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Christmas is the most widely celebrated festival world over, and also the most popular festival globally. We have tried to present you with not only the history of Christmas, but also enjoyable information on the different Symbols like Santa Claus, reindeer, star and the reasons behind their association with Christmas. In fact, these things have become so common with the celebration of Christmas, that when we see the Santa riding on a reindeer sledge with the stocking full of gifts and candies, or the familiar coniferous green trees being decorated with tinsels and stars, and gingerbread and fruits, or houses being decorated with holly twigs and mistletoes - we know Christmas has come. For, these are what Christmas mean to us, at least symbolically. Let us take a look at what they really mean and their association with Christmas:
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The Perfect Cookie by America's Test Kitchen (Editor)
Call Number: TX772 .P386 2017
Publication Date: 2017-08-29
America's Test Kitchen aggregates many years of cookie baking knowledge, breaking down key steps and recipe techniques in this comprehensive cookbook that features recipes for any cookie you can dream up--from favorite cookie jar classics to new and unique cookies, brownies, bars, and candies for any occasion.
The Great Christmas Cookie Swap Cookboook by Good Housekeeping Editors (Editor)
Call Number: TX772 .G64 2009
Publication Date: 2009-10-06
Butterscotch Fingers, Chocolate Crinkles, Gingerbread Cut-Outs, Peppermint Meringues: all these Christmas cookies sound delectable, but nobody can bake dozens of recipes at the same time. The solution? A swap! All across America, families, neighbors, community, and church groups gather at Christmas cookie swaps, where each participant brings a large batch of his or her favorite recipe to share. Everyone fills a plate or tin with samplings of the tasty treats; the more people, the merrier--and the more kinds of cookies to try. It's a fun way to enjoy a variety of Christmas tastes without doing all the work yourself--and to celebrate with those you love. Good Housekeeping helps home bakers enter into the joy, camaraderie, and pure deliciousness of this tradition with a new collection of 60 favorite Christmas cookie recipes from around the world--each configured to make batches of at least eight dozen cookies. Choose from holiday classics and contemporary twists; they're easy to make with everyday ingredients. And each recipe has been triple-tested for success in the famed Good Housekeeping Test Kitchen, so you can bake with confidence. For extra help, there are also great tips on techniques and shortcuts, as well as fun ideas for throwing the best cookie swap ever. Finally, as a special bonus, the book features removable blank recipe cards in the back--so you can pass along the recipe.
Delicious December by Peter G. Rose
Call Number: eBookFull Text Online
Publication Date: 2014-07-01
Food and history combine in this exploration of the Dutch influence on American holiday traditions. Includes more than one hundred easy-to-make holiday recipes.
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