Holiday Entertaining

Let Burgers' Smokehouse help create a memorable holiday with the best tasting recipes and gift ideas found in our holiday blog collection.

  1. Easter Ham Recipes

    Easter is just around the corner! Have you started planning your Easter celebration yet? This special celebration deserves only the best and we are here to inspire you with the best Easter ham recipes. Worried about how to cook a ham? Worry no more - we can give you plenty of ready to heat options that will impress even the most scrutinizing guest at the table.

    Hickory Smoked City Ham

    First things, first...how to cook a ham? Well, in our opinion that's easy. Let us cook it for you! Our Hickory Smoked City Hams are all brine aged (in a sweet honey brine), slow-smoked, and fully cooked to perfection. It takes us almost a week to make this ham! But once it's packaged for you, you can choose to serve it at room temperature or warm it for a bit in the oven. Either way, it tastes delicious!  You can choose

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  2. 2020 Easter Side Dishes

    Have you marked your calendar?  Easter 2020 is Sunday, April 12th, and there is no reason to not start planning for all of the delicious Easter side dishes you might want to serve or take to your celebration.  Especially the best side dish for ham.  With Easter being especially late in the season this year, you may be able to use some fresh produce depending on where you live, but that will not be case for us in Central Missouri!  With that in mind...here are some ideas we have.

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  3. Pineapple Ham - and other tips for the Perfect Spring Ham!

    Cooked Hams are the perfect center piece to any celebration, but especially your favorite spring holidays, including Easter and Mother's Day!

    On our previous posts, we talked a lot about 

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  4. Christmas Side Dishes for the best Christmas Dinner!

    Christmas 2018 is just around the corner!  And do you have your Christmas dinner plans completed?  Don't let the overwhelming amount of options of recipes and more bog you down.  From re-purposing appetizer recipes to adding protein to your favorite side dish the options can be fun & endless.  We like creating dishes that utilize many things you already have in your fridge and combining them with flavors to make these side dishes unforgettable at the table!  We have time honored favorites that we hope will become new traditions at your table.

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  5. Easy Pineapple Chile Holiday Ham Recipe

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    Chef Ralph Pagano provides a fun twist on a timeless classic for a   holiday ham with this pineapple chile holiday ham recipe. Spend more   time with your family and less time in the kitchen with a prepared   gourmet turkey or 

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  6. Holiday Entertaining - Tips and Recipes!

    The holidays are just around the corner and no matter holiday you are celebrating, there is bound to be celebration!  Don't let the stress of planning the perfect get together distract from the fun of seeing family, friends and loved ones.  Let us share some tips and recipes that we hope will make this time less stressful and more enjoyable!

    1. Appetizers & Finger Foods

    Whether you are serving a dinner or just having a few people over, having at least one or two easy appetizers or finger foods will fill the void if you have any hungry guests.  We suggest something very easy, such as, a bowl

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  7. Need a Thanksgiving Dinner to Go in 2020?

    Who plans to celebrate Thanksgiving, but is dreading the menu planning, shopping for the food, finding Thanksgiving recipes and worst of all, cleaning up the dishes.  All of this putting a damper on your mood to celebrate?  Worry no more!  We'd like to suggest a Thanksgiving Dinner to Go!  That's right, what if you could get everything you need for the perfect celebration delivered to your door already prepped and ready to be cooked or heated?  You'd order a Thanksgiving Dinner to Go, right?

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