Since 1930, home cooks have turned to Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book for guidance in the kitchen. This new edition includes more than 1,200 recipes, 1,000 color photos, and more tips and how-to information than ever. The “Secrets to Success” feature in each chapter shows cooks the key ingredients or steps to making each recipe successful. The “8 Ways With” feature enables home cooks to customize recipes by changing up flavors in basic recipes like omelets, shortbread cookies, and more. Along with the best recipes for favorite foods, this indispensable volume offers information on new cooking trends and fresh ideas, a new fruit and vegetable guide with ID photos, and expanded coverage of canning. Because food is at the heart of many family traditions, a new holiday chapter is included, and throughout the book, icons highlight recipes that are fast, low-calorie, and best-loved. From setting up a kitchen to cooking a great meal, this comprehensive book fulfills every cooking need.
This is the book for everyone who wants to preserve food—from novice to pro—with step-by-step explanations of techniques, ranging from the basics of canning to freezing, drying, fermenting, and pickling. Readers can preserve a range of produce including fruits, vegetables, herbs—anything in season can be “put by” to enjoy later. Included are techniques and recipes for jams and jellies, conserves and fruit butters, condiments, dried treats like fruit leathers and veggie chips, and freezer recipes. Also find recipes for pickles, sauerkraut, relishes, soups—even syrups. And when the tomatoes ripen all at once, check out a chapter on smart ways to preserve them.
With the basics covered, the book then moves to inventive recipes such as Honey-Lavender Peaches and Caramel Apple Jam. The experts at Better Homes and Gardens even cover lower-sugar jelly and jam options as well as no-pectin jams. Complete with printed labels to personalize jars, this book takes readers easily from produce to preserved food.
365 30-Minute Meals is filled 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 garnishing
365 30-Minute Meals offers a wealth of options for busy families in need of fast, great-tasting dinner solutions.
This new addition to the Ultimate series features enough incredible soups and stews to try a new recipe every day of the year! It's all here, from timeless classics like potato chowder to intriguing new flavors like minted watermelon soup. Perfect for any day and any season, these recipes cover every course, from appetizers to desserts (believe it or not!) and every season, from hearty winter comfort foods to light and chilled summer refreshers.
Nearly 500 pages in length and packed with full-color photographs and hundreds of inventive recipes, The Ultimate Soups and Stews Book is a great deal at an unbeatable price. Includes 400 recipes covering every meal, every season, and virtually any occasion250 full-color photos will keep you inspired when it's time to fire up the stewpotFeatures more than 100 recipes that are perfect for fuss-free preparation in your slow cookerPacked with tips and helpful pointers, including information on ingredients, how to make your own stock, and much more
Whether you're full-time soup lover or just love a meal that's simple and easy to prepare, this is the ultimate soup cookbook for you.
For more than 75 years Better Homes and Gardens has been one of America's most trusted sources for information on home decorating. Do It Yourself, a popular BHG special interest publication, puts a youthful, crafty spin on DIY decor. With refreshing ideas, clear directions, and beautiful photographs, this book will inspire DIY enthusiasts of all skill levels to spruce up their spaces—in a weekend or less.
The 200+ fun, approachable home improvement projects in this book give readers achievable, stylish, and affordable ways to transform their living spaces. Projects run the gamut from quick and easy ideas that can be completed in an hour or two to more involved and time-consuming improvements, but all can be accomplished in a weekend or less. Projects cover every room of the home: kitchens, bathrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, bedrooms, home offices, hobby rooms, and storage spaces, as well as outdoor living areasIncludes both "hard" projects, such as tiling a backsplash, and "soft" projects, like embellishing a pillow or making over a piece of furnitureChapters focus on walls and floors, lighting, window treatments, decorative accents, storage, furniture, and moreConcise step-by-step instructions are accompanied by full-color photos and/or illustrations
For DIYers who aren't afraid to roll up their sleeves and try something new, DIY Ideas provides all the inspiration and instruction needed to create the home of their dreams.
Home canning and preserving is growing in popularity every day. It's easy and a great way to get the most from your backyard garden or farmer's market finds so that you can enjoy seasonal bounty all year long. This follow-up to Better Homes and Gardens You Can Can, gives you fresh, new flavor ideas and combinations to spice up your canning and preserving. Better Homes and Gardens Can It! brings canning and preserving to a whole new level, perfect for new canners looking for contemporary ideas as well as experienced canners wanting to expand their recipes.
Full of delicious recipes and hands-on instruction, as well as gorgeous photography, this is the book you want to add new excitement to canning fruits and vegetables! Includes more than 100 recipes with simple instructions for successFeatures 140 beautiful full-color photographs that showcase the recipes and provide instructionBonus chapter of food gifts with simple packaging ideas
For today's growing number of do-it-yourselfers and home cooks who embrace the benefits in-season produce, Better Homes and Gardens Can It! is the source for fresh, new canning and preserving ideas.
