|From New Year's to Kwanzaa, celebrate the holidays that make up our cultural
fabric, without losing your waistline in the process. Includes a special chapter on
There is a universal love of feasting, wearing special clothes, and making
merry. In addition to the traditional North American secular, Christian, and Jewish
holidays, such as Christmas, Passover, and Independence Day, the author included menus and
recipes for some of the Muslim, Buddhist, Baha'i and Hindu feast days so that "..as
citizens of the world, we can rejoice equally in the differences tht make us unique and in
the common values, sentiments, and festive themes that tie us together..."