Quick & Easy Cooking: A Busy Person’s Guide to Simple, Nutritious Meals

Deciding what to cook is often a real challenge for the inexperienced chef. Quick & Easy Cooking makes deciding easy by providing sample menus and shopping lists for five full weeks of cooking. The cook can easily mix and choose to suit her personal preferences.

Quick & Easy Cooking provides dozens of recipes for main dishes, salads, desserts, snacks, breads and rolls. Speed in preparation and simplicity are the keys to every recipe listed, but good eating is the final result. These are yummy dishes and those who eat meals from this book eat well!

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    by Alona S. Perkes

    Here’s the ideal guide for busy people who are new to the kitchen. Quick & Easy Cooking helps the beginning chef to

    Learn to cook and enjoy it,

    Plan a balanced, nutritious diet,

    Save time and effort, and

    Save money!

    Deciding what to cook is often a real challenge for the inexperienced chef. Quick & Easy Cooking makes deciding easy by providing sample menus and shopping lists for five full weeks of cooking. The cook can easily mix and choose to suit her personal preferences.

    The “Cooking Basics” chapter is filled with interesting hints that can help any novice become a better cook. Here are some general tips and guidelines for cooking eggs, potatoes, rice, pastas, meats, gravy, sauces and vegetables. More guidance is found in the “Old Fashioned Recipes and Time Saving Mixes” section, which gives basic recipes and tips for biscuits, cakes, dumplings, muffins, pizza, pancakes, waffles, French toast and syrup.

    Then, in typical cookbook fashion, Quick & Easy Cooking provides dozens of recipes for main dishes, salads, desserts, snacks, breads and rolls. Speed in preparation and simplicity are the keys to every recipe listed, but good eating is the final result. These are yummy dishes and those who eat meals from this book eat well!

    This is the ideal cookbook for newlyweds, for college students, for working singles, for anyone who must squeeze meal preparation into a busy schedule. If you’re busy and on the run, new in the kitchen, eating alone or as a couple, and still trying to eat well on a limited budget, Quick & Easy Cooking is the book for you.

    Chapters include:

    1. Kitchen Helps

    Cooking Substitutions

    Cooking Guides and Equivalents

    Basic Supplies to Stock a Kitchen

    Cleaning the Kitchen

    1. Weekly Menus

    Week One

    Week Two

    Week Three

    Week Four

    Week Five

    1. Cooking Basics

    Eggs

    Potatoes

    Rice

    Spaghetti, Noodles and Other Pasta

    Meats

    Gravy and Sauces

    Vegetables

    Convenience Foods

    Microwave Cooking

    1. Old Fashioned Recipes and Time Saving Mixes
    2. Main Dishes
    3. Salads
    4. Desserts and Snacks
    5. Breads and Rolls

    5” x 7” paperback

    78 pages