365 Pies and Tarts is filled with a full year’s worth of luscious desserts and savory pies from Better Homes and Gardens. From classics, such as fruit and custard pies, to new twists such as frozen pies and tiny tarts, you’ll find every kind of pie you could ever crave. You’ll discover options for baking with seasonal fruits, detailed explanations for how to make fail proof meringue, the most tender pastry, and more, as well as tips for working with chocolate. All of the recipes are complete with step-by-step instructions straight from the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen, as well as nutritional analysis.A great value for families who like to savor every day with 365 recipes in one volumeBeautiful full-color inserts featuring more than 50 mouthwatering photographsSpecial sections on lower calorie pies and tarts and tasty toppings
More than 30 savory pie and tart recipes for spectacular and unexpected brunch, lunch, and dinnersHandy cooking tips sprinkled throughout with advice on choosing and using fruits, checking for doneness, and working with special ingredients
For anyone who loves pies, 365 Pies and Tarts offers enough options to try a new recipe every day of the year!
New in the Ultimate series, The Ultimate Casseroles Book offers hundreds of ideas that make dinner a breeze with one-dish recipes that take the hard work out of prep-time and clean-up. These recipes suit every occasion with old-fashioned comfort foods like macaroni and cheese and modern fare like Baked Risotto with Sausage and Artichokes, from a quick weeknight spaghetti bake to a fancy egg strata for brunch.
Packed with more than 400 hearty one-dish meals and more than 300 beautiful full-color photos, The Ultimate Casseroles Book is a great resource at a great price.The book features more than 400 recipes, including comfort food favorites, classic casseroles, and modern dishes fit for family meals or group gatherings300 gorgeous photos and an inviting design make every page inspiring and easy to followSpecial features include a guide to bakeware, a Casserole Master Plan chart for planning menus, a bonus chapter on transforming yesterday's leftovers into tonight's casserole, and much more
Whether you're looking for a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table or want to enjoy home-cooked casseroles even better than what mom used to make, this is the ultimate guide to casseroles of every kind.
Diabetic Living® magazine's trustworthy resource for anyone living with diabetes gives over 200 recipes and essential advice on what to eat in order to control blood sugar, feel better, and enjoy delicious meals every day. Enjoy carb-smart recipes like Beef Fajitas, Panko-Crusted Chicken, Speedy Pizza Bites, and Layered Brownies.
In addition, you'll find the information every newly diagnosed individual needs to know to eat right—from how to shop for groceries and read food labels to counting carbs—all clearly explained in the magazine's friendly, approachable style. Features include: Chapters covering breakfast, salads, soups, sandwiches, main dishes and slow-cooker suppers, desserts, snacks, and drinksMore than 200 beautiful full-color photographsA complete intro chapter on controlling blood sugar, counting carbs, navigating the grocery store, stocking your pantry, and moreFull nutrition information and highlighted carb counts provided for every recipe
What could be better than a cupcake? How about 150 cupcakes? In this new cupcake compendium from Better Homes and Gardens, you'll find tons of creative recipes and decorations for everyone's favorite little treat. From traditional cupcakes to fancy new ideas, you'll find a cupcake here for any and every occasion, from tried-and-true favorites to creatively decorated designs for celebrations and holidays. Beautiful full-color photos accompany every recipe while an entire section on cupcake basics covers simple recipes, converting cakes to cupcakes, and cupcake decorating tools and techniques. Includes 150 diverse and delightful cupcake recipes200 beautiful full-color photographs offer plenty of inspiration and how-to instructionsFeatures fun and informative tips and sidebars throughoutCovers special occasion cupcakes for birthdays, showers, holidays, and more
For anyone who loves cupcakes, this delicious cupcake cookbook offers tasty treats for any and every occasion.
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 recipe
Garden Fresh Meals provides everything you need to know to make the most of homegrown produce or farmers’ market finds.
This one-stop source, packed with more than 250 inspiring photos, gives home bakers a huge collection of 500 irresistible cookie recipes for every occasion. There are tried-and-true classics to pair with a glass of milk, such as Chocolate Chunk Cookies; treats perfect for holiday celebrations like Big Soft Ginger Cookies; and on-trend sweet-and-savory delights like Berry-Sage Thumbprints. A welcome variety of options includes Express cookies (quick recipes that start with a mix) and Double Takes (homemade versions of iconic store-bought favorites), and an informative Cookie Basics section covers topics such as proper measuring, equipment, decorating, and packaging. With this book, bakers at all levels will find endless inspiration for everyday goodies and year-round entertaining.
New in the Ultimate series, The Ultimate Low-Calorie Meals Book offers hundreds of recipes and ideas that make eating healthy and watching your weight easy and delicious. These recipes are ideal for light and nutritious everyday meals that form the basis of a healthy lifestyle. Filled with dishes the entire family will love, recipes are clearly marked with icons that let you quickly identify recipes that are ready in 30 minutes or less, high in fiber, and low in sodium.
Packed with more than 400 delicious and nutritious low-calorie meals and hundreds of beautiful photos, The Ultimate Low-Calorie Meals Book is a great resource at a great price. Features more than 400 flavorful calorie- and fat-conscious recipes, including main dishes, snacks, sandwiches, pizza, desserts, restaurant favorites, and make-ahead mealsIncludes more than 300 gorgeous full-color photographs that make every page inspiring and easy to followSpecial Healthy Eating Basics chapterSpecial features include substitution charts that help make every meal more calorie-conscious, up-to-date diet and nutrition advice, and much more
Whether you're trying to adopt new, low-calorie eating habits or looking for new recipes to help you maintain your already-healthy lifestyle, this is the ultimate guide to tasty, healthy eating.
