Thanksgiving showcases cooking like no other holiday, as family and friends from near and far gather to share this special harvest-time meal. But while it sparks joyous feelings of celebration, this focus on food can also mean major stress for those in charge of preparing the feast and getting it on the table.
At last! Betty Crocker comes to the rescue with this complete do-it-yourself guide to making a delicious Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings--and none of the headaches. Perfect for beginners and Thanksgiving first-timers as well as more experienced cooks, it includes 130 of Betty Crocker’s most popular and time-tested Thanksgiving recipes. The book covers a range of recipes, from traditional roasting to new and interesting cooking variations like brining, grilling, and even deep-frying turkeys, plus lots of great ideas for sides, desserts, and more.
Twelve count-down menus cover every aspect of the meal–such as when to set the table and how to time the gravy so it’s ready to serve at just the right time. The menus suit a whole range of lifestyles and situations, from dinner for two to dinner for twenty, from vegetarian and low-fat menus to a super-simple, low-stress menu for first-time cooks.
Complete with eight pages of mouthwatering photographs, detailed line drawings, and easy how-to’s for turkey stuffing, roasting, carving, and more, Betty Crocker’s Complete Thanksgiving Cookbook is one guest everyone will want to have in the kitchen this fall and in the years to come.