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Celebration centrepieces • Let’s celebrate together – whether you’re marking the main event, seeing in the new year or entertaining in-between, these signature festive recipes will have your guests buzzing with excitement
Make Christmas Magical • Sprinkle a little fairy dust over this holiday season with our brand-new recipes and novel ideas for entertaining, beginning with our kid-friendly recipes (overleaf)
Your kids’ BEST EVER CHRISTMAS • Make gatherings with your loved ones extra-special with these festive recipes designed for sharing
A NATION OF SANTA’S LITTLE HELPERS • With the cost of living increasing, our UK-wide Good Food Nation survey asked 1,007 children how they’ll be celebrating this Christmas – and they’re keen to get stuck in
BIG DAY NO WASTE max taste • Wow the crowd this year with a juicy, tender roast and all the trimmings for only £4 per person and two hours of oven-cooking
5 WAYS with leftover turkey • Don’t let any of your big Christmas centrepiece go to waste – use the surplus in these recipes
SLOW COOK Spicy ribs • As well as being energy efficient, using a slow cooker ensures tender, juicy meat
Festive sharing boards • Invite friends over during the party season and serve a few drinks alongside one of these impressive platters for a relaxed celebration
Benjamina’s BISCUIT TIN • Edible Christmas gifts always go down well, and I love making an afternoon of it. I crank up the festive tunes and mix up batches of American-style vegan cookies, Italian classics and buttery shortbread to box up for friends.
LAST-MINUTE gifts • Give loved ones beautiful, homemade treats that are easy to prepare with ingredients you may already have
CHRISTMAS CHEESEBOARD • Enjoy a box of festive British cheeses from cheesegeek, specially curated by expert Ned Palmer
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What do you eat on Christmas Eve? • We asked you, our readers, as well as our contributors to share favourite recipes and long-held traditions for the night before Christmas
Close connections HAPPY CHRISTMAKKAH • A hectic schedule and desire to be with friends during the party season spurred couple Jonathan Chovancek and Lauren Mote to fuse cuisine and traditions
“We buy local and only what we need” • Our ongoing series hears from you, our readers, on how you’re adapting shopping and cooking habits to get through the cost-of-living crisis
YOUR GOOD FOOD • What have you been cooking and discussing? This is where we hear from you, our wonderful community of...