Simple, smart, stress-free cooking to have dinner ready when you areBetter Homes and Gardens Make-Ahead Meals is a must-have recipe collection for anyone looking to get homemade dishes on the table with ease. Filled with over 150 recipes and 100 gorgeous photos, plus tips and tricks for quick food prep and complete meals, this book makes planning dinner a breeze.Make-ahead cooking isn’t about stocking the freezer with pre-made meals that don’t keep well. This book seeze.Make-ahead cooking isn’t about stocking the freezer with pre-made meals that don’t keep well. This book shows cooks how to plan and prep prior to serving, through techniques like freezing carefully to preserve freshness, creating refrigerator casseroles, or using a slow cooker in the morning for dinner that night. Make-ahead cooking also saves money. For time-strapped families, these strategies can be the difference between a home-cooked meal and spending money on packaged meals or ordering in.… read more
A cookie sheet helps you bake cookies just the way you like them—warm and ready to enjoy. Our shopping guide is here to help you find the best cookie sheet to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Make cooking more efficient—and fun—with these kitchen gadgets. From a Sous Vides to several smart home appliances, we rounded up our favorites that we hope will be on sale Cyber Monday.
Pasta makers let you make fresh pasta from scratch and experiment with different ingredients, pasta types, and thicknesses. Our shopping guide is here to help you find the best pasta maker for you.
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If you want to learn how to create delicious, nutritious & healthy baby meals that are simple to cook, cost effective and somethin...g your baby will love, then you want to read this book. read more
Growing your own food is exciting but, when it comes to knowing how to make the most of your produce, it can be daunting. In Grow,... Cook, Nourish, bestselling author Darina Allen draws on more than 30 years of experience gardening at Ballymaloe to take you through an extensive list of vegetables, herbs and fruits.Each entry includes explanations of different varieties, practical information on cultivation, growing and maintenance, plus instructions for the best ways to cook produce as well as preserve and utilise a glut. With more than 500 recipes, including dishes for every ingredient, Darina shows how to use your harvest to its full potential. Vegetables range from annual crops such as chicory, radishes and kohlrabi to perennials like asparagus and spinach. Fruits cover apples, currants and peaches as well as the more unusual and interesting myrtle berries, loquats and medlars. Plus a comprehensive list of herbs, edible flowers and foraged foods such as samphire, wild garlic and blackberries. read more
For more than a decade, Foster’s Markets have been cooking and baking foods made fresh each day from ingredients picked locally at... the peak of flavor. Now Sara Foster shares more than two hundred delicious recipes, providing modern takes on favorite home-style classics.The Foster’s Market Cookbook features old-fashioned ideas about how good food should taste and new-fashioned ideas about prep times and the use of high-quality prepared ingredients. Filled with eighty color photos, this is the perfect cookbook to refer to over and over again for everyday meals or for entertaining, whether it be for two or for twenty.Before moving to Durham, North Carolina, Sara worked alongside Martha Stewart in the kitchen of Martha’s catering business. When she opened her own catering company, Sara kept her food simple yet soulful, trusting the complex flavors of seasonal ingredients. This same basic principle guides the daily offerings at Foster’s Markets in Durham and Chapel Hill. Each week the markets serve nearly a thousand customers hungrily searching out Sara’s innovative, new-style home cooking. And now food lovers everywhere will be able to prepare with ease sumptuous dishes such as Roasted Chicken, Sweet Potato, and Arugula Salad; Herb-Grilled Salmon with Fresh Tomato-Orange Chutney; and Risotto Cakes with Roasted Tomatoes and Foster’s Arugula Pesto. Also featured are a host of wonderful desserts, such as Lemon Chess Pie with Sour Cherries and Chocolate Espresso Layer Cake with Mocha Latte Frosting.Featuring mouthwatering favorites from the market and dozens of helpful sidebars that discuss ingredients, techniques, and make-ahead tips, The Foster’s Market Cookbook provides all you need to know to make the most of every season’s finest offerings.From the Hardcover edition. read more
