Christmas Cookie Recipes - One Recipe with Many Variations
There are so many Christmas cookie recipes around but often so little
time to bake during the busy holiday season. The solution? A great tasting
basic cookie recipe that quickly and easily turns into such a variety of
easy to make Christmas
treats, friends and family will think you poured
over all your favorite Christmas cookie recipes.
Christmas Cookie Decorating 101
Many bakers ask for tips and instructions on decorating cookies. Well
thatís a tall order because there are as many ways to decorate cookies
as there are cookies! Here are a few guidelines for novices and
experienced bakers alike to help you generate your own ideas for cooking
Houses - Step by Step (great instructions!)
There's no better way to spark up the holiday cheer than to create a
gingerbread house with the whole family...
TIS THE SEASON
"The recipes in
the book are divided into 5 categories. They include: Appetizers,
Soups & Salads, Main Courses, Vegetables and Side Dishes, and
Desserts and Beverages. Included for most recipes is a beautiful,
full page, color photograph along with a serving dish idea."
December is the time for baking in the kitchen, insulated
against the cold weather by a festive fug of spices, brandy and rich dried
fruit: cookies, mince pies, Christmas pudding, Christmas cake.
Cooked Ham Recipe
Ham, gammon, whatever you like to call it (I still haven't worked out at
which point in the cooking process a gammon becomes a ham), a home cooked
ham glazed with mustard is a worthy centerpiece for any celebration..
Served cold it gives a focus to a summer buffet lunch, its warm color and
smoky flavor providing an excellent counterpoint to plain roast chickens
and creamy quiches. Served hot in winter it is warming and can sit
alongside mountains of potatoes and roasted vegetables to make a good
Recipes: Cakes & Tarts. No.1 of 7 - Mincemeat & Marzipan Tart
Christmas Recipes: Cakes & Tarts. No.2 of 7 -
Prune, Apple & Calvados Tart
Recipes: Cakes & Tarts. No.3 of 7 - Christmas Day Muffins
Recipes: Cakes & Tarts. No.4 of 7 - Date & Ginger Cake
Recipes: Cakes & Tarts. No.5 of 7 - Old Mince Pies
Recipes: Cakes & Tarts, No.6 of 7 - Chocolate & Orange Cake
Recipes: Cakes & Tarts, No.7 of 7 - Christmas Swiss Roll