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See below for a selection of the latest books from Quick & easy cooking category. Presented with a red border are the Quick & easy cooking books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Quick & easy cooking books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Unf*ckupable

Unf*ckupable

Author: Zach Golden Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 26/11/2020

Author Zach Golden has curated and honed a collection of dishes that anyone, even you, can make without screwing them up. From his first book, where he approached the dinner question with the endless variety of a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure novel, to two successive titles guiding the aimless masses towards what to drink and what to do with their lives, Golden is the master at telling other people what to do. This next book marries scaled-down kitchen techniques with satisfying outcomes, with a heavy dose of profanity and deadpan humor. Don't f*@# up any of the following: Chicken and Rice SoupRoasted Vegetable and Bacon HashFennel, Sausage, and Arugula Pasta ...and more, delivering on delicious meals as long as you don't do anything stupid like start a grease fire, cut off a finger, or spill hot pasta water down your pants. Unless, as he says, you're really, really dumb, they're Unfuckupable.

This Will Make It Taste Good

This Will Make It Taste Good

Author: Vivian Howard Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/11/2020

A major new cookbook from Vivian Howard, star of PBS's Somewhere South and bestselling author of Deep Run Roots I wrote this book to inspire you, and I promise it will change the way you cook, the way you think about what's in your fridge, the way you see yourself in an apron. Vivian Howard's first cookbook chronicling the food of Eastern North Carolina, Deep Run Roots, was named one of the best of the year by 18 national publications, including the New York Times, USA Today, Bon Appetit, and Eater, and won an unprecedented four IACP awards, including Cookbook of the Year. Now, Vivian returns with an essential work of home-cooking genius that makes simple food exciting and accessible, no matter your skill level in the kitchen. Each chapter of This Will Make It Taste Good is built on a flavor hero--a simple but powerful recipe like her briny green sauce, spiced nuts, fruit preserves, deeply caramelized onions, and spicy pickled tomatoes. Like a belt that lends you a waist when you're feeling baggy, these flavor heroes brighten, deepen, and define your food. Many of these recipes are kitchen crutches, dead-easy, super-quick meals to lean on when you're limping toward dinner. There are also kitchen projects, adventures to bring some more joy into your life. Vivian's mission is not to protect you from time in your kitchen, but to help you make the most of the time you've got. Nothing is complicated, and more than half the dishes are vegetarian, gluten-free, or both. These recipes use ingredients that are easy to find, keep around, and cook with--lots of chicken, prepared in a bevy of ways to keep it interesting, and common vegetables like broccoli, kale, squash, and sweet potatoes that look good no matter where you shop. And because food is the language Vivian uses to talk about her life, that's what these recipes do, next to stories that offer a glimpse at the people, challenges, and lessons learned that stock the pantry of her life.

The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook

The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook

Author: Steve Doocy, Kathy Doocy Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

In this follow up to their New York Times bestseller The Happy Cookbook, Fox & Friends cohost Steve Doocy and his wife, Kathy, share more hilarious stories and offer crowd-pleasing recipes that are quick, easy, and delicious. Steve Doocy and his wife, Kathy, believe the kitchen and the family dinner table should be happy places where memories are made and shared. But most of us don't have the time to spend hours in the kitchen. Steve and Kathy are no exception, and with The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook, they bring together more than a hundred recipes for favorite comfort foods that come together in a flash-from last-minute entrees to set-it-and-forget-it slow-cooker meals. The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook includes recipes covering a variety of occasions and favorite foods, from holidays, casseroles, and one-pot meals to chicken, pasta, and desserts, as well a whole chapter devoted to the ultimate comfort ingredient: potatoes. Steve and Kathy also share their clever Happy in a Hurry Hacks, which save prep and cooking time and can be used no matter what recipes you're using. Best of all, they include more hilarious and heartwarming stories from the Doocy family and (some well-known) friends. With The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook you can enjoy time-saving, all-American home cooking at its best-nothing fancy, everything delicious-with recipes such as: Buffalo Chicken Tacos Carrot Cake Waffles Red, White, and Blueberry Summer Fruit Salad Crockpot Carnitas Pumpkin-Swirled Mashed Potatoes Sweet Tea Fried Chicken Bacon Braided Smoked Turkey Breast Ritz Cracker Crust Peanut Butter Pie Six-Minute Strawberry Pie Best of all, the easy, pleasing recipes in The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook leave you and your family with more time to do the things you love! The Happy in a Hurry Cookbook is illustrated with 65 color food photos throughout and homey shots of the Doocys with friends and family, sure to please their many fans.