Better Homes and Gardens Baking Step by Step is the ultimate guide and idea-generator for anyone who wants to learn to bake or hone their technique. This stunning book uses clear, step-by-step photos—more than 900 of them—to illustrate essential skills from folding batter to forming a lattice pie crust. Home bakers can make 350 classic and modern treats, both sweet and savory.
Learn to roll and bake the perfect flaky tart or frost and decorate a celebration-worthy cake—or start simple with Peanut Butter Blondie Bars or Blueberry Crisp; Skill Level icons flag recipes easy, easier, or easiest to make. Complete with an Intro to Baking covering everything from stocking the kitchen to using a rolling pin, this colorful book makes baking fun and accessible for everyone.
Greeting cards are a fast, fun, and inexpensive way to add handmade flair to any occasion. Here, you'll find projects to make more than 200 greeting cards and an additional 50+ paper projects like tags, boxes, giftwrap, and more. Numerous techniques are clearly explained and cover basics, traditional skills, and more involved techniques like paper engineered designs and recently popularized approaches like hand-cut, origami, lino-cut, kanzashi, screenprinted, and even letterpress designs.
Gift giving is the number one reason that people craft, and what pairs better with a handmade gift than a handmade card? Whether you're a self-proclaimed King or Queen Card Maker or are just looking for a way to use up leftover supplies from another craft project, Easy Greeting Cards gets you on your way to making creative, inspired, and easy greeting cards. More than 200 greeting cards for every occasion and 50+ additional paper projectsThe cards feature a variety of popular and creative techniquesBeautiful full-color photographs of every project offer ideas and inspiration
Covering a wide array of holidays, milestones, and sentiments, Easy Greeting Cards makes it easier than ever to make the act of gift giving even more special.
This will surely be the go-to baking reference and inspiration for years to come.
No matter what your party style is-casual, dressy, or just plain fun-nothing says "party" like tasty appetizers! The third book in the Ultimate series, following The Ultimate Cookie Book and The Ultimate Slow Cooker Book, this unique recipe collection features more than 450 recipes for everything from super quick dips and snack mixes to elegant pastries and bite-size sweets-all guaranteed to entice any crowd. More than just a collection of recipes, this book is packed with hundreds of inspiring full-color photos and provides all the tools you need to throw a fabulous bash, including helpful hints in on creative presentation ideas, themed party menus using the recipes in the book, lists of versatile ingredients to keep in the pantry, and make-ahead directions to make planning a breeze. More than 450 party foods and drinks range from classics and basics, to fun, creative delightsRecipes include prep times and make-ahead directions to help with planning, inventive ideas on flavor variations, and nutritional analysisWith over 300 full-color photographs throughout and a bold, colorful design, this is the ultimate appetizer recipe collection, as beautiful as it is practical, and in an affordable, value package
Better 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 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.
Whether you incorporate handmade items as part of your decor, celebrations, or gift giving, adding a personal touch to Christmas makes the holiday season even more special. Christmas Ideas is packed with easy and inspirational ways to help beautify and personalize your holiday season. You'll get ideas for festive decorating schemes, stunning themed trees, quick-to-make ornaments and cards, appealing gifts, and easy crafts. So before you adorn your home or begin penning your Christmas cards, turn to this gorgeous book for Projects that bring a handmade touch to holiday d¿cor, gifts, and celebrationsStep-by-step instructions for craft projectsIdeas for holiday entertaining including kitchen-tested recipesGorgeous color photos that offer inspiration and guidance
Christmas Ideas is a treasure-trove of holiday merriment—a perfect source for creating unforgettable Christmas celebrations and traditions you'll be proud to share with family and friends.
Fresh ideas for your home
Paint refreshes your home—in a snap and on a budget!
Paint and creativity are all you need to add color and personality to any surface—fabrics, furniture, walls, and more. The experts at Do It Yourself magazine have compiled their favorite paint projects into this must-have collection. With page after page of inspiration and detailed directions, 100+ Paint Projects will have you painting like a pro in no time. Inside you'll find:
More than 100 doable paint projects
22 fresh paint palettes
31 original patterns
Too many tips and tricks to count
With all this information in hand, you can change the look of any room and everything in it. So what are you waiting for? Grab your brushes and get your paint on!
Anyone who buys or sells a home knows that, when it comes to real estate, books are judged by their covers. Creating curb appeal is a key way to accomplish preserving and protecting the value of what is most likely to be a family's biggest single investment.
Unlike most books that focus on projects to enhance a home's backyard, Quick & Easy Curb Appeal focuses on projects that help make the front of the house more attractive. Pulls together information from Better Homes and Gardens' rich library of content Projects for tackling walkways, driveways, porches, and more Ten must-dos for re-selling a home from real estate pros
Part inspiration and ideas, part resource guide, and part home maintenance reference, this book arms readers with everything they need to let their home give its guests a great first impression.
