Better Homes and Gardens Treasury of Christmas Crafts and Foods
Better Homes and Gardens Treasury of Christmas Crafts and Foods Author:Joan Cravens (Editor), Judith Veeder (Editor) The Better Homes and Gardens Treasury of Christmas Crafts and Foods is a book specially written to help you recapture those simple, happy, traditional times. It's a real treasure chest that bulges with holiday projects the whole family will love to make and bake--projects they'll get an honest sense of reward from doing th... more »emselves. As you leaf through these 384 colorful pages you'll find them filled with hundreds of projects and recipes that will keep your family happily busy right through Christmas Eve, year after year.
You'll find simple, yet imaginative, projects specially created for little fingers, so the youngest family members, too, can share in the thrill of a homemade Christmas. And there are plenty to challenge and reward the more enterprising and adventurous--in fact, there are hundreds of craft projects, both traditional and contemporary, to satisfy just about every skill level, using practically every material.
For cooks, too, the Treasury of Christmas Crafts and Foods has a wealth of Christmas cooking ideas to offer. ?The 320 recipes include traditional Christmas dinners with all the trimmings, holiday foods with foreign flavors, and gifts from the kitchen that friends and relatives will love to receive. You'll also find menu ideas galore; there are suggestions for family gatherings both large and small, ideas on how to entertain hungry skiers and thirsty carolers, and tips on how to host a successful Christmas buffet. Every single recipe in this book has been tested and re-tested in the Better Homes and Gardens kitchens, so you are as sure as it is possible to be that everything you cook will turn out just the way it should, time after time.
You'll find the Treasury of Christmas Crafts and Foods a sheer delight just to leaf through and linger over. But it will really come into its own when you put it to work in your holiday home. With the enthusiasm of you and your family, plus the practical, imaginative ideas that are crammed between the covers of this book, you'll recapture the traditional warmth and joy that only truly homemade Christmases can bring--this year and many years to come.« less
207 idea-packed, inspiring color photographs of the many styles of the American family Christmas.
23 chapters, 206 craft projects, 320 recipes. Ornaments, wreaths, stockings, crèches, table decorations, and many other holiday trims.
Dozens of gifts to make for home and family.
Quick-and-easy and heirloom projects for beginners and experts alike. Step-by-step instructions.
Recipes and menu plans for festive family dinners and holiday parties. Gifts from the kitchen.