The Taste of Home Cookbook, 4th Edition: 1,380 Busy Family Recipes for Weeknights, Holidays and Everyday Between, All New Edition!

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This 4th edition of the best-selling cookbook, is packed with more than 1,300 recipes, 1200 color photos, kitchen tips, storage guidelines, how-to photos and more, from the world's #1 cooking magazine.

Don’t have time to cook up a family dinner? Let Taste of Home help! Featuring 1,380 recipes, a bonus chapter of 30-minute entrees, and icons that highlight 5-ingredient dishes, slow cooker favorites and more, Taste of Home Cookbook: Busy Family ...

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This 4th edition of the best-selling cookbook, is packed with more than 1,300 recipes, 1200 color photos, kitchen tips, storage guidelines, how-to photos and more, from the world's #1 cooking magazine.

Don’t have time to cook up a family dinner? Let Taste of Home help! Featuring 1,380 recipes, a bonus chapter of 30-minute entrees, and icons that highlight 5-ingredient dishes, slow cooker favorites and more, Taste of Home Cookbook: Busy Family Edition is a BRAND NEW must-have for today’s home cooks!

This latest cookbook from Taste of Home makes setting comforting meals on the table easy as can be…no matter how full your calendar is. Moms on the go can serve tasty dinners in a snap, as well as easy snacks and appetizers, no-fuss lunches, make-ahead breakfasts and sweet sensations that come together in moments.

Best of all, home cooks can quickly find the recipes they need with new Busy-Family Icons: 5-Ingredient Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes, Fast Fix Recipes and Freezer Recipes.

This new edition also features hundreds of weekend recipes, holiday specialties and desserts that are sure to impress. Whether you need a quick workweek fix or a classic Christmas entree, Taste of Home Cookbook has you covered! B

Every recipe comes with the promise that it’s been tested and approved by the Taste of Home Test Kitchen. You can be confident that each dish will turn out perfectly—no matter how rushed your schedule becomes.

That’s because Taste of Home is a place for today’s busy home cooks to share 0favorite recipes, kitchen secrets and personal stories. These are people just like you—parents with full calendars who still want to serve hearty, home-cooked meals, even when they’re short on time. Now you can enjoy their best recipes for every day and every occasion with Taste of Home Cookbook: Busy Family Edition!

30-Minute Entrees (Chapter is before title page of book.)
Kitchen Basics
Appetizers & Beverages
Soups & Sandwiches
Beef & Veal
Pork, Ham & Sausage
Eggs & Cheese
Vegetarian (new chapter)
Pasta & Sauces
Beans & Grains
Salads & Salad Dressings
Sauces & Condiments
Quick Breads
Yeast Breads
Pies & Tarts
Cookies & Bars

Recipes Include: Smoked Gouda & Bacon Potatoes, Italian Spiral Meat Loaf, Balsamic Braised Pot Roast, Chocolate Truffle Cake, Caramel Cookie Candy, Easy Lemon Curd Bars, Triple-Layer Pretzel Brownies, Praline Cheesecake, Vegetable and Barley Pilaf, Asian Veggie Glass Noodles, Double-Cheese Ziti with Bacon, Penne alla Vodka Sauce, Provolone-stuffed Pork Chops with Tarragon Vinaigrette, Roasted Chicken with Garlic-Sherry Sauce, Ultimate Panini, Crispy Beer Battered Fish, Home-Style Scalloped Potatoes, Eggplant & Zucchini Rollatini , Spinach-Tomato Phyllo, Bake Apricot-Almond Tea Rings, Maple Wheat Bread

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Editorial Reviews

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Some indispensable cookbooks are destined to be kept in the kitchen cupboard, not on a bedroom shelf. Now in its fourth edition, this revamped 676-page busy family masterpiece features 1,380 recipes; from 30-minute entrees to fancy special occasion meals. Everything is covered: appetizers, beverages, soups, sandwiches, beef, veal, pork, ham, sausage, lamb, poultry, seafood, eggs, cheese, desserts, candies, and cookies. A feast for the whole family; easy to recommend; acclaimed by home cooks in earlier editions.

Publishers Weekly
In its all-new Busy Family Edition, this volume offers an updated collection of nearly 1400 recipes from America’s home cooks, readers of the eponymous cooking magazine. Recipes include everyday family fare as well as holiday meals, all with a no-nonsense, quick-and-easy focus for comforting home-cooked dishes. A chapter devoted to Dinner in 30 minutes features over 100 recipes, including five-ingredient recipes and tips for preparation ease. Another chapter contains illustrated Kitchen Basics such as food storage, the use of cutlery, and cooking terminology. Twenty-one other chapters cover almost any dish you can imagine: appetizers like chipotle sliders and beverages, meat dishes such as rosemary sirloin tips, poultry, and fish dishes like grilled salmon packets; pasta, sides, sauces and condiments; breads both quick and traditional; baked confections; candies; and desserts like scrumptious honey-rum grilled bananas. There’s a new vegetarian chapter of meatless dishes featuring a Tuscan-inspired strudel stuffed with tomatoes, mushrooms, and pesto. Guidelines on what to look for when buying ingredients, basic cooking methods, suggested marinades, serving tips, and charts describing classic cuts of beef and grilling times are also included. (Sept.)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617652936
  • Publisher: Reader's Digest Association, Incorporated, The
  • Publication date: 9/16/2014
  • Edition description: New
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 49,318
  • Product dimensions: 10.00 (w) x 9.70 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Taste of Home is the leading multi-platform producer of information on food, cooking and entertaining, serving home cooks engaging media that capture the joy and comfort received from food made with love. Taste of Home magazine has a circulation of 3.2 million and publishes Simple & Delicious magazine six times a year; top-selling bookazines; newsstand specials; and popular cookbooks. Catherine M. Cassidy is Editor-in-Chief of Taste of Home. She is responsible for driving editorial direction and product strategy across the brand’s media platforms. They include Taste of Home, the number one food and entertaining magazine in the world;; social media; special interest publications; and cookbooks. Cassidy has toured the country as the face of Taste of Home for national and local TV, radio, and newspaper interviews in support of the best-selling Taste of Home products, including its cookbooks. Prior to joining Taste of Home, Cassidy served as Editor-in-Chief of Prevention magazine, the nation’s largest health publication, at Rodale, Inc. Cassidy joined Rodale in 1986 as an associate editor in the book division, and was later named Executive Editor of Rodale’s Custom Publishing division. She started her career at Runner’s World and Fit magazines in Mountain View, California. Cassidy lives in Mequon, Wisconsin, with her husband and two daughters.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 8, 2015

    I wanted to like this cookbook, but it has a few problems (like

    I wanted to like this cookbook, but it has a few problems (like many Taste of Home cookbooks.) It suffers from poor editing and numerous "typos." Only one of the first three recipes I tried from this book turned out successfully. For example, one cake batter called only for one single egg to bind together nearly three cups of flour and sugar. (That's impossible, of course. The cake batter came out like Play-Doh.) It's obvious that the editors of Taste of Home are asleep at the wheel. I have bought three of their cookbooks and nearly every book is filled with errors.

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