Phenomenal flavor packed into tiny red fruit, cranberries are a delectable, versatile ingredient. They can create a startling coun...terpoint to other flavors, such as in Braised Lamb Shanks with Sweet Garlic and Cranberry Jus; or take center stage, such as in Cranberry-Pear Crumble; or make terrific gifts, such as Cranberry-Blueberry Jam. In VERY CRANBERRY you'll find more than 40 recipes using fresh as well as dried cranberries to inspire year-round enjoyment of this fantastic fruit.More than 40 recipes for salads, starters, entrées, breads and other baked goods, desserts, holiday relishes, and gift items.An ideal hostess gift to bring to your next dinner party. read more
Cooking ahead is not only easy and affordable, it's a great way to save time and eat well! Life is busy and sometimes it's a c...hallenge to get a healthy home-cooked meal on the table. Want to avoid the time pressure of cooking from scratch every day? Looking for fresh ways to save time in the kitchen and still turn out great-tasting meals? Michael Smith knows what you are up against and is here to help you keep time on your side in the kitchen.* Make Ahead Meals* is packed with over 100 time-saving recipes, including soups, stews, slow cooker favourites, casseroles, and more that take the stress out of cooking. You'll quickly discover it's easy to be a super-cook turning out wholesome meals in your own kitchen. You'll impress family and friends with make ahead dishes like Potato Bacon Cheddar Skillet, Beef Barley Kale Stew, Crockpot Chicken, Barley and Leeks, El Paso Shepherd's Pie, Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas, Fruit Muffins, and Orange Vanilla Pound Cake. Inside you'll find lots of recipes with plenty of ways to cook ahead, from prepping dishes so you can finish them in minutes when needed, to making full meals in advance and freezing them for later. Every recipe features ideas and tips on how to cook ahead to save time when you really need it, along with specific storage instructions. You don't need hours to make great-tasting, healthy meals. Prepping or cooking ahead is the best way to save time and reduce the pressure when you are short on time!From the Trade Paperback edition. read more
Find 60+ easy freezer meals to have on hand when your new baby arrives. Whether its a first or second child, or even if you just l...ike to plan ahead, this is a time saver that you will be glad you put in place. These are simple recipes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, along with sides, snacks, and desserts.Having a new baby is overwhelming. As a new mom, taking dinner plans off your to-do list gives you one less thing to worry about. If this is not your first child, you have a new baby, older children who need your attention, and even less time to worry about a nice meal. Have recipes at your fingertips with this easy digital cookbook. Designed to be prepared in advanced, these recipes are also easy enough to cook between feeding babies and chasing toddlers. read more
Enjoy Healthier Meals That Are Easy To Grab On The Go, Just Waiting For You!If you are short on time when it comes to cooking, the...re is the temptation to reach out for what’s quick and easy regardless of whether it is healthy or not. More often than not, it isn’t. But now, you can say goodbye to fattening, over-processed takeout and unwholesome foods from your grocer's freezer aisle by creating nutritious recipes that can be prepared ahead of time.This cookbook has been written to teach you how to eat healthier and reduce stress with convenient and nutrient-rich foods for your family. The recipes are natural and flavorful and taste as good as the day you stored them. Even better! You will also be able to save time and money in spite of your busy schedule.The Healthy Make Ahead Cookbook offers• 100 Healthful And Wholesome Straightforward Recipes• Guidance For Stocking Your Freezer• Essential Supplies For The Make-Ahead Cook• Instructions And Helpful Tips For Freezing, Storing And Reheating Every Single Recipe.• And More… With this book in your hands, you will Enjoy Quick And Easy Nutritious Home-Cooked Meals Every Day!Be Warned Though, You’ll Need a Larger Freezer Afterwards! read more
At the pace we live life today, fast food sometimes takes the place of healthy home cooking. But by using your freezer, you can cr...eate and preserve a week’s worth of tasty dinners when you do have time. We offer you 23 make-ahead meal recipes for main courses and desserts that you can prepare in advance, freeze and pop in the oven or microwave when it’s time to eat. This book has breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert recipes that will save you time and money, both. In this book, you will find:- Time-saving recipes for freezer to oven- Tips and recipes for freezer to microwave meals- Sweet desserts that you can freeze and then microwave when you’re craving something chocolaty read more
