Physical Description:ix, 273 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher:Boston, MA :Da Capo Lifelong Books, a Member of the Perseus Books Group,
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: You really can make it easy -- Part 1: The Three Make It Easy Basics -- Basic #1: Make It Easy On Yourself -- Basic #2: Make It Easy On Your Schedule -- Basic #3: Make It Easy On Your Crew -- Part II: Recipes -- 8 Easy Things Every Cook Should Know How To Make Well -- Staples -- Homemade Supermarket Staples -- Sauces, Condiments, and Toppings -- Breakfast -- Healthy, No-Cook Breakfast Ideas -- Make-Ahead And Other Weekday Breakfasts -- Brunch and Weekend Breakfasts -- Snacks -- 10 Healthy Snack Ideas You Can Make Easy Without A Recipe -- Make-Ahead Snacks -- Quick Prep Snacks -- Soups and Salads -- Soups -- Salad Dressings -- Side Salads -- Dinner Salads -- Dinner Salads -- Dinner -- 10 Totally Acceptable, No-Cook Dinner Ideas -- Meat -- Seafood -- Vegetarian -- Pasta and Pizza -- Side Dishes -- Vegetable Sides -- Carb Sides -- Dessert -- Everyday Desserts -- Bake Sale Goodies and Special-Occasion Desserts -- Part III: Supermarket Guide -- Fresh Basics -- Pantry and Fridge Basics -- Metric Conversions -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- About the Author.
"Cooking doesn't have to be a chore. Why make it difficult--when it can be easy? When you e juggling a job, kids, pet, house, spouse, you-name-it it can be tough to resist the urge to toss a frozen meal in the oven and call it a day. Stacie Billis knows the challenge of feeding your family well, without stress. Make It Easy 120 recipes prove that you don have to be only a scratch cook or convenience cook. You can be both, and there no shame in using store-bought ingredients when you e in a pinch. Stacie got a guide to the healthiest shortcuts in the supermarket and three big tips for making it easy, "--Amazon.com.