Dinner Survival

Dinner Survival

Book - 2009 | First Scribner trade paperback edition.
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10 WEEKS OF DELICIOUS , HEALTHY, COMPLETE DINNERS"I can climb over the laundry heap, but I can't climb over dinner."Dinner is a lot bigger than food. It's about family, health -- both physical and spiritual -- economics, commitment, time and your sanity. And whether you love or hate to cook, chances are you really don't like it much during the workweek.But what if everything was organized for you, from shopping lists to 10 weeks of meals? What if you could involve everyone in the process, from choosing menus to helping get food to the table? What if each meal just took as little as 20 minutes to prepare?Meal planner and mother of seven Sandi Richard will help you achieve dinner hour, without stress and struggle. She will free you from your feelings of guilt over falling into the take-out trap -- and show you how to plan, shop, prep and cook fantastic-looking and -tasting meals that even a picky 6-year-old will like.InDinner Survival, Sandi passes on her vast personal experience and that of the hundreds of families she's studied and advised. Don't take hours of precious weekend time to cook, she says. A little preparation -- chopping and freezing a few ingredients -- will make a huge timesaving contribution to the busy workweek.Got teenagers? Involve them. After all, knowing how to cook makes one even more independent. Do you cook for anyone with special health issues? The book is packed with nutritional information and substitution charts that will keep everyone at their best. And of course, all the meals will help your family maintain a healthy weight and a healthy body.So what is it going to be? Another store-bought roast chicken that tastes of its plastic container or vibrant, flavorful Ginger-Lime Chicken ready in 30 minutes?Rather than soggy, drive-through tacos, how about the sizzle of a delicious Beef Fajita Stir-Fry on Pasta, ready in just 25 minutes?Save time, money, health and peace of mind with Sandi Richard's simple, great-tasting plan for dinner.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Scribner, 2009.
Edition: First Scribner trade paperback edition.
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781416543640
Branch Call Number: 641.555 RIC
Characteristics: 190 pages :,illustrations (chiefly color) ;,28 cm.


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dntblnk Sep 02, 2009

love her books. have given them to every child that has moved out and their friends.

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Apr 26, 2017

One of our favorite cook books!
Full color pictures for every recipe, and it narrates what to do to save time in cooking.
My only complaint is that because the author is Canadian, a sauce (some brand name sauce) she mentioned was not available in the US. Also we had to order sesame crisps from Amazon to make one recipe from this book.
Overall great book!!

Sep 08, 2011

I really enjoyed this book. I have made a few recipes and they were all very tasty. I think the most useful thing is her method of planning and shopping which can help keep you sane!

Aug 02, 2010

Wasn't a fan of many of the recipes. I think Sandi's cookbook, "Cooking for the Rushed" is much better.

Jul 27, 2010

I couldn't find a single recipe to adapt to my style of cooking.

Mar 23, 2010

I have 4 seriously picky kids and it is a rare recipe from these book that they won't eat! I love them!!!

dntblnk Sep 02, 2009

love her books. have given them to every child that has moved out and their friends.

blue May 25, 2009

Yum, perfect for the busy person.

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