Here are traditional American favorites for every occasion, from no-cook appetizers to simple side dishes to manageable main courses, and of course, plenty of grilling and outdoor food. All the classics are here--Thanksgiving turkey with gravy, stuffing, and all the trimmings; splendid Christmas entrees like Stuffed Pork Crown Roast, and scrumptious and quick gift breads and cookies; satisfying Super Bowl Sunday chilis, sandwiches, and snacks; a romantic Valentine's Day menu of Filet Mignon with Pan Jus followed by Eggless Dark Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries. and Halloween treats for kids and adults alike. Enjoy a Fourth of July picnic ov Oven-Fried Chicken with a Pecan-Cornmeal Crust accompanied by appetizing salads, or try a St. Patrick's Day menu of Irish Stew, Soda Bread, and Whiskey Bread Pudding.
Al provides notes on each recipe, along with a wealth of tips and hints on topics like how to stock a holiday pantry, creative ideas for leftovers, cooking with kids, and everything you'll need to make each holiday easy, enjoyable, and flavorful.