Dinner a Day: Complete Meals in Minutes for Every Weeknight of the Year

( 6 )

Overview

The remit of the authors is to provide the busy person with a full set of recipes for a year's worth of meals. With nearly a 1000 recipes and 260 menus they show the reader how to do it using fresh and seasonal products.

Read More Show Less
... See more details below
Paperback
$29.99
BN.com price

Pick Up In Store

Reserve and pick up in 60 minutes at your local store

Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (33) from $1.99   
  • New (6) from $12.80   
  • Used (27) from $1.99   
A Dinner a Day: Complete Meals in Minutes for Every Weeknight of the Year

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$12.99
BN.com price

Overview

The remit of the authors is to provide the busy person with a full set of recipes for a year's worth of meals. With nearly a 1000 recipes and 260 menus they show the reader how to do it using fresh and seasonal products.

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780446671453
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/7/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 660
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.33 (d)

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 4.5
( 6 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(4)

4 Star

(1)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 6 Customer Reviews
  • Posted December 23, 2012

    Fabulous - 1 hour or less meals for working families

    I've had the spiral-bound version for more than 10 years and still use recipes from this book weekly. It got me cooking again - a big change from years of mostly frozen box dinners because neither of us had energy to plan/cook after busy days at work. The book has a unique format that really works well. Weekly shopping lists, nightly 3-4 course meals that really CAN be prepared in less than 1 hour, and step-by-step instructions with sequencing all laid out - 2 (facing) pages per day. Meals are scaled for 4 people, but leftovers store well so every few nights we'd skip cooking and enjoy some reheated delicious mix-match. Or often make only main and veg or main and salad. The index is very well-done, too. Easy to find (or locate again) a menu featuring items we have on-hand or one that became a family favorite. This book makes cooking meals fun. I HIGHLY recommend it.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2001

    My Absolute Favorite Cookbook!!!!

    I am the busy mom of 5 children ages 7 and under. I also enjoy cooking and am rather good at it, but I HATE deciding what to cook every night! Add to that a husband who has a gourmet palate and I struggled over dinner almost every night. I bought this book 2 years ago, and I wouldn't be without it. The meals are all terrific. I haven't made something I didn't like yet. I love the fact that everything matches up and looks pretty on the plate... colorful and imaginative and GOOD. The servings are very large, and the children don't eat that much yet, so we usually get through 2 weeks on one week of plans, with leftover nights and one pizza night. But the best thing of all is that I enjoy cooking these meals! A lot of the recipes call for wine (or a substitute), but I buy the wine, and pop it open and sip a little as I'm cooking. Even thought the children are doing their normal 'arsenic hour' stuff, it's not so bad with dinner being completely and wonderfully planned for me. To the authors: Your book is a Godsend for me and my family! Thank you for your hard work!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2000

    way more than a cookbook!

    I absolutely love this book! I have 3 children under the age of 5 and find that I grew bored of the same old stuff that my tired brain dreamed up each night. This book gives you a shopping list so you can save time and not have to make one up yourself (our totals were always under $100/week), gives you instructions as to which item to begin first and in what order so everything is ready at the same time, and has really high quality meals. My children really enjoy the meals and my husband can't believe that I watch three children and still make such awesome dinners. Purchase one for a gift and make someone very happy!

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2000

    The Best Cookbook EVER!

    I have found a hidden talent for cooking since I bought this book. I can't believe how emotional I get when I talk about this book, but I have always considered myself without imagination and talent in the kitchen. This book changed everything. I'm a professional who works easily 55 hours a week or more and I don't have the time to make meals that take longer than an hour. I also don't have the time to think of what to make and this book has solved these problems. The recipes are unique and so flavorful. My boyfriend and I usually go out 3-5 times a week, and are bored with restaurant food. These complete meals are restaurant quality, if not better! I love these women and I don't even know them.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 1999

    Flavorful Recipes-Well-rounded Menus

    This is a great cookbook to have on hand. For unimaginative and/or untrained cooks--the recipes are very flavorful. It has great variety. The portion sizes are very generous. (Authors state serves 4 adults and it does). Since I'm a novice cook it usually takes me a little longer to prepare than 60 minutes. But occasionally, it's worth the time to have a complete meal come together when we want good food and we're tired of eating out. This is a great cookbook for families of adults and older children. However the mixed ingredients and sometimes exotic flavors may not be toddler friendly. At least not for ours, so I've decided to use it as a reference for the imaginative sides and salads and for entertaining. The variety and simplicity is extremely helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted July 25, 2009

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 6 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)