Winter Dinner Party Menu

It’s holiday party season and recently you guys asked for a winter dinner party menu which is exactly what you’re getting today!

Winter Dinner Party Menu from (@whatsgabycookin)

I love having everyone over this time of year for a warm, comforting meal! There are times when I spend HOURS pouring over the menu and what I want to make – and time and time again I find myself doing this exact spread! It’s gorgeous, not terribly labor intensive and fun! And also it looks like you spent the day slaving away in the kitchen which is one of my favorite tricks to dinner party hosting!

Winter Dinner Party Menu from (@whatsgabycookin)

Here’s my go-to menu!

There ya go!! The cheese plate can be prepped ahead. The squash can be done ahead too!! The persimmon salad is best when tossed together right before serving, but you can prep everything earlier in the day so you’re less stressed. The lamb is EASY but you should do that close to dinner time. The potatoes can be made the morning of the dinner party – just reheat them over low heat when you’re ready for dinner and don’t add the chives until it’s time to serve! And lastly – that cake!!! It can be made the day before! So all in all, easy right? Happy Hosting!

Friendsgiving from (@whatsgabycookin)

Winter Dinner Party Menu from (@whatsgabycookin)

Winter Dinner Party Menu from (@whatsgabycookin)

Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb from (@whatsgabycookin)

Winter Dinner Party Menu from (@whatsgabycookin)

Winter Dinner Party Menu from (@whatsgabycookin)

Winter Dinner Party Menu from (@whatsgabycookin)

Recipes and images first appeared on an Anthropologie collaboration from last year!

Photos by Matt Armendariz / Food Styling by Marian Cooper Cairns / Tabletop Props from Anthropologie / Recipes from What’s Gaby Cooking

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  1. Monika

    I have always wanted to try a rack of lamb, but never have. This may be the game changer. And it is a beautiful spread!!

  2. Sarah | Broma Bakery

    OMG THIS IS SO CUTE. Winter parties are just the best- so festive and lovely!

  3. Alexx

    Hello Darling!!! SO i can’t find the printable menus?? I can’t seem to find them at all….. I thought or maybe i was wrong, so is it a fill in the blanks and we print them out?? because you said they were very pretty to print out for our guest?? or did i miss understood you???