Barbour Publishing, it's 224 pages and will be available in flexibound format.
The layout is simple and the recipes are arranged thematically: beverages, breakfast & brunch, Christmas dinner (main dishes and sides), Christmas Eve parties, cookies and candy, festive breads, and party dishes to feed crowds.
Ingredient measurements are
supplied in American measurements only. There's no included conversion chart for
metric measures.Descriptions are contained in the header for each
nutritional information is not included. Extra tips or recipe alternatives are
listed in sidebars with
the recipes. The recipes themselves are fairly straightforward and are
made with easily sourced ingredients. Many are very simple, none of them
are overly complex. I was surprised that most of the recipes are not cookies or sweets. The bulk of my holiday baking is cookies and fudge and similar things for sharing and gift-giving and there weren't many here to choose from however, it's worth noting that the review eARC of the book provided represented about 50% of the final page content, so there's likely to be more of all the recipe categories in the press edition of the book.
These are tasty, easy to prepare, homestyle cooking for sharing with family and friends.
Each of the chapter headers includes a simple devotional paragraph or short prayerful saying. The writing is not strident or preachy. They're comforting and joyful and wouldn't be taken amiss by non-Christian readers.
is not abundant; most of the recipes are not illustrated, but the
photographs which are included are clear and well done. I wish there
had been more photographs and serving suggestions, but I do understand
that extra photography increases the price of book projects very
As a bonus, many of the recipes include gift giving packaging ideas for sharing.
Disclosure: I received an ARC at no cost from the author/publisher for review purposes.