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fracy December 19th, 2015 6:21am

Do you have a traditional Christmas Eve dinner?

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slickspin Heart of Texas
12/20/15 6:30 am

I didn't even know that was a thing.

arctostaphylos Ankh Morpork, New York
12/20/15 3:59 am

We're not Christian, but my family has a habit of going to a particular Chinese restaurant on Christmas Eve.

chickencookie Jihad Joe
12/19/15 8:51 pm

Traditional Italian Christmas Eve dinner - seafood

12/19/15 3:21 pm

When growing up yes, but for the last 20 years, we've done Tex-Mex fir Christmas Eve.
This was introduced to me by my in law's when I first met my husband, and I've done this ever since.
We have Italian on Christmas night.

googer11 Minnesota
12/19/15 1:03 pm

Every Christmas Eve we have Klub, a Norwegian potato dumpling with Ham in the center. My mouth is watering in anticipation.

susanr Colorado
12/19/15 10:59 am

No. We don't even do a traditional Christmas *Day* dinner. (This year, that'll be salmon & rice with stir-fried vegetables, and a vegetarian lasagna.) I don't think we put any "holiday" thought into the Eve dinner, but then we don't really celebrate Christmas.

MrTony Colorado
12/19/15 8:18 am

Usually we do a "Norman Rockwell" style dinner. BUT, this year, for the first time in 35 years, we'll be alone for Christmas. Our son (Navy Pilot) and his family are in Japan, daughter1's job moved out of state and daughter2's husband (Navy Seal) couldn't get time off until New Years eve. We'll be going out to dinner.

Kimbobee the middle of nowhere
12/19/15 7:10 am

Yep! We do a couple of fondues and sparkling cider.

sojourner present
12/24/15 5:51 am

We do fondue also! It's a tradition I started about 8 years ago. I've never heard of anyone else doing this. We do a cheese pot and an old pit. You?

Kimbobee the middle of nowhere
12/24/15 6:19 am

Cheese and broth! We used to do cheese and oil but we switched to broth several years ago since it's healthier and has more flavor.

sojourner present
12/24/15 2:57 pm

True, but you can't do the mushroom caps filled with green goddess cream cheese then dipped in tempura with broth. My family would stage a coup if I switched it up at this point. Enjoy tonight! Merry Christmas!🎄

Kimbobee the middle of nowhere
12/24/15 3:08 pm

I don't eat mushrooms anyway. 😉We did just make Green Goddess Sauce though! Merry Christmas to you too! 🎄

KatG Liberal in Ohio
12/19/15 6:37 am

Usually, but this year, my oldest has requested my homemade lasagna and since he's stationed in Cali and I rarely see him, I'm going with that.

jmw7477 Indiana
12/19/15 6:00 am

For the past 15 years, we've been going to my husband's aunt's house. She makes spaghetti. About 3 years ago, my husband's uncle passed. The dinner moved to his cousin's house and she makes lasagna. This year, my husband is making garlic rolls to take with us.

Ebola1 Florida
12/19/15 5:48 am

No, we traditionally have Christmas Day dinner but maybe nothing this year.

metropolitan Georgia
12/19/15 4:33 am

Yes, my father-in-law makes a traditional Swedish Christmas Eve dinner. It's terrible, so I started making a traditional Puerto Rican Christmas dinner so we wouldn't have to eat leftovers.

cpaswr just say the letters
12/19/15 4:14 am

My family's Christmas Eve traditional dinner is BLT's.

BamaGirl ROLL TIDE from Arizona
12/19/15 1:08 am

Our Christmas Eve tradition is appetizers for supper.

dxstap Bloomington, Indiana
12/18/15 11:31 pm

Never knew there is suppose to be a traditional Christmas Eve dinner.

fracy A deeper shade of blue.
12/18/15 11:24 pm

Pizza, chicken wings, barbecued meatballs, and fancy cheese and crackers. :)