It’s not a holiday without an overload of food! Whether you are cooking for yourself, for a group, or with a group, these cookbooks have all the delicious recipes you’ll need for a successful holiday season.
TASTING TABLE COOKING WITH FRIENDS: Recipes for Modern Entertaining by Geoff Bartakovics and Todd Coleman
This menu-based cookbook makes creating a meal stress-free. No need to wake up at dawn and martyr yourself in the kitchen all day: These menus are designed to be made with a few gracious friends who arrive early enough to be your sous chefs. Get the gang together to add some holiday spirit into the making of the meal before you dig in.
THE ULTIMATE KIDS’ BAKING BOOK: 60 Easy and Fun Dessert Recipes for Every Holiday, Birthday, Milestone and More by Tiffany Dahle
Teach kids the basics of baking desserts for the dinner party. With recipes for Hot Cocoa Cookies, Movie Night M&M Sandwich Cookies and Snow Day Peanut Butter Cereal Bars, these desserts are something the whole family can be proud of.
If the sugary chocolate and vanilla options seem to pile up, fruit desserts can help even out the table. Jackie Bruchez takes timeless desserts and highlights fruit as a delicious way to add a punch of flavor and natural color. Including classic cakes and cupcakes like Banana Foster Cake and Orange Cranberry Cupcakes, and sophisticated curds, there’s a fruit dessert for everyone.
FESTIVE HOLIDAY RECIPES: 103 Must-Make Dishes for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve Everyone Will Love by Addie Gundry
Food Network star Addie Gundry offers easy, delightful recipes for the most wonderful time of the year. From easy appetizers for holiday and New Year’s Eve entertaining, like Caramelized Onion Tartlets, to recipes for The Best Roast Turkey and all your favorite sides, pies, and even leftover ideas, this book is a home cook’s trusty sous chef for easy and elegant entertaining throughout the holiday season. Three words to remember: Salted Caramel Eggnog.
HOLIDAY AND CELEBRATION BREAD IN FIVE MINUTES A DAY: Sweet and Decadent Baking for Every Occasion by Jeff Hertzberg and Zoë François
From the authors of the ARTISAN BREAD IN FIVE MINUTES A DAY series comes a holiday cookbook that uses the same groundbreaking quick and easy method. This cookbook guides the baking of savory, sweet, healthy, and decadent bread for every holiday and celebration.
HOLIDAY SLOW COOKER: 100 Incredible and Festive Recipes for Every Celebration by Leigh Anne Wilkes
HOLIDAY SLOW COOKER has recipes for every part of a holiday meal…all made with a slow cooker. Easy and fun to make, these one-hundred recipes allow for less stress on your oven by leaving your slow cooker in charge.
VEGAN HOLIDAY COOKING: 60 Meatless, Dairy-Free Recipes Full of Festive Flavors by Kirsten Kaminski
A cookbook for the plant-based party with delicious, healthy meals to replicate all of the best festive flavors. Whether you’re looking for a few healthier dishes to lighten up your holiday meal or want an entirely vegan spread, VEGAN HOLIDAY COOKING has a recipe for everyone.