By Kim Hutchison
Now that Halloween has come and gone, it’s time to prepare for the fast approaching holiday season, a time to get together with family and friends and let’s face it – eat copious amounts of delicious food.
Crispy onion dip, lemon glazed ham, herb and garlic mashed potatoes, decadent chocolate pie and hazelnut hot chocolate are just a select few of the many recipes that can be found in the 152 page annual ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen holiday cookbook.
There is an impressive array of beverage, hors d’oeuvre, breakfast, brunch, festive, leftover, main course, side dish and desert recipes that have been developed and tested in the kitchen and written by professional home economists ensuring quality and reliability. Aside from recipes, this book also includes very useful kitchen information such as tips on how to make the most of your recipe, a cook’s glossary and how to properly unthaw, roast and test for doneness in a variety of meats proving there really is something for every beginner, intermediate or advanced cook and palate in a book that can undoubtedly be used and enjoyed year-round.
The cookbook costs $10, can be purchased in person from the ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen, 10035-104 St., Edmonton, Alberta, or by calling the order desk toll free, 1-800-840-3393. It can also be found at ATCO Gas and ATCO Electric offices throughout Alberta. For a complete list of participating locations and more information call (780) 420-1010 or visit www.atcoblueflamekitchen.com.