For some, it's the most exciting meal of the year — Christmas dinner!

Turkey, sprouts, pigs in blankets, potatoes, vegetables, stuffing, gravy — there's a lot to coordinate.

But help is at hand — use our handy tool to work out when things need to be prepared and cooked to get your festive feast on the table on time.

Everyone has their own tips and cooking secrets when it comes to creating the perfect Christmas dinner.

Here's some advice from readers on how to make your roasties extra crispy, your turkey full of flavour and your gravy simply gorgeous — just view our gallery below.

This year we want to show how Huddersfield celebrates Christmas Day — with an online gallery of families celebrating together.

Why not send us a snap of your family around the dining table? Email to or share them with us on Facebook and Twitter.

Please name who's in the photo and tell us where you're celebrating Christmas!