Lou Seibert Pappas is the acclaimed author of more than 50 cookbooks, including Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving Entertaining and Food Made Fast Baking in addition to Biscotti; Crepes, Ice Creams and Sorbets; Fondue; and The Christmas Cookie Book. She lives in Northern California.
explores over 50 of your favorite holiday recipes, offering both traditional and contemporary dishes. With helpful tips for organizing the meal, working with turkey, and creating an inspired menu, this volume will ease the stress, making way for a wonderful Thanksgiving.
Whether you prepare and host Thanksgiving dinner every year or you are new to the experience, the task can be a daunting one. Finding the perfect turkey, timing the oven use just right, and estimating how much food and drink you need are just some ofthe tips and techniques that can be found in the pages of Thanksgiving.
Each chapter explores a different part of the Thanksgiving feast. Classic Roast Turkey, Pan Gravy, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, and Apple & Cranberry Stuffing can fill your table with traditional dishes, while Curried Butternut Squash Soup, Hickory-Smoked Turkey, and Gingersnap Pumpkin Pie are fresh approaches to familiar favorites.
Tips for staying organized, selecting, preparing, and carving the turkey, and putting together a menu—complete with a work plan and beverages—round out the book.