry-Stuffed Brie en Croute • Entertaining Canapé PlatterCrostini with Mint Pesto, Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese • Eggplant Tapanade • Edamame Cups with Wasabi CaviarTempura Oysters with Asian Dipping SauceSpinach-Parmesan Bruschetta with Pesto Coated ShrimpAsiago-Dill Pita AppetizersCrispy Asian Crab CakesPimento-Cheese with Creme Fraiche and Bacon • Spinach-Stuffed MushroomsRabbit and Pork Belly Terrine with Roasted Pomegranate Cipollinis and Grapes • Wild Mushroom Paté • Swiss Chard Bundles with Smoked MozzarellaBeef Tenderloin Canapés • Marinated Shrimp with Basil and Capers • Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus • Baked (or Grilled) Creole Oysters with Romano and Creole Sauce • Shaved Brussels Sprouts Crostini

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Cranberry-Stuffed Brie en Croute

Entertaining Canapé Platter

Entertaining Canapé Platter

Crostini with Mint Pesto, Goat Cheese and Smoked Salmon

Crostini with Mint Pesto, Goat Cheese and Smoked Salmon

Eggplant Tapanade

Eggplant Tapanade

Edamame Cups with Wasabi Caviar

Edamame Cups with Wasabi Caviar

Tempura Oysters with Asian Dipping Sauce

Tempura Oysters with Asian Dipping Sauce

Spinach-Parmesan Bruschetta with Pesto Coated Shrimp

Spinach-Parmesan Bruschetta with Pesto Coated Shrimp

Asiago-Dill Pita Appetizers

Asiago-Dill Pita Appetizers

Crispy Asian Crab Cakes

Crispy Asian Crab Cakes

Pimento-Cheese with Creme Fraiche and Bacon

Pimento-Cheese with Creme Fraiche and Bacon

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Rabbit & Pork Belly Terrine with Pomegranate Roasted Cippolini Onions & Grapes

Rabbit & Pork Belly Terrine with Pomegranate Roasted Cippolini Onions & Grapes; a photo from a couple of years ago.

Wild Mushroom Paté

Wild Mushroom Paté

Swiss Chard Bundles with Smoked Mozzarella

Swiss Chard Bundles with Smoked Mozzarella

Beef Tenderloin Canapés

Beef Tenderloin Canapés

Marinated Shrimp with Basil and Capers

Marinated Shrimp with Basil and Capers

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus

Baked (or grilled) Oysters with Romano and Creole Sauce

Baked (or grilled) Oysters with Romano and Creole Sauce

Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Manchego Cheese and Marcona Almonds

Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Manchego Cheese and Marcona Almonds

IMG_9866 thumbnailEntertaining Canapé Platter thumbnailCrostini with Mint Pesto, Goat Cheese and Smoked Salmon thumbnailEggplant Tapanade thumbnailEdamame Cups with Wasabi Caviar thumbnailTempura Oysters with Asian Dipping Sauce   thumbnail
Spinach-Parmesan Bruschetta with Pesto Coated Shrimp thumbnailAsiago-Dill Pita Appetizers thumbnailCrispy Asian Crab Cakes thumbnailPimento-Cheese with Creme Fraiche and Bacon thumbnailSpinach Stuffed Mushrooms thumbnailRabbit & Pork Belly Terrine with Pomegranate Roasted Cippolini Onions & Grapes thumbnail
Wild Mushroom Paté thumbnailSwiss Chard Bundles with Smoked Mozzarella thumbnailBeef Tenderloin Canapés thumbnailMarinated Shrimp with Basil and Capers thumbnailProsciutto-Wrapped Asparagus thumbnailBaked (or grilled) Oysters with Romano and Creole Sauce thumbnail
Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Manchego Cheese and Marcona Almonds thumbnail

Soups and Salads

  Cioppino (Italian Fish Stew)Bouillaibaisse • Oyster Stew • Lobster Bisque • Sweet Potato-Pear Soup • Southwest Butternut Squash and Apple Soup • Harvest Chili • Sherried Shrimp Bisque •  Carrot-Ginger Soup with Tamari Almonds • Composed Salad with Pears, Pomegranate Seeds and PistachiosGingered Three Apple SaladGreen Beans with Goat Cheese and Toasted Pecans • Warm Lentil and Spinach Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

Cioppino

Cioppino

Bouillaibaisse

Bouillaibaisse

Oyster Stew

Oyster Stew

Lobster Bisque

Lobster Bisque

Sweet Potato and Pear Soup

Sweet Potato and Pear Soup

Southwest Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Southwest Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Harvest Chili

Harvest Chili

Sherried Shrimp Bisque

Sherried Shrimp Bisque

Carrot-Ginger Soup with Tamari Almonds

Carrot-Ginger Soup with Tamari Almonds

Composed Salad with Pears, Pomegranate Seeds and Pistachios

Composed Salad with Pears, Pomegranate Seeds and Pistachios

Gingered Three-Apple Salad

Gingered Three-Apple Salad

Green Beans with Goat Cheese and Toasted Pecans

Green Beans with Goat Cheese and Toasted Pecans

Warm Lentil and Spinach Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

Warm Lentil and Spinach Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette

Cioppino thumbnailBouillaibaisse thumbnailOyster Stew thumbnailLobster Bisque thumbnailSweet Potato and Pear Soup thumbnailSouthwest Butternut Squash and Apple Soup thumbnail
Harvest Chili thumbnailSherried Shrimp Bisque thumbnailCarrot-Ginger Soup with Tamari Almonds thumbnailComposed Salad with Pears, Pomegranate Seeds and Pistachios thumbnailGingered Three-Apple Salad thumbnailGreen Beans with Goat Cheese and Toasted Pecans thumbnail
Warm Lentil and Spinach Salad with Rosemary Vinaigrette thumbnail

Savory Sides

Root Vegetable Gratin • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato and Mushroom Casserole • Baked Apples stuffed with Orange-Scented Sweet Potatoes • Corn Pudding with Cheddar and Bacon • Roasted Brussels Sprouts with (optional) Chanterelle and Bacon Sauce • Acorn Squash stuffed with Wild Rice and Fruit • Pasta with Roasted Chestnuts, Bacon and Fried Sage Leaves • Roasted Autumn Vegetables with Bacon and Pears • Portabella Mushrooms stuffed with (reduced-fat) Mashed Potatoes • Sautéed Chard with Walnuts, Bacon and Shallots • Wild Rice Stuffing with Sausage, Apples & Fennel • Cornbread & Chorizo Stuffing • Cranberry Relish & Mushroom GravyMake-Ahead Gravy

Root Vegetable Gratin

Root Vegetable Gratin

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato and Mushroom Casserole

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato and Mushroom Casserole

Baked Apples stuffed with Orange-Scented Sweet Potatoes

Baked Apples stuffed with Orange-Scented Sweet Potatoes

Corn Pudding With Cheddar and Bacon

Corn Pudding With Cheddar and Bacon

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chanterelles

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Chanterelles

Acorn Squash stuffed with Wild Rice and Fruit

Acorn Squash stuffed with Wild Rice and Fruit

Pasta with Roasted Chestnuts, Bacon & Fried Sage Leaves

Pasta with Roasted Chestnuts, Bacon & Fried Sage Leaves

Roasted Autumn Vegetables with Pears and Bacon

Roasted Autumn Vegetables with Pears and Bacon

Portabella Mushrooms stuffed with (Reduced-Fat) Mashed Potatoes

Portabella Mushrooms stuffed with (Reduced-Fat) Mashed Potatoes

Sautéed Chard with Bacon, Walnuts and Shallots

Sautéed Chard with Bacon, Walnuts and Shallots

Wild Rice Stuffing with Sausage and Fennel

Wild Rice Stuffing with Sausage and Fennel

Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing

Cornbread and Chorizo Stuffing

Cranberry-Orange Relish and Mushroom Gravy

Cranberry-Orange Relish and Mushroom Gravy

Make Ahead Gravy

Make Ahead Gravy

Root Vegetable Gratin thumbnailRoasted Garlic Mashed Potato and Mushroom Casserole thumbnailBaked Apples stuffed with Orange-Scented Sweet Potatoes thumbnailCorn Pudding With Cheddar and Bacon thumbnailRoasted Brussels Sprouts with Chanterelles thumbnailAcorn Squash stuffed with Wild Rice and Fruit thumbnail
Pasta with Roasted Chestnuts, Bacon & Fried Sage Leaves thumbnailRoasted Autumn Vegetables with Pears and Bacon thumbnailPortabella Mushrooms stuffed with (Reduced-Fat) Mashed Potatoes thumbnailSautéed Chard with Bacon, Walnuts and Shallots  thumbnailWild Rice Stuffing with Sausage and Fennel thumbnailCornbread and Chorizo Stuffing thumbnail
Cranberry-Orange Relish and Mushroom Gravy thumbnailMake Ahead Gravy thumbnail

The Main Event – Poultry (plus ideas on what to do with turkey leftovers)

Holiday Chicken Roulade • Duck Breasts with Raspberry Sauce • Roast Turkey with Lemons and Sage Butter • Roast Turkey Nirvana • Roasted Turkey Breast with Cranberry Jus • Roasted Autumn Vegetable PieQuinoa with Spaghetti Squash and Dill Almond Pesto • Smoky Turkey Tetrazzini • Turkey Cobb Salad

