Getting ready for Christmas

It's almost Christmas, time to start prepping your presents, mixing up Christmas cake, planning a menu and plenty of parties. Good Food has it covered...

Getting ready for Christmas

There's a lot to do before the big day, so make sure you don't leave it all until the last minute. We have make-ahead recipes, tips for planning your Christmas menu and lots more expert advice and inspiration. We also share our favourite ways to get that festive feeling and new ways to get kids involved in the fun...

25 ways to get excited for Christmas25 ways to get excited for Christmas
We've put together Good Food's favourite festive moments to get you in the mood for Christmas fun.
How to get excited for Christmas


PartyHow to throw a 'fake' Christmas party
Before Christmas day, there's plenty of time for as many Christmases as you like with friends. Why not throw an alternative party?
How to throw 'fake' Christmas


Complete Christmas menuComplete Christmas menu: Vegetarian
If you're planning an all-veggie Christmas or you're in need of some veggie inspiration, you need our complete Christmas menu. 
Read our vegetarian menu

Christmas drinks12 Essential Christmas drinks
Get some brilliant bottles ready for your Christmas celebrations with Victoria Moore's 12 tipples. 
See our drinks guide


Style a Christmas partyHow to style a Christmas party
The Christmas season is all about parties, so read up on how to make sure your party's a roaring success.
How to style your Christmas party

Your Christmas time planYour Christmas timeplan
Our failsafe recipes and calendar for the big day will keep you on track to deliver a flawless Christmas dinner.
See our Christmas timeplan


Christmas hamperHow to make a Christmas hamper
If you're making your own gifts this year, you can't go wrong with a thoughtfully assembled hamper of Christmas goodies.
How to put together a hamper


How to get ahead at ChristmasHow to get ahead at Christmas
Don't stress over dinner preparations, we've got some tips and tricks to help you get ahead of the big day.
How to get ahead of Christmas prep


10 classic Christmas recipes you can make ahead10 classic Christmas recipes you can make ahead
You can prep your favourite Christmas desserts and mains ahead of time and freeze before the day itself.
Read our make ahead recipes

How to make an edible Advent calendarHow to make an edible Advent calendar
Count down to Christmas in style with our edible homemade chocoalte gingerbread tree. 
Make an edible calendar


Christmas projects for kidsChristmas projects for kids
Get the kids in the kitchen creating their own Christmas treats. Keep their little hands busy and make some delicious desserts to boot.
Make these kids Christmas projects


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