10 Simple & Stunning Holiday Dinner Recipes to Impress the Guests

Eunice Park | Dec 11, 2015 Food & Party

The holidays can be stressful with all the hustle and bustle, but there's one thing that doesn't have to be a burden: holiday dinner. With celebrations of Christmas, Hanukkah, and the New Year's abound, don't fret about making a fancy meal. Holiday dinner can be simple and delicious -- we know because we've found 10 recipes that make us want to gather around the table. No need to worry about cooking an elaborate meal with all the trimmings; these recipes are simple for even the most amateur of cooks! 

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Hosting the holiday dinner this year and maybe feeling a little stressed out? Sure, Home Economics and old reruns of the Barefoot Contessa might have taught us something, but in reality many of us who are hosting for the first time have no idea how to cook an impressive meal for a crowd. And not to pile on, but the holidays are when the expert home chefs really bring it. 

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So what's a novice to do? We've collected some simple recipes that will absolutely take away the pressure to perform this season. Not only can a newbie follow along with the instructions easily, but these dishes are all tasty and would be perfect for a group dinner. Take a look and take a deep breath. We'll get through the holidays together!

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