Featuring menu ideas, timetables, hints and shortcuts, Christmas 101 is your go-to guide to make holiday planning simple, fun and festive. Now revised, updated, and featuring all new recipes including Christmas holiday classics!
Rick Rodgers once again takes cooks by the hand to help them entertain (and still be entertaining) during the hectic season. Christmas 101 features 100 of his never-fail recipes, from holiday classics such as egg nog, glazed ham, and gingerbread cookies to contemporary ideas such as Shrimp Bisque with Confetti Vegetables, Chicken Cassoulet, and Shortcakes with Pears in Brandied Cream Sauce. And since the holiday season keeps going long after the last Christmas present is opened, there are plenty of New Year's ideas, from an intimate dinner for four to an open house buffet for the entire neighborhood.