Thursday, March 24, 2022

What's Cooking?
Christmas in March
(But really in September because that's when the book comes out 😉)


Bring the merry festivities from the screen right to your own table with The Christmas Movie Cookbook with more than 65 scrumptious recipes inspired by scenes from your favorite Christmas films.

Do you ever yearn for roast turkey while watching National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation? Or, for the more cynical, do you wish you could taste the roast beast from How the Grinch Stole Christmas? Well, top up your mug of eggnog and don your coziest ugly sweater: ‘tis the season to recreate the dishes from all of your favorite holiday movies with the help of The Christmas Movie Cookbook.

This season you can indulge alongside your favorite Elf characters as they make special spaghetti and get tipsy with the Bad Moms crew while they imbibe their spiced cider. Just crack open The Christmas Movie Cookbook and discover sixty-five mouthwatering recipes to add joy to any holiday gathering. Recipes include:
-Old Fashioned Meatloaf from A Christmas Story
-Chicken, Broccoli, and Cheddar Cheese Soup from Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
-Christmas Pudding from A Christmas Carol
-Breakfast Strata from The Family Stone
-Really Rich Hot Chocolate from Polar Express
-And much more!

Complete with tips on entertaining and menu ideas for your merry gatherings, The Christmas Movie Cookbook is the perfect companion to your holiday season.

September 6, 2022

I knew the minute I heard about THE CHRISTMAS MOVIE COOKBOOK by Julia Rutland, it was must for me. I mean, really, when have you ever had a chance to prepare a dish from your favorite Christmas movie? And not just the obvious Christmas Movies. There are also flicks that featured Christmas!

Entertaining Tips and Holiday Menu Ideas open this holly jolly recipe book. There are a bunch of great ideas I’d like to try out.

The recipes are just as fun as I had hoped! And each recipe is mark with the movie it came from.  Some of the recipes and movies represented are . . . Really Rich Hot Chocolate – Polar Express, Rosemary Bees Knees – Happiest Season, Overnight Orange Cinnamon Rolls – Arthur Christmas, Seafood & Sausage Gumbo – This Christmas, Hearty Vegetable Stew – Christmas in Canaan, Creamy Mashed Potatoes – While You Were Sleeping, Roast Turkey with Pomegranate Sauce – National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, Crispy Fish Sticks – Klaus, Burgermeister  - Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town, Baby Back Ribs – The Nightmare Before Christmas, Linzer Star Cookies – Die Hard, Three-Layer Mint Brownies – Angela’s Christmas, and many more!

I’m thrilled that beautiful color phots are included in this book. I want to see what the dish is supposed to look like so I can know if I even get close to the recipe when I make it.

While some of the recipes are ones you will find in most basic cookbooks, such as the Mashed Potato recipe, over-all, THE CHRISTMAS MOVIE COOKBOOK is a fun one, and will be fun to display in your kitchen or on your coffee table as part of your Christmas decor. 

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  1. This sounds like so much fun (and perfect for your collection), Lisa.
    Happy Thursday!
    Pat T

  2. Sounds absolutely AMAZING! Can't wait! Thanks for the heads up.
    2clowns at arkansas dot net