One of my all time favourite Christmas cookbooks is Southern Living Magazine's Cooking for Christmas: favourite holiday recipes to share with family and friends. The selections allow you to
Fans of reality cooking shows like Top Chef, Chopped or any program on the Food Network must check out this amazing series of cook books just for teens called My Cooking Class.
If you are like me, you've been burned by cookbooks before. You know the ones - the cover looks great, lots of hype, the pictures are glossy and delicious-looking, but after buying it you only end up liking one or two of the recipes. So, now I rarely buy a cookbook without first test-driving a library copy. My most recent test drive was fabulous, and not only will I buy a copy for myself, but I may gift a few copies too.
Holiday entertaining can be stress-filled or fun-filled depending on the approach you take to decorating and menu planning. You want to be able to select a menu that will entice and please your guests but you also want to be sure that it doesn't keep you tied up in the kitchen. If you build menus around dishes that you already know how to make you can touch them up by adding one or two new recipes.
Looking for a new cocktail to enjoy? How about a recipe using your favourite wine? You can search past issues of the Food and Drink magazine for recipes, entertaining tips and even decor suggestions.
Seach by programs, hosts, main ingredients and more! You can also sign up for their newsletter and have recipes sent directly to you. The Cook's Thesaurus Cooking encyclopedia is a great feature containing pictures and descriptions of thousands of ingredients.
Menus, recipes, dietary guidelines plus links to Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazine web pages.
Searchable site where recipes are listed by category or alphabetically. Includes recipes, menu ideas, meal preparation tips and cooking terms.