The arrival of a new baby is the perfect time to start scrapbooking. Better Homes and Gardens Let's Start Scrapbooking for Baby gives you tons of ideas, advice, and inspiration on how to capture precious moments of your baby's first year and turn them into timeless scrapbook layouts that you (and your baby) will cherish for a lifetime.
Better Homes and Gardens Let's Start Scrapbooking for Baby takes the guesswork out of scrapping and gives you expert guidance on everything you need to make the ultimate scrapbook for baby, from the supplies you need now and what you can add later to tips of preserving baby memorabilia to the best ways to apply fun and functional paper crafting applications and embellishments. More than 200 fresh scrapbooking ideas for the first year of baby's lifeIncludes "Let's Get Started Scrapbooking Step-by-Step Guide"Bonus ideas and advice on how to photograph newborns
Whether you're a seasoned scrapper or are just venturing into paper crafting, Better Homes and Gardens Let's Start Scrapbooking for Baby shows you how to create a priceless and irreplaceable family keepsake you'll turn to again and again. Now get scrapping!
From spooky to whimsical and everything in between, Halloween Tricks and Treats is a treasure-trove of neat ideas and helpful how-tos for adding a personal touch to your Halloween parties and celebrations. You'll get instructions for throwing Halloween parties that are festive for the whole family and learn how to make Halloween decorations that will transform your home into the spookiest place on the block. Plus, you'll get tasty recipes for Halloween treats, easy-to-follow craft projects, and step-by-step instructions for making handmade Halloween costumes that are clever, creative, and fun. Geared toward families and jam-packed with great ideas, you'll get
Halloween party ideas and kitchen-tested recipes Instructions for making handmade Halloween decorations and holiday crafts Halloween costume patterns and ideas for kids' games
Halloween Tricks and Treats shows you how to have imaginative Halloween celebrations that are achievable for any level of crafting ability.
Preserving your own fruits and vegetables is an affordable and sustainable way to sweeten your pantry with delicious seasonal bounty to last all year. With Better Homes and Gardens You Can Can!, you'll learn everything you ever needed to know about canning and preserving your farmer's market finds and the fresh produce from your garden. Whether you're canning for the first time or just want to refresh your skills, this is the perfect guide.
All the basics are covered, from hot water baths and freezing techniques to food safety information and clever ideas for making gifts from your preserves. With a wide variety of recipes and step-by-step instruction, this book is clear and straightforward enough for any inspired do-it-yourselfer.Includes 100 recipes for classic flavors as well as bold new delightsFeatures more than 50 beautiful color photos, including step-by-step photos to guide the novice canner through the most critical proceduresCovers all the basics of equipment and ingredients and provides handy charts and go-to lists, as well as tips on produce seasonality
With recipes for jams, jellies, preserves, and chutneys, as well as pickles, relishes, and veggies, this book proves that you really can can!
Better Homes and Gardens Calorie-Smart 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.
While many people want to upgrade their homes, the economic downturn has put the brakes on many big projects. The new focus is on sensible, market-smart upgrades for comfort, satisfaction, and value.
Home Upgrades Under $600 showcases smart, easy projects for the budget-conscious but dedicated homeowner. You'll get a potpourri of upgrades?not just repairs?that are inexpensive but that add to your home's worth, livability, and appeal. 70+ projects that can be completed for under $600 and in no more than a few days All projects are homeowner-friendly, regardless of your skill set
If you're a homeowner who wants to update or upgrade your home on a budget and in just a few days, Home Upgrades Under $600 has you covered!
Everyone loves a delicious home-cooked meal, especially those as satisfying as the recipes featured in Better Homes and Gardens One-Bowl Dinners. This globetrotting collection of flavorful recipes ranges from the exotic (such as Southeast Asian Curry) to the familiar (such as our best savory Beef Stew) to the downright comforting (Chicken and Dumplings). Within the selection are dozens of weeknight-worthy meals—from the ever-so-easy ramen noodle bowl to quick clever pasta tosses—and plenty of recipes to share with friends such as Beef Burgundy, Paella, and Jambalaya.
With recipes arranged by world region, you'll find just what you're in the mood for, whether it's an Asian stir fry or an Italian spaghetti and meatball dinner. To round out the book, a chapter dedicated to main-dish salads offers a fresh spin on the one bowl meal.Features more than 160 recipes and 100 luscious full-color photos that will fire any appetiteAt-a-glance icons identify 30-minute meals, kid-friendly dishes, healthy recipes, and meals that are great for entertaining friendsChapters include a "Make-It-Mine" recipe, letting you customize based on you and your family's tastes, or what you have in the pantryFull nutrition information with every recipeItalian and Asian Noodle charts for quick identification
For today's home cooks these delicious recipes make it easier than ever to serve bold, international flavors in a single bowl any night of the week.
365 Vegetarian Meals is filled 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 throughout
365 Vegetarian Meals offers plenty of options for vegetarians, vegans, and anyone who loves fresh, healthy recipes.
As the farm-to-table movement grows, more people every day are choosing to cook healthier meals using fresh local foods. Better Homes and Gardens Fresh presents 300 easy and creative recipes for getting the most out of your area's seasonal produce. No matter where you live, this book shows you how to prepare simple, delicious meals using the very best fresh ingredients available to you.
