When it was first published in 1986 A Book of Feasts and Seasons was the first popular attempt to recapture the lost traditions surrounding our major feasts and festivals. Since then it has gone through many printings, and has become a well loved source book all over the world. For every occasion of the Christian Year - from the traditional celebration of Michaelmas and Martinmas to making an Advent Wreath, from wassailing to the full story of St Wenceslaus - A Book of Feasts and Seasons remains an essential part of the family library. In today's fast moving world it gets harder and harder for people to keep in touch with their Christian history and customs. This book allows families, schools and church groups to do just that, and to have fun while doing it. Joanna Bogle is a well-known Catholic journalist and broadcaster. She often appears on the television station EWTN.
Bakerella is the force behind the worldwide sensation that is cake pops and now she's back for the holidays. Here, she celebrates the holiday season with more than twenty winter-themed cake pop creations including adorable Christmas trees, sweet Santas, tiny gingerbread houses, snowflakes and many more. These cute and clever designs include step-by-step instructions and plenty of Bakerella's expert guidance, giving you the skills to make and decorate them like a professional. Follow Bakerella's tips for displaying, gifting, boxing and shipping your precious pops and spread lots of smiles this holiday season.
Impress your friends and loved ones with your cake decorating skills - whatever the occasion. Ann Pickard sets out 25 fun and fabulous cakes in Cakes for Occasions that are ideal for that special celebration, including an enchanting fairy castle, a delightful Jack-in-the-box, mouth-watering chocolate ruffles, a Halloween Pumpkin, baby's cradle and a figgy pudding. No prior knowledge is needed - Ann has simplified the process in an ingenious way, so even beginners will be amazed by the fantastic results they can achieve following her fully illustrated step-by-step instructions.
Making royal icing, covering the cake, creating a range of cake characters and piping hair and grass are just some of the basic techniques carried through the 25 projects that are suitable for the beginner to the more advanced cake maker. Whatever the occasion, the personal touch will mean so much more and the guest of honor will be delighted to receive a cake that has been custom-made just for them.
Americans are celebrating more holidays with more enthusiasm than ever before. Who wouldn't want to extend the warm feelings of Christmas time all year round and popular bloggers and bestselling cookbook authors Six Sisters' Stuff are coming to the rescue with the ultimate go-to guide for celebrating every holiday plus ideas for creating new and memorable special occasions.This comprehensive cookbook includes recipes and ideas to celebrate all the popular holidays. Each month includes ten recipes as well as fun and fast ideas for parties and celebrations from hosting a "Noon New Year's Party for Kids" to a sampler selection of 12 different flavors of hot cocoa that are perfect for Christmas parties to "A Summer Bucket List of 50 Fun Things to Do," which includes making homemade ice cream, going camping, and visiting a museum. The book also features easy crafts like a monogrammed doormat and a DIY cookbook stand.
Hot on the heels of his highly successful Chefs Eat Toasties Too, Darren Purchese is sharing his take on Christmas with us in his second book in the Chefs...Too series. With Chefs Host Christmas Too there's no need to be stressed about Christmas - at least not when it comes to hosting and feasting.It's time to play with Christmas - and we don't mean having a starring role in a pageant, but being the star of your own show. The approach here is fresh, fun, lighthearted and accessible, with an enticing and cleverly put-together line up of Christmas greats, and new twists on how to prepare them. Chefs Host Christmas Too includes everything you need to keep the throng fed and entertained during this festive time, including family favorites, all the chef tips and tricks, and new takes on some classic fare.
- Drunken Chicken
- Steamed Duck with Bamboo Shoots
- Five Spice Rolls
- Spicy Sichuanese Lamb
- Sweet and Sour Fish
- Chinese Lettuce Leaf Cups
- Yangzhou Fried Rice
- Sweet Red Bean Pancakes
- Steamed Rice Flour Cupcakes
- New Years Cakes
- A book about the pleasure of coming back to the kitchen to celebrate Christmas, finding time to stay with your family and friendsIn Italy, Christmas is a thrilling time for young and old. It is celebrated for weeks, bringing families and friends together for spur of the moment gatherings, decorating the tree, or the traditional Christmas Day dinner. And with a pantry full of specially prepared foods, homemade gifts are always at the ready. Christmas at Last shares these traditions and the holiday recipes that have passed from family-to-family for generations. Sixty-five recipes include the great Italian classics, as well as some with a Nordic influence (because we all know that Father Christmas lives among reindeer). Christmas will be better than ever with St. Lucy's Sweet Buns, Chocolate and Chili Pepper Truffles, Extra Simple Coffee Parfait and many more. Also included are instructions for traditional Italian holiday decorations such as string lanterns, garlands made from orange peel, and dried apple potpourri. Contents: Introduction; Recipes; Stories.
Childhood holiday memories are so sweet Decorating sugar cookies, building snowmen, telling Santa our dearest wishes. But most of all, we remember the wonderful smells coming from Mom's kitchen Christmas Comfort Classics is filled with recipes for making your own holiday special. For a festive brunch, Country Club Eggs and Apricot-Almond Coffee Cake are sure to please. On snowy days, treat the kids to Gingerbread Pancakes and Christmas Cocoa. Warm 'em up at lunchtime with Lela's Beef & Vegetable Soup. Easy main dishes like Quick One-Pot Burrito Bowl and Sour Cream Spaghetti will help you get dinner on the table in a jiffy. Create new holiday traditions with Baked Ham with Citrus-Mustard Dressing or Mom's Barbecue Brisket. Nina's Corn Pudding, Zucchini Pecan Bread and Carrot Apple Slaw will make it a meal they'll always remember. Easy Pulled Pork for a Crowd and Aloha Chicken Wings are perfect for party time. Welcome the new year with Roasted Red Pepper Spread, Pauline's Spiced Peanuts and "Champagne" Punch...cheers Of course, we couldn't forget Christmas sweets. Fill your cookie trays with Cherry Twinkles, Elf Thumbprints and Grandma's Jelly Cookies...delight everyone at dessert time with Red Velvet Poke Cake. You'll find easy-to-follow directions using familiar ingredients, plus sweet holiday memories and clever tips for creating your own sweet memories.