Now in paperback!The Christmas season is brimming with festive reasons to gather with family & friends…holiday open houses, cookie swaps, caroling parties, trimming the tree and of course the traditional Christmas dinner. The Christmas Table celebrates the joys of the holidays with recipes perfect for all these heartwarming occasions.Days spent decking the halls get a cheerful start with Sugarplum Bacon, Whole-Wheat Gingerbread Pancakes and Candy Cane Cocoa. Bustling moms will love simple-to-fix recipes like Cheesy Lasagna Soup, Snowy Day Chicken Casserole and Nutcracker Potato Bake...we've included a whole chapter full of these easy-to-make main dishes, salads and sides, just right for no-stress holiday evenings. Christmas dinner will surely be unforgettable with recipes that remind us of home, like Mom's Perfect Prime Rib and Merry Sweet Potatoes. For a show-stopping dessert, try a scrumptious Black Forest Trifle or Toffee Sauce Pudding...your family may discover a new favorite!Gather with friends and make merry with festive holiday appetizers like Festive Fireside Meatballs, Snow-Covered Cranberries and Sausage Stars...and don't forget to pile the cookie tray high with Holiday Treasure Cookies, Orange Swirl Fudge and slices of New Year's Nut Roll. Your guests will never guess how easy they all were to make!With more than 225 mouthwatering holiday recipes, plus creative tips for sharing gifts from the kitchen and creating magical touches for your home, you'll turn to The Christmas Table each and every Christmas season.
Gooseberry Patch was founded in 1984 by Vickie Hutchins and Jo Ann Martin, two moms looking for a way to do what they loved and stay home with kids too. 35 years later, they're best known for their collection of family-friendly, community-style cookbooks. Each book is created with today's time-strapped, budget-conscious families in mind and filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes.