We’ve all heard the song, butchered the lyrics, and then Googled what you’re actually supposed to say. But, have you tried to imagine what these 12 days would be as food? No? Well, I’ve got ’em here for you, so prepare yourself.
Day 1: Partridge in a Pear Tree
Baked pears. And they’re stuffed with walnuts and drizzled with honey and cinnamon. It doesn’t get much cozier than that, I promise.
Day 2: Two Turtle Doves
Turtles. Chocolate turtles. Chocolate brownie turtles. ‘Nuf said.
Day 3: French Hens
French Toast. You can even have it for dinner. Because breakfast for dinner is fantastic. Make it even better by stuffing it with strawberries and Nutella.
Day 4: Calling Birds
You can never go wrong with an omelette. It’s classic and delicious and never disappoints. You can even make it in a mug to make things more exciting.
Day 5: Golden Rings
Why not make these golden rings chocolate doughnuts covered in a glaze and crushed candy canes?They’re perfect with a glass of milk when you’re sitting by the fire. Does it get more Christmassy than that? I don’t think so.
Day 6: Geese a Laying
And what are they laying? Eggs. So, we’ll be drinking some eggnog on this day.
Day 7: Swans a Swimming
Shrimp can swim, right? They probably do. Even if they don’t, celebrate the 7th day of Christmas with this shrimp scampi recipe. And it only takes 20 minutes!
Day 8: Maids a Milking
Peppermint Stick Ice Cream. Even though it’s cold, we all need our ice cream fix. Might as well have it add to your holiday festiveness and make it peppermint flavored.
Day 9: Ladies Dancing
Christmas Pinwheel Cookies. These are hands-down the most festive Christmas cookies, and probably the most delicious. But, hey, we love all Christmas cookies.
Day 10: Lords a Leaping
Popcorn. Sure, there’s butter popcorn, but you can also spice up regular ‘ole popcorn with different flavors and spices that will definitely have you jumping, I mean leaping, for joy.
Day 11: Pipers Piping
On the 11th day of Christmas you’re gonna be freezing and need something warm. So here’s some piping hot soup for ya! Well, 16 easy recipes to be exact.
Day 12: Drummers Drumming
Yup. Chicken drumsticks. Fried, barbecue, teriyaki. We don’t discriminate against any sauces.
Bon appétit and happy holidays, everyone!