Getting ready for an epic New Year party? Finding simple, delicious, and popular holiday recipes to follow does not have to be a difficult task. The options listed below are tasty and easy to make, and are sure to be favorites among your guests.
1. Cheese log
Recipes for popular holiday appetizers do not have to be difficult or time consuming, and the cheese log proves that. Sprinkle some pepper and various spices of your choice onto wax paper and then roll goat cheese on top. Sprinkle it with olive oil when finished and serve with crackers.
2. Shrimp Cocktail
Some popular holiday food recipes add a touch of elegance to the occasion, like shrimp cocktail. It is simple but so classy, giving everyone something to enjoy. The first step is preparing the shrimp, which can be done anyway that you want to, like roasting. Once they are fully prepared, serve them on a platter alongside the sauce or sauces of your choice.
3. Stuffed Mushrooms
Stuffed mushrooms are one of the recipes for popular holiday appetizers that everyone can enjoy. After removing the stems from the mushrooms and leaving only the caps, brush those caps with melted butter or margarine. Set them on a baking pan and prepare the rest. The stuffing is going to include melted butter or margarine, the mushroom stems, garlic, onion, cream cheese, and whatever else interests you.
4. Deviled Eggs
It is hard to forget deviled eggs when compiling a list of popular holiday food recipes. This one is easy to follow, it is something that a lot of people love, and you can make it all your own if you would like to. You start by boiling eggs, however many that you want to make. After they have boiled for about 10 minutes, take them out and put them into the fridge to cool. Once they are cooled down, remove the shells, cut them in half lengthwise, and put the yolks into a large bowl. Mix the yolks with mustard, mayonnaise, and relish then put them back into the empty whites, dusting with paprika, salt, and pepper once finished.
5. Bacon Wrap It
If you are looking for popular holiday recipes to follow that are delicious and simple, this is the way to go. You can do this with just about anything, including the recipes listed here. During the preparation of an appetizer, you just have to wrap it in bacon and then bake until the bacon is crispy and everything is ready to eat.
Whichever ones you decide to lay out for your guests, never forget the black-eyed peas. Not everyone likes them but remind them of the excellent source of fiber and, most importantly for a lucky New Year! Include them in a mixed bean soup, or alone with broth and a touch of salt. Yum!