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Christmas With Paula Deen: Recipes And Stories From My Favorite Holiday

Filled with Paula's trademark Southern charm, Christmas with Paula Deen is a collection of beloved holiday recipes and cherished stories."I've gone through all my books and put together this collection of my most treasured recipes and memories for the holiday season to share with you...You'll find a few new dishes, a sprinkling of new holiday stories, and some family pictures you might not have seen before." There's no holiday Paula Deen loves better than Christmas, when she opens her home to family and friends, and traditions old and new make the days merry and bright. Filled with Paula's trademark Southern charm and happy reminiscences of Yuletide seasons past, Christmas with Paula Deen is a collection of beloved holiday recipes and stories interspersed with cherished family photographs. Included are Paula's most requested homemade gifts of food; a collection of cookies sure to become your family's favorites; easy dishes for a Christmas breakfast or brunch that will let you enjoy the food and your guests; impressive fare for Christmas dinner and holiday entertaining and, of course, spectacular cakes, puddings, pies, and other sweet things. "So Merry Christmas, y'all, and best dishes and best wishes from me and my family to yours."

Hardcover: 224 pages

Publisher: Simon & Schuster; First Edition edition (October 30, 2007)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0743292863

ISBN-13: 978-0743292863

Product Dimensions: 5 x 0.8 x 7 inches

Shipping Weight: 11.5 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (109 customer reviews)

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This book lists at $23.00. It is smaller in size than a paperback. The recipes are reruns from other books by the author, interspersed with family photos that could only be of interest to the people involved. (No illustrations of completed recipes). Most recipes rely heavily on ingredients such as refrigerated crescent rolls. This book is a complete rip off.

I,like the other reviewers, was taken by surprise at how small this cookbook is.There are no illustrations of the recipes,just pictures of Paula and her family.While Paula Deen has become a huge star and immensely popular,I felt this book was written in haste.Just a few recipes jotted down and stick Paula's picture on the cover.Not alot of thought went into this one.Just one more item in a growing marketable Paula Deen empire.

I purchased this cookbook for a friend who loves Paula Deen and collects cookbooks. This one might serve as a stocking stuffer- it is so small 4x6 at the most. I would be embarrassed to give this as a present without adding something to go with it.There are several stories written by Paula Deen about her past Christmases. Stories about how she and her family celebrate. There are 203 small pages. The recipes look fine. The table of contents separates the food into Gifts of Food, Christmas Cookies, Christmas Morning, Christmas Dinner, Holiday Open House, and Desserts.A caveat would be to get a good night's sleep and eat lots of carrots if you intend to use this book to cook, the print is quite small and I can see headaches a comin'. I am at a loss to understand the concept behind putting out such a small sized cookbook. Paula Deen seems to be a very nice woman who has a large following of fans. She needs to stick to the tried and true- regulation size cookbooks. Now I need to figure out what I will purchase to go with this pint-sized book to give to my friend.Not Recommended. prisrob 11-10-07Paula Deen: It Ain't All About the Cookin'The Lady & Sons Savannah Country Cookbook Collection

As everyone else has stated, this is a small book. About the size of a paperback.The recipes are not impressive at all. There was only one or two I might consider. I've seen better recipe choices in a PTA fundraiser book!! Luckily, I didn't waste any money on this book. I got it from the library!!!!I would certainly not be happy if I bought it, and it isn't worthy of gift giving. Boo Paula!!

I had this in my shopping cart to pre-order, but decided I would just pick it up at my local bookstore so I could get it the same day it came out. I'm glad I did! It wasn't what I had imagined at all. I was surprised by the book's small size and lack of pictures. Most of the recipes are from her other cookbooks. I didn't see anything in the book that made it worth the purchase for me.I have all of Paula's other cookbooks and subscribe to her magazine. I also purchased her special holiday magazine issues. I thought this book might be similar to her magazine format - a combination of menus and recipes with color pictures, along with pictures of holiday decorating ideas, etc. Instead, its small print, lack of pictures, and repackaged recipes left me uninspired.Save your money on this one.

The only reason I kept this miniature book when it arrived is because I had paid a greatly discounted price. While her memories are pleasant to read, the book is tiny and should list at 1/2 the price. We have attempted to prepare two of the recipes, both simple, both with outrageously dissapointing results. As usual, we forgive her poor recipes because she's such a likeable person. But spend your money on one of her better cookbooks, this isn't worth the money.

This little pocket size book has no new Christmas recipes - no new fun info on Paula and her pals. Just a re-tread. I love Paula - but save your $$$ on this one.

I love Paula Deen and so do my two young daughters, so you can imagine the disappointment we all felt upon opening the box and finding this tiny book inside. Why was it never mentioned in the product details that this is not a full-size cook book?! Most of the recipes can be found in other Paula Deen books we own. Not only that, but there were no color pictures of the dishes which is what my girls love most. I think my 4-year-old summed it up best, "I guess she's just too busy now to give us a good book." I can't believe one of women I most respect would allow this to be published with her name on it.

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