The Mom 100 Cookbook: 100 Recipes Every Mom Needs in Her Back Pocket

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Introducing the lifesaving cookbook for every mother with kids at home?the book that solves the 20 most common cooking dilemmas. What?s your predicament: breakfast on a harried school morning? The Mom 100?s got it?Personalized Pizzas are not only fast but are nutritious, and hey, it doesn?t get any better than pizza for breakfast. Kids making noise about the same old lunch? The Mom 100?s got it?three different Turkey Wraps, plus a Wrap ...
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Introducing the lifesaving cookbook for every mother with kids at home—the book that solves the 20 most common cooking dilemmas. What’s your predicament: breakfast on a harried school morning? The Mom 100’s got it—Personalized Pizzas are not only fast but are nutritious, and hey, it doesn’t get any better than pizza for breakfast. Kids making noise about the same old lunch? The Mom 100’s got it—three different Turkey Wraps, plus a Wrap Blueprint delivers enough variety to last for years.

Katie Workman, founding editor in chief of and mother of two school-age kids, offers recipes, tips, techniques, attitude, and wisdom for staying happy in
the kitchen while proudly keeping it homemade—because homemade not only tastes best, but is also better (and most economical) for you. The Mom 100 is 20 dilemmas every mom faces, with 5 solutions for each: including terrific recipes for the vegetable-averse, the salad-rejector, for the fish-o-phobe, or the overnight vegetarian convert. “Fork-in-the-Road” variations make it easy to adjust a recipe to appeal to different eaters (i.e., the kids who want bland and the adults who don’t). “What the Kids Can Do” sidebars suggest ways for kids to help make each dish.
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Being the mom of school-age kids is a recipe for disaster. As a mother of two, Kate Workman knows the almost daily pressure of always hungry, often finicky young appetites; as the founding editor in chief of, she knows how to make her mealtime deadlines and keep the kids pleased. The Mom 100 Cookbook does it all. It provides not only 100 superb quick-and-easy homemade meals; it offers tips, tricks, and techniques; not to mention solutions for the 20 most common cooking dilemmas. A keeper for the family kitchen wizard.

Edward Ash-Milby

Publishers Weekly
For mothers juggling careers and their own personal lives, Workman offers this helpful guide to cooking nutritious meals for the entire family, even with picky young eaters in mind. Workman, founding editor-in-chief of, presents all this in a witty, accessible cookbook that offers 100 staple recipes ideal for families, including Monday Night Brisket, Broiled Miso Cod Fingers, and Grilled Pizzas. She provides easy alternatives to her basic recipes and includes notes on how children might participate in the cooking process. She suggests ways to introduce new foods, such as with simple chicken fingers: there's a quick preparation, which the next time can be prepared crispier, then topped and baked with mozzarella and marinara for chicken parmigiana. To get kids to try new foods in, say, sautéed spring vegetables—have them help snap off the ends of beans. Workman interjects plenty of humor in her cooking, and that helps elevate this volume above the average cookbook. Photos. (Apr.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780761166030
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/3/2012
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 386,225
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Katie Workman is the author of The Mom 100 Cookbook. She is also the founding editor in chief of Cookstr .com; a regular contributor to NPR; and a food writer whose articles have appeared in magazines and websites, including The Daily Beast, AOL Food, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and New York magazine. She sits on the board of City Harvest, New York’s leading food rescue nonprofit, and lives with her husband and two children in New York City.
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  • Posted January 23, 2013

    I love this cookbook. I have used several recipes for a kids coo

    I love this cookbook. I have used several recipes for a kids cooking class. Cooking with your kids is a great way to get them to try new new foods. I have found that kids will eat it if they have cooked it. Let them taste things along the way too. You won't be sorry with this book.

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  • Posted May 6, 2012

    Now what I expected.

    This book is for moms who want good healthy homemade food for their families but don't know their way around the kitchen. If you know what you're doing in the kitchen, don't bother with this book. If you don't, this book could be your life saver. I only rated it a 2 because the recipes are the same ol' stuff people turn to when you don't have the time or energy to make anything else. Spaghetti and meatballs? Does that really need to be in a cookbook? While some recipes were fresh, most of them were just rehashing the same food in a few less that creative ways. You're better off looking up most of these recipes online for free.

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  • Posted May 5, 2012

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    Great for moms who want to cook for their families

    Subtitled 100 Recipes Every Mom Needs in Her Back Pocket Solutions For All The Cooking-For-Two-Kids Dilemmas That Everyone Faces Every Day (whew- that is a mouthful!), this is a well-organized book filled with solutions to moms' problems. Every mom wants to feed her children healthy, home-cooked meals, and Workman's book can help with that often-overwhelming process. She starts with basic information, like 5 Basic Tips for Getting Your Kids to Eat More Things, and 17 Amazing Ingredients, olive oil and canned tomatoes among them. Each chapter starts with a dilemma- Enough with the frozen chicken nuggets is one. Then Workman gives a number of solutions to the dilemma in the form of easy to make recipes. Some of the solutions include Roast Chicken Several Ways, Lemon Chicken, Barbequed Chicken, Homemade Chicken Tenders, and Taco Night. The recipes are easy to follow, and on the right margins she includes Cooking Tips (don't be afraid of the broiler), Make Ahead (broil the chicken and make the sauce a day ahead) and What the Kids Can Do (let the kids juice the lemons, combine the ingredients for the sauce, shake it up, and pour over the chicken), all for Lemon Chicken. Another interesting aspect of the book is what she calls A Fork in the Road Recipe. At the end of those recipes is a little box that gives you an alternative way to cook the dish. In the Cheesy Chicken Enchiladas recipe, if your kids don't like things spicy, you can cut back on the chili powder and garlic in the enchilada sauce. You can also use different baking dishes to make the enchiladas; one with enchiladas with the spicier sauce and one with the less spicy sauce. There are so many recipes in this book that I would try, even though my kids are all grown and will eat pretty much anything. Shrimp Risotto, Fork-in-the-Road Chicken Kebabs, and Vegetable Frittata among them. There are lots of photos, and Workman walks you through every recipe step-by-step. It's a terrific resource for those who are intimidated by cooking or think it's too difficult. (You can make nutritious meals for your family, even if you have picky eaters.) It also has appeal to the more experienced cook who is looking for easy, classic recipes. And at $16.95, it is a real bargain.

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