2013 Christmas Eve Menu

2013 Christmas Eve Menu from www.aidamollenkamp.com

Ok, friends, it’s T minus 3 days until Christmas Eve. In the Mollenkamp family, that means we’re shopping, wrapping, chopping, and baking in prep for the big night. We’ve got 30-something of us joining together this Christmas Eve and word on the street is that a certain someone’s boyfriend will be playing the role of Hawaii Santa this year.

So, tell me, what’s on your holiday menu? Here’s what’s on the docket here at the Mollenkamp household:

2013 Christmas Eve Menu


Caramelized Pear, Crispy Prosciutto, and Blue Cheese Flatbread

Broiled Polenta Triangles with Green Harissa and Feta

Pancetta, Thyme, and Fontina Gougeres

Smoked Salmon and Fennel Rillettes

Crudites Platter with Roasted Carrot and White Bean Dip

Main Course

Bacon-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Apples

Standing Rib Roast with a Fig-Port Glaze

Roasted Shrimp with Romesco Sauce

Classic Potato Gratin

Yams with Toasted Spice Rub

Savory Bread Pudding with Mushrooms and Parmesan

Pomegranate, Persimmon, Pistachio, and Wild Rice Salad

Roasted Beets with Lemon-Thyme Dressing

Charred Broccolini


Mom’s Rum Bundt Cake

Chocolate Coconut Cream Pie

Cheesecake with Salted Whisky Caramel Sauce

Coconut Honey Lace Cookies

Noni’s Italian Shortbread Cookies

Ginger Spiced Molasses Cookies

Hazelnut Linzer Cookies

Cocoa and Cacao Nib Rochers

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