Thanksgiving may not be the same this year but it still can be special. Try some of Canton Library’s cookbooks and make the holiday special.
For classic home cooking try:
- Sweet Home Cafe Cookbook / Albert Lukas and Jessica B. Harris in conjunction with the African American Museum of the Smithsonian
- Modern Comfort Food : a Barefoot Contessa cookbook / Ina Garten
- Jamie Oliver’s Comfort Food / Jamie Oliver
- America Farm to Table / Mario Batali
Is it just the two of you for Thanksgiving? Make it special by cooking something:
- Comfort and Joy : cooking for two / Christina Lane
Have you always eaten out for the holidays? Try this cookbook which recreates popular restaurant meals:
- Copycat Cooking / Six Sisters’ Stuff
Try cooking as a family for a memorable Thanksgiving:
- Emeril’s There’s a Chef in my Family!: recipes to get everybody cooking / by Emeril Lagasse
- The Complete Cookbook for Young Chefs / America’s Test Kitchen
- The Complete Baking Book for Young Chefs / America’s Test Kitchen
Start your meal with enticing soups:
- Soup for Syria: recipes to celebrate our shared humanity / collected and photographed by Barbara Abdeni Massaad
- Soup Swap: comforting recipes to make and share / Kathy Gunst
Make your side dishes sparkle:
- Smashed, Mashed, Boiled, and Baked and Fried, too! / Raghavan Iyer
- The Cranberry Cookbook / Sally Pasley Vargas
- Purely Pumpkin / Allison Day
- Ruffage: a practical guide to vegetables / Abra Berens
Skip the turkey with delicious vegetarian and vegan dishes:
- The Superfun Times Vegan Holiday Cookbook / Isa Chandra Moskowitz
- The Moosewood Restaurant Table / The Moosewood Collective
And for those who are foregoing gluten, try this cookbook:
- True Comfort : more than 100 cozy recipes free of gluten and refined sugar / Kristin Cavallari.
End it all on a high note with memorable pies:
- Art of the Pie / Kate McDermott; photographs by Andrew Scrivani.
- Pie Academy / Ken Haedrich.