From Storebought to Homemade: Secrets for Cooking Easy, Fabulous Food in Minutes

From Storebought to Homemade: Secrets for Cooking Easy, Fabulous Food in Minutes

by Emyl Jenkins
     
 

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In From Storebought to Homemade, Southern hostess extraordinaire, Emyl Jenkins, shares her top secret collection of 200 fast, foolproof recipes — most can be prepared in 30 minutes or less — for doctoring up storebought food: from Tell Me It's Homemade Clam Chowder and Everybody's Mother's Pork Chop Casserole to No-Fail Potatoes and Old-Fashioned

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In From Storebought to Homemade, Southern hostess extraordinaire, Emyl Jenkins, shares her top secret collection of 200 fast, foolproof recipes — most can be prepared in 30 minutes or less — for doctoring up storebought food: from Tell Me It's Homemade Clam Chowder and Everybody's Mother's Pork Chop Casserole to No-Fail Potatoes and Old-Fashioned Lemon Chess Pie. Your family and friends will think you slaved over a hot stove all day! Chapters include: § Menus that Work: From Family Dinners to Formal Dinner Parties § Appetizers and Hors d'oeuvres: They Aren't Just for Cocktail Parties § Soups: …du Jour, or Anytime § Easy Entrees: Time-Saving and Timeless Main Courses § Salads, Vegetables, Potatoes, and Rice: Accompaniments that Make Your Entrees Sing § All-in-One Meals: Dishes that Save the Day and the Dinner § Zippy Breads: No-Kneading Needed Breads § Fabulous Finales: Well-Deserved Desserts § Brunch for the Bunch: Bringing Back the Tradition

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Editorial Reviews

New York Daily News
...this handy guide will ease you in and out of the kitchen with enough energy left over to actually enjoy eating dinner with the family!
— Rosemary Black
Daily News
"The book's time-saving strategies, are useful and easy to follow... All told, this handy guide will ease you in and out of the kitchen with enough energy left to actually enjoy eating dinner with the family!"
New York Daily News - Rosemary Black
...this handy guide will ease you in and out of the kitchen with enough energy left over to actually enjoy eating dinner with the family!
Arizona Republic - Emyl Jenkins
If you're looking for a way to put a meal on the table without putting in hours over the stove, this cookbook will satisfy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589792180
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Pages:
344
Sales rank:
800,927
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.81(d)

Meet the Author

Emyl Jenkins is the author of Southern Hospitality and Southern Christmas as well as numerous books on antiques and collectibles. Her articles have appeared in Good Housekeeping, Victoria, and Southern Accents among other publications. She lives in Danville, Virginia, with her husband, Bob Sexton, dotes on her two grandsons, Benjamin and Matthew, and trades recipes with her children Joslin and Langdon, and her stepdaughter, Erika.

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