This essential companion for putting your food dehydrator to work features instructions and techniques for drying all the most popular fruits and vegetables, along with meat and herbs. You'll learn to dry fruits and vegetables at their peak, giving you an easy and economical way to stock your pantry with apple rings, mango slices, banana chips, dried soup beans, tomatoes, and much more for year-round enjoyment. In addition, drying guidelines for specialty items like meat jerky, fruit leather, dried herb and spice mixtures, backpacking meals, and even baby food round out this friendly handbook.
Air fryers have taken the world by storm, promising to give cooks the crunchy, delicious fried foods they crave without the grease, calories, or vats of boiling oil This book is a curated collection of the 100 best air fryer recipes, from French fries to fried chicken to doughnuts and apple pies. This book will show you all of the amazing things your air fryer can do - and without all the fat of traditional fried foods
Since Roman times, cultures around the world have been enchanted with cooking in clay and the juicy, full flavors it preserves in any dish. Today's healthminded cooks will find an added bonus: Clay pot cooking is practically foolproof and often fat-free. In The Best of Clay Pot Cooking, Dana Jacobi takes a fresh look at cooking in clay pots and comes up with over 40 easy and delectable recipes, from soups and stews to breads and desserts. Some reflect traditional uses for the clay pot, such as roasting poultry and beef; others are inventive new dishes drawing on ethnic influences -- Chicken Tagine with Green Olives & Preserved Lemon, for example, or Salmon with Ginger & Lime, Shrimp & Ham Jambalaya, Black & White Chipotle Chili, Moroccan Semolina Bread, or Banana Bread Pudding. And all these are prepared with minimum fuss, maximum flavor, and enormous nutritional value.
Kitchen tools can make the difference between a home-cooked meal and takeout. For years, the savvy cook's secret weapon has been the slow cooker, delivering fantastic meals after a day of simmering. Now the pressure cooker, updated and easy to use, has become another timely tool--dinner can be ready in 30 minutes. The collaboration between these two all-star appliances creates a must-have book for anyone who longs for a real dinner at the end of the day. Want beef stew and have time in the morning? Pop in your ingredients and enjoy a fully cooked dinner when you come home. Running late in the morning? No problem--make the same savory stew at the end of your day, in about 30 minutes. This is also the book for Instant Pot fans--choose your setting, and relax--dinner is done.
Everyone loves fresh bread, but not the time it takes to make it. Bread machines are hot items in the kitchen because they take the work out of making homemade bread. Even better, Betty Crocker takes the mystery out of the bread machine and brings you easy-to-use recipes for both 1 1/2-pound and 2-pound loaves that work for all the popular bread machine models. We've packed this book with over 100 recipes to tempt your tastebuds. There are delicious bread recipes for classic favorites, rustic breads, sweet doughs, coffeecakes and buns. Betty Crocker's Bread Machine Cookbook also offers a host of recipes for doughs to mix, then shape and bake in a conventional oven -- such as foccacia, breadsticks and pizza doughs -- with easy-to-follow illustrations on how to shape and trim the loaves. Best of all, you can trust these recipes will work in your bread machine because the Betty Crocker kitchens have tested the recipes in several different machines to ensure success at home. We've also loaded up this book to include information on bread machine ingredients; glossary of bread machine ingredients, techniques, and terms; and a breakdown of the various features found on different models of machines and how to use them. There's nothing better than the taste of homemade bread -- and no one brings it to you better than Betty Crocker.
Here's a collection of tasty and attractive dishes that can easily be prepared with little to no attention and are ready when you want to eat. Succulent meats, tender poultry and even vegetarian dishes, hot and full of simmered-in flavor, are waiting for you when you want them. This book is full of more than 120 no-nonsense, delicious recipes that are easy for anyone to use-just dump in the ingredients, dial the heat, and dinner will be ready when you get home from work. All the preparation can be done the night before, so putting dinner on in the morning a breeze. Recipes include everything -- meat, chicken, and meatless main dishes to side dishes, dips, drinks, and even desserts -- with more than 50 photos of these easy, delicious meals. Slow cookers are an all around economical choice -- from the price of appliance to the amount of time spent cooking and the ingredients you can use makes this subject appealing to a wide group of consumers. Slow cooking enhances the flavor and also tenderizes all varieties of meat, including the less expensive cuts, so it is an economical way to cook. Most recipes have cooking times of 8 to 10 hours, so they can be started at the beginning of the day and be ready for dinnertime. Slow cookers are not only for the work-a-day world; they're also very convenient for entertaining and when stove/oven are being used for other food preparations. It is perfect for making crowd-size hot beverages, such as hot chocolate or mulled cider, and it keeps dips and side dishes hot for several hours, making it perfect for hassle-free entertaining and meal making. With Betty Crocker's Slow Cooker Cookbook, putting dinner on the table has never been easier.
The Ultimate Everyday Cookbook for Your Air FryerParrish Ritchie, creator of Life With The Crust Cut Off, compiled 240 of her favorite air fryer recipes so you can make any dish you're craving and still save time in the kitchen. With gorgeous photography for each mouthwatering meal and recipes ranging from egg rolls to bagels, calzones and even churros, there's something for everyone in this cookbook What's even better? The air fryer cooks food in half the time of a conventional oven--plus you'll get that crispy, delicious crunch you love without cups of oil. And the best part is that everything you put in the air fryer comes out tasting absolutely amazing With this comprehensive cookbook you'll be ready to make the most of any meal, any time, with recipes including:
-Southwest Avocado Egg Rolls
-Crispy Chicken Fries
-Buttermilk Ranch Drumsticks
-Chicken Alfredo Calzones
-"Fried" Cookie Dough Bites
-Mini Churros with Caramel With so many fantastic recipes to choose from, you're sure to have a tastier, healthier meal on the table in record time.
All-new flavors and ideas for the revolutionary bite-size delights that have taken the marketplace by storm.
The ingenious invention of the Babycakes(R) cupcake maker has been met with unprecedented popularity and this resulted in 175 Best Babycakes(R) Cupcake Maker Recipes becoming a runaway bestseller. The creative and sumptuous recipes resonated with consumers and retailers alike -- fun, bite-sized enjoyment without the guilt.
This incredible popularity and demand has prompted another book on the topic -- more in-depth, and with slightly more sophisticated flavors that reflect both current cupcake trends and old-fashioned delicacies. It's a complete and wide-ranging cookbook that still features all of the fun of the original but also contains more detail on specialty uses like holidays, occasions, entertaining, cooking for and with kids, smaller servings, gluten-free, dairy free and even vegan diets. As well, due to strong consumer feedback, the savory section has been expanded to feature more appetizers, biscuits and more.
Dozens of large step-by-step photos at the beginning of the book depict decorating ideas and skills, providing easy-to-follow inspiration and ideas. They include photos for cupcakes, pie crusts, phyllo cups, wonton cups and an array of fillings and frostings. Both novice and experienced bakers will appreciate these detailed photos.
Packed with fun, flavor and delectable cake morsels of every imaginable flavor, color and coating, the incredibly creative chapters offer unique ideas for countless recipes and occasions. They'll take you from breakfast and after-school snacks to bridal showers and elegant parties.