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 stress 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 nong 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
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Welcome to BigWorld. Cast-Iron Cooking For Dummies is for those cooks who may want to inject a little adventure and variety into t...heir cooking. If you've never even thought of using cast-iron cookware, or you have a few cast-iron pots lying around, you'll discover all you need to know about making great food using cast iron. Cast iron has much to offer modern-day cooks; it's easy to use, easy to care for, economical, versatile, and durable, and let's face it, it has a nostalgic appeal that no other cookware has. But more compelling than all those reasons is that it's a great cookware that makes great food. In fact, most cast-iron cooks will tell you that food cooked in cast iron tastes better than food cooked in anything else! So, whether you're a cooking novice or an experienced chef, you can find plenty of enjoyment from cooking with cast iron - and Cast-Iron Cooking For Dummies can show you the way.Tons of delicious recipes, from main and side dishes to desserts and international dishes.Top Ten lists on ways to make your cast-iron cookware last longer, the best dishes suited for cast iron, and tips for achieving success in cast-iron cooking.About The Author - Tracy Barr is an accomplished author. She has written books on Latin, Evolution, Adoption, Leonardo DaVinci, Yorkshire Terriers and more. She lives somewhere..Edited By - Tracy Barr.Binding - Paper.Pages - 360.Publisher - John Wiley And Sons.Year - 2003.ISBN - 9780764537141. Good quality, to bring you more intimate service. read more
America is experiencing a chocolate renaissance, and the epicenter is in the San Francisco Bay Area, where Ghirardelli has long be...en the standard-bearer for great chocolate. Domingo Ghirardelli first began making chocolate drinks for miners during the Gold Rush. In the more than 150 years since, the chocolatiers who have carried on the company's grand tradition have made Ghirardelli the leading premium manufacturer in the country. Growing consumer demand for higher-quality cacao and specialized chocolate products prompted the experts at Ghirardelli to revise this collection of classic cookies, bars, cakes, and drinks. The recipes range from simple sweets to show-stopping desserts, while a special section on hosting a chocolate party comes just in time for holiday baking and entertaining. A stylish revision of the classic cookbook from America's longest continually operating chocolate manufacturer. Includes more than 80 recipes, a primer on chocolate varieties and uses, and more than 25 full-color photographs. This perfect gift for chocolate lovers includes a new holiday recipe section with a guide to creating edible gifts like cocoa mixes and decadent fudge sauce. Previous edition sold more than 65,000 copies.ReviewsTrue chocoholics . . . will want to dip into The Ghirardelli Chocolate Cookbook, oozing with recipes for homemade hot fudge sauce, lava cake, chocolate waffles and the like.Parade read more
Derrydale Cookbook of Fish and Game by L. P. De Gouy. New York: The Derrydale Press, 1937. Two-volume set (Vols. I & II). Limited ...Edition #1192/1250. 638 pages. Hardcover. Rare collectible pair. read more
Blessed by the abundance of sun, sea, and fertile agricultural land; vibrant Asian, Latin American, Middle Eastern, and European c...ommunities; and an abundance of talent in up-and-coming mavericks, celebrity chefs, and bold restaurateurs redefining hospitality, Los Angeles is having an unprecedented food moment. Food writer Alison Clare Steingold has collected and curated 100 recipes from the most talked-about kitchens in town, many shared for the very first time. From local favorites to celebrity hotspots, Los Angeles dining culture combines respect for ingredients, relaxed yet confident technique, and a flair for showmanship that can only come from next-door to Hollywood. From cocktails and pantry staples through homemade pizza dough and desserts, The L.A. Cookbook presents the drinks and dishes Angelenos love most, brilliantly adapted for the home.Hardcover 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
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
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
