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Throw a stress-free, festive holiday get-together for your special family of friends with this inviting, unique, and beautifully packaged entertaining guide, filled with inspired menus, twenty-five creative, delicious, and simple recipes, lists, and more.

A typical holiday celebration today means getting together with good friends. Friendsgiving is everything you love about Thanksgiving - think memorable Turkey Day feast - without the things you dread - like nagging family members and awkward conversations. This epic Friendsgiving guide includes everything you need to throw a memorable, merry occasion - minus the tension and stress.

In Friendsgiving, Alexandra Shytsman won't attempt to teach you how to be a perfect host or slave over a stove for days. Instead, she'll give you tips, insights, and advice for creating a fun, memorable party to eat, drink, and laugh with friends. This guide book helps you tap into your own creativity with an offering of diverse recipes, from classic turkey and stuffing, to modern global-inspired menus, and vegan, gluten-free options, too.

Organized by theme, Friendsgiving provides twenty-five simple, easy recipes, menus, and inspiration for various parties, including Southern, Latin, Modern, and Vegan, Gluten-Free. Each of the recipes offers convenient options for variations, as well as suggestions for what to make and what to ask guests to bring - because good friends want to pitch in too! Handy timelines, shopping tips, leftovers strategies, and music playlists will help you organize and plan ahead for everything you need for a great party - without the anxiety.

While Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for family, Friendsgiving gives us an opportunity to be thankful for friends. Whether you want to catch up with friends before the holiday craze, throw a rager with old college buddies, or just get together with those closest to you, this practical and essential guide book will provide you with the tools you need for an Instagram-worthy Friendsgiving.

About the Author

Alexandra Shytsman

Alexandra Shytsman is a recipe developer, food writer, photographer, and founder of The New Baguette blog (thenewbaguette.com) where she shares practical, healthy recipes for busy people. Her passion for home cooking and breezy entertaining is captured in her first cookbook, Friendsgiving: Celebrate Your Family of Friends. Alex's work has been featured on Yahoo! Food, the New York Daily News, Refinery29, MindBodyGreen, and Gothamist. Originally from Ukraine, she moved to New York at a young age and has lived there ever since.

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