This all-new and gorgeous edition of Better Homes and Gardens Baking (the first major all-purpose BH&G baking title published since 1998) is a compendium of irresistible cookies, brownies, cakes, pies, cobblers, pastries, and breads--from everyday sweets to special-occasion show-stoppers. It has everything you need to bake fuss-free and with delicious results for bake sales, cookie swaps, birthday parties, holiday tables, or just because you're in the mood to bake. You'll find: More than 400 recipes for luscious baked goods such as Cinnamon Rolls (with four fun shape variations), Raspberry French Silk Pie Bars, and Herbed BouleMore than 250 photos showcase the recipes and clarify techniques Chapter-opener features with classic recipes that teach secrets to baking successMake-It-Mine recipes with choices to help you adapt to your taste, convenience, and occasionMake-It-Mini guides to help bakers turn out scrumptious sweets in smaller sizesThis will surely be the go-to baking reference and inspiration for years to come.
You'll never run out of healthy, nutritious family meals with this extensive collection of low-calorie recipes New in the Ultimate series, The Ultimate Low-Calorie Meals Book offers hundreds of recipes and ideas that make eating healthy and watching your weight easy and delicious. These recipes are ideal for light and nutritious everyday meals that form the basis of a healthy lifestyle. Filled with dishes the entire family will love, recipes are clearly marked with icons that let you quickly identify recipes that are ready in 30 minutes or less, high in fiber, and low in sodium. Packed with more than 400 delicious and nutritious low-calorie meals and hundreds of beautiful photos, The Ultimate Low-Calorie Meals Book is a great resource at a great price. Features more than 400 flavorful calorie- and fat-conscious recipes, including main dishes, snacks, sandwiches, pizza, desserts, restaurant favorites, and make-ahead mealsIncludes more than 300 gorgeous full-color photographs that make every page inspiring and easy to followSpecial Healthy Eating Basics chapterSpecial features include substitution charts that help make every meal more calorie-conscious, up-to-date diet and nutrition advice, and much moreWhether you're trying to adopt new, low-calorie eating habits or looking for new recipes to help you maintain your already-healthy lifestyle, this is the ultimate guide to tasty, healthy eating.
Foolproof recipes for tasty and fuss-free one-dish dinners Everyone loves a delicious home-cooked meal, especially those as satisfying as the recipes featured in Better Homes and Gardens One-Bowl Dinners. This globetrotting collection of flavorful recipes ranges from the exotic (such as Southeast Asian Curry) to the familiar (such as our best savory Beef Stew) to the downright comforting (Chicken and Dumplings). Within the selection are dozens of weeknight-worthy meals--from the ever-so-easy ramen noodle bowl to quick clever pasta tosses--and plenty of recipes to share with friends such as Beef Burgundy, Paella, and Jambalaya.With recipes arranged by world region, you'll find just what you're in the mood for, whether it's an Asian stir fry or an Italian spaghetti and meatball dinner. To round out the book, a chapter dedicated to main-dish salads offers a fresh spin on the one bowl meal.Features more than 160 recipes and 100 luscious full-color photos that will fire any appetiteAt-a-glance icons identify 30-minute meals, kid-friendly dishes, healthy recipes, and meals that are great for entertaining friendsChapters include a "Make-It-Mine" recipe, letting you customize based on you and your family's tastes, or what you have in the pantryFull nutrition information with every recipeItalian and Asian Noodle charts for quick identificationFor today's home cooks these delicious recipes make it easier than ever to serve bold, international flavors in a single bowl any night of the week.
A complete, step-by-step guide to fresh flavors for home canning and preserving Home canning and preserving is growing in popularity every day. It's easy and a great way to get the most from your backyard garden or farmer's market finds so that you can enjoy seasonal bounty all year long. This follow-up to Better Homes and Gardens You Can Can, gives you fresh, new flavor ideas and combinations to spice up your canning and preserving. Better Homes and Gardens Can It! brings canning and preserving to a whole new level, perfect for new canners looking for contemporary ideas as well as experienced canners wanting to expand their recipes. Full of delicious recipes and hands-on instruction, as well as gorgeous photography, this is the book you want to add new excitement to canning fruits and vegetables! Includes more than 100 recipes with simple instructions for successFeatures 140 beautiful full-color photographs that showcase the recipes and provide instructionBonus chapter of food gifts with simple packaging ideasFor today's growing number of do-it-yourselfers and home cooks who embrace the benefits in-season produce, Better Homes and Gardens Can It! is the source for fresh, new canning and preserving ideas.
450 fantastic cookie recipes, from tried-and-true classics to unbeatable brownies to fabulous favorites that span the globe.Enticing color photos of cookies on every spread.Storage instructions are included for every recipe.Prep, Chill, Bake, and Stand times are highlighted for each recipe.Bonus chapters: Our Holiday Best and Quick Candies.Chapter divider pages include feature text.Full-color baking and decorating guide filled with ingredient information, tips, and techniques from the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen.
A comprehensive beginner's guide to home canning and preserving, complete with tasty recipes!Preserving your own fruits and vegetables is an affordable and sustainable way to sweeten your pantry with delicious seasonal bounty to last all year. With Better Homes and Gardens You Can Can!, you'll learn everything you ever needed to know about canning and preserving your farmer's market finds and the fresh produce from your garden. Whether you're canning for the first time or just want to refresh your skills, this is the perfect guide.All the basics are covered, from hot water baths and freezing techniques to food safety information and clever ideas for making gifts from your preserves. With a wide variety of recipes and step-by-step instruction, this book is clear and straightforward enough for any inspired do-it-yourselfer.Includes 100 recipes for classic flavors as well as bold new delightsFeatures more than 50 beautiful color photos, including step-by-step photos to guide the novice canner through the most critical proceduresCovers all the basics of equipment and ingredients and provides handy charts and go-to lists, as well as tips on produce seasonalityWith recipes for jams, jellies, preserves, and chutneys, as well as pickles, relishes, and veggies, this book proves that you really can can!
The essential cookbook and everyday guide on what to eat when you have diabetes Diabetic Livingr magazine's trustworthy resource for anyone living with diabetes gives over 200 recipes and essential advice on what to eat in order to control blood sugar, feel better, and enjoy delicious meals every day. Enjoy carb-smart recipes like Beef Fajitas, Panko-Crusted Chicken, Speedy Pizza Bites, and Layered Brownies. In addition, you'll find the information every newly diagnosed individual needs to know to eat right--from how to shop for groceries and read food labels to counting carbs--all clearly explained in the magazine's friendly, approachable style. Features include: Chapters covering breakfast, salads, soups, sandwiches, main dishes and slow-cooker suppers, desserts, snacks, and drinksMore than 200 beautiful full-color photographsA complete intro chapter on controlling blood sugar, counting carbs, navigating the grocery store, stocking your pantry, and moreFull nutrition information and highlighted carb counts provided for every recipe
With The Ultimate Appetizer Book, you'll find the perfect morsels and drinks in one incredible compendium! No matter what your party style is-casual, dressy, or just plain fun-nothing says "party" like tasty appetizers! The third book in the Ultimate series, following The Ultimate Cookie Book and The Ultimate Slow Cooker Book, this unique recipe collection features more than 450 recipes for everything from super quick dips and snack mixes to elegant pastries and bite-size sweets-all guaranteed to entice any crowd. More than just a collection of recipes, this book is packed with hundreds of inspiring full-color photos and provides all the tools you need to throw a fabulous bash, including helpful hints in on creative presentation ideas, themed party menus using the recipes in the book, lists of versatile ingredients to keep in the pantry, and make-ahead directions to make planning a breeze. More than 450 party foods and drinks range from classics and basics, to fun, creative delightsRecipes include prep times and make-ahead directions to help with planning, inventive ideas on flavor variations, and nutritional analysisWith over 300 full-color photographs throughout and a bold, colorful design, this is the ultimate appetizer recipe collection, as beautiful as it is practical, and in an affordable, value package
You'll never run out of meal ideas for your slow cooker with this massive, photo-filled compendiumThe second book in the Ultimate series, following The Ultimate Cookie Book, this giant collection of recipes will keep your slow cooker meals delicious and exciting for years to come. There's way more here than just pot roasts and stews; this book offers recipes for main courses, appetizers, sides, and even desserts and breakfast. With all that, you'll never lack for ideas again!Nearly 500 pages in length and packed with full-color photos and hundreds of inventive recipes--The Ultimate Slow Cooker Book is a great deal at a great price. - Includes 400 recipes, including main dishes, appetizers and beverages, soups and stews, side dishes, breakfast, and desserts - 200 full-color photos and a beautiful design will help inspire your next slow cooker sensation - Features tips on converting many of your favorite conventional recipes for soups, stews, and roasts so they can be prepared in the slow cooker - A great big cookbook at a small priceWhether you've been using your slow cooker for years and need new ideas or you're a first-timer looking for easy dinner solutions, this is the ultimate slow cooker book for you.
A mouthwatering collection of quick and delicious weeknight dinners the whole family will love--year round 365 30-Minute Meals is filled with a year's worth of fast, fresh and fun dinner ideas. With quick, easy-to-prepare recipes offering innovative dinner solutions for everyday staples like meat, poultry, fish, seafood, salads, stews, sandwiches, and more, this book is perfect for busy home cooks who need to get dinner on the table fast. Helpful cooking tips are spread throughout, and substitution suggestions help keep dinner on track even when you lack an ingredient. A great value for busy families with 365 recipes in one affordable volumeBeautiful full-color inserts with more than 50 photosAt-a-glance icons that highlight Kid-Friendly, Healthful, and Quick-and-Special recipesHelpful cooking tips and sidebars on cooking quick meals, as well as shopping, storing, prepping, and garnishing365 30-Minute Meals offers a wealth of options for busy families in need of fast, great-tasting dinner solutions.
A substantial collection of sweet and savory pies and tarts the whole family will love--every day of the year365 Pies and Tarts is filled with a full year's worth of luscious desserts and savory pies from Better Homes and Gardens. From classics, such as fruit and custard pies, to new twists such as frozen pies and tiny tarts, you'll find every kind of pie you could ever crave. You'll discover options for baking with seasonal fruits, detailed explanations for how to make fail proof meringue, the most tender pastry, and more, as well as tips for working with chocolate. All of the recipes are complete with step-by-step instructions straight from the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen, as well as nutritional analysis.A great value for families who like to savor every day with 365 recipes in one volumeBeautiful full-color inserts featuring more than 50 mouthwatering photographsSpecial sections on lower calorie pies and tarts and tasty toppingsMore than 30 savory pie and tart recipes for spectacular and unexpected brunch, lunch, and dinnersHandy cooking tips sprinkled throughout with advice on choosing and using fruits, checking for doneness, and working with special ingredientsFor anyone who loves pies, 365 Pies and Tarts offers enough options to try a new recipe every day of the year!
A mouthwatering collection of everyday vegetarian and vegan recipes the whole family will love--year round365 Vegetarian Meals is filled with a year's worth of fast, easy-to-make, and hearty meals. These simple yet innovative meal ideas include breakfasts, sandwiches, casseroles and one-dish favorites, soups and stews, and slow cooker classics--all full of healthful ingredients like whole grains, legumes, and vegetables. Helpful cooking tips are sprinkled throughout and the versatile Make it Vegan variations offer an abundance of options for turning vegetarian recipes into true vegan recipes.- Offers great value for vegetarians and vegans with 365 recipes at an affordable price- Includes beautiful full-color photo inserts- Features an introductory section on the basics of a healthy vegetarian diet, health and nutrition information, and shopping and cooking tips for common vegetarian ingredients like tofu and tempeh- Includes handy icons that designate vegan recipes and helpful cooking tips spread throughout365 Vegetarian Meals offers plenty of options for vegetarians, vegans, and anyone who loves fresh, healthy recipes.
Comfort food nourishes the soul as well as the body; think chicken noodle soup, pot roast, and apple pie. This enticing food isn't just for special days--with the expertise of Better Homes and Gardens, comfort food can be enjoyed any day of the year. Included are can't-miss classics that cover main dishes, sides, soups, snacks, baked goods, and desserts. Two bonus chapters add extra value: "Comfort Classics Made Healthy," for those watching what they eat, and "30-Minute Meals," for cooks short on time who still want a home-cooked meal. Helpful tips and sidebars offer advice covering essential cooking and baking basics, plus "Make It Mine" features show mix-and-match recipes, such as casseroles and mashed potatoes, that let cooks create varied, personalized dishes.
Losing weight doesn't have to mean resorting to fad diets or buying unusual ingredients. This new edition of the Better Homes and Gardens classic weight-loss cookbook presents healthy eating as it should be, with 500 straightforward, calorie-conscious recipes the whole family will love, along with more than 300 mouthwatering photos. Dig into your favorites, such as burgers, lasagna, enchiladas, and cookies--all approved by registered dieticians, with full nutritional information provided and calorie counts highlighted throughout. And don't miss the chapters on appetizers, holiday cooking, and restaurant remakes for inspiring ways to eat well even on special occasions. Handy icons flag recipes that are quick, carb-conscious, and gluten-free, and special features show how to customize recipes to better suit your family's flavor preferences.
A slow cooker is the ultimate convenience appliance: it allows you to have a healthful dinner your whole family will love when they get home. Better Homes and Gardens Skinny Slow Cooker will help you eat delicious, hearty food and feel good about feeding your family one meal instead of cooking multiple dishes.Every time you turn to this book, you'll know that any of the 150 recipes will provide nutritious, hearty meals. Every recipe, for dishes like Spiced Pork with Squash and Vegetable Stew with Cornmeal Dumplings, features calorie counts and nutrition information. Tips will help you make healthful choices when you shop and cook, and the more than 100 photos and bright design will turn this inspiring collection into an everyday resource.
Celebrate the fresh flavors of summer and the joys of outdoor grilling in a way that is light, healthy, and delicious. Better Homes and Gardensr Fresh Grilling presents 200 recipes and 100 photos in which vegetables and fruit shine--as crunchy toppings for burgers; bright sauces and marinades for meat, chicken, and fish; