The British hostess extraordinaire shares her favorite recipes for a sumptuous holiday feast; plus, timeline and tips for effortless prep, setup, and serving
T'was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring-because the Domestic Goddess, Nigella Lawson, had the next day's meal all figured out.
British journalist, self-taught cook, and entrepreneur Lawson-who's also a cookbook author, television host, and mother of two-knows the rigors of putting a family dinner on the table on a normal night. Add to that the expectations and exhaustion of the holidays, and the idea of cooking a formal Christmas dinner can be downright daunting. But, according to Lawson, who puts the pot back in sexpot, it needn't be. "This time of year isn't about having people assess your abilities as a host, but rather an opportunity for you to make those you love feel welcome and cozily at home," she says. "Once you take the pressure off yourself and put the focus onRead More »from Nigella Lawson's Christmas Menu