80 delicious recipes that will save time without sacrificing flavorThere are many instances where you just don't have the time (or... the energy) to pull together a home-cooked meal for your family and you turn to take out or pre-packaged foods that aren't nearly as satisfying or as healthy. Luckily Cooking Light understands this problem all too well, and has the answer: Make-Ahead Recipes, our new Special Edition featuring 80 delicious recipes that all have one thing in common: Each can be prepared completely ahead of time or has components that can be prepared ahead, giving you a jump start on dinner after a busy day. Rest-assured, these are not all slow cooker or casseroles either - variety is the order of the day, including hearty meat entrees, including a Honey-Baked Pork Roast, poultry mains such as Turkey and Orzo Soup, and many seafood and vegetarian options - think Mustard-Glazed Salmon with Horseradish Mashed Potatoes and Ricotta-Spinach Dumplings. We devote a chapter to sides as well, that can all be stored and served whenever you need something extra to finish off a meal. Make-Ahead Recipes will become your go-to guide to simplifying your nightly dinner routine, without sacrificing healthy eating and delicious flavors. 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
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
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
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
The ultimate plan-ahead cookbook that delivers on flavorHarried home cooks learned the hard way that the best possible way to main...tain their mealtime sanity is to make things ahead. This stress-saving America's Test Kitchen cookbook collects 150 reliable recipes for make-ahead meals including everything from ready-to-serve entrees to braises to slow-cooked specialties to oven-ready casseroles and Sunday main meals. Another great addition to a popular cookbook series. 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
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
Simple, smart, stress-free cooking to have dinner ready when you areBetter Homes and Gardens Make-Ahead Meals is a must-have recip...e 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 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
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
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
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
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
**#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
A Better Way to Cook AheadFamilies are busier now more than ever, and nobody understands that better than busy mom and food blogge...r Alea Milham. With Prep-Ahead Meals from Scratch, she brings a unique batch cooking concept that will streamline weeknight family meals like never before. She shows you how to use simple prep-ahead techniques to stock your refrigerator with precooked ingredients that can be combined with fresh produce to easily create wholesome meals. Leave prepackaged foods and take-out behind as you learn the many easy ways to cook ahead from scratch to save time and money during the busy week.Alea breaks down the classics into convenient weeknight dinners using fewer ingredients and smarter techniques. Batch-cooked chicken and homemade spaghetti sauce are combined to create a hearty Chicken Parmesan Pasta Bake that comes together quickly. Batch-cooked beef strips and precooked peppers and onions are used to make Philly Cheesesteak Quesadillas. Batch-cooked meatballs are coated in a Mongolian Beef sauce and served over precooked rice for a delicious dinner in minutes.Learn multiple methods for batch cooking your favorite meats, beans and rice to use in simple-to-assemble recipes your whole family will enjoy. By prepping ahead, dinner was never so easy! read more
How often do you find yourself wishing there were more hours in the day? With Cooking Light 20-Minute Meals you can set the table ...with a healthy, filling dinner in less time than it would take to pick up fast food! read more
We're all in favor of a fresh, healthy, homemade meal. But we also know that time doesn't always work in our favor. There are a mi...llion tasks on our calendars each day - oftentimes we just don't have more than 20 minutes to spend cooking from scratch. With 20-Minute Meals, you can breathe easier knowing that a healthy lunch or dinner can be out of your pantry and on the table in no time. read more
Work, school, assignments, schedules and responsibilities can be really demanding on a day to day basis - making you wish you had ...more hours in your day. Meal Prep, otherwise known as Meal Preparation helps you achieve living healthy, clean eating, rapid weight loss and more. In this book, you will learn how to meal prep, cut your cooking time appreciably, eat delicious meal prepped meals and lose weight rapidly. This book includes 120 meal prep recipes written with a simple, clear yet detailed approach - you will find -Breakfast lunch & dinner recipes -Rice & pasta recipes -Vegetable recipes -Chicken recipes -One pot recipes -Snacks nibbles & dessert recipes -Beverage recipes -Salad recipes -Cups mugs & muffin recipes -Soup recipes and moreEnjoy the limitless possibilities of meal prepping; stay healthy, eat clean and lose that weight. read more