#APLRecs: Holiday Cook Books

It’s time for cooking! Are you looking forward to warm plates on chilly nights; making cookies as a family; or bringing a new dish to a holiday party? We’ve rounded up some winter and holiday cookbooks below. Whether you’re a new cook looking for advice, or are an experienced chef hoping for new inspiration, our cook book collection has something for you. Click the button below to search our catalog, or keep scrolling for our suggestions of great listens this winter. Click on a cover to read the summary and request what looks tasty.

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The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays, by Ree Drummond

“Ree Drummond—accidental country girl, award-winning blogger, Food Network personality, and #1 New York Times bestselling author—presents The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays, a fantastic collection of recipes, photos, and homespun humor to help you celebrate all through the year.

Ree shows you how to ring in your favorite holidays with inspired menus for breakfasts, brunches, lunches, dinners, parties, deliveries, and feasts, accompanied by fun instructions and hundreds of her signature step-by-step photos. Filled with creative and flavorful ideas for intimate dinners, group gatherings, and family meals, The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays includes dozens of mouthwatering dishes (with nineteen recipes for Thanksgiving alone!), helping home cooks create a variety of delights.

Whip up a Resolution Smoothie on New Year’s Day; Whiskey BBQ Sliders and Dr Pepper Cupcakes for The Big Game; Glazed Ham for Easter; Watermelon Sangria for a sizzling Fourth of July cookout; and perfect Popcorn Balls on Halloween. For Christmas, Ree includes special homemade treats, including Caramel Apple Rolls, Christmas Rum Cake, and a selection of smile-inducing cookies, perfect for Christmas deliveries to family and friends.

Enjoy holidays all year ’round…Pioneer Woman style!” — summary courtesy HarperCollins

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