Is there anything better than hearing another family member say that they will host Christmas dinner this year? Firstly, it means the whole family will be together and secondly, it takes the pressure off you. Being a Christmas dinner guest truly is the best.
But, if you have ever hosted Christmas dinner you will know how much work it can be. It is always a good idea to bring something along, even if the host says they don’t need anything. Here are some handy foods you can bring if you're lucky enough to be a Christmas dinner guest this year:
Trifle is easy, foolproof and absolutely delicious. After a fabulous Christmas dinner, there is nothing like a fresh dessert. You can pretty much adapt this to whatever your desert preferences are too.
Veg and hummus
In the excitement of relative visiting and present opening, it can get to the afternoon and you realise you are starving. A plate of veg and dips is always happily received, and will put you in the good books as a Christmas dinner guest!
Along with your veg and hummus, you can also add nachos and some crackers to really have an option for everyone. Just try not to nibble them on the way!
No food? No problem.
If all else fails, the universal host gift will always be wine. It's always a good idea to have a few bottles of wine ready to go at home - you'll never know when you'll be invited over for Christmas drinks!