$3 Make-and-Take Meals: Delicious, Low-Cost Dishes for Picnics, Potlucks, and Brown-Bagging It / Edition 1

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Overview

250+ recipes that are fast and easy—and cheap!—to make at home and take to school, to the office, on a car trip, or outdoors

Whether a picnic lunch, a potluck supper, or a lunch with coworkers at the office, there’s nothing like making your own food to share with friends and family. And, with today’s economy, gathering a group for such fare is becoming more a way of life. But we don’t have to make uninteresting, bland foods for these scaled back times! Enter $3 Make-and-Take Meals.

Ellen Brown presents more than 250 tried-and-true recipes, none of which take more hands-on time than listening to the evening news—and all of which cost less than $3 per serving for your whole meal. She shows how to save at the supermarket and covers the basics of the carry-off kitchen, finger foods, lunches, brunches, potluck dinners, and picnics. Recipes range from side dishes and hot hors d’oeuvres to casseroles and desserts for delivery. With $3 Make-and-Take Meals, not only will your family be praising your cooking, your friends will be too!
 
•  BLT Sushi Rolls
• Curried Tomato Bruschetta
• Southwestern Chicken Wraps
• Tuscan White Bean Soup with Sausage
• Jambalaya Salad
• Thai Fish Salad
•  Italian Meatloaf
• Black Bean and Orange Salad
• Greek Macaroni and Beef
• Coconut Rum Cake

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599219318
  • Publisher: Three Forks Press
  • Publication date: 3/16/2010
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Ellen Brown gained the national limelight in 1982 as the founding food editor of USA Today. She is the award-winning author of more than twenty-five cookbooks, including $3 Meals: Feed Your Family Delicious Meals for Less than the Cost of a Gallon of Milk, $3 Meals in Minutes, and others in the $3 Meals series, as well as the five-volume series Great Year-Round Grilling (all Lyons Press).

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