Best 3-Ingredient Cookbook

Best 3-Ingredient Cookbook

Author: Toby Amidor Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2020

Delicious and easy 3-ingredient recipes for every budget, diet and lifestyle. How many times have you opened a cookbook and been overwhelmed by the number of ingredients and amount of preparation time needed for what sounded like a simple meal? The Best 3-Ingredient Cookbook presents 100 easy and delectable recipes from Wall Street Journal bestselling cookbook author Toby Amidor. It's full of Toby's Tips - great ideas for meal prep, quick meal planning and essential utensils. On every page, it brings you freezer-friendly, one-pot and 15-minute meals, each needing only three ingredients that are already in your cupboard or easy to find at your nearest grocery. Start your day with Pumpkin Oat Waffles or Pineapple Oatmeal and be ready for any challenge. Refuel at lunch with healthy Pesto Pizza or Tuna Stuffed Tomatoes. And after a long day relax with Spaghetti Carbonara or Easy Aubergine Parmesan. This easy to follow, fun cookbook will help you build your kitchen confidence.

The Shortcut Cook

The Shortcut Cook

Author: Rosie Reynolds Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

It's a myth that to make the very best versions of classic dishes, they have to be prepared from scratch. It's actually a well-known fact in the food industry that chefs have always used shortcuts. But home cooks have not always had the same privilege. From her extensive experience, Rosie has distilled over 60 classic recipes, such as eggs Benedict, spaghetti and meatballs and lemon meringue pie, and applied every time-saving tip, flavour boost and genius twist that she has to produce failsafe recipes.This book is here to make your life in the kitchen bolder, brighter and a whole lot easier. These are world-over favourites that people love to eat and aspire to cook - ready in a flash.

The Full Plate

The Full Plate

Author: Ayesha Curry Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Ayesha Curry knows what it's like to have so much on your plate you can barely think about dinner. But she also knows that finding balance between work and family life starts with gathering around the table to enjoy a home-cooked meal. The Full Plate brings the best of Ayesha's home kitchen straight to you, with 100 recipes that are flexible and flavorful and come together in less than an hour. You'll find sheet pan dinners and crowd-pleaser pastas, hearty salads and healthy updates to takeout favorites, and fresh spins on classic dishes-plus kid-friendly meals, desserts, and sides (and a few beverages just for the adults). Recipes include: * Mushroom Tacos with Avocado Crema * Hot Honey Chicken Sandwiches * Crab Bucatini * Sheet Pan Pork Chops * Guava Ginger Ice Cream * Spicy Margaritas, and more

The Batch Cook Book

The Batch Cook Book

Author: Sam Gates Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/10/2020

Delicious, healthy, make-ahead batch cook and meal prep recipes to save busy families time and money Modern families are busier than ever. We all want to eat better, stress less and reduce waste - all without spending more than we have to. We want new and exciting recipes that are delicious, healthy and make a change from casseroles and spaghetti bolognese. And we want them to be straightforward, reliable and satisfy even the fussiest of eaters. That's where The Batch Cook Book comes in. This gorgeous cookbook will fit right into your busy lifestyle with mouth-watering new recipes and hints and tips for the best batch and meal prep techniques. Each inspiring chapter is packed with fresh ideas, from preparing key ingredients to whipping up perfectly portioned meals for simple suppers or bold, big-hearted feasts for friends and family. It's a book for every cook. Whether you need to find creative uses for a summer tomato glut, rouse bleary-eyed family members with morning wafts of cinnamon buns or fill your freezer with crunchy drizzle cakes, good-to-go cheese toasties, luscious lasagnes and hearty stews for busy weekends, The Batch Cook Book has you covered.

Pantry to Plate

Pantry to Plate

Author: Emily Stephenson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/10/2020

Eliminate the what's-for-dinner dilemma! Pantry to Plate collects 50 staple ingredients in the cupboard, fridge, or freezer, and features 70 recipes that use only those ingredients. Recipes like Black Bean Burgers and Slaw, Chipotle Chicken Tacos, and Spicy Noodle Soup are just the beginning of the versatility and variety of this tasty and practical cookbook. * A trusty cookbook-meets-guide filled with flavorful and hearty recipes for meals * Includes a fully stocked shopping list for you to take to the store (yes, even the salt, pepper, and oil are included) * Staple ingredients range from Greek yogurt, olives, and lentils to coconut milk, bread crumbs, and fresh ginger. Readers will have everything they need to satisfy cravings and feed hungry mouths with little to no advance planning. With its streamlined message and organization, this book helps new cooks get started in the kitchen, and experienced home cooks get dinner on the table. * Encourages cooks to streamline their kitchen * Offers the tools needed to create simple, delicious, and healthy meals straight from the pantry * Perfect gift for new graduates, newlyweds and couples, young professionals looking to cook at home more, home cooks with limited time, busy parents of big families, and anyone seeking tips on how to stock their pantry and be healthy on a budget * Add it to the shelf with books like Sheet Pan Suppers: 120 Recipes For Simple, Surprising, Hands-Off Meals Straight From The Oven by Molly Gilbert; My Perfect Pantry: 150 Easy Recipes From 50 Essential Ingredients by Geoffrey Zakarian; and Keepers: Two Home Cooks Share Their Tried-And-True Weeknight Recipes and the Secrets to Happiness In The Kitchen: A Cookbook by Kathy Brennan.

