Digital Cookbooks for Holiday Inspiration

Find holiday recipes for everyone at your table with our digital cookbook collection. Find more cooking eBook titles on OverDrive. Crocker Christmas Cookbook.

In this update of a beloved classic, more than 200 recipes and 125 photos showcase all the best of the Christmas season. Whether entertaining family and friends, looking for new cookies or cocktails, or bringing food to a party, there's something for every home cook in this one-stop compendium for the merriest and busiest holiday of the year. (Houghton)

The Countdown to a Cozy Christmas Cookbook:  A Unofficial Cookbook for Fans of Hallmark Movies / Holly Carpenter.

Tis the season for cozy comforts, delicious holiday treats, and having a good cry while watching your favorite Christmas movies! Snack on popcorn treats as you wrap gifts, pipe frosting onto Christmas cookies with your favorite Lacey Chabert or Danica McKellar film on in the background, and bake up a storm for your next party. Have a lovely Christmas with the perfect companion cookbook to the most wonderful time of year. (Simon & Schuster)

Fix-It-and-Forget-It Holiday Favorites: 150 easy and delicious slow cooker recipes.

Presents 150 slow cooker recipes for the holidays, including decadent sweet potato casserole, red currant meatballs, creamy butternut squash soup, and turkey lasagna. (Baker & Taylor)

The Instant Pot Holiday Cookbook: 100 festive recipes to celebrate the season / Heather Schlueter.

A collection of holiday recipes specifically for the Instant Pot features appetizers, drinks, entrees, side dishes, dressings, desserts, and leftover makeovers, along with tips and advice on using the appliance. (Baker & Taylor)

The Perfect Turkey: more than 100 mouthwatering recipes for the ultimate feast / Keith Sarasin.

The only turkey cookbook you’ll ever need! Never worry about whether your turkey is dry or underdone again. The Perfect Turkey Cookbook takes all of the mystery and guesswork out of the equation. Mix it up a bit with creative new takes on the classics, or totally step outside of your culinary comfort zone with brand new, mouth-watering recipes. (Simon & Schuster)

The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: a fresh take on tradition / Amelia Saltsman.

Organized by the Jewish calendar, The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen combines the modern focus on fresh foods with ancient roots and recipes. These dishes are lighter and brighter; ranging from iconic brisket, chicken soup, gefilte fish, and potato latkes to Lamb, Butternut Squash, and Quince Tagine; Buckwheat, Bowties, and Brussels Sprouts; and Carob Molasses Ice Cream. Amelia Saltsman's melting-pot approach to flavors and ingredients will win over a new generation of Jewish cooks. (Sterling)

Thanksgiving: how to cook it well / Sam Sifton.

A former New York Times restaurant critic and Thanksgiving Help Line contact presents an accessible and authoritative guide to cooking and surviving a stylish Thanksgiving dinner, drawing on his extensive experiences to counsel home cooks on everything from different ways to prepare a turkey and selecting accompanying wines to managing difficult relatives and timing side dishes.

Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Café: celebratory menus and recipes from New York’s premier plant-based restaurants / Joy Pierson.

A vegan cookbook for the year's holidays includes such offerings as sweet potato latkes, crispy black bean tacos, roasted squash soup, and spiced bread pudding, and provides wine and cocktail pairings. (Baker & Taylor)



Once you’ve enjoyed that fabulous holiday meal, you’re probably going to have leftovers. The following title will help you figure out how to create even more great meals with them.

Now & Again: go-to recipes, inspired menus, and endless ideas for reinventing leftovers / Julia Turshen.

Offers over one hundred recipes and menu ideas for reinventing leftovers, including such dishes as kale salad with pepita dressing, baked saffron rice, chicken and black-eyed pea chili, and black forest cake. (Baker & Taylor)