This cookbook mixes memoir and lifestyle into a creative cookbook, showing how food communicates love and is a way to connect and share family traditions. The authors are the bloggers behind SixSistersStuff.com which has 11 million hits a month, connecting with a wide spectrum of readers who relate to the sisters, each at a different stage of their lives from college-bound to raising active families.In this book the Six Sisters share their stories and expertise for making a memorable holiday season with practical tips, delicious recipes and great ideas as we share with them and their families the traditions and joys of Christmas. Includes recipes, projects, and ideas along with full-color photographs and easy-to-follow instructions.
Celebrations call for meals that impress, and with thousands of meticulously tested recipes to our name, the experts at Cook's Illustrated are no strangers to pulling off a great holiday feast. In this timeless collection, we have gathered 75 spectacular, foolproof recipes from over 20 years of testing to help you confidently pull off a holiday meal to remember.Chapters devoted to each course (Starters, Centerpieces, Shareable Sides, and Sweet Endings) make planning easy, whether you're feasting with extended family, hosting a small-scale celebration, or simply bringing along a standout dish. Reimaging the Thanksgiving table? Find that new go-to side, such as Roasted Cauliflower Gratin or Wild Rice Pilaf with Pecans and Cranberries. Baking Christmas cookies or other treats for gift-giving? You'll find the perfect cookie recipes (butter and gingerbread) as well as a foolproof method for producing luscious Chocolate Truffles. Hosting an intimate New Year's Eve dinner? Our showstopper recipes, whether a Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake, Italian-style Porchetta, or Boneless Rib Roast with Yorkshire Pudding, guarantee success. Invite Cook's Illustrated to your holiday table this year and watch new traditions take root.
Celebrate the holidays (or any day ) with these fabulous recipes from around the world for festive homemade treats. Give your Valentine a special sweet, like Chocolate Hazelnut Italian Kisses, or scare up some frightfully delicious delights for Halloween, such as Spider Webs and Easy Marbled Candy Corn Bark. Featuring full-color photographs for each recipe, the fun field guide format provides quick reference to each type of candy and confection "species, ? including its Habitat (country of origin), Field Notes (helpful information), and Lifespan (how long it will keep). You'll find classic candies, new twists on old favorites, and utterly original creations in this newest, sweetest offering in the Baker's Field Guide Series.
- Holiday bakers
- Fans of Sarah's bang-the-pan cookies, 100 Cookies, and The Vanilla Bean Blog
- Holiday gift givers
Thanksgiving is a cherished time to gather around the table for a feast with family and friends. The traditions surrounding this American holiday are boundless, reflecting personal style and a diverse range of dishes. But it can also be daunting, whether you prepare and host each year, or are new to the experience.With an abundant and diverse collection of over 80 recipes, The Best of Thanksgiving is the solution to creating a delicious and welcoming meal with ease. With vegetarian, gluten-free and adults-only and kid-friendly dishes there's something for everyone in this tome to holiday. Drinks and Appetizers: maple bourbon smash to sparkling apple punch, mushroom turnovers to shrimp bisque
Main Dishes: a classic roasted turkey to a cider-brined, spice-rubbed turkey, a baked ham with a honey-port glaze to vegetable potpie
Stuffing and Breads: focaccia stuffing with chestnuts, bacon and apples, gluten free stuffing with bacon and kale, buttermilk corn bread to cheddar-chive biscuits
Sides: mashed potatoes and candied sweet potatoes, brussel sprouts and butternut squash with bacon, creamed pearl onions and from-scratch green bean casserole
Gravies and Relishes: Turkey gravy to gluten-free brown gravy, cranberry-orange relish to sweet onion marmalade
Desserts: chocolate ganache tart to pecan pie, pumpkin cheesecake to boozy ice cream Special additional sections include: leftovers, menus, wine pairings, turkey know-how, and basic recipes. Helpful tips-for staying organized; selecting, preparing and carving the turkey; and putting together a menu, complete with a timeline and beverages-round out the pages of this beautifully photographed book.
Founded in 1980, Cook's Illustrated (formerly Cook's Magazine) has emerged as America's Test Kitchen, renowned for its near-obsessive dedication to finding the best methods of American home cooking. The Best Recipe presents a collection of edited, organized, and annotated recipes plus more than 200 illustrations.