Enjoy an Old Fashioned Christmas with these Cookbooks and Recipes

Christmas is a magical time of year, and there’s nothing more special than gathering around the table with your loved ones for a holiday meal. If your old recipes have gotten lost over the years, have no fear! Here are a few traditional resources for your next big meal. 

Camille Glenn’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookbook, 1996

Camille Glenn s well-known for writing The Heritage of Southern Cooking. In this Christmas Cookbook, Glenn provides his readers with nineteen holiday menus that will last you through the whole busy season!

An Old-Fashioned Christmas: Sweet Traditions for Hearth and Home, 2015

If you’re looking for great food and drink recipes, decorating ideas and heartwarming stories, look no further than this piece by Ellen Stimson. A resident of New England, she uses beautiful pictures to share her family traditions and encourage you to make your own traditions with your loved ones. 

Time-Life Old Fashioned Christmas Cookbook, 1996

Appetizers, drinks, soups, salads, relishes, meats, veggies, poultry, bread, cookies, candies, breakfast and food to hand out as gifts… What more could you want?!

Hershey’s Old-Fashioned Christmas Cookbook, 1989

For traditional cookies, candies, breads, pies, and cakes, this is a great cookbook to keep as a reference in your kitchen for the holidays.

Old Fashioned Country Cookies Cookbook, 1994

For many of us, Christmas isn’t Christmas without tons of cookies! Find tips for your favorite staples or branch out with new recipes using this book from the Gooseberry Patch Everyday Cookbook collection. 

A Very Merry Menu: 40 Traditional Christmas Recipes from Around the World: A Global Guide to Feasting, 2017

Christmas is so unique because every country does it differently. From Germany to Iceland to Switzerland to our own U.S.A, Martha Stephenson beautifully illustrates culture and tradition.

I hope these books and recipes help to make your home festive and cheery this Christmas.