Book Hunters in Brief #49: Feasts!

Don't get us wrong, Book Hunters believe in the importance...nay, the sanctity of tradition, but if you backed us into a corner we would reluctantly admit that, after so many years, some of the luster has worn off Aunt Freda's green bean casserole. So this year, we're going to shake things up a bit. If you are of like mind, Book Hunters recommend any one of these festive cookbooks.

Texas Holiday Cookbook by Dotti Griffith

Feast: Food that Celebrates Life by Nigella Lawson

Holiday Cooking Around the World: Revised and Expanded to Include New Low-fat and Vegetarian Recipes. Compiled by Kari A. Cornell

Choosing Sides: From Holidays to Every Day, 130 Delicious Recipes to Make the Meal by Tara Mataraza Desmond

The Cook's Illustrated Baking Book: Baking Demystified; With 450 Recipes from America's Most Trusted Food Magazine by the Editors at America's Test Kitchen

Sometime next Friday or Saturday, when you have struggled out of your tryptophan-induced coma, you might feel like reading something new, like...I don't know...an exercise book, perhaps? Or maybe just some books to curl up by the fire with. Either way, Book Hunters can help