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Christmas Cooking For Dummies [NOOK Book]

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Includes over 100 foolproof recipes plus meal-planning guides

Give yourself a Christmas gift — stress-free holiday cooking!

Cooking for Christmas doesn't have to ruin your holiday spirit. With this book you'll prepare great meals for holiday parties, family feasts, even shopping-night dinners — plus make irresistible food gifts and festive food decorations. You'll find food shoping tips, cooking shortcuts, and...

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Christmas Cooking For Dummies

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Overview

Includes over 100 foolproof recipes plus meal-planning guides

Give yourself a Christmas gift — stress-free holiday cooking!

Cooking for Christmas doesn't have to ruin your holiday spirit. With this book you'll prepare great meals for holiday parties, family feasts, even shopping-night dinners — plus make irresistible food gifts and festive food decorations. You'll find food shoping tips, cooking shortcuts, and delicious recipes for Baked Fresh Ham with Herbs, Roast Prime Rib, Classic Sugar Cookies, Chocolate Truffle Tart, and more!

Discover how to:

  • Fit cooking into your Christmas to-do-list
  • Stock Your Christmas pantry
  • Adjust menus for different-size groups
  • Cook simple dishes or go "all out"
  • Include the kids in holiday preparations
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118069707
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/18/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 358
  • File size: 18 MB
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Meet the Author

Dede Wilson, CCP, contributes to Bon Appétit and Pastry and Design magazine and to NBC's Todayshow. She is also the Food and Entertaining expert for CanDoWoman.com.
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Table of Contents

Introduction.

How to Use This Book.

How This Book is Organized.

Part I: Gearing Up for Christmas Cooking.

Chapter 1: Making Christmas Special and Stress Free.

Chapter 2: Taking Inventory: Ingredients, Tools, and Techniques for Holiday Cooking.

Chapter 3: Making Magic with Christmas Menus.

Part II: Holiday Meals: Opening Acts.

Chapter 4: Drinks, Anyone?

Chapter 5: Appetizers.

Chapter 6: Salads and Soups.

Part III: Holiday Meals: The Main Event and Sideshows.

Chapter 7: Breakfast Dishes.

Chapter 8: Preparing the Main Dish for the Main Event.

Chapter 9: Complementing the Main Dish with a Chorus of Sides.

Chapter 10: Relishing the Season with Sauces Sweet and Savory.

Part IV: Holiday Meals: Finishing Touches

Chapter 11: Visions of Sugarplums...Christmas Cookies, Candies, and Confections.

Chapter 12: Cakes, Pies, Puddings, Tarts, and Trifle.

Chapter 13: Baking Breads, Scones, and Muffins for the Holidays.

Part V: It's Looking a Lot Like Christmas: Finishing Touches.

Chapter 14: Simple Decorations from the Kitchen.

Chapter 15: Edible Gifts.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 16: Ten Best Holiday Cooking and Entertaining Tips.

Chapter 17: Ten Great Mail-Order Sources for Ingredients and Tools.

Appendix: Metric Conversion Guide.

Index.

Book Registration Information.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2012

    I love this book with simple directions, entertaining ideas, gre

    I love this book with simple directions, entertaining ideas, great photos. It is my go to book for the holidays! I have used more recipes from this book than any other cookbook I own.

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