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Quick & easy cooking

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!

Our Favorite 30-Minute Meals

Our Favorite 30-Minute Meals

Author: Gooseberry Patch Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 01/08/2019

Best-seller, updated with a photo cover! When evenings are busy, we can all use a little help in the kitchen and Our Favorite 30-Minute Meals is sure to come in handy. Packed with best-loved recipes for quick & simple suppers, this book helps you get dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less! Whip up some Simple & Hearty Burritos or Renae's Cheesy Shells...both sure to be family-favorites! Hillary's Pretzel Chicken and Soft Chicken Tacos are family-friendly (and filling!) dishes that come together in a flash. Want something a little lighter? Carol's Veggie Panini and a Grilled Salmon Salad is guaranteed to hit the spot. Set a pot of Fishermen's Stew or Chris's Vegetable Beef Soup to simmer on the stove...dinner will be ready in no time. Three cheers for speedy suppers! 60 Recipes.

Cookie Love Over 30 delicious cookie recipes

Cookie Love Over 30 delicious cookie recipes

Author: Jean Hwang Carrant Format: Hardback Release Date: 25/07/2019

In Cookie Love, Jean Hwang Carrant reveals the secrets of how to make the ultimate cookies. Owner of a cookie shop in Paris, Jean is an expert cookie-maker and has all the best flavours up her sleeves. Try classics, such as Snickerdoodle or Choc Chip, as well as creative alternatives like Beer, Matcha Blanc or Choc Pecan Cranberry. As well as this, Cookie Love also contains extra tricks to make cookies even more special in recipes such as Cookie Shots, Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches and Gingerbread Men. Whether you are looking for a tried and tested classic or a cookie with more unusual flavours, this book has you covered.

The Huckle & Goose Cookbook 152 Recipes and Habits to Cook More, Stress Less, and Bring the Outside In

The Huckle & Goose Cookbook 152 Recipes and Habits to Cook More, Stress Less, and Bring the Outside In

Author: Anca Toderic, Christine Lucaciu Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/07/2019

In this beautiful full-color cookbook and lifestyle guide, the founders of the Huckle & Goose meal planning service give you the tools to make home cooking accessible, simple, and enjoyable. Every week, Anca Toderic & Christine Lucaciu help people discover the secret to cooking more often and actually liking it. They're sisters-in-law, friends, and the founders of Huckle & Goose-a meal planning service designed to shake up your daily routine, both inside and outside the kitchen. These days, it's too easy to feel exhausted from the daily grind, challenged every night about how to feed your family dinner, and resort to the same prepared foods or take-out. There's a better way. Here they've laid out their will-work-for-anyone method. That is, anyone willing to suspend their preconceived notions about cooking for a moment, and follow the pages to a new mindset and well-deserved delicious meal. In The Huckle and Goose Cookbook, Anca and Christine provide sixteen weeks of simple, thoughtful, seasonal recipes for home cooking at least three times a week. All of the recipes integrate family traditions, good ingredients, and a use-up-everything-in-your-fridge approach. There are Monday-Friday vegetable-packed dinners to choose from, salads you'll crave, breakfasts to conquer the day, and desserts with gluten in all its glory. But The Huckle & Goose Cookbook is no ordinary cookbook. Filled with delicious recipes, 100 gorgeous photographs, and practical advice, it's a guide to a new life, transforming cooking and eating from stressful and disorganized to a natural rhythm and ritual to be enjoyed.

The 7-Day Basket

The 7-Day Basket

Author: Ian Haste Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/07/2019

'The food Ian cooks is always so simple, healthy and tasty. I'll definitely be giving the recipes a go.' Joe Wicks The 7-Day Basket will guide any cook - from beginner to intermediate - to create tasty, quick and healthy dishes, all on a budget! One weekly shopping list per chapter will provide you with enough ingredients to cook seven varied meals - that's SEVEN meals from ONE basket! With ten weekly shopping lists in total you'll be inspired to cook deliciously simple and cost-effective recipes each week. Ian has designed each recipe for two people but the book aims to suit you and your lifestyle, so simply halve the ingredients if you're eating on your own, or double them if you're a family of four! This will quickly become your go-to recipe book and with your weekly meal-planning sorted you'll no longer waste time asking 'what shall we have for dinner tonight?' Recipes include: * Zesty Coriander, Honey and Lime Chicken Kebabs * Cauliflower, Broccoli and Rosemary Cheese Pie * One Tray Bake Lemon Cod with Mediterranean Vegetables * Mexican Smoked Chicken Burger, Avocado and Sweet Potato Crisps * Fragrant Thai Green Curry * Spicy King Prawn and Spinach Linguine

