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New Year's Dinner Recipes

Looking for New Year's dinners? Get easy to make New Year's dinner recipes. Taste of Home has recipes for New Year's main dishes including beef dinners, chicken dinners, and more New Year's dinners.

Cheesy Beef Enchiladas

Cheesy Beef Enchiladas

Cheesy Beef Enchiladas

Warm up a cold winter night with a hearty serving of Tex-Mex food. These enchiladas have a flavorful combination of ingredients and a rich homemade sauce. This easy one-dish meal gives me more time to spend with guests. —Mary Anne McWhirter, Pearland, Texas

Mom's Garlic Pork Roast

Mom's Garlic Pork Roast

Mom's Garlic Pork Roast

Mom cooked for 11 children, so her menus usually featured basic, simple foods. But on New Year's Day, she always treated us to this special pork roast. All of us kids agree this was our mom's best meal! — Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana

Old-Fashioned Baked Ham

Old-Fashioned Baked Ham

Old-Fashioned Baked Ham

I can still see the table meticulously set for a country meal at our 150-year-old family farm, and I vividly recall the aroma of ham baking! Whenever I make a ham, I think of my mom—who was, in my opinion, the best cook ever! —Rosemary Pryor, Pasadena, Maryland
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Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast

Standing Rib Roast

Treat your family to tender slices of standing rib roast or use the seasoning blend on a different beef roast for a hearty, delicious main dish. I love to prepare this recipe for special occasions. —Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado

Jaeger Schnitzel

Jaeger Schnitzel

Jaeger Schnitzel

—Essen Haus, Bob and Gail Worm, Madison, Wisconsin

Pork Diane

Pork Diane

Pork Diane

For special-occasion meals during the busy lambing season on our farm, this flavorful pork dish is a lifesaver—I can serve an elegant dinner without having to spend hours in the kitchen! These tender medallions of pork look as luscious as they taste and practically melt at the touch of a fork. Fresh-squeezed lemon juice adds a delicious tartness tot the sauce.

New Year's Oyster Stew

New Year's Oyster Stew

New Year's Oyster Stew

My husband is a former member of the Air Force's Thunderbird team, and I developed this recipe after he invited the whole team to our house on short notice for an informal dinner. It was very easy-it was done in 45 minutes, and it turned out to be the best oyster stew I'd ever made! —Christa Scott, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Classic Swedish Meatballs

Classic Swedish Meatballs

Classic Swedish Meatballs

I'm a "Svenska flicka" (Swedish girl) from northwest Iowa, where many Swedes settled at the turn of the century. This recipe was given to me by a Swedish friend. It's obviously a 20th century version of a 19th century favorite, since back then they didn't have bouillon cubes or evaporated milk! I think you'll agree that these modern-day "Kottbullar" are very tasty.

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Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli

Mostaccioli

Even though we're not Italian, this rich, cheesy pasta dish is a "family tradition" for holidays and special occasions. I was delighted the first time I tried this mostaccioli recipe—it has all the flavor of lasagna without the work of layering the ingredients. Try it…I'm sure it'll become one of your family's favorites, too! —Nancy Mundhenke, Kinsley, Kansas

Barbecued Sticky Ribs

Barbecued Sticky Ribs

Barbecued Sticky Ribs

If you're really hungry, there's nothing like a rack of these ribs! They're a great summertime treat, but our family also traditionally enjoys them with side dishes of coleslaw and beans during the football games on New Year's Day.

Creamy Turkey Tetrazzini

Creamy Turkey Tetrazzini

Creamy Turkey Tetrazzini

What a great way to use up leftover turkey! This casserole bakes up delicious and bubbly for a wonderful main course. —Audrey Thibodeau, Gilbert, Arizona
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