Almost Homemade

Shortcuts to Your Favorite Home-Cooked Meals Plus Tips for Effortless Entertaining

Book Description

One of our greatest pleasures is sitting down to a cozy,home-cooked meal with family & friends. In today's fast-food world, though, it can be such a challenge!

With the recipes we've collected in Almost Homemade, you can make yummy, fresh-tasting dishes using menu helpers from the cupboard and fridge…products that have already done all the chopping and shredding, whisking and stirring for you. It's a snap to start the weekend off right with Rise & Shine Quiche and Blueberry Puffs for brunch. Or treat your family to Caesar Coleslaw, Chicken Comfort Casserole and French Market Squash for dinner, topped off with scrumptious Chocolate-Cherry Cake.

You'll be the most relaxed hostess ever when you set out Texas Caviar, Crispy Crunchy Snack Mix, Creamy Artichoke Pizzas and Can't-Eat-One Bacon Swirls for party snacking…enjoy spending time with your guests instead of time in the kitchen.

We've also gathered simple cooking tips and tricks plus easy ideas that make entertaining a breeze. So get cooking and enjoy homemade taste without all the work...set a place for us too!

About

Gooseberry Patch was founded in 1984 by Vickie Hutchins and Jo Ann Martin, two moms looking for a way to do what they loved and stay home with kids too. 25 years later, they're best known for their collection of family-friendly, community-style cookbooks. Each book is created with today's time-strapped, budget-conscious families in mind and filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes.

With more than 200 titles and nearly 9 million copies in print, plus an ever-growing collection of eBooks, Gooseberry Patch has grown from a kitchen-table operation to a nationally recognized best-selling publisher.