Throw the spookiest soiree of the season with this delightful cookbook and entertaining guide inspired by Tim Burton’s iconic film The Nightmare Before Christmas.
Brimming with scary good fun, The Nightmare Before Christmas Cookbook & Entertaining Guide has everything you need to plan the perfect party. Is it Halloween? Christmas? Your birthday? No matter the occasion, this book will help you take your next dinner or event from routine to inspired—with a little help from Jack Skellington, Sally, Sandy Claws, and all their friends in Halloween Town.
This book is divided into two parts. Part one includes over fifty mouthwatering recipes for appetizers, entrees, desserts, and drinks inspired by the movie—with options for sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian guests. Part two includes detailed blueprints and planning instructions for several complete The Nightmare Before Christmas–themed parties, including creative crafts for DIY decorations, amusing activities, frightful favors, and more. Replicate these events exactly or mix and match ideas to create your own custom event. Make it stylish and scary or charming and full of cheer—either way your guests are guaranteed to have a screaming good time.
Bursting with vibrant photography and free downloadable templates for invitations, decorations, and other printable ephemera, this book will make every party frighteningly fun. It’s a true must-have for The Nightmare Before Christmas fans everywhere.
About the Author
Kim Laidlaw is an award-winning cookbook editor, producer, and the author of Quick Slow Cooking, Home Baked Comfort, Dessert of the Day, and IACP award–nominated Baby & Toddler on the Go.
Jody Revenson has written extensively about the Harry Potter films, with her most recent books being Harry Potter: Spells & Charms: A Movie Scrapbook and Harry Potter: Hogwarts: A Movie Scrapbook. In her first foray into the Wizarding World, she edited and contributed to the New York Times best sellers Harry Potter: Film Wizardry and Harry Potter: Page to Screen.
Caroline Hall is an art director, producer, and stylist who likes to throw ridiculously over-the-top parties for her husband and daughter. She lives in an old Victorian house in Petaluma, California. She is an avid traveler and a lover of bread, cheese, chocolate, tea, beer, ’80s music, TV, and everything British.