14 recipes for Christmas dinner

This Nov.2, 2015 photo shows stuffed pork loin with cranberry beurre blanc in Concord, NH. It is filled with a blend of bacon, onions, fresh sage and rosemary, and some crunchy panko breadcrumbs. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This dressed up pork loin is stuffed and rolled with a blend of bacon, onions, fresh sage and rosemary. A rich and buttery cranberry and white wine sauce tops it off. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
Want to serve a fancy roast without breaking the bank? Try a petite beef filet, stuffed with prosciutto, pesto and red pepper. Find the recipe here. (Sara Moulton via AP)
This Nov. 17, 2014 photo shows lobster manicotti fra diavolo in Concord, N.H. If lobster is too much trouble, or not in the budget, just substitute cooked and peeled shrimp. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Christmas dinner is a once-a-year event, so why not go big and bold with lobster manicotti? If lobster is beyond your budget, the recipe’s author says cooked and peeled shrimp is a perfect substitute. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Nov.  2, 2015 photo shows rosemary pepper roast beef with butter potatoes in Concord, NH.  Add intense savory flavors from a rub of fresh rosemary and cracked peppercorns to your roast beef for a festive Christmas dinner.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Talk about a one-pot-wonder. This roast beef is rubbed with rosemary, salt and pepper. Then, it’s roasted over buttery new potatoes. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Nov.  2, 2015 photo shows roasted beet and citrus salad in Concord, NH.  Add roasted beats and lightly charred citrus segments with nicely dressed greens for a robust salad. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
A roasted beet and citrus salad will add a splash of color to your Christmas table. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 17, 2014 photo shows sweet potato and salmon hash bake in Concord, N.H. This dish can be baked the day before, then reheated in a 350 F oven for 15 to 20 minutes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This sweet potato and salmon hash is perfect for Christmas brunch or a lighter Christmas dinner. Plus, you can bake it ahead of time. When it’s time to eat, simply reheat it and top it with poached eggs. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in November 2018 shows Gingerbread Layer Cake in Brookline, Mass. (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
What’s better than gingerbread cookies? Make this cake — you’ll see. Find the recipe on WTOP.com. (Carl Tremblay/America’s Test Kitchen via AP)     (AP/Carl Tremblay)
This Oct. 31, 2011 photo shows creamy crab and rice casserole in Concord, N.H.  This dish takes the flavors of a creamy crab dip and turns it into a meal. It serves 16 as a hearty dinner, but can feed many more at a potluck, where diners tend to take smaller portions of each dish.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Feeding a crowd? This creamy crab and rice casserole serves 16. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 31, 2011 photo shows stovetop ham with dijon-apple glaze in Concord, N.H.  Part of this recipe is prepared on the stovetop, which frees up the oven for other dishes.     (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
If you’re tight on oven space, this ham with Dijon-apple glaze could be the answer to your Christmas dinner dilemma. Most of the prep for this recipe takes place on the stove top. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 8, 2011 photo shows the Christmas pork recipe from Rocco DiSpirito. This recipe uses stevia sweetener instead of sugar in the glaze.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
Counting calories? This Christmas pork recipe from Rocco DiSpirito calls for stevia sweetener in place of sugar for the glaze. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Matthew Mead)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in November 2018 shows potato gratin in Brookline, Mass. (Joe KellerAmerica's Test Kitchen via AP)
A potato gratin where the focus is on the potatoes. Find the recipe on WTOP.com.  (Joe KellerAmerica’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Joe Keller)
This Nov. 11, 2013 photo shows holiday pot roast with spiced root vegetables in Concord, N.H. This recipe is designed to give maximum flavor with minimum labor. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
“Maximum flavor for minimum labor” is how this holiday pot roast with spiced root vegetables is described. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 17, 2014 photo shows Christmas gingerbread trifle in Concord, N.H. Gingerbread is an iconic flavor, and aroma, of Christmas. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Christmas gingerbread trifle is a showstopping dessert. You can find the recipe here. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead) (AP/Matthew Mead)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in November 2018 shows roasted Brussels sprouts in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook "Complete Make-Ahead." (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
For the perfect room-temperature side, serve roasted Brussels sprouts. Find the recipe on WTOP.com. (Carl Tremblay/America’s Test Kitchen via AP) (AP/Carl Tremblay)
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This Nov.2, 2015 photo shows stuffed pork loin with cranberry beurre blanc in Concord, NH. It is filled with a blend of bacon, onions, fresh sage and rosemary, and some crunchy panko breadcrumbs. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 17, 2014 photo shows lobster manicotti fra diavolo in Concord, N.H. If lobster is too much trouble, or not in the budget, just substitute cooked and peeled shrimp. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Nov.  2, 2015 photo shows rosemary pepper roast beef with butter potatoes in Concord, NH.  Add intense savory flavors from a rub of fresh rosemary and cracked peppercorns to your roast beef for a festive Christmas dinner.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Nov.  2, 2015 photo shows roasted beet and citrus salad in Concord, NH.  Add roasted beats and lightly charred citrus segments with nicely dressed greens for a robust salad. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 17, 2014 photo shows sweet potato and salmon hash bake in Concord, N.H. This dish can be baked the day before, then reheated in a 350 F oven for 15 to 20 minutes. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in November 2018 shows Gingerbread Layer Cake in Brookline, Mass. (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)
This Oct. 31, 2011 photo shows creamy crab and rice casserole in Concord, N.H.  This dish takes the flavors of a creamy crab dip and turns it into a meal. It serves 16 as a hearty dinner, but can feed many more at a potluck, where diners tend to take smaller portions of each dish.   (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 31, 2011 photo shows stovetop ham with dijon-apple glaze in Concord, N.H.  Part of this recipe is prepared on the stovetop, which frees up the oven for other dishes.     (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Oct. 8, 2011 photo shows the Christmas pork recipe from Rocco DiSpirito. This recipe uses stevia sweetener instead of sugar in the glaze.  (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in November 2018 shows potato gratin in Brookline, Mass. (Joe KellerAmerica's Test Kitchen via AP)
This Nov. 11, 2013 photo shows holiday pot roast with spiced root vegetables in Concord, N.H. This recipe is designed to give maximum flavor with minimum labor. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 17, 2014 photo shows Christmas gingerbread trifle in Concord, N.H. Gingerbread is an iconic flavor, and aroma, of Christmas. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This undated photo provided by America's Test Kitchen in November 2018 shows roasted Brussels sprouts in Brookline, Mass. This recipe appears in the cookbook "Complete Make-Ahead." (Carl Tremblay/America's Test Kitchen via AP)

Whether you’re feeding a crowd or are hosting a more intimate gathering, here are some Christmas recipes that are sure to please.

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