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Shopping List for a White Christmas Dinner for 20

10 of 10 in Series: Menu for a White Christmas Party for 20

Take the stress out of shopping for this White Christmas party by printing this shopping list and taking it with you. The menu is simple and you can prepare some items ahead to make the day of the party a lot easier.

First look at the menu:

  • Warm White Truffle Bean Dip

  • Caramelized Onion Dip with Crudite

  • Roast Turkey

  • Wild Rice Dressing with Golden Raisins

  • Creamed Onions and Mushrooms (recipe doubled)

  • Cauliflower Gratin (recipe tripled)

  • Spicy Cranberry Relish

  • White Chocolate Bûche de Noël

  • Pear Almond Trifle

  • Sugar-Fosted Fruit

  • Meringue Wreath Cookies

Here’s the shopping list:

  • 1 pound mushrooms

  • 1 pound shiitake mushrooms

  • 8 stalks celery

  • 8 sprigs fresh thyme

  • 6 firm, ripe pears (about 7 ounces each), such as Bartlett

  • 5 Granny Smith apples

  • 4 sprigs fresh sage

  • 4 carrots

  • 3 navel oranges

  • 2 pounds assorted fruit, such as lady apples, kumquats, grapes, small lemons, small limes, clementines, or small pears

  • 2 cups cranberries, fresh or frozen

  • 3 heads cauliflower

  • 1 bunch flat-leaf parsley

  • Assorted vegetables to go with dip

  • 1 cup sour cream

  • 24 ounces Gruyère cheese

  • 6-2/3 cups heavy cream

  • 2/3 cup Parmesan cheese

  • 20-pound turkey, preferably fresh

  • 1 pound bulk pork sausage

  • 8 cups low-sodium chicken broth

  • 1 pound close-grained (dense) white sandwich bread

  • 15-ounce can cannelini beans

  • 14-1/2-ounce can sour pitted cherries, water packed

  • 12 ounces white or dark chocolate (optional)

  • 2 cups superfine sugar

  • 1 loaf French bread

  • 3/4 pound white chocolate

  • 3/4 cup canned crushed pineapple

  • 2/3 cup chopped walnuts

  • 1/2 cup honey

  • 1-1/2 cups fresh breadcrumbs

  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds

  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup

  • 3 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

  • 1 tablespoon white truffle oil

  • White peppercorns

  • 8 cups frozen pearl onions

  • 16-ounce pound cake

  • 12 Amaretti di Saronno cookies (6 wrapped pairs)

  • 3/4 cup Di Saronno Amaretto liqueur

  • 2 tablespoons cognac

  • 2 tablespoons kirschwasser liqueur

Here are some items you may already have on hand. Check to make sure you have enough:

  • Onions

  • Whole milk

  • Unsalted butter

  • Large eggs

  • All-purpose flour

  • Cake flour

  • Sugar

  • Baking powder

  • Cream of tartar

  • Vanilla extract

  • Nutmeg

  • Cinnamon

  • Ginger

  • Cardamom

  • Cloves

  • Light olive oil

  • Sage

  • Thyme

  • Sweet paprika

  • Bay leaf

  • Dry white wine

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