Holiday Chicken Roulade

Holiday Chicken Roulade

Duck Breasts with Raspberry Sauce

Duck Breasts with Raspberry Sauce

Roast Turkey with Lemons and Sage Butter

Roast Turkey with Lemons and Sage Butter

Roast Turkey Nirvana

Roast Turkey Nirvana

Roasted Turkey Breast with Cranberry Jus

Roasted Turkey Breast with Cranberry Jus

Roasted Autumn Vegetable Pie

Roasted Autumn Vegetable Pie

Quinoa with Spaghetti Squash and Dill-Almond Pesto

Quinoa with Spaghetti Squash and Dill-Almond Pesto

Smoky Turkey Tetrazzini (a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers)

Smoky Turkey Tetrazzini (a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers)

Roast Turkey Cobb Salad

Roast Turkey Cobb Salad

Holiday Chicken Roulade thumbnailDuck Breasts with Raspberry Sauce thumbnailRoast Turkey with Lemons and Sage Butter thumbnailRoast Turkey Nirvana thumbnailRoasted Turkey Breast with Cranberry Jus thumbnailRoasted Autumn Vegetable Pie thumbnail
Quinoa with Spaghetti Squash and Dill-Almond Pesto thumbnailSmoky Turkey Tetrazzini (a great way to use Thanksgiving leftovers) thumbnailRoast Turkey Cobb Salad thumbnail

The Main Event – Other

Flank Steak Florentine • Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast with Red-Wine Mushroom GravyFilet Mignon with Cranberry-Zinfandel SauceFlank Steak Florentine • Pan-Seared Lamb Chops • Seared Scallops and Wild Mushroom Risotto with Truffle Flavors • Quince Stuffed with Savory LambBeef Stewed in Wine with Bacon and Aromatics (a Crock-Pot recipe)Rouladen (German Beef Rolls) • Braised Tofu over Bok Choy

Flank Steak Florentine

Flank Steak Florentine

Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast

Herb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast

Filet mignon with cranberry-zinfandel sauce

Filet mignon with cranberry-zinfandel sauce

Pan-Seared Lamb Chops

Pan-Seared Lamb Chops

Seared Scallops with Wild Mushroom Risotto and Truffle Flavors

Seared Scallops with Wild Mushroom Risotto and Truffle Flavors

Savory Baked Quince stuffed with Lamb

Savory Baked Quince stuffed with Lamb

Beef Stewed in Wine with Bacon and Aromatics

Beef Stewed in Wine with Bacon and Aromatics

Rouladen (German Beef Rolls)

Rouladen (German Beef Rolls)

Braised Tofu with Bok Choy

Braised Tofu with Bok Choy

Flank Steak Florentine thumbnailHerb-Crusted Standing Rib Roast thumbnailFilet mignon with cranberry-zinfandel sauce thumbnailPan-Seared Lamb Chops thumbnailSeared Scallops with Wild Mushroom Risotto and Truffle Flavors thumbnailSavory Baked Quince stuffed with Lamb thumbnail
Beef Stewed in Wine with Bacon and Aromatics thumbnailRouladen (German Beef Rolls) thumbnailBraised Tofu with Bok Choy thumbnail

Beverages & Desserts

Ginger-Molasses Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd • Starry Night Tort • Donna’s Egg Nog CustardGoat Cheese Panna Cotta with Poached Pears and Maple-Bacon Syrup • Chocolate Poppyseed Cake • No-Cook Gluten-Free BrowniesSteve’s Yin Yang CookiesRose Street Sugar Cookies • Poached Pears with Honeyed Mascarpone • Sweet Potato Pecan PieYogurt & Fig Cake • Chocolate Truffles with BaconVicki’s Famous Peanut BrittleStarstruck Ice Ring (for sparkling punch) • Holiday Sling Punch • Cranberry Cosmos  • Bloody Mary Bar • The Pig’s Punch

GInger Molasses Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd

GInger Molasses Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd

Starry Night Tort

Starry Night Tort

Donna's Egg Nog Custard

Donna's Egg Nog Custard

Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Poached Pears and Maple-Bacon Syrup

Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Poached Pears and Maple-Bacon Syrup

