Not your Mother's Make-ahead and Freeze Cookbook

Not your Mother's Make-ahead and Freeze Cookbook

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"Kick the fastfood habit! This updated edition of Not Your Mother's Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook has even more batch recipes for busy families on a budget. In today's fast-paced society fast food can easily take the place of good home cooking. With the help of one of the most underused appliances in most people's kitchen— the freezer— anyone can make and preserve about two weeks' worth of delicious home-cooked meals in a matter of hours! Jessica Fisher's Not Your Mother's Make-Ahead and Freeze Cookbook Revised and Expanded Edition provides the key to doing so. Fisher serves up more than 250 recipes for delectable breakfasts, lunches, and dinners with the secret weapon of 'batch cooking,' which saves both time and money. This cookbook puts a modern spin on the age-old idea of freezing meals for later, and appeals to today's diverse tastes. You'll find recipes for not only chicken, beef, and pork, but also fish, shellfish, and vegetarian main courses. Fisher also details how to go about using the freezer to its full potential, giving information on the best freezer bags, how to thaw food safely after it has been frozen, and how to make a multi-week meal plan for your family." -- Description provided by publisher.
Publisher: Beverly, MA, USA : Quarto Knows, [2018]
Edition: Revised and expanded edition
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781558328907
Branch Call Number: 641.555 Fi
Characteristics: 383 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm


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EuSei Jan 30, 2016

This is one of my favorite cookbooks. Everything I tried from this book came out excellent. Jessica Fisher has THE BEST lasagna I've eaten in years--and I am extremely picky when it comes to lasagna. Highly recommend it.

Aug 07, 2014

Best book on making ahead and freezing I've read. It helps you to organize yourself in order to save time and it gives you a good idea of how to customize the process to include your own favorite recipes.

Jul 21, 2014

Great hints for freezer cooking. Recipes were not that interesting. Only a couple of good ones for our family.

Jun 02, 2014

One of the best cookbooks I own and I have LOTS of them. I use this book most every week and it is my favorite. I also follow Jessica's blogs and she has lot of great ideas and new cookbooks frequently. She just had a juicing book come out and two more cookbooks on the way.

Apr 11, 2014

I thought I would like this book, I am the casserole queen. But a flip through this book and a look at the recipes and the ingredients, I didn't even sign it out of the library. Too many odd ingredients that I would have to specially buy for these recipes. Casserole are supposed to be easy and made with things you have on hand. Not special items that are just going to end up looking like a sloppy mess. I took a pass on this book.


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