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Peruse these entrées for a holiday crowd and prepare to wow your dinner guests.

Holiday season should be about being together and enjoying spectacular food, not worrying about who can’t/won’t eat what. New York Times best-selling cookbook author Danielle Walker brings her signature style of everyone-friendly cuisine to the feast season with Against All Grain Celebrations. Her blood orange and honey-glazed ham is the perfect meal for a big crowd.

I associate glazed ham with Easter after years of my family ordering honey hams wrapped in gold tinfoil that we picked up from the local store. If your family usually enjoys ham on Thanksgiving or Christmas, this recipe will work wonderfully for those holidays, as well. My favorite part about a large glazed ham is using it for leftovers throughout the rest of the week, so this recipe intentionally yields more than 8 servings.

Make It Ahead: Make the glaze 3 days in advance and store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Reheat the glaze in a saucepan over low heat.

Season the ham and place it in the roasting pan, covered with plastic wrap, in the refrigerator the night before. Clean and trim the carrots up to 2 days in advance and store them in a bowl of water, tightly covered, in the refrigerator. Alternatively, bake and slice the ham the morning of the brunch and spoon the juices onto the bottom of a platter. Arrange the ham and carrots on top, then cover and leave at room temperature for up to 2 hours. Reheat in a low oven just prior to serving.

Reprinted with permission from Danielle Walker’s Against All Grain Celebrations