There’s a “Nightmare Before Christmas” Cookbook and Entertaining Guide For All Your Spooky Soirées Ahead

published Aug 20, 2021
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As one of the only (if not the only) holiday movies that celebrate both Halloween and Christmas with equal fervor, it’s understandable why “The Nightmare Before Christmas” remains beloved among fans of all ages.

Every year ahead of the holidays, there seem to be new and fun goodies themed to the Tim Burton animated classic, from candles and dinnerware to a three-foot holiday tree. For the first time ever, fans can get inspiration for the entire season thanks to “The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Cookbook & Entertaining Guide,” a comprehensive guide with everything you need to plan a perfect, delightfully festive party.

Per the official description, the book is divided into two parts. Part one includes more than 50 recipes for appetizers, entrees, desserts, and drinks inspired by the movie — with options to please any palate or dietary preferences, including sugar-free, gluten-free, and vegetarian picks. Part two includes detailed blueprints and planning instructions for to craft a complete themed party, including creative crafts for DIY decorations, family-friendly activities for ghosts and goblins of all ages, frightful favors, and more, with free downloadable templates for invitations, decorations, and more. Party hosts can either replicate each themed event exactly or mix and match ideas to create a custom soirée that would surely be Jack Skellington-approved. From stylishly scary to charming and full of holiday cheer, the guide is a must-have for fans of the iconic 1993 classic.

The book is currently available for pre-order on Amazon, with free delivery for Prime members by August 31 — just in time to begin planning those “Oogie Boogie”-friendly gatherings ahead. It’s also on sale for 20 percent off right now, which means there’s no better time to get into the spooky spirit.