You'll find recipes for snacks and appetizers, breakfast, salads, soups, casseroles, main dishes, meatless meals, sides, and desserts. Plus, you'll find super-simple one-pan recipes, as well as a detailed, illustrated produce guide to help you pick the freshest and most delicious fruits and vegetables in your area. Features 300 fresh, flavorful recipes that are simple to prepare and impossible not to enjoyIllustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs of prepared dishes and produceIncludes a section of menus to help you craft a wide variety of complete meals
From coast to coast, millions of people are discovering just how delicious and rewarding it is to cook and eat local foods. With Better Homes and Gardens Fresh Cookbook, you'll find a wealth of recipes and resources to help you eat fresh, delicious meals every day.
Elevating slow cooker meals beyond the basics, this smart book includes 150 innovative, delicious recipes for family dinners, creative desserts, holiday meals, and effortless entertaining. More than 100 gorgeous photos accompany the foolproof recipes and techniques. Recipes include slow-cooker stalwarts such as soups, stews, and roasts, but go beyond to dishes not thought of as slow-cooker fare, including cheesecake, lasagna, yogurt, party mix, and steel-cut oats. Each chapter contains clever tips, features, and secrets for getting the most from this favorite kitchen appliance, such as how to layer food and flavors for ideal doneness and taste. Special chapters on entertaining and holiday cooking show party hosts how to use the slow cooker to simplify food prep for special gatherings.
Want to make a classic Thai curry without having to keep a watchful eye? Are you looking for a simple way to create restaurant favorites like Pad Thai in your own kitchen? With the Thai Slow Cooker Cookbook, you can enjoy fresh and flavorful Thai dishes at home with the convenience of your slow cooker.
• Why slow cook? Slow cooking consolidates steps, takes out the guesswork and infuses dishes with flavor—no need to wait a day or two for the dish to rest.
• Got the goods? Stock your pantry the Thai way with a list of essential ingredients and shopping tips for hard-to-find ingredients.
• Short on time? All the slow cooker recipes in this book prep in 20 minutes or less.
• Craving Thai sides? Supplement your slow-cooked meals with recipes for classic Thai sides, like papaya salad, chicken satay, and curry puffs.
• Dietary restrictions? With a mix of dishes great for omnivores and vegetarians alike, labels also indicate if a recipe is soy-free and/or nut-free.
Today’s busy world can make getting a healthy and satisfying meal on the table a challenge. Skip the wait for takeout and come home to wholesome Thai food, cooked by you, for you.
Recipes include: Curried Kabocha Coconut Soup, Thai Sticky Wings, Massaman Sweet Potato and Tofu Curry, Chicken Red Curry, and Sweet Pork
In December 2007, Stephanie O'Dea made a New Year's resolution: she'd use her slow cooker every single day for an entire year, and write about it on her very popular blog. The result: more than three million visitors, and more than 300 fabulous, easy-to-make, family-pleasing recipes, including:
Breakfast Risotto Vietnamese Roast Chicken Tomatoes and Goat Cheese with Balsamic Cranberry Syrup Falafel Philly Cheesesteaks Crème Brulee--and much more. Make It Fast, Cook It Slow is the perfect cookbook for easy, quick prep, inexpensive ingredients, and meals that taste like you spent hours at the stove.
From the creators of the New York Times bestseller Paleo Slow Cooker comes a collection of slow cooker recipes that offer affordable, convenient meals without artificial additives or processed foods. Eat only the most delicious, nourishing ingredients and follow simple, fix-and-forget meal preparations with The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook.
· 150 healthy twists on slow cooker classics like Cheese Fondue, Texas-Style Pulled Pork, and Sage and Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese
· “Fix-and-forget” recipes that require less than 15 minutes of prep time and no interruptions in the cooking process
· Helpful tips and tricks for cooking with fresh, whole food ingredients, including delicate herbs and seafood
· Nutritional information to help you keep track of calories, fat, protein, carbs, sugar, and sodium
· Recipe tips that highlight ingredients that pack a nutritional punch, like coconut oil, kale, and more
/divDIV"This book might just revolutionize vegan cooking! Kathy Hester's recipes are ridiculously fast and easy, unbelievably delicious, and believe it or not—cheap. Bravo, Kathy!"—Kathy Freston, New York Times best-selling author of Veganist, Quantum Wellness, and The Quantum Wellness Cleanse
/divDIV"The Vegan Slow Cooker is a fantastic collection of mouthwatering, fuss-free, easy-to-make vegan recipes. From curries, dals, and steamy stews to casseroles, breads, and decadent desserts, you'll be serving up delicious slow-cooked meals every day of the week."—Julie Hasson, author of Vegan Diner
/divDIV"The health advantages of a plant-strong diet are compelling and well proven. But preparing yummy meals that are wholesome can be time consuming. That's where this book comes in. Slow cookers can be huge labor and time savers, if you know how to use them. This is the book that will show you how."—John Robbins, author of The Food Revolution, The New Good Life, and Diet for a New America/divDIV /divDIVIf you want to prepare hot, nutritious, home-cooked meals for your family and friends, but feel like time is never on your side, think again! The Vegan Slow Cooker shows you how to create fresh, nourishing cuisine in just two simple steps, using all the healthiest produce, whole grains, and vegan-friendly ingredients found at your local market or farm stand (or home garden!).
