Betty Crocker Holiday Cookbook

Betty Crocker Holiday Cookbook : A Year-round Guide to Holiday Food and Fun

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This work offers festive recipes and ideas to make holidays special throughout the year! This book makes it easy to whip up party food and fun all year long. You'll find plenty of delicious ways to celebrate seventeen of the year's most delightful holidays, plus tips and suggestions to make every occasion an event to remember. This work provides: 140 delectable recipes, such as Sour Cream and Onion Burgers (Fourth of July), Cheese Pumpkins (Halloween) and Champagne Cookies (New Year's Eve); recipe variations and do-ahead options to make entertaining super-easy and super-special; do-it-yourself decorations and centerpieces, from Sealed with a Kiss Cards (Valentine's Day) to Sugar-Filled Glass Ornaments (Christmas); complete holiday menus, including main dishes, sides and desserts-plus great beverages, too; and, kid-friendly dishes everyone will love, like Best Mashed Potatoes (Easter), Chocolate Sweetheart Cake (Valentine's Day) and Ginger Applesauce (Hanukkah).show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 256 pages
  • 203.2 x 256.54 x 17.78mm | 725.74g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • col. Illustrations
  • 0764568485
  • 9780764568480

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"Included are complete menus... along with clearly and attractively presented recipes, illustrated with plenty of color photographs." (Associated Press, November 26-29, 2004)show more

Back cover copy

Festive recipes and ideas to make holidays special throughout the year!This book makes it easy to whip up party food and fun all year long. You'll find plenty of delicious ways to celebrate seventeen of the year's most delightful holidays, plus tips and suggestions to make every occasion an event to remember.140 delectable recipes, such as Sour Cream and Onion Burgers (Fourth of July), Cheese Pumpkins (Halloween) and Champagne Cookies (New Year's Eve)Recipe variations and do-ahead options to make entertaining super-easy and super-special Do-it-yourself decorations and centerpieces, from Sealed with a Kiss Cards (Valentine's Day) to Sugar-Filled Glass Ornaments (Christmas)Complete holiday menus, including main dishes, sides and desserts-plus great beverages, too!Kid-friendly dishes everyone will love, like Best Mashed Potatoes (Easter), Chocolate Sweetheart Cake (Valentine's Day) and Ginger Applesauce (Hanukkah)show more

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Holidays are the perfect way to leave busy schedules behind and spend special time together with family and friends. And no matter what the time of year, there's always something to celebrate, whether it's Valentine's Day in winter, Mother's Day in spring, the Fourth of July in summer or Thanksgiving in fall. Now you can keep the good times going all year long-with the terrific recipes and ideas for festive food and fun in Betty Crocker Celebrate! It's packed with tasty ways to enjoy seventeen favorite holidays, including New Year's Eve, Valentine's Day, Easter, Passover, Mother's Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa. Complete holiday menus make party planning and prepping a snap, with creative possibilities for indoor and outdoor celebrations. Whether you want to put together a casual buffet or a sit-down meal, you'll find something just right for you. In all, there are 140 delicious recipes to choose from, including hearty main courses and sweet treats in crowd-size portions. Who can resist a Ghostly Shepherd's Pie for Halloween? Or a red, white and blue Flag Cake for the Fourth of July? From a Heart- warming Valentine's Day Dinner to a Father's Day Barbecue, there are menus your whole family will love. Need some tempting dinner choices to ring in the Chinese New Year? Whip up a batch of Spicy Chicken Wings or Stir-Fried Noodles with Cabbage and a little Pork-Fried Rice. Looking to give summer a savory send-off? Say goodbye to the beach on Labor Day with Seafaring Packets and a Quick Fruit Cobbler washed down with some refreshing Lemonade Tea. You'll also find great possibilities for those big end-of-year occasions. There are two Thanksgiving dinners-one a do-ahead meal-with all the trimmings, plus fabulous feasts for the December holidays. And 100 full-color photos showcase finished dishes, serving ideas, decorations and crafts.Throughout, Holiday Flavor Twist, Holiday Shortcut, Holiday History and Do-Ahead Tips make cooking creative and stress-free. Simple decoration how-to's and presentation tips help everyone get into the party mood-and they're a great way to get the kids involved.No matter what season you're in, this cookbook makes it so easy to celebrate, you'll wish every day were a holiday!show more

Table of contents

New Year's Eve. Chinese New Year. Valentine's Day. St. Patrick's Day. Easter. Passover. Cinco de Mayo. Mother's Day. Memorial Day. Father's Day. Independence Day. Labor Day. Halloween. Thanksgiving. Hanukkah. Christmas. Kwanzaa. Metric Conversion Guide. Helpful Nutrition and Cooking Information. Index.show more

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