Caravan Cookbook Delicious, easy-to-make recipes in the great outdoors

Caravan Cookbook Delicious, easy-to-make recipes in the great outdoors

Author: Monica Rivron Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/06/2019

A book of delicious, easy-to-make recipes in the great outdoors. Food is often one of the most enjoyable elements of a holiday, but nobody wants to spend hours slaving in a hot, micro-kitchen with limited supplies. Caravan Cookbook offers the solution to dining on days out with delicious, uncomplicated and simple to prepare recipes that will satisfy family and friends. Discover holiday moments around the table and evenings spent under the stars, and take time to enjoy your caravanning adventure. Caravanning holidays allow you to forage for local produce, shopping for ingredients for dinner from farm shops and markets. This book invites you to create a variety of delicious recipes using these fresh, natural and local ingredients. It also offers advice on caravan cupboard essentials for when you find yourself a little off the beaten track! Treat yourself to cider chicken or sesame salmon with edamame beans before dishing up honeycomb pudding with lemon cream or perhaps even challenge yourself to the caravan crumble. Without having to simplify or cut corners on ingredients, Caravan Cookbook shows you inventive ways to utilise your caravan kitchen and create the perfect holiday menu.

The Quick Roasting Tin

The Quick Roasting Tin

Author: Rukmini Iyer Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/05/2019

**The latest in the bestselling Roasting Tin series** All 75 recipes in The Quick Roasting Tin take less than 10 minutes to prepare and a maximum of 30 minutes in the oven. For anybody wanting delicious home-made food which is wonderfully quick and easy. From worknight dinners to family favourites, make-ahead lunchboxes to date night feasts, these are simple crowd-pleasing meals you will want to cook time and time again. Simply add your ingredients to a tin, pop it in the oven and hey presto: 30 minutes to yourself, a delicious meal, and minimal washing up! Praise for The Green Roasting Tin: `This book will earn a place in kitchens up and down the country' Nigella Lawson 'It's a boon for any busy household' Jay Rayner

The Camping Cook Book

The Camping Cook Book

Author: Sara Mutande, Andrea Lo Vetere Format: Hardback Release Date: 27/05/2019

The Camping Cookbook is a unique compilation of superb recipes and practical advice designed for anyone who doesn't want to give up the pleasures of eating well while camping.Each recipe is specially adapted for camping and tramp-ing. The recipes are presented in easy-to-follow steps which will appeal to both beginners and more advanced level cooks. All the recipes are designed for the practi-calities of camping life, with weight, space and time lim-itations in mind. However, they are also ideal for cooking at home. Who wouldn't love a fresh and delicious pizza made quickly using only one pan?As well as being of direct interest to campers, it is a beautiful gift for any food or camping lover.

Hero Dinners Complete One-Pan Meals That Save the Day

Hero Dinners Complete One-Pan Meals That Save the Day

Author: Marge Perry, David Bonom Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/05/2019

A one-stop resource for amazingly delicious complete meals made in just a single skillet or sheet pan, created by the food-world favorite husband-and-wife team who develop recipes for all the major magazines. Even if you love to cook, the last thing you want to do at the end of a long day is wash a sink full of pots and pans. Hero Dinners gives you the superpower to make delicious, well-balanced meals using fresh, wholesome ingredients-all in just one sheetpan or skillet. The wizardry behind these complete meals is in super smart, innovative- and simple!-techniques that ensure you won't end up with muddled flavors and textures. With these inventive recipes, you'll maximize the impact of each and every ingredient and flavor. And every recipe truly makes a complete meal, including protein and a vegetable or grain-and usually both. In clear, easy-to-follow instructions, cooking experts Marge Perry and David Bonom show you how to magically elevate commonplace ingredients into delicious meals you'll make again and again. Sometimes the magic lies in respecting the inherently good flavors of the ingredients, as in bronzino roasted with orange slices, drizzled with a simple caper vinaigrette and accompanied by crisp roast potato slices layered with tomato and fennel. Other times, savvy use of interesting condiments, such as Moroccan harissa paste or pomegranate molasses, lend robust flavor with very little work. Hero Dinners includes 100 one-pan meals you can feel good about eating and feeding to your family, including: Ancho Chili Chicken Pot Pie with Cornbread Biscuit Topping Peruvian Chicken with Purple Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and Aji Verde Sauce Salmon with Ginger Tomato Jalapeno Sauce and Zucchini Couscous Sheetpan Ooey Gooey Mac and Cheese Southern Style Smothered Pork Chops with Collard Greens and Grits Rigatoni with Meat Sauce Lemon Chicken with Orzo and Artichokes Sheetpan Pizza with Soft Eggs, Asparagus, and Peas Gochujang Skirt Steak with Scallion Polenta and Broccoli Apricot Honey Glazed Spareribs with Smash-Roasted Potatoes Skillet Lasagna with Caramelized Onions and Spinach A mouthwatering color photo accompanies every recipe, and the book is peppered with dozens of incredibly useful tip boxes to help cooks shave time or calories; learn about ingredients and substitutions; and get even more efficient in the kitchen. Hero Dinners is your powerful everyday mealtime solution: armed with the recipes in this book, you truly do make Hero Dinners.

