With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you may be looking for some new ideas and recipes for the big dinner. Stop by the Adult Services’ Good Books You Might Have Missed display to find some great cookbooks sure to spice up your holiday entertaining. Below are a few recommendations from our librarians but the Library has hundreds of cookbooks in our collection.
Art of the pie : a practical guide to homemade crusts, fillings, and life / Kate McDermott
An award-winning, self-taught home baker who hosts instructional Pie Camps’ around the country provides detailed recipes and instructions for making, rolling and baking perfect pie crusts and fillings every time, including Blackberry, Peach and Rhubarb.
Gather and graze : 120 favorite recipes for tasty good times / Stephanie Izard with Rachel Holtzman
A collection of recipes from the James Beard Award-winning Iron Chef designed to maximize and balance flavor through creative food pairings features such dishes as shrimp toast, slow-roasted beef tenderloin, and Thai-style bouillabaisse.
The I hate to cook book / Peg Bracken
The commemorative 50th anniversary edition of this classic, humorous cookbook includes more than 180 easy recipes for those who fear the kitchen, covering such categories as entrees, side dishes, salads, vegetables, and desserts, along with household hints.
The way to eat now : modern vegetarian food / Alice Hart
Here is food that surprises and thrills through contrasts: think crisp and soft, sweet and sour, chile heat and refreshing herb. Thoughtfully organized chapters will help you find just the right dish at any time of day, and for every occasion.
Beyond the book, kick your Thanksgiving table up a notch with handmade place cards, personalized giving plates, iced fall cookies and lots more with Creativebug. This free, online resource has hundreds of high-quality instructional videos featuring creative crafts and entertaining ideas to make your holidays special for family and friends. Log in with your Bloomfield Township library card.