/divDIVAuthor and slow cooker expert Kathy Hester, founder of the blog Healthy Slow Cooking (www.healthyslowcooking.com), will show you how simple it is to 1.) Prep your ingredients the night before, in just a few minutes' time, and 2.) Assemble everything in the slow cooker in the morning, right before you head to work.
/divDIVThe results vary from one-dish meals that are hot and ready as soon as you walk in the door to dishes that are ready in less than 3 hours. There are even recipes for staples like bouillon, apple sage sausage and seitans that you can make once and store in the freezer to use all month long.
/divDIVFrom your favorite comforting casseroles to fresh and exciting new stews, and even desserts and quick breads—all veganized!—you find recipes that cover every meal and a wide variety of cuisines, including:/divDIV—Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal/divDIV—Exotic Cardamom Hot Chocolate/divDIV—Chick’n and Dumplings/divDIV—Mushroom Lasagna with a Garlic-Tofu Sauce/divDIV—Chili Relleno Casserole/divDIV—Tempeh Braised with Figs and Port Wine/divDIV—Kung Pao Chick’n/divDIV—Turkish Delight Tapioca Pudding
/divDIVWith The Vegan Slow Cooker, you’ll find all the tasty inspiration you need to pull that neglected crock pot out of storage and get start creating compassionate, crave-worthy meals today. Home cooking has never been more easy, or delicious. /div/div
When acclaimed chef and cookbook author Deborah Schneider discovered that using her trusty slow cooker to make authentic Mexican recipes actually enhanced their flavor while dramatically reducing active cooking time, it was a revelation. Packed with Schneider’s favorite south-of-the-border recipes such as Tortilla Soup, zesty barbacoa beef, famed Mole Negro, the best tamales she has ever made, and more, The Mexican Slow Cooker delivers sophisticated meals and complex flavors, all with the ease and convenience that have made slow cookers enormously popular.
A slow cooker makes it easy to get family meals on the table fast—just get everything started before you leave for the day, then come home to a fully cooked dinner! Inside, you'll find over 20 proven slow cooker recipes for comforting soups, stews and main dishes, including zesty international options and healthy vegetarian choices.
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Over 225 no-fuss recipes in this cookbook will have you rediscovering your slow cooker and putting it to use in throughout the year! With inspiring recipes for mains, soups, appetizers, sides, beverages and even some slow-cooker desserts, it'll have you making the most of this popular kitchen helper in no time.
Cozy up to comforting dishes that make the holiday season stress-free in the Warming Winter Dishes chapter. Family & friends will love Mom's Holiday Ham, Amazing Brie Fondue and Eggnog Bread Pudding...you'll love having more time to spend with them, instead of in the kitchen!
Sunday dinners featuring Lemon Sage Chicken and Creamy Scalloped Potatoes mean springtime entertaining has never been easier. In the Simply Speedy Springtime chapter, you'll find these classics, plus lots of recipes for celebrating St. Patrick's Day and Easter as well.
Go ahead and play all summer long, because mealtime is simplified with recipes from the Slow & Easy Summer chapter. From barbecue favorites like Chuckwagon Beans, to dishes that make the most your farmers' market finds like Garden Carrot Soup and Summer Berry Cobbler, you'll enjoy all the best of the season.
Fall is the season of busy weeknights, tailgating parties and Thanksgiving dinner...they're all a breeze, thanks to the recipes in the Hearty Harvest Favorites chapter! School Night Tater Tot Casserole, Italian Beef in a Bucket and Pumpkin Pie Pudding are all sure to become often-requested family favorites.
With Slow Cooking Year 'Round from Gooseberry Patch and a trusty slow cooker (or two!), a tasty home-cooked meal is never out of reach...even for the busiest families! Hardcover, 224 pages. (9-1/4" x 6-1/2")
Bonus section: Slow Cooker Sensations Tips and Tricks!
At the end of a busy day, you want to serve a delicious home-cooked dinner, a complete, all-in-one meal that can be prepared with little effort and few pans to wash. The editors of Martha Stewart Living present a brand-new collection of 120 recipes—organized by vessel—to help you do just that, all while adding savory new dishes to your weekly rotation.
One Pot is an exciting new way to approach everyday cooking: Imagine perfect pasta dishes for which everything goes in the pot at once (yes, that’s pasta, tomato, garlic, basil, and water all cooked together), dinner-party ready roasts with tender vegetables, and down-home casseroles, along with wholesome fish, chicken, and vegetarian dishes. You’ll get incredible flavor payoff from dishes such as comforting Chicken and Dumplings, easy Baked Risotto with Carrots and Squash, healthy Broiled Striped Bass with Tomatoes, hearty Pork Chops with Bacon and Cabbage, and the delectable Skillet Chocolate-Chip Cookie—each of which takes less than an hour from start to finish. Here, too, are a dozen outstanding recipes for surprising and simple desserts that can be ready when you are.