Cook the best, most nutritious food for your family and save time and money with this mega-delicious guide to preparing meals you ...can fix-and-freeze now and enjoy any night of your crazy-busy week!Unlike the sodium-laced, preservative-filled meals you might find in your grocer’s freezer aisle, the recipes in this book feature wholesome ingredients full of flavors that harmoniously come to life the instant you reheat them—so your meals don’t just taste as good as the day you stored them away, but better!From comforting casserole and lasagna recipes made new again with fresh veggies and whole grains, to show-stopping breakfast baked goods and sweet treats, you’ll discover so many “must-make” recipes inside that you may need to consider a larger freezer! read more
Let's face it. There's a certain comfort in having dinner already done when you get home. Not to mention the amount of time and st...ress that it saves when you're able to plan out delicious and healthy meals in advance. You know that your family will eat well during the week, regardless of hectic schedules, and any prep or cleanup will be minimal. Enter Cooking Light's new special edition - Make-Ahead Meals.The recipes in this edition make the most of your time so none of your effort goes to waste. First up is a chapter of freezer-ready dishes with tips on how best to freeze, thaw, and reheat in time for dinner. Next, "Cook Once, Eat Three Times" makes clever use of leftovers to avoid a dinner rut. Fridge-to-table dinners follow, and then slow cooker favorites that can simmer during the day so you can serve them up as soon as you walk in the door. A chapter of finish-and-serve mains lets you assemble ahead and add final touches whenever you plan to serve.With 84 delicious recipes, including Traditional Beef Pot Roast with Carrots, Shredded Chicken Tortilla Soup, Thai-Style Vegetable Rice Noodles and so much more, Make Ahead Meals will become your one-stop go-to for effortless meals that will make it seem like you've worked on them all day. read more
Make every meal a fresh and flavorful delight!These days, millions of people are discovering that cooking with vegetables, fruits,... and herbs from their backyard gardens or local farmers’ markets is a great way to eat more healthfully. Garden Fresh Meals from Better Homes and Gardens offers delicious recipes that make the most of your seasonal bounty—from light summer salads to comforting autumn soups to hearty winter roasts.With a broad range of innovative, great-tasting, and easy-to-prepare meals, this gorgeous cookbook offers something for everyone in the family to savor. Plus, helpful cooking tips are peppered throughout the book, including plenty of advice on choosing and preparing the best and freshest ingredients.• Cook your way through the year with more than 150 recipes organized by cooking method, offering a simple way to find a recipe that matches your mood• Find inspirations in stunning full-color photographs throughout• Get informed with a seasonal produce guide filled with information on what’s in season when, how to select the ingredients at their peak, and storage and prep tips• Eat right with complete nutritional information for every recipeGarden Fresh Meals provides everything you need to know to make the most of homegrown produce or farmers’ market finds. read more
130 classic recipes for busy cooksBusy? Hardly have time to eat, much less cook? This practical cookbook makes planning ahead easy..., with 130 recipes for freezer favorites, including casseroles, soups and stews, pasta, sides, and desserts-even party foods! The experts at Southern Living have selected their best make-ahead meals, then showcased each recipe with step-by-step directions, time information, and make-ahead tips, plus mouth-watering photographs that make you want to get started now. Fried Chicken Wings . . . Tex-Mex Meatballs . . . Breakfast Enchiladas . . . Jambalaya . . . these are real recipes for real food that you'll look forward to serving to friends and family. Take the pressure off busy weekdays and harried weekends and eat well anytime with Southern Living Make Ahead Meals read more
