Try Something New for Thanksgiving

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.

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