Celebrating Home

A Handbook for Gracious Living

$29.95 $20.97

Christy Rost
Photography by Rick Souders

PBS host and television chef Christy Rost brings her experience as a cooking teacher, entertaining guru, and home restoration expert together in her third book, Celebrating Home. Gorgeous photos of individual dishes, party vignettes, and warm interiors illustrate a generous collection of delectable recipes, perfect for entertaining family and close friends. Christy’s accessible tips, featured on O Magazine and Martha Stewart Radio, can help you make every day a joyful, easy and memorable celebration.

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Product Description

Christy Rost is a television chef and host of the long-running Texas cooking and lifestyle television series, “Just Like Home.” Her expertise in celebrating home and family has been featured nationwide on PBS and CREATE TV stations with her one-hour Holiday production for American Public Television, “A Home for Christy Rost: Thanksgiving,” centered around her stunning 1898 mountain home, “Swan’s Nest” in Breckenridge, Colorado. Her forthcoming national television series, “At Home with Christy Rost,” is currently in pre-production.

The author of two previous cookbooks, she is also a radio personality, culinary instructor, popular guest presenter for retailers, home shows, and charities. Additionally, Christy is a licensed Registered Nurse, and an avid gardener. She has a gift for making family feel special and friends feel like family. In all that she does, she shares her realistic and attainable approach to instilling casual living with affordable elegance and flair.

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Weight 2.00 lbs


  1. A cookbook? Please. Try a cookbook-slash-entertaining-guide-slash-home-decorating-manual and you’ll have a sense of what Celebrating Home: A Handbook for Gracious Living brings to the table. Christy Rost has learned a thing or two about food and homes from her experiences as a television chef and host, and her expertise infuses every part of Celebrating Home, whether she’s giving tips on dinner party table settings or recalling the saga of furnishing her home’s master bedroom. The recipes are just as varied, ranging from comfort food to impress-your-friends party fare and including everything in between, making Celebrating Home a perfect one-stop source for all things home-related.

    With such a wide subject matter, Celebrating Home has something useful to interest any reader. Its elegant yet uncomplicated recipes and helpful decorating hints are perfect for people just moving into their first house, while experienced party-throwers can find some new inspiration for their next meal or event. Rost’s writing is also personal and conversational, reflecting the atmosphere of warmth and familiarity that she strives to create in her home and the homes of her readers. It’s this commitment to comfort and casual gentility that shines through every part of Celebrating Home, the recipes and stories and advice. Here is a book that is truly more than the sum of its parts.

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