Posh Kebabs

Posh Kebabs

Author: Rosie Reynolds Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/09/2020

Put it on a stick and get stuck in! From the original Turkish doner to Indonesian satay, everyone loves a kebab. Featuring over 70 simple recipes for everything from brochette to shashlik to souvlaki, Posh Kebabs takes you on a global tour of flavours and ingredients. Prepare to char that chicken and roast your pineapples! Whether it's Blackened Cauliflower, Moroccan Lamb, Skewered Harissa Sardines, or Portuguese Beef Espetado, these succulent skewers, scintillating sauces and fabulous flatbreads reinvent the humble kebab for a new generation.

Cook Slow: Light & Healthy

Cook Slow: Light & Healthy

Author: Dean Edwards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Following on from the success of Cook Slow, MasterChef's Dean Edwards returns with over 90 mouth-wateringly fresh and delicious recipes for perfect home-cooking. Slow cookers are often confined to heavy winter recipes made with stodgy ingredients and with poor nutritional content. Cook Slow: Light and Healthy shows you just how versatile your slow cooker can be with effortless, nourishing recipes inspired by dishes from around the world. Avoid boring 'diet food' and cook slow to create healthy, wholesome food for balanced eating. Don't own a slow cooker? Don't panic! The recipes in this book can be cooked either conventionally in the oven or in your slow cooker. Recipes include: Coconut Fish Curry 'Melt-in-your-mouth' Teriyaki Beef Vegan Black Bean 'Meatball' Marinara Chipotle Jackfruit Tacos Crispy Baked Aubergine Katsu Curry Maple Baked Figs with Granola I'm not going to go all scientific on you, but at 70 DegreesC (160 DegreesF) something magical happens. At that temperature, the so-called tougher of chewier cuts of meat begin to break down and become meltingly tender and a joy to eat. Basic ingredients can blend into something spectacular. Something as simple as a beef stew using inexpensive ingredients can become a delicious healthy meal the whole family can enjoy. - Dean Edwards

Roasting Pan Suppers

Roasting Pan Suppers

Author: Rosie Sykes Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/09/2020

Roasting Pan Suppers is filled to the brim with over 70 delicious meals that you can cook in a single roasting pan or pot. Take a handful of fresh ingredients, spend a few minutes preparing them, pop them in a pan and let the oven do the work. In hardly more time than it takes to cook a ready meal, you can have a home-cooked, nutritious feast. Featuring vibrant meals, from ginger and turmeric chicken with potato and chickpea curry to lamb steaks in mojo verde with roast potatoes and green pepper, Roasting Pan Suppers is perfect for anyone wanting to squeeze nutritious home made meals into a busy lifestyle. The book also contains delicious vegan and vegetarian meals, including mushrooms stuffed with rice, spinach and pine nuts and baked pearl barley, peas, beans and green sauce. Filled with fresh, delicious and hassle-free meals, this book is perfect for anyone who wants to cook up nutritious food and avoid a sink full of washing up.

Stress-Free Family Meal Planning

Stress-Free Family Meal Planning

Author: Kristen McCaffrey Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2020

Stress-Free Family Meal Planning is the one-stop guide for anyone who wants to cook healthier, tastier meals for their family, but finds themselves constantly running out of time and ideas. With the help of Kristen McCaffery, co-founder of the meal-planning company Slender Kitchen, readers will follow her week-long, pre-outlined recipe guides and get nutritious, yummy dishes on the table, every night of the week. Kristen's weekly plans mix and match her 75 unique and health-conscious recipes, to keep everyone in the family pleased with a delicious variety of creative meals. Kristen introduces four weeks' worth of meal guides- complete with shopping lists, quick prep hacks, and ingredient substitutions for picky eaters. Each dish includes proteins, veggies or fruits while also utilizing quick cooking methods to ensue your family gets a healthy meal without much fuss. Get a whole variety of flavors into your week with quick breakfasts like Customizable Sheet Pan Breakfast Sandwiches, easy lunches like Mason Jar Instant Lasagna Soup, and leftover-worthy dinners like One Pot Creamy Sausage and Pepper Pasta. Kristen teaches you to naturally fit cooking into your schedule by advising how and when to prep ahead on a day-by-day, week-by-week basis. With this complete guide to family meal planning you can say goodbye to relying on expensive takeout or tasteless frozen dinner to feed the family.