Annamarie's Chocolate Poppyseed Cake

Annamarie's Chocolate Poppyseed Cake

No-Cook Gluten-Free Brownies

No-Cook Gluten-Free Brownies

Steve’s Yin Yang Cookies

Steve’s Yin Yang Cookies

Rose Street Sugar Cookies

Rose Street Sugar Cookies

Poached Pears with Honeyed Mascarpone
Sweet Potato Pecan Pie

Sweet Potato Pecan Pie

Yogurt and Fig Cake

Yogurt and Fig Cake

Chocolate Truffles with Bacon

Chocolate Truffles and Bacon

Vicki's Famous Peanut Brittle

Vicki's Famous Peanut Brittle

Starstruck Ice Ring

Starstruck Ice Ring

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Holiday Sling Punch

Cranberry Cosmos

Cranberry Cosmos

Bloody Mary Bar

Bloody Mary Bar

Pig's Punch

Pig's Punch

GInger Molasses Bundt Cake with Lemon Curd thumbnailStarry Night Tort thumbnailDonna's Egg Nog Custard thumbnailGoat Cheese Panna Cotta with Poached Pears and Maple-Bacon Syrup thumbnailAnnamarie's Chocolate Poppyseed Cake thumbnailNo-Cook Gluten-Free Brownies thumbnail
Steve’s Yin Yang Cookies thumbnailRose Street Sugar Cookies thumbnailPoached Pears with Honeyed Mascarpone thumbnailSweet Potato Pecan Pie thumbnailYogurt and Fig Cake thumbnailChocolate Truffles with Bacon thumbnail
Vicki's Famous Peanut Brittle thumbnailStarstruck Ice Ring thumbnailIMG_9738 thumbnailCranberry Cosmos thumbnailBloody Mary Bar thumbnailPig's Punch thumbnail

“Super-Simple” Holiday Recipes

Fresh Figs with Honeyed Goat Cheese Spread • Gorgonzola-Pear Spread & Olive Cheese NuggetsStanding Rib RoastRoast Pork with Rosemary & Garlic • Turkey Cutlets with Apple Cider Sauce • Grilled Turkey Breast • Portabella Mushroom-Barley Soup • Turkey Soup • Maple-Glazed Butternut Squash & ApplesBalsamic Asparagus • Balsamic Red Cabbage • Super Simple Yellow and Green Bean Salad with Marcona Almonds  • Zucchini & Yellow Squash Gratin • Lemony Melt-Away Bars  • Fruit & Cheese Platter • Chocolate-Rum Mousse with Whipped Cream and Raspberries • Vicki’s Famous White and Dark Chocolate Bark 

Fresh Figs with Honey-Goat Cheese

Fresh Figs with Honey-Goat Cheese

Gorgonzola-Pear Dip and Olive Cheese Nuggets

Gorgonzola-Pear Dip and Olive Cheese Nuggets

Standing Rib Roast (Super Simple)

Standing Rib Roast (Super Simple)

Roast Pork with Rosemary and Garlic

Roast Pork with Rosemary and Garlic

Turkey Cutlets with Apple Cider Sauce

Turkey Cutlets with Apple Cider Sauce

Grilled Turkey Breast

Grilled Turkey Breast

Portobello Mushroom-Barley Soup

Portobello Mushroom-Barley Soup

Savory Turkey Soup, from Thanksgiving leftovers

Savory Turkey Soup, from Thanksgiving leftovers

Maple-Glazed Butternut Squash and Apples

Maple-Glazed Butternut Squash and Apples

Balsamic Asparagus

Balsamic Asparagus

Balsamic Red Cabbage

Balsamic Red Cabbage

Green and Yellow Beans with Marcona Almonds

Green and Yellow Beans with Marcona Almonds

Zucchini & Yellow Squash Gratin

Zucchini & Yellow Squash Gratin

Lemon Bars

Lemon Bars

Fruit and Cheese Platter

Fruit and Cheese Platter

Chocolate-Rum Mousse with Whipped Cream and Raspberries

Chocolate-Rum Mousse with Whipped Cream and Raspberries

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Fresh Figs with Honey-Goat Cheese thumbnailGorgonzola-Pear Dip and Olive Cheese Nuggets thumbnailStanding Rib Roast (Super Simple) thumbnailRoast Pork with Rosemary and Garlic thumbnailTurkey Cutlets with Apple Cider Sauce thumbnailGrilled Turkey Breast thumbnail
Portobello Mushroom-Barley Soup thumbnailSavory Turkey Soup, from Thanksgiving leftovers thumbnailMaple-Glazed Butternut Squash and Apples thumbnailBalsamic Asparagus thumbnailBalsamic Red Cabbage thumbnailGreen and Yellow Beans with Marcona Almonds thumbnail
Zucchini & Yellow Squash Gratin thumbnailLemon Bars thumbnailFruit and Cheese Platter thumbnailChocolate-Rum Mousse with Whipped Cream and Raspberries thumbnailIMG_6750 thumbnail