New Year's Entree Recipes
- Baked Croque Monsieur — Croque Monsieur, a Continental cross between French toast and grilled ham-and-cheese, feeds a crowd when you bake it, casserole-style, in the oven.
- Baked Italian Heroes
- Big Easy Barbecue Shrimp
- Black-Eyed Peas with Mustard Greens
— What about eating black-eyed peas for New Years? The peas were not worthy of General Sherman's Union troops. When Union soldiers raided the Confederates' food supplies, legend says they took everything except the peas and salted pork. The Confederates considered themselves lucky to be left with those meager supplies, and survived the winter. Peas became symbolic of luck.
- Cajun Pile-Ups with Pepper Sauce
— Reminiscent of New Orleans, these sandwiches are ragin' with flavor from the hot sauce and banana pepper.
- Italian Beef
- Collard Greens with Ham Hocks — Eating greens on New Year’s Day is said to bring financial fortune.
- Corned Beef Biscuit Sandwiches
— Take a Reuben in a new direction when you pile corned beef and Swiss on a fresh-from-the-oven biscuit.
- Easy Reuben Sandwich Slices — If you're fan of Reuben sandwiches, you'll enjoy a family-size version served
hot from your oven and made with Crescent Recipe Creations™ flaky dough sheets.
- French Bread Taco Pizza — Take your favorite taco ingredients, and layer them up on French bread. So easy and tasty, too!
- Longevity Noodles with Sesame Shrimp — Noodles represent a wish for a long and happy life-the longer they are the better, so make sure you don't cut them. Shrimp represents happiness and good fortune.
- Make-Ahead Italian Meatballs — Keep these easy-to-make meatballs on hand for last-minute dinner creations. Tossed with pasta or baked into a casserole, the possibilities are endless!
- Melted Mozzarella Sandwiches — Delicious Italian flavors are the stars in these tasty melted mozzarella sandwiches. Experiment with other cheeses to get flavor variations.
- Mini Burger Buffet — Mini Burgers are an ideal buffet choice as they give your guests three flavor variations from which to choose.
- New Mexico Posole — This is a traditional New Year's dish in the Southwest.
- New Year Dumpling Delight — A symbol of togetherness and heavenly blessings, this dish is sure to be a delicious
delight at Chinese New Year feasts.
- New Year's Pork Jambalaya
- Oyster Stew — Oyster Stew
is a must serve dish in many homes on New Year's Eve!
- Pork and Sauerkraut — Traditionally served as the first meal on New Year's Day to bring good luck for the year.
- Tex-Mex Buffet
- Tortilla Chicken Chili — The addition of tortilla chips gives this chicken chili a traditional cornmeal flavor that is almost like eating a chicken enchilada. It's not only easy to make but it's ready in less than 30 minutes!
- Zesty Orange Ribs