One Pan Roasts Easy, Delicious Meals for Every Night of the Week

One Pan Roasts Easy, Delicious Meals for Every Night of the Week

Author: Molly Shuster Format: Hardback Release Date: 13/05/2019

This book will simplify your life! It's not always easy to prepare a healthy, hot dinner after a long day at work, when the temptation is to eat on the run but it's a pleasure to sit down to eat with loved ones at the end of a busy day and share food together. And with a single baking dish and a hot oven you can create many different, simple, delicious meals in a flash and leave the oven to do the rest - and you don't have much washing up either. One-Pan Roasts has 80 recipes for meat, poultry, seafood and vegetarian dishes, all cooked slowly in the oven, and flavoured with herbs, spices and aromatics. There's a selection of recipes for pilaf, quinoa, couscous and roasted vegetables to complete the meal and there's even a chapter on one-pan desserts, such as Cherry clafoutis, Peach tart and delicious Pineapple roasted with vanilla, cinnamon and star anise.

Zero Fucks Cooking Endless Summer Good Food Great Times

Zero Fucks Cooking Endless Summer Good Food Great Times

Author: Yumi Stynes Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

As a follow-up to Yumi Stynes' successful first book, The Zero Fucks Cookbook, Zero Fucks Endless Summer continues in her signature style - with sass and attitude and excellent ideas for food that is delicious and kind to your body, but does not call for hours in the kitchen. Across 90 recipes, Yumi celebrates one of the things she loves most about Australia, which is the incredible quality and accessibility of good produce and the fact that because it tastes so good, it is shamelessly easy to work with. Even when you are running on zero fucks. The book contains eight chapters: No cook Wonders (from salad to slaw to silken tofu); Endless Barbecue (a Yumi speciality, whatever the weather); Dips & Bits (for young kids and old); Oh Crap, It's Dinner Time (because that is the refrain of multi-taskers the world over); Sweet Miracles (exhibit A = Goddess Loaf); On With The Oven; and Low Stress Impress (because entertaining is meant to be fun). As well, she will share wisdom and ideas based on some of her favourite food topics: Eating all the Colours; Barbecue Know-How; Stocking the Pantry; Surviving Celebrations. And more! Ultimately, it is food that makes you feel good, food that celebrates the yumminess inherent in simple ingredients, food that encourages a 'no worries' attitude.

Cook The Week in 2 Hours Batch cook a whole week's meals to save time and money

Cook The Week in 2 Hours Batch cook a whole week's meals to save time and money

Author: Caroline Pessin Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 02/05/2019

How great would it be to come home from work each night without the stress of deciding what to make for dinner? To know there's a delicious, healthy meal ready so you can spend time with the kids or your partner, or just relaxing instead? This book makes that a reality. The idea is simple: set aside two hours at the weekend to batch-cook all of Monday-Friday's evening meals. Sixteen menus are grouped by the seasons and designed to feed a family of four. Each menu has seven recipes - five mains and two starters/light meals. Once you've done the prep, you can have all the dishes on the table in no more than fifteen minutes. No last-minute shopping, no expensive takeaways, no long stints in the kitchen when you want to put your feet up - just 80 homemade meals, with no fuss.

Feel Good Comfort Food 100 No-Fuss, Low-Cost Recipes

Feel Good Comfort Food 100 No-Fuss, Low-Cost Recipes

Author: Georgia Johnson Format: Hardback Release Date: 29/04/2019

Comfort food is about warmth, caring, and hospitality. It's about gathering the family around the table for a meal that is simple, delicious, and heartwarming. Georgia Johnson, the home cook behind the popular site The Comfort of Cooking, wants to inspire families everywhere to get cooking with simple, frugal, and appealing recipes for every occasion, including: * Mini Taco Stuffed Peppers * Cheesy Bacon Potato Frittata * Apple Pie Pull Apart Bread with Vanilla Glaze * Root Beer BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches * Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries Each one of the 100+ recipes in this book uses six easy-to-find ingredients or fewer, and Georgia's helpful tips and suggestions will encourage even novice cooks to experiment with one of these nourishing, nurturing dishes any night of the week.