Michael McLaughlin was the author or coauthor of more than 25 books during his long career, including The Southwestern Grill, Great Books for Cooks, the widely acclaimed Silver Palate Cookbook, and Williams-Sonoma Essentials of Grilling. He was also a regular contributor to such publications as Bon Appetit and Food & Wine and worked as a book-buying consultant, recipe developer, and product spokesman for a variety of clients. McLaughlin died in 2002.
No other holiday captures the spirit of home cooking the way Thanksgiving does. From the perfect roast turkey with wild rice and chestnut stuffing to a rich, old-fashioned pumpkin pie, good food shared with family and friends is what makes this day so special.
Williams-Sonoma Collection Thanksgiving
offers easy-to-follow recipes you will want to include in your own holiday menu year after year. In these pages, you'll find inspiring first courses and a tempting variety of side dishes and desserts as well as some new ideas for the main course. This vividly photographed, full-color recipe collection will become an essential addition to your kitchen bookshelf. "Whether it's your first time preparing a Thanksgiving meal or your twentieth, I hope these recipes make your feast enjoyable."