Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving was originally celebrated as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest. Today it is a gathering of family and being thankful for what you have. It also marks the start of the holiday shopping season. These titles from our digital collection can help you enjoy this holiday.

How to Cook Everything Thanksgiving by Mark Bittman

Cooking Thanksgiving dinner is a bit of a project—but a rewarding one—and with this inspiring collection of recipes from Mark Bittman, author of the award-winning How to Cook Everything series, anyone can be confident preparing the big meal. Here is a quick reference that's sure to be your kitchen companion for many holidays to come. How to Cook Everything Thanksgiving includes 20 of Bittman's favorite celebration recipes—plus 29 variations and helpful how-to illustrations—to ensure you feast well without all the hassle. Complete with both beloved classics and non-traditional ideas, from easy appetizer dips and autumnal sides to the iconic turkey, vegetarian mains, and delicious, make-ahead desserts, this is one guest that's always invited to Thanksgiving dinner.

Let's Talk Turkey . . . And All the Trimmings by Hearst

Whether you're hosting your first turkey dinner or you're a time-tested pro, you'll find new recipes and ideas in this collection from Good Housekeeping, Redbook, Country Living, and Woman's Day that will make this year's holiday meal super-delicious—and practically stress-free. Tips and illustrated how-tos will guide you every step of the way. There are ideas for easy ways to set a beautiful table, a guide to carving, and help for Turkey Day troubles (like what to do when guests are late). Plus you'll find menus for the perfect meal, whether you're serving four or twenty-four.

Simply Napkins by Mary Mulari

Napkins - As Simple As Can Be No matter what your time, budget, or decor limitations, there's space in your life for these little squares of accessible elegance. Renowned design and sewing experts Gail Brown and Mary Mulari have put their heads together to bring you more than 25 napkin folds and dozens of napkin ideas for your table. Whether you want to sew your own napkins or fold ready-mades, you will find a treasury of ideas for making a personalized statement with your table decor. Create beautiful napkins using easy, popular techniques such as machine embroidery, stamping, stenciling, applique, and serging. Dozens of napkin-making and embellishment ideas - many no-sew More than 25 super-fast, no press napkin folds Instant innovations for using napkins as decor and gifts 300 color photographs and illustrations

Victory Gardens - 30 Classic Thanksgiving Songs

Victory Gardens - 30 Classic Thanksgiving Songs

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