Make Ahead Meals

Make Ahead Meals

Over 100 Easy Time-saving Recipes

Book - 2015
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Feeling the dinner-time crunch? Get a jump start on cooking with these easy, time-saving recipes. Michael will show you plenty of ways to cook ahead, from prepping dishes so you can finish them in minutes when needed to making full meals in advance and freezing them for later. Every recipe features ideas and tips on how to cook ahead to save time when you really need it, along with specific storage instructions. You'll impress family and friends with make ahead dishes like Potato Bacon Cheddar Skillet, Beef Barley Kale Stew, Crockpot Chicken, Barley and Leeks, El Paso Shepherd's Pie, Chipotle Chicken Enchiladas, Fruit Muffins, and Orange Vanilla Pound Cake.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario :, Penguin Canada,, 2015.
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9780143192169
Characteristics: 245 pages :,coloured illustrations ;,28 cm.
Additional Contributors: Szulc, Ryan - Photographer


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Aug 13, 2017

I did not find this book as useful as most people would, because I'm a strict vegetarian. But, judging by the few recipes that I could try out, it's a great book.

CatherineG_1 Jul 24, 2016

True confessions - I have watched Michael Smith's cooking shows on t.v. for years. I love his simple approach to cooking using simple everyday food staples.
His recipes have two features - today for tomorrow and how to store your finished product.
So many good recipes to try!

May 15, 2016

I made the lentil curry and it's fabulous. Easy to make. I would change one thing, though: slightly reduce the amount of coriander seeds used in this recipe and also grind them coarsely. Eating whole coriander seeds is not for everyone. Flavour is enhanced as days go by. Keeps well and freezes well. Nice texture. For a more watery dhal, use a bit more water, but not too much or it will turn mushy. Flavour of this curry is amazing.

Feb 01, 2016

Good, but very meat heavy.

Sep 22, 2015

I think this is a wonderful cook book-didn't have time to try any of the recipes but photocopied a few.
The make ahead Butter Chicken looks amazing-can be easily doubled for a crowd. Oh- the De Leche Coconut Squares-be making these babies!

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