Holiday Baking

New and Traditional Recipes for Wintertime Holidays

By Sara Perry; Leigh Beisch (Photographer); Leigh Beisch (Photographer)
(Chronicle Books, Paperback, 9780811845564, 168pp.)

Publication Date: September 1, 2005

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Description

The holiday season is alive with tradition, and nothing brings a family together faster than baked goods pulled fresh from the oven. Holiday Baking celebrates the six major events of the season with new and traditional holiday treats everyone will love. Vida Lee's Maple Pumpkin Pie will be gobbled up at Thanksgiving; there are three variations of rugelach for Hanukkah; Candy Cane Cupcakes are a minty delight for Christmas; Sweet Onion, Apple, and Cheese Tarts enliven a Boxing Day brunch; Brown Sugar Benne Cookies are perfect for Kwanzaa; and a Bloody Mary and Baked Mushroom Omelet on New Year's Day is the ultimate cure for a hangover. The recipes mix and match easily, whatever the holiday. Whether the plan calls for old-fashioned favorites or entirely new inspiration, the eighty-plus festive recipes in this baking compendium will bring everyone home for the holidays.




About the Author

Sara Perry is the author of numerous cookbooks, including Christmastime Treats (0-8118-2491-8), Valentine Treats (0-8118-2592-2), Everything Tastes Better with Garlic (0-8118-3816-1), and many more. A columnist for the Oregonian and radio restaurant commentator, she lives in Portland, Oregon.

Leigh Beisch is a San Francisco based photographer. Her work has appeared in The Cookware Cookbook (0-8118-4236-3), Viva Margarita (0-8118-4022-0), Saffron Shores (0-8118-3052-7), and Olives, Anchovies, and Capers (0-8118-2494-2).

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