Staff Recommendations

Cookbooks For The Holidays

12/1/2016 -- In addition to your traditional dishes, add a new holiday recipe to your family's party this year!  Check out the holiday cookbooks from our collection that we recommend.

Cookbook recommendations brought to you by Pam Coghlan, Domonkas Branch Librarian Supervisor.

Get holiday recipes online also from the library's digital magazines collection via Zinio, a library digital service provider, here: 






An Old Fashioned Christmas: Sweet Traditions for Hearth and Home by Ellen Stimson.
Inviting you to create your own family traditions, author, Ellen Stimson shares some of her favorite family recipes and the inspiration she takes from her home in New England.


Christmas Joys: Decorating, Crafts and Recipes by the Editors of Country Living Magazine
Filled with beautiful decorating tips, homemade craft ideas and delicious recipes for your holiday feast, “Country Living Magazine” will help make your holidays bright and stylish.



Best Holiday Sweets and Treats: Good and Simple Family Favorites to Bake and Share by Daniella Malfitano.
Author, Daniella Malfitano, has collected delicious but simple recipes using classic ingredients. The recipes are designed to help relieve the stress of the holidays with easy instructions for your best holiday baking experience.



Southern Living Best-Loved Christmas Classics by the Editors of Southern Living Magazine
Always reliable “Southern Living” delivers 200 recipes and 175 photographs for the perfect family holiday. You’ll find tablescapes, make-ahead appetizers, cookies for Santa, gifts from the kitchen and much more.



Christmas Cookie Swap!: More Than 100 Treats to Share This Holiday Season by Oxmoor House.
What would the holidays be without home-made cookies to share with friends and family? Filled with 120 favorite cookies, brownies, bars and confections, you are sure to please everyone with these wonderful treats. Included, also, are creative packaging suggestions and helpful tips.



New England Soup Factory Cookbook by Marjorie Druker and Clara Silverstein.
Soup recipes created for the New England Soup Factory Restaurant are offered to soothe you during all the seasons, with special sections for “Autumn Flavors” and “Winter’s Brew”. Enjoy more than 100 recipes including salads and sandwiches to go with the scrumptious, comforting soups.



Cook’s Illustrated All-Time Best Soups by the editors of America’s Test Kitchen.
America’s Test Kitchen soup recipes are destined to become your family’s cherished favorites. With helpful information from start to finish, recipes from around the world, classic broths, hearty country soups and elegant purees, this book is the standard for delicious soup making.