Don't Panic--Dinner's in the Freezer: Great-Tasting Meals You Can Make Ahead

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"I'm hungry. What's for dinner?"

How do you respond to this question after a long, busy day? Head for the nearest fast-food restaurant? Pop a commercially prepared meal into the oven?

Or you could have . . .

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Overview

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"I'm hungry. What's for dinner?"

How do you respond to this question after a long, busy day? Head for the nearest fast-food restaurant? Pop a commercially prepared meal into the oven?

Or you could have . . .

Apricot-Glazed Chicken Tenders and Cashew Fudge Tarts
Colorado White Chili and Chocolate-Orange Crumb Cake
Turkey Picante Pie and Tomato and Leek Bisque
Beef Chimichangas and Gooey Caramel Cinnamon Rolls

You're probably thinking, Yeah, right! But delicious recipes like these are just minutes away!

Don't Panic-Dinner's in the Freezer offers a simple and economical alternative to take-out and prepackaged foods, featuring dozens of quick and easy home-tested recipes designed to be prepared in quantity and frozen ahead. Whether you cook for one or for a large family, this unique method will simplify your life with healthy, money- and time-saving recipes. Once you try the Don't Panic method, you may never again go back to your old ways of cooking.

"How great it is to know that at the end of a busy day, I do not need to think about dinner-it's in the freezer! You too will become a convert to the Don't Panic approach."-Marita Littauer, author and president, CLASServices, Inc.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780800730550
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 9/1/2005
  • Edition description: Original
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 57,891
  • Product dimensions: 7.06 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Meet the Author

Susie Martinez is the elementary director of Southern Gables Church in Littleton, Colorado. She graduated from Taylor University with a degree in social work. The mother of two, Susie, her family live in Lakewood, Colorado.

Bonnie Garcia is a graduate of Grace College. A pediatric nurse, she is also the busy mother of three sons. Bonnie, her husband, Steve, and their family live in Denver, Colorado.

Vanda Howell attended Colorado State University and now serves as the administrator for the performing arts ministry at her church and sings on the praise team. A real estate appraiser, Vanda, her husband, Mike, and their son live in Lakewood, Colorado.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 22, 2010

    So/So

    The recipes in this book are great, my only issue is there is an entire section that is not really made for the freezer! The title is Don't Panic - Dinner's in the FREEZER, yet many of the recipes state at the END of the recipe "This dish is best if made on the day it is to be used" If I wanted a regular make and eat cookbook, I would not have purchased one that had FREEZER in the title!

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2008

    Great Book especially for beginners learning to cook multiple meals at one time.

    One of the best cookbooks I own. I have tried several recipes and my family likes them. The charts that increase the recipes for 3, 6 or 9 times are very useful. Many of the recipes you prepare the ingredients and then freeze. When item is needed, then it is defrosted and cooked. I also like the information on how to freeze without freezer burn and maximizing freezer space. I would agree with another review that there is not alot of vegetarian recipes and about half of the book is meat recipes.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 2, 2005

    You must get this book!

    This is THE best book for freezer cooking. The recipes in it are wonderful. You will love Cranberry Chicken, Christmas Quiche, North West Wild Rice Soup and all the other great recipes. Real food that is friendly enough for the kids and just a bit upscale for the adults.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 18, 2012

    Great buy

    This book has excellent recipes and tips. I would highly recommmend getting it. With a 2 year old and another on the way, I plan on making a lot of meals in advance to save me a lot of headache! So far all the recipes I've made have been very tasty. I love that it has already done the math for you if you want to double or triple the recipe. ;)

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 7, 2011

    Highly recommended

    This is a great cookbook for the busy family. I'v tried several of the recipes and they all freeze well

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 26, 2010

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    Great Buy!

    I decided to try cooking a month's worth of meals and freezing them. This book served it's purpose and then some! It has great ideas on getting the most out of your freezer space and the recipes are yummy!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2006

    Excellent book

    This has turned out to be my favorite freezer cookbook. The recipies are quick, easy and most of all DELICIOUS. What more could you ask for?

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 4, 2012

    Love it

    This is one of the best prepare and freeze books out there. I have tried many recipies and have enjoyed them all. My five year old, who is very picky, has also liked most of the meals. I would highly recommend!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2011

    Great cookbook

    Very tasty recipes and a good variety to choose from.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 19, 2014

    No thanks

    I don't buy cookbooks that don't include at least one recipe. Ridiculous!

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 7, 2013

    Has some great, more gourmet-like, recipes. I use it weekly! Goo

    Has some great, more gourmet-like, recipes. I use it weekly! Good investment I must say. This along with a few other cookbooks of mine have begun to fill my deep freeze for post-baby times when I can't get in the kitchen for long. Highly recommended!

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