It's that time of the year again when friends and family will be gathering around the table and celebrating the festivities. Whether you are cooking an intimate dinner for your loved ones or hosting a huge holiday feast for everybody, planning a memorable and delicious holiday dinner can be stressful. With this Holiday Dinner Guide, our team at Mrs. Lin's Kitchen hopes to make your holiday stress-free and enjoyable.
To get started on your holiday dinner planning, take a look at our recommended Holiday Dinner Recipes playlist where you can find ideas for Asian-inspired dishes. These dishes are relatively easy to prepare, meaning you'll be spending less time in the kitchen and more time celebrating with your friends and family.
Spending all day in the kitchen to prepare the food is probably not your envision of a "perfect" holiday get-together. Ensure you have the right tools to make your time in the kitchen pleasant and efficient. To get you through the holiday cooking with breeze, our team has compiled the list of kitchen essentials, including the highest quality Japanese and Chinese cookware designed specifically to cook Asian cuisine.
A hangiri wooden bowl is essential for making perfectly seasoned sushi rice. Mrs. Lin's Kitchen has a collection of sushi “hangiri" wooden rice tubs†from Japan and China that are tremendously helpful when you mix your own sushi rice at home this holiday.
Setting a beautiful table to present all of your holiday dishes is as important as how the food actually tastes. If done right, it will make a succesful holiday dinner and have your guests talk about your extravagant table setting all year round. Here at Mrs. Lin's Kitchen, you'll be able to find the perfect pieces of tableware that will complement your delicious food and spice up your dinner table.
Holiday celebration doesn't have to end when the dinner is over. The night is still young. Keep the get-together going by serving your guests fragrant after-meal tea or some refined sake in our elegant tea sets and sake sets. Top it of with some light snacks and your guests will want to stay a little longer.
Ensure that no one is mixing up wine glasses with these unique, high-quality, and low-cost wine glass charms. By simply tying these lovely little charms to every guestís wine glass stem, your guests will no longer have to worry about drinking from the wrong glass and will surely be impressed by this creative and helpful touch.
You have been a great host for the entire night, why not adding the last touch to your perfect holiday dinner by sending your guests home with some creative and unique party favors? Our team at Mrs. Lin's Kitchen has prepared some party favor ideas that will surely surprise your guests.
Chopsticksand chopstick pouches
Putting a fair of chopticks into a handmade origami pouch will make your party favors personal and meaningful. You can browse a wide selection of chopsticks available at Mrs. Lin's Kitchen and check out our instruction on "How to Make Origami Chopsticks Pouch"