It can be difficult to find the time to prepare delicious food on a tight schedule, but with a little planning it's easy to take t...he stress out of mealtimes! In Make-ahead Meals, the team at Good Food, the UK's best-selling cookery magazine, has collected mouth-watering recipes that you can prepare in advance - from freezer recipes for batch-cooked stews and pies, to dinner party meals that can simply be finished off at the last minute, leaving you to enjoy time with your guests. There are also ideas for handy lunchbox snacks that can be prepared at the weekend, as well as great suggestions for feeding large groups without any last-minute hassle.Every recipe in this cookbook has been triple-tested in the Good Food kitchen and is accompanied by a useful photograph, meaning that you can cook with complete confidence. With just a little advance planning and some Good Food know-how, you can enjoy great-tasting food without the bother! read more
Everyone’s kitchen includes a skillet–possibly several. These handy companions stay within reach for cooking eggs, hash browns, an...d the occasional chicken breast. But this essential piece of kitchen equipment can do so much more. The 150 recipes in this collection demonstrate the skillet’s versatility in creating main dishes, side dishes, and mouthwatering desserts–all in the same seemingly humble pan. read more
FREEZER MAKE AHEAD MEALS are great help & handy when you do not want to spend part of each day preparing foods for family or simpl...y when you don't have time to cook, or just want to have variety in the freezer for those days when you don't want to cook! Cut down your cooking time, spend more time with your family or pursue personal interest, live & eat healthfully and enjoy fresh home-cooked meals every night with FREEZER MAKE AHEAD MEALS! This versatile collection of dishes includes simple recipes for main dishes, sides, appetizers, and desserts, which need only few & simple ingredients with a few steps of preparation that are perfect for busy families and/or busy lives. This Cookbook contain delicious, budget-friendly and FREEZER WORTHY RECIPES for whole family which Simply need to follow the freezing and reheating instructions for a healthy, homemade meal in minutes to save your time & money. Grab convenience & comforts with healthy, nutritious, fresh FREEZER MAKE AHEAD RECIPES. read more
Want great tasting meals throughout the day? Don't have time to make them on a regular basis? This is where high quality make ahea...d freezer meal recipes come into action and hold great value.Jennifer Stevens points out some of the finest homemade make ahead freezer meal recipes in this cookbook.This is a make ahead freezer meal cookbook straight out of your dreams. read more
The perfect companion for cooking delicious and varied meals that fit into a healthy eating planBetter Homes and Gardens Calorie-S...mart Meals is a must-have recipe collection of tasty meals that don’t break the daily calorie bank. This is an easy-to-use, modern guide to preparing simple, healthful dishes, with chapters organized by calories, covering meals under 300, 400, and 500 calories plus snacks under 200 calories and desserts under 250 calories. With more than 150 recipes and more than 100 gorgeous photos, the book helps cooks make health-conscious meals such as Peruvian-Style Chicken Tacos (under 300 calories), Pumpkin-Parmesan Risotto (300-400), and Wild Mushroom Ravioli Skillet (400-500). Each calorie level includes recipes good for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so cooks have flexibility to put together a meal plan that suits their lifestyle, calorie needs, and preferences. read more
A mouthwatering collection of everyday vegetarian and vegan recipes the whole family will love—year round365 Vegetarian Meals is f...illed with a year’s worth of fast, easy-to-make, and hearty meals. These simple yet innovative meal ideas include breakfasts, sandwiches, casseroles and one-dish favorites, soups and stews, and slow cooker classics—all full of healthful ingredients like whole grains, legumes, and vegetables. Helpful cooking tips are sprinkled throughout and the versatile Make it Vegan variations offer an abundance of options for turning vegetarian recipes into true vegan recipes.• Offers great value for vegetarians and vegans with 365 recipes at an affordable price• Includes beautiful full-color photo inserts• Features an introductory section on the basics of a healthy vegetarian diet, health and nutrition information, and shopping and cooking tips for common vegetarian ingredients like tofu and tempeh• Includes handy icons that designate vegan recipes and helpful cooking tips spread throughout365 Vegetarian Meals offers plenty of options for vegetarians, vegans, and anyone who loves fresh, healthy recipes. read more
