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Here's the thing. I want to cook from scratch but I need some good recipes. What's a good cookbook that isn't too hard to follow?

1) get going on Vampire Hunter revisions – as I’m rethinking this, I think it should be the first of the pair.
2) morning and afternoon duty all week
3) enter Rita and Eppies with Smoke
4) get MIL’s gift/take her to dinner
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6) go to barbecue on Saturday
7) write an article for the SARA newsletter
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7 comments:

Michele said...

Two of my favorite cookbooks are by Rachel Ray: 365 No Repeats and Express-Lane meals. Her stuff's pretty simple and for most part, can be done up in 30 minutes. There's a great spaghetti recipe in Express-Lane Meals that I recommend highly (it's called Cowboy Spaghetti).

Elisabeth Crisp said...

I like Desperation Dinners. All the recipes take around 20 minutes and have easy to find ingredients. These women write a syndicated column that is in the Food section of the SA paper.

http://www.amazon.com/Desperation-Dinners-Beverly-Mills/dp/076110481X/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1222619922&sr=8-1

Liz

Anonymous said...

I have a RR 30 min. meal cookbook, but my fav. is my Better Homes and Gardens 14th edition. It has pictures I can follow...important for me. :)

JoAnn

Marianne Arkins said...

I use the Betty Crocker Cookbook, lol. I have the one my mom got when she was first married -- it's from 1951 (and is a HOOT), but I like it because it doesn't include ANY "Open a can of" or "put in a box of" stuff.

And, it talks about an amazing new invention: Bisquick!!

Marianne Arkins said...

Oh... and they do have a newer copy... same recipes, but with pages that aren't falling out *G*.

Natalie J. Damschroder said...

Yep, I third the Betty Crocker...unless on the one I use is Better Homes and Gardens. I can never remember! LOL It's the red-and-white gingham cover, three-ring binder one. My mother gave it to my husband at our engagement party.

MaryF said...

Okay, I've added Rachel Ray and Desperation Dinners to my list. I have the gingham covered one, too....it's in bad shape. It was a wedding gift from my cousin. I think it's Better Homes and Gardens and has a kick-butt beef stroganoff recipe. So I need to look into Betty Crocker, then.

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