Holiday Meals & Entertaining Books

Hosting the annual holiday dinner party? Looking for recipes to bring to a potluck? Need to throw an unforgettable party on a budget? We've got you covered.

Holiday Meals & Entertaining Books

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Cooking For Crowds For Dummies

Published 06-10-2005

Over 100 recipes, plus time-saving planning tips and sanity-saving suggestions

Serve terrific food confidently and calmly, and wow your crowd!

Panicky about cooking for a casual church dinner, a posh graduation party, or a holiday feast for 50? With terrific recipes plus tips for everything from planning menus to preparation and presentation, you can serve a hungry crowd without getting all steamed up about it. You'll quickly grasp the basics you need to know to cook like an experienced pro.

Discover how to

  • Serve great dishes, from appetizers through desserts
  • Determine food quantities when cooking for groups
  • Handle food safely
  • Add ambience with easy decorations

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Christmas Cooking For Dummies

Published 10-16-2001

Look no further for tips and recipes for whipping up a dazzling array of delicious holiday meals — without stress!

Christmas is the biggest holiday of the year -- and Americans traditionally love to celebrate the season with food, food, and more food. This easy guide shows cooks of every generation how to plan and prepare scrumptious seasonal treats. It includes:

  • 100 delicious recipes for hassle-free holiday meals, including Warm White Bean Dip, Four-Cheese
  • Spinach Lasagne, and Chocolate Truffle Tart
  • Tips, checklists, and charts, plus step-by-step guides and shopping lists for special holiday meals, including a Christmas Tree-Trimming Party
  • A special section on Christmas decorating and food gifts from the kitchen
  • 16 pages of color photos featuring holiday meal recipes and kitchen-made gifts and decorations

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