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Santa's North Pole Cookbook: Classic Christmas Recipes from Saint Nicholas Himself

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In this one-of-a-kind Christmas cookbook, Saint Nicholas himself invites readers to pull up their chairs to his dining table at the North Pole and enjoy a bounty of his most cherished holiday recipes. Featuring classic American holiday dishes as well as mouthwatering Christmas fare from all over the world-Santa's favorite finds from his extensive travels-Santa's North Pole ...more
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published October 18th 2007 by Tarcher (first published 2007)
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Alexis
Jan 27, 2012 Alexis rated it liked it
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Interesting concept. I have to say that once you get up to like 5 specialty ingredients, I'd rather just go to Ethiopia or where ever and eat it there since no matter how good the instructions are you're never going to make it authentically at home.
Something that bugged me was the Jesus Jesus Jesus throughout the book. Like, every third recipe has something about "Jesus is the true meaning of Christmas" and it's like, Christ on a cracker, dude, give it a rest. I understand if it pertains to the
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Virginia Campbell
Dec 09, 2012 Virginia Campbell rated it really liked it
Shelves: cookbooks, holiday
Author Jeff Guinn's charming "Christmas Chronicles" series continues with "Santa's North Pole Cookbook: Classic Christmas Recipes from Saint Nicholas Himself". Truly a "man of the world", Santa offers recipes from every corner of the earth, and he also illuminates his readers on holiday customs from cultures that span the globe. Santa shares his personal philosophy that there are four essential elements required to create the timeless magic of the holiday season: worship, family, friends, and fo ...more
Salsabrarian
Tried the rosemary garlic turkey and ensalada NavideÃa. Not the most exceptional recipes I've ever made. ...more
Jodie
Jun 04, 2011 Jodie rated it really liked it
I thought this one was interesting. I liked the stories behind the recipes and the mix of recipes included. It was a nice mix of holiday fun with good food. I can't wait to cook up a holiday fun feast.
 Barb Bailey
Dec 23, 2013 Barb Bailey rated it liked it
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This cookbook was a fun read but realistically there were not many recipes in it that I would try. A few like pecan pancakes and skewed ka bobs I had already tried and like a lot. 3 stars only for this book
Nancy
Jul 30, 2011 Nancy added it
Lots of weird sounding stuff w/ odd ingredients that seem like they'd be hard to find. Did find one yummy breakfast recipe.
Judy
Interesting facts about food from each country and their Christmas traditions. Some recipes were more appealing than others.
Linda Mercer
Dec 20, 2012 Linda Mercer rated it it was amazing
Love the cookbook! I've made several recipes in it and all have been delicious!
Sally
Oct 28, 2009 Sally rated it liked it
A lot of fun, and the recipes look good.
Abraham Ray
Apr 30, 2015 Abraham Ray rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: christmas, cookbook
great christmas cookbook!
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Jeff Guinn is the author of MANSON: The Life and Times of Charles Manson, THE LAST GUNFIGHT: The Real Story of the Shootout at the O.K. Corral And How It Changed the American West, and GO DOWN TOGETHER: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie & Clyde, which was a finalist for an Edgar Award in 2010. He was a longtime journalist who has won national, regional and state awards for investigative reporti ...more
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