A mouthwatering collection of quick and delicious weeknight dinners the whole family will love—year round365 30-Minute Meals is fi...lled with a year's worth of fast, fresh and fun dinner ideas. With quick, easy-to-prepare recipes offering innovative dinner solutions for everyday staples like meat, poultry, fish, seafood, salads, stews, sandwiches, and more, this book is perfect for busy home cooks who need to get dinner on the table fast. Helpful cooking tips are spread throughout, and substitution suggestions help keep dinner on track even when you lack an ingredient.A great value for busy families with 365 recipes in one affordable volumeBeautiful full-color inserts with more than 50 photosAt-a-glance icons that highlight Kid-Friendly, Healthful, and Quick-and-Special recipesHelpful cooking tips and sidebars on cooking quick meals, as well as shopping, storing, prepping, and garnishing365 30-Minute Meals offers a wealth of options for busy families in need of fast, great-tasting dinner solutions. read more
Enjoy Healthier Meals That Are Easy To Grab On The Go, Just Waiting For You!If you are short on time when it comes to cooking, the...re is the temptation to reach out for what’s quick and easy regardless of whether it is healthy or not. More often than not, it isn’t. But now, you can say goodbye to fattening, over-processed takeout and unwholesome foods from your grocer's freezer aisle by creating nutritious recipes that can be prepared ahead of time.This cookbook has been written to teach you how to eat healthier and reduce stress with convenient and nutrient-rich foods for your family. The recipes are natural and flavorful and taste as good as the day you stored them. Even better! You will also be able to save time and money in spite of your busy schedule.The Healthy Make Ahead Cookbook offers• 100 Healthful And Wholesome Straightforward Recipes • Guidance For Stocking Your Freezer• Essential Supplies For The Make-Ahead Cook• Instructions And Helpful Tips For Freezing, Storing And Reheating Every Single Recipe. • And More… With this book in your hands, you will Enjoy Quick And Easy Nutritious Home-Cooked Meals Every Day!Be Warned Though, You’ll Need a Larger Freezer Afterwards! read more
Enjoy Healthier Meals That Are Easy To Grab On The Go, Just Waiting For You!If you are short on time when it comes to cooking, the...re is the temptation to reach out for what’s quick and easy regardless of whether it is healthy or not. More often than... read more
Would you like more time to relax at the end of a hard day? Never have to worry again about rushing home to cook the family meal? ...Have the opportunity to spend more quality time with your family? Plus make monetary savings?These statements would certainly bring a resounding yes from most and these are some of the benefits that you can achieve with the help of this book. Make ahead meals or once a month cooking as it is also known is the simplest way to ensure that you have more time and can also provide you with many other benefits besides.The chances are that you are already freezer cooking in a smaller way and whilst making meals ahead does require a certain amount of planning and organization the benefits will certainly be worth it. This type of cooking promotes efficiency and eliminates waste and the probably the best thing is that you can adapt your family’s favorite foods so that everyone is happy.Making meals ahead is not for everyone, so it's best to begin by exploring the idea in more depth and this book has been designed to cover the basics including:Get OrganizedThe Shopping ListPreparationRecipesAdvantages of Once a month CookingDisadvantages of Once a month CookingTake the challenge and you really will wonder why you have never embark on this before. Let's get cooking! read more
Preparing meals ahead of time can be a blessing. When it comes to slow cooker recipes, you will want to make sure you begin early ...for the purposes of quality. After all, it is 'slow' cooking.Make ahead freezer meal recipes are wonderful with slow cookers. Get them right and you will have a worthwhile meal.Miranda Lewis points out the finest recipes in this make ahead freezer meal cookbook. read more
In today's fast-paced world, the family dinner can easily get swallowed up by work, errands, and kids' activities. But sitting dow...n to a healthy home-cooked meal doesn't have to be a thing of the past. In Make Ahead Paleo, Tammy Credicott shows you how to eat well at home and on the run, without sacrificing flavor or good nutrition. Tammy offers up more than 100 flavorful recipes that are ready when you are, wherever you are, each one beautifully illustrated with a photo that will inspire you to start shopping and chopping: dishes such as Garlic Topped Flank Steak Roulade, Apricot Orange Pork Chops, Mushroom Meatballs, Apple Cider Chicken Thighs, Paleo English Muffins, Chocolate Chip Tahini Blondies with Toasted Coconut, and even Pumpkin Cardamom Pancakes. You'll be amazed at how easily, economically, and efficiently you can feed your family grain- and gluten-free meals using fresh, natural, whole-food ingredients.In Make Ahead Paleo, you'll find:Recipes and tips for whipping up freezable mealsInventory sheets to help you keep track of your frozen creationsDelicious timesaving recipes for your slow cookerA busy work-week menu with full grocery listRecipes to take on the roadOne-pan meals you can make in your hotel roomSweet indulgences that freeze and travel wellMake Ahead Paleo is the perfect guide for cooks who don't have all day to slave over a hot stove but still want their meals to taste as if they did. Wherever your hectic life takes you, make it nutritious, make it flavorful, and make it ahead! read more
