Tips for Enjoying Dinner at Home on Christmas Day

Even if you’re spending Christmas Day at home, that doesn’t mean you need to spend hours in the kitchen! Whether you’re celebrating with your immediate family or just a few special guests, you can still exchange gifts, wear cozy sweaters, and eat a stress-free, festive meal.

If you don’t want to waste precious time off cooking a feast for friend and family, we’re here to help you out at Ruth’s Chris Steak House! Ordering a carryout Christmas dinner from your nearest Ruth’s Chris restaurant is the perfect solution for enjoying a holiday meal without the hassle. In addition to placing your order by Tuesday, December 21st at 5 p.m., check out our other tips for enjoying a special dinner at home this Christmas!

Order Christmas Dinner from Ruth’s Chris

A meal from Ruth’s Chris can elevate any at-home Christmas gathering, and you won’t even have to lift a finger! From the salad to the sides to the dessert, we’re offering a special ”take and bake” meal to ensure you and your guests enjoy an unforgettable Christmas dinner.

Start your meal off right with a salad; choose from our classic Caesar Salad or Harvest Salad, featuring mixed greens, roasted corn, dried cherries, bacon, tomatoes, white balsamic vinaigrette, goat cheese and Cajun pecans and topped with crispy onions.

For the main course, you’ll enjoy Roasted Beef Tenderloin with horseradish sauce. Don’t worry – there’s enough to serve four adults!

And don’t forget the sides! No Christmas dinner would be complete without them. Choose two of our most popular side dishes from the list below to enjoy at home on Christmas Day:

  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Green Beans with Roasted Garlic
  • Creamed Spinach
  • Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Crust

Last but most certainly not least, there’s dessert. Our holiday meal bundle includes four individual mini cheesecakes to enjoy after your meal.

And if you just want a little help in the kitchen this year, Ruth’s Chris is also offering select Sides to Go! Each order serves ten people.

  • Ruth’s original recipe Creamed Spinach (serves 10)
  • Sauteed Green Beans with Roasted Garlic (serves 10)
  • Velvety Mashed Potatoes (serves 10)
  • Silky Sweet Potato Casserole with a Pecan-Brown Sugar Crust (serves 10)

Stock Up on Wine and Holiday-Themed Beverages

While the food may be second only to the presents on Christmas Day, you need to consider beverages, too!

A red wine will go well with the Roasted Beef Tenderloin entrée, but you may want to create a special Christmas cocktail for your guests. Anything red in color, like a cocktail featuring cranberries or cranberry juice, is always a perfect holiday treat.

One of our favorite concoctions is the Mistletoe Martini. Combine the following ingredients in a cocktail shaker for a drink your guests are bound to love:

  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1/2 ounce elderflower liqueur
  • 1 1/2 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Cranberries
  • Mint leaves

Of course, not everyone will want to drink or even be of age, so make sure you also have non-alcoholic options available. You can’t go wrong with a Christmas punch: Combine Club soda with orange and cranberry juices, orange slices, whole cranberries, and rosemary for garnish; then serve over ice. That way, everyone can raise a glass for the inevitable Christmas dinner toast!

Create a Festive Atmosphere with Your Table Setting

Assuming you already set up the Christmas tree, all you need to be ready for your Ruth’s Christmas dinner at home is a proper table setting. A table runner in colors like red, green, or gold plus a garland centerpiece can really transform your dining room. Candles and matching cloth napkins also add nice touches.

Order a Christmas Day Meal To-Go from Ruth’s Chris

This Christmas Day, savor the season with dinner to-go from your nearest Ruth’s Chris restaurant. We can’t wait to help you celebrate the holidays at home!