Inspired by the Cookie Advent we hold every December at Chronicle Books, here is a unique twist on the traditional Advent calendar. Starting on December 1 through Christmas Eve, the cover of the book invites readers to peek under an ornament flap to discover the cookie of the day--then turn the pages to find the appropriate recipe. Beginner and experienced bakers alike will enjoy these simple recipes for beautifully decorated homemade cookies counting down to December 25. With its mix of familiar and global Christmas treats and entirely new ones, this festive calendar and cookbook will create new cookie-baking traditions, bringing tidings of great family and community joy.
Tucked inside are recipes so easy that it feels like cheating, dishes that will leave your guests speechless, and a peek into Bridget and Julia's livesLearn how Bridget has a sweet tooth by the way she writes about the Ultimate Cinnamon Buns she makes for her sons, and the Dutch Baby recipe that recalls her grandfather, who developed a love for this Bavarian classic when stationed in Germany after the war. Julia reveals her entertaining secrets and shortcuts with recipes like Stuffed Mushrooms with Boursin and Prosciutto, Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Lemon-Garlic Sauce (a game changer for her), and Lemon-Herb Cod Fillets with Crispy Garlic Potatoes (a recipe that is so easy that it feels like cheating, like I'm not really cooking).
Now you can put some gam in your holiday ham with The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook. When it comes to holiday fun, the stars of Hollywood's Golden Age knew how to make merry - on stage, on screen, and especially on the dinner table. With The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook - the follow-up to his international sensation The Dead Celebrity Cookbook - Frank DeCaro shows how to put the kitsch into your holiday kitchen as he salutes a quirky collection of celebrities who are gone, but fondly remembered every year at Christmastime.
Filled with pop culture ruminations and genuine (and genuinely delicious) recipes of the stars, The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook hails such movie classics as It's a Wonderful Life and White Christmas, gives three cheers for such time-honored animated gems as Frosty the Snowman and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and puts such offbeat offerings as The Star Wars Holiday Special in their rightful place - the dining room
Serving up such chapters as 'Miracle Whip on 34th Street, ' 'Eat Meat in St. Louis, ' and 'Munch of the Wooden Soldiers, ' DeCaro dishes up an attic-full of culinary delights garnished with his signature wit and cultural observations. Feast on such temptations as Peggy Lee's Holiday Halibut Casserole, Burl Ives's Stuffed Leg of Goat Hawaiian, Nat 'King' Cole's Ham Loaf, Barbara Stanwyck's Christmas Kipfels, Dinah Shore's Fruitcake, and Spike Jones's Molasses Jumbles. Even the Grinch himself - Boris Karloff - shares a recipe Wash them all down with Edmund Gwenn's Christmas Cup and John Lennon's Cocoa. With The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook, you also can decide which makes for a better New Year's Eve, Guy Lombardo's Lobster Lombardo or Dick Clark's Spicy Turkey Meatloaf. There's nothing auld about them
The book is the ultimate hostess gift, and one that won't get buried in the cupboard. Placing the accent on mirth - and casting a forgiving eye toward Santa's girth - The Dead Celebrity Christmas Cookbook promises to get even the biggest Scrooge in the holiday spirit and liven up any gathering. It'll have you saying your 'ho, ho, ho's' in true Hollywood style, this year and for many years to come.
Easy to love, even easier to bake.
It's hard to resist tarts, cookies, cakes, fudge, and more--especially with recipes that make it easy as pie to whip up. The Deceptively Easy Dessert Cookbook effortlessly serves up professional-grade goodies so that the hardest thing you'll have to do is tame your sweet tooth.
Bring butterscotch blondies to a bake sale or surprise your family with bourbon-chocolate Bundt cake--whatever you're in the mood for, this dessert cookbook will trick everyone into thinking that you slaved away in the kitchen or stopped at the bakery on your way home. With recipes that use inexpensive ingredients, common kitchen tools, and basic techniques, home cooks of any skill level can master the art of baking.
The Deceptively Easy Dessert Cookbook includes:
- Baking Essentials--Get started off right with a guide to must-have ingredients and equipment in this dessert cookbook.
- 90 Deliciously Easy Recipes--Make baking fun and simple with staple ingredients, clear step-by-step instructions, and quick-prep and clean-up times.
- Baked and No-Bake Recipes--Serve no-bake items like pudding, fudge, chocolate-dipped fresh fruit, gelatin-based desserts, chocolate truffles, ice cream desserts, and baked items such as cakes, pies, cookies, and brownies.
Make every occasion sweet and simple with homemade treats from The Deceptively Easy Dessert Cookbook.
From New York Times bestselling author, star of A&E's Duck Dynasty, and matriarch of the popular Robertson family, comes a savory new collection of recipes that gives you and your family plenty of reasons to sit down together and share a meal, love, and laughter.Miss Kay is a master of the back-country, home-cooked meal. She has been cooking ever since she was a little girl and has perfected her skills through years of practice on the Robertson clan. After sharing some of her family's favorite recipes in Miss Kay's Duck Commander Kitchen, Miss Kay has gone back to her cupboard and pulled out more of her down-home, mouthwatering recipes, this time grouping her recipes around reasons to get together--New Year's Eve spreads, special Mother's Day meals, Fourth of July picnics, Christmas dinners, church potlucks, and everything in-between. In addition to more than one hundred recipes, Miss Kay opens her heart to share hard-won wisdom and special memories, along with beautiful full-color photos and family pictures. And true to the Robertson faith, you'll find scriptures sprinkled throughout Miss Kay's newest collection of recipes. Take a peek into the off-camera life of America's favorite duck-loving family, the foods they love, and the wisdom and legacy that make a family strong.
Classic Cookies, Crazy Easy
Everybody loves hot cookies fresh out of the oven. The Easy Homemade Cookie Cookbook is for baked-treat lovers everywhere. Bursting with irresistible American classics--including old-fashioned chocolate chip cookies, thin mints, and pumpkin spice shortbread--this cookie cookbook is filled with easy-to-follow recipes that are fantastic for new and experienced bakers alike.
The Easy Homemade Cookie Cookbook includes:
- 150 Beloved Recipes--From sugar cookies and oatmeal cream pies to gingerbread men and turtle bars, learn to make familiar treats everyone will love.
- Sweet Tips--This cookie cookbook makes things simple with guides to stocking your kitchen, helpful tools, and baking basics.
- Yummy Tricks--Learn how to really mix things up with advice for handling leftovers, varying recipes, and using substitutes.
It's easy to satisfy your sweet tooth--and everybody else's--with The Easy Homemade Cookie Cookbook.