Preparing Your Thanksgiving Feast

It's that time again. Are you ready for another winter holiday season? Here at the AADL we have MANY cookbooks to help make your Thanksgiving preparations run smoothly. Here's a sampling of the numerous titles we offer:

Betty Crocker Complete Thanksgiving Cookbook : All you need to cook a foolproof dinner
The title says it all. Hooray for "foolproof"!

How to cook a turkey : and all the other trimmings
From the editors of Fine cooking magazine. When you have no clue how to deal with that bird.

Thanksgiving 101 : Celebrate America's favorite holiday with America's Thanksgiving expert
Rick Rodgers, the "expert", is a cooking teacher, food writer, cookbook author, freelance cookbook editor, and radio and television guest chef. He even has his own website with lots more recipes -

The Thanksgiving Table : Recipes and ideas to create your own holiday tradition
This was published by Chronicle Books, so it's nice to look at as well as helpful.

What Can I Bring?
The perfect cookbook for when you are visiting someone else's house.

Paula Deen Celebrates! : Best dishes and best wishes for the best times of your life
Let Paula make your decisions for you.

The Healthy Hedonist Holidays : A year of multicultural, vegetarian-friendly holiday feast
An alternative to turkey with all the trimmings.

Moosewood Restaurant Celebrates : Festive meals for holidays and special occasions
Another good book for holidays with vegetarians. And the Moosewood always has yummy ideas.

Veganomicon : The Ultimate Vegan Cookbook
Need ideas for cooking for those vegan family-members? Look no further.

The Gluten-Free Gourmet Cooks Comfort Foods : More than 200 recipes for creating old favorites with new flours
In case you, or someone you love, need to avoid gluten.
Happy Holidays From the Diva of Do-Ahead : A year of feasts to celebrate with family and friends
Diane Phillips, the self-proclaimed Diva of Do-Ahead, says she is "the coach to help you get the dinner prepared ahead of time so you can enjoy your family and friends".


Don't forget about Amy Sedaris' "I Like You: Hospitality Under the Influence" for somewhat zany tips on hosting as well as being a good guest!

and The bacon cookbook : more than 150 recipes from around the world for everyone's favorite food / James Villas ; photography by Andrea Grablewski.

Thanks for the post. These look wonderful.