We picked the top 6 disgusting holiday foods, but we're determined to replace the outdated foods with some tasty ones created by top chefs. From fruitcake to gefilte fish, here's a much more appealing way to enjoy the holiday foods you're sick of.
Traditional fruitcake is made with chopped fruit and nuts and soaked in alcohol. These bars are a totally satisfying alternative that everyone will go crazy for.
Recipe: Jackie's Holiday Fruitcake Bars with Dried Cherries and Brandy
Tripe, made from an animal's stomach tissue, is another common holiday dish. This Italian-style stew is an appealing recipe for those who have never tried tripe. Flavored with whiskey, it packs a real punch.
Recipe: Jamie Bissonette's Tripe a la Collinsville
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Gelatin molds, in a rainbow of colors, make a comeback during the holidays. Skip the old-fashioned, moving mold and opt for a panna cotta. The Italian pudding is delicious and much easier to make.
Recipe: David Burke's Butterscotch Panna Cotta
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Mincemeat pie is a pie made from meat, beef fat, fruit and spices. Since meat and fruit isn't always a popular combination, this recipe from Sunset magazine does the trick.
Recipe: Mincemeat Pie
Known for its unpleasant texture, gefilte fish isn't loved by everyone. These fried fish cakes from Mark and Clark use gefilte fish in a new and tasty way.
Recipe: Mark and Clark's Fried Gefilte Fish Cakes