With chapters devoted to your essential cooking vessels—stockpot, skillet, slow cooker, and more—this book is sure to streamline your meals and to satisfy the people you share them with. Recipes include:
DUTCH OVEN: Beef Stew with Noodles, Chicken and Dumplings, Baked Risotto, Texas Red Chili, Cajun Stew
SLOW COOKER: Pulled Pork, Corned Beef and Cabbage, Classic Pot Roast, Lamb Shanks and Potatoes, Garlic Chicken with Barley
SKILLET & SAUTÉ PAN: Spinach Pie, Poached Cod with Tomatoes, Three-Cheese Lasagna, Macaroni and Cheese, Stir-Fried Chicken with Bok Choy
ROASTING PAN & BAKING DISH: Rib-Eye with Root Vegetables, Roast Chicken with Herb Butter, Salmon with Kale, Roast Beef with Acorn Squash, Tuscan Pork Roast
PRESSURE COOKER: Short Ribs with Potato-Carrot Mash, Kale and White Bean Soup, Chicken Cacciatore; Easy Chickpea Curry, Beef Stroganoff
STOCKPOT: Classic Chicken Soup, Split Pea Soup, Gemelli with Pesto and Potatoes, Corn and Shrimp Chowder, Pasta with Farm-Stand Vegetables
DESSERTS: Peach Crumble, Skillet Chocolate-Chip Cookie, Baked Blackberry Custard, Raspberry Sorbet, Molten Chocolate Cupcakes
This gluten free cookbook also gives you plenty of handy tips to take the stress out of cooking for your special dietary needs. The editors at Rockridge Press indicate whether each recipe fits your diet, whether that’s dairy free, nut free, egg free, soy free, vegetarian or vegan. Each recipe in The Gluten Free Cookbook for Slow Cookers also includes prep time, cook time, serving size, and creative serving suggestions. Throughout this gluten free cookbook you’ll get lifesaving guidelines for identifying surprise sources of gluten, tips for making foolproof substitutions, and useful Gluten Free Cookbook pointers for using your slow cooker.
In this book you will find amazing easy to cook fix and forget 230 + slow cooker recipes.All the recipes are with detail nutritional information to help you with your diet and weight reduction plan.
Slow cookers are among an array of old kitchen gadgets making a comeback. Most of us are experiencing the joys of cooking delicious readymade meals at home.
The extended cooking times allow better distribution of flavors in many recipes.
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Living the Paleo lifestyle just got easier with Paleo Slow Cooker. Now you can enjoy the superior health benefits of the Paleo diet with the convenience of your slow cooker.
The Paleo diet consists of all-natural, unprocessed, and gluten-free foods. It's the way humans were meant to eat. The slow cooker and the Paleo diet are a perfect pairing for modern, busy people who want to eat right.
Paleo Slow Cooker is your guide to preparing easy, delicious, and healthful recipes:
· Create classics such as Slow Cooker Paleo Pot Roast and Garden Vegetable Soup, and new taste sensations like Tahini Chicken with Bok Choy and Zucchini Soup Provençal.
· Choose from a selection of nutritious vegetarian entrees and meat-free soups.
· Learn dozens of tips to make a quick transition to Paleo slow cooking.
· All recipes are 100% Paleo-friendly and gluten-free.
Paleo Slow Cooker: 75 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Gluten-Free Paleo Slow Cooker Recipes for a Paleo Diet is your quick-start guide to slow cooking, Paleo-style.
For more information on how to make Paleo versions of all your favorite foods, check out the rest of the books in this series, including Paleo Cookies, Paleo Muffins, Paleo Pasta, and Paleo Snacks.
For Meatless Monday, serve up hearty, veggie-packed dishes like Incredible Potato-Mushroom Soup and Vegetarian Meatballs. Tuesday is Tex-Mex Night...they'll cheer for flavorful favorites like Fiesta Soft Chicken Tacos and Chopper's Chipotle Pork Chili. On Wednesday, it's Italian Night. Your family will love Speedy Skillet Lasagna, Grandma's Sicilian Pizza and Joe's Italian Steak Sandwiches... so much better than take-out! Comfort Food Thursday brings Cheddar Meatloaf Roll-Ups, Baked Swiss Chicken and other scrumptious down-home dishes. At week's end, it's Just-for-Fun Friday, with terrific dishes like Cheeseburger Macaroni and Saucy Chicken Drumsticks...perfect for feeding the kids' sleepover guests or just relaxing together. With these inspiring themes, Weeknight Dinners is like getting five cookbooks in one!
Each chapter includes quick & easy salads, breads and desserts to round out your dinner...anyone for Chocolate-Covered Cherry Cake? Mix & match among chapters for even more menu ideas. With easy tips for saving time in the kitchen and clever ways to make family meals fun, you'll turn to this book again & again. Hardcover, 224 pages. (9-1/4" x 6-1/2")
From the authors of The Great American Slow Cooker Book, here are 32 all-new recipes that harness this kitchen appliance’s unique power to feed a crowd effortlessly. Best of all, each recipe features ingredient lists scaled for every size of slow cooker, from small 3-quarts to large 8-quarts.