Enjoy Your Favorite Foods Anytime With Healthy And Delicious Freezer Meals!In this book you'll find over 30 delicious make ahead f...reezer meals to satisfy your tastebuds! Not only that, you'll also learn how to freeze food properly, how to keep food safe to eat and how to save time and money by cooking in batches.Preparing your meals once or twice a week means that you'll have enough food to last the whole week without having to cook every single night. You'll be amazed how much time and energy you'll save by using freezer meal recipes. Once the cooking and freezing is done in a batch, you're spared the task of cooking lunch, dinner and sometimes even breakfast for the next 3-7 days!**Your Life Will Be So Much Easier And You'll Have Time To Spend Doing What You Truly Love. **If cooked and frozen properly, freezer meals are just as healthy and fresh as meals prepared the same day. You'll find it's the best home based method available to preserve cooked food, the nutrients and flavors while being able to avoid cooking before eating.Here's a preview of what's inside...How to simplify the process of preparing freezer mealsHow to shop and cook in batches, saving you valuable time and energy33 delicious recipes for every occasionTips and tricks on freezing food properly--and how to avoid dreaded freezer burnThe best types of containers to use for your make ahead mealsHow to treat fruits, vegetables, meat, fish and poultry before cooking to freezeGuidelines for how long to store foods to prevent spoilageThe kinds of changes that happen when you freeze cooked foodWhich foods freeze well and which foods don'tHow to thaw and cook your meals properly when you're ready to eat themPlus, so much more...Once you start making freezer meals you'll be amazed at all the extra time you have, and you'll be feeding yourself and your family healthy and delicious meals with ease. read more
**#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERFor the first time, trusted and beloved cookbook author Ina Garten, the Barefoot Contessa, answers t...he number one question she receives from cooks: Can I make it ahead?**If you’ve ever found yourself stuck in front of the stove at your own party, scrambling to get everything to the table at just the right moment, Ina is here to let you in on her secrets! Thanks to twenty years of running a specialty food store and fifteen years writing cookbooks, she has learned exactly which dishes you can prep, assemble, or cook ahead of time. Whether you’re hosting a party or simply making dinner on a hectic weeknight, Ina gives you lots of amazing recipes that taste just as good—or even better!—when they’re made in advance.In Make It Ahead, each recipe includes clear instructions for what you can do ahead of time, and how far in advance, so you can cook with confidence and eliminate last-minute surprises. Make a pitcher of Summer Rosé Sangria filled with red berries, let it chill overnight for the flavors to develop, and you have a delicious drink to offer your friends the minute they arrive. Simmer a pot of Wild Mushroom & Farro Soup, enjoy a bowl for lunch, and freeze the rest for a chilly evening. You can prep the kale, Brussels sprouts, and lemon vinaigrette for Winter Slaw ahead of time and simply toss them together before serving. Assemble French Chicken Pot Pies filled with artichokes and fresh tarragon a day in advance and then pop them in the oven half an hour before dinner. And for dessert, everyone needs the recipe for Ina’s Decadent (gluten-free!) Chocolate Cake topped with Make-Ahead Whipped Cream. Ina also includes recipes for the biggest cooking day of the year—Thanksgiving! Her Ultimate Make-Ahead Roast Turkey and Gravy with Onions & Sage may just change your life.With beautiful photographs and hundreds of invaluable make-ahead tips, this is your new go-to guide for preparing meals that are stress-free yet filled with those fabulously satisfying flavors that you have come to expect from the Barefoot Contessa.From the Hardcover edition. read more