You've invited your sister, yoga teacher, neighbors, best friends, cousins, a couple of your co-workers—plus all of their kids—to your holiday party. You want to quickly pull together a kid-friendly buffet...but don't want to serve chicken nuggets and pizza. We've done the work for you and come up with a festive, seasonal menu that has options for making or buying every element of the meal, depending on how much time you have to cook (versus how many presents you have to wrap). First, check out our list of 10-minute appetizers
. Then, choose from our ultrasimple list of main courses, sides and salads. When party day comes, you'll be able to pour yourself a glass of Champagne and actually catch up with your guests.