This collection includes recipes for every holiday moment:
• Wake Up for the Big Day: Thanksgiving Morning Porridge; Blackberry Streusel Coffee Cake; Onion and Apple Strata with Cranberry Nut Bread; Marmalade French Toast; Brandied Cranberry Applesauce
• Holiday Soups: Cream of Artichoke Soup; Celery Root Soup; Honeyed Pear Soup; Deli-Perfect Chicken Soup
• Main Course Celebrations: Short Ribs Braised with Brandy and Cream; Beer-Braised Chili; Sauerbraten-Style Brisket; Corned Beef and Cabbage with Horseradish Sauce; Cider-Braised Ham; Pear-Stuffed Chicken Thighs Wrapped in Bacon; Coq Au Vin with Carrots and Onions; Turkey Breast with Classic Gravy; Turkey and Sweet Potato Hash; Capon Braised with Pine Nuts and Raisins; Lobster Tails in Vanilla Butter; Mussels with Apples and Brandy; Oyster Dressing; Shrimp Gumbo
• Vegetable Sides and Mains: Vegetable Tzimmes; Apple and Chestnut Dressing; Corn on the Cob; Braised Sweet Potatoes; Orange-Glazed Carrots with Pecans
• Desserts: Pumpkin Pudding; White Chocolate Pot de Crème; Steamed Christmas Cake; Pear Brown Betty
Even when you’re playing host to a crowd, now you can make batches of soup, side dishes, and even spectacular main courses without crowding your oven.
You’ve gone meat-free, thanks to your conscience, your doctor, or maybe even your teenager. Whatever the reason, the big challenge isn’t what to cook—it’s how to make healthy, hearty vegetarian meals without spending hours in the kitchen. With Easy Vegetarian Slow Cooker Cookbook, you can take back your time while letting your palate travel the world of vegetarian dishes.
• No time? All meals prep in 15 minutes or less. Chop and go.
• Hungry for real food? Not a single recipe calls for fake meat products.
• No animal products? Over 75 of the 125 recipes are vegan.
• Got restrictions? Dietary labels indicate whether a recipe is gluten-free, soy-free, and/or nut-free.
• Counting calories—or carbs? Nutritional information is listed with every recipe.
Live your life and let Easy Vegetarian Slow Cooker Cookbook toil in the kitchen for you.
Recipes include: Coconut Curry Simmer Sauce, Healing Vegetable Soup, Chiles Rellenos with Fresh Mozzarella, Eggplant in Hoisin Garlic Sauce, Banana Nut Bread, and more!
powers, working an 8 hour day, only to come home and cook for another
hour is simply an unrealistic goal. Does this mean you have to be doomed
to eating microwave dinners and fast food? Of course not! Slow cookers
make it possible to have a fresh, healthy meal every day with little
Over one hundred slow cooker recipes are included in this
cookbook (including snacks, breakfasts, side dishes, and, of course,
dinners). Each recipe was specially selected based on two criteria: one,
are they healthy, and two, are they so ridiculously simple to make that
even someone who burns water could do it!
If you want to eat healthy, then this is the best 2.99 you'll ever spend!
Think your slow cooker is only good for hearty stews and soups? Think again, with this exclusive collection of 32 healthful recipes that show a slow cooker is the healthy cook’s secret weapon.
Featuring recipes like Tortilla Strata with Artichokes and Goat Cheese, Beef Shanks with Barley and Mushrooms, Scallops with Apples and White Wine, White Beans with Green Chiles and Tomatillos, and Applesauce Brownie Cake, eating well every day just got a lot easier. Best of all, each recipe is scaled for every size of slow cooker made today, from small 3-quarts to large 8-quarts for crowds. So, put your slow cooker in charge, and enjoy this collection of healthy and easy dishes.
Slow Cookers For Dummies is for working families, couples, single people, students, and anyone who is tired of takeout. Perhaps you love cooking but have little time to do it or want to decrease your reliance on prepared mixes or boxed convenience foods. Slow cooking may be right for you if you want toSave money on food and utility bills Control your sodium and fat intake Free up your oven and cooktop for more holiday cooking Take a hot dish to a potluck supper
If you already know how to use a slow cooker, the delicious recipes in this book can help you expand your repertoire beyond soups and stews. If you're thinking of getting a slow cooker, Slow Cookers For Dummies takes you from the basics of how these cookers work to preparing special occasion meals, to troubleshooting slow cooker problems.
Here's a closer look at what Slow Cookers For Dummies includes:Guidelines on how to choose the right slow cooker for you Techniques to help you slow-cook the right way Easy recipes for snacks, beverages, chili, stews, and casseroles Scrumptious recipes for roasting beef, pork, lamb, and poultry How-to's on cooking and freezing in batches Ways to adapt favorite traditionally cooked dishes for the slow cooker
In Slow Cookers for Dummies, food and appliance cooking experts Tom Lacalamita and Glenna Vance show that this classic cooking appliance is really a wonderful tool for making creative, delicious meals. With 75 recipes for making the most out of your slow cooker, you'll never put that slow cooker in your cabinet again.