Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Cookbook Wednesday: Christmas Cookbook #1

It's Wednesday again!  And that means Louise is running her Cookbook Wednesday linkup!

 Of course, given that it's December, for the next 3 weeks, I'll be writing about my Christmas cookbooks.  Today's cookbook is called, appropriately enough, Christmas Foods.

Ryan found this at a library book sale a few years back, and was insistent that we had to have it.  It's a small volume, with beautiful pictures.  But I really don't love it.

The table of contents states that there are several sections, including appetizers, main dishes, desserts, gifts and several others.  But there are no such notations in the text of the book, so you'll be reading a recipe for potatoes on one page, and cake or something similar on the next page.  It's very confusing.

Some of their recipes sound easy enough to do, even if you're really busy, but some just sound like you're setting yourself up for an hours long project.  So I can't honestly say I've ever cooked from this book.  But I do look at the pictures every year, and tell myself that maybe next year I'll give some of these projects a go.

Next week, I'll show you the Christmas cookbook I use the most, and Christmas week, I'll show you my sentimental favorites.  Until then, go visit Louise and check out the offerings from her other visitors!

Happy Cookbook Wednesday, everyone!


Nellie said...

Thank you for your visit and comment to my blog. I may have become your newest follower.

~~louise~~ said...

Hi Marjie!
I've been resisting posting any Christmas books for Cookbook Wednesday but now I'm wondering why. Perhaps the recipes are not up to par in many of them but I must say, the pictures sure do look festive which is probably why Ryan was adamant about having it.

Thanks once again for joining us for Cookbook Wednesday, Marjie. Now, I'm looking forward to seeing the Christmas book you use most often!!!

Food, Fun and Life in the Charente said...

I hate cook books that are mixed up, I have a couple like that and no proper index. I seldom, if ever, use them. Hope you all have a great Christmas and New Year, we will be away until the end of the year, Take care Diane

Pam said...

I am not a fan of unorganized cookbooks either!

Nichole Burke said...

I love that you have so many wonderful, old books, but esp the cookbooks! Do you jot notes in the margins?