One of the delights of life is eating with friends.
Homestyle in a Hurry is the latest cookbook from Gooseberry Patch and it came into my life at the perfect time. I've already started working on my New Year's resolutions for 2011. One of my main resolutions for the new year is to save money by cooking more and eating out less. Homestyle in a Hurry is filled with recipes that contain inexpensive ingredients, most of them are probably already in the pantry. And, the dishes come together in 30 minutes or less.
I found appealing recipes from breakfast with Megan's Cinnamon Pancakes to appetizers such as Heavenly Warm Corn Dip and Creamy Spinach Spirals. If you're like me, you're always looking for appetizers that are cheap, easy, and crowd-pleasing. I can sometimes get in a rut with my side dishes. Yes, there are many ways to cook pasta and rice, but sometimes we need some vegetables. I can't wait to try Country-style Pepper Cabbage and Barb's Bacon Green Beans. These sides will go perfectly with Sourdough Chicken Casserole and Super-fast Tilapia Parmesan. Of course, dinner isn't complete without dessert and Chocolately Chewy Brownies are the perfect ending to a warm winter meal.
January is the perfect time to hibernate in your home and cook hearty and satisfying meals for your family. And, if you save a few bucks, then all the better. Invite some of your friends over to share some of your new recipes from Homestyle in a Hurry. They'll enjoy your dishes and will appreciate that you're helping them save money, too.
Here's a sample of what Homestyle in a Hurry has to offer. Please click on the recipe's title for recipe and step-by-step directions.
Gooseberry Patch provided me with a preview copy of this book. Views expressed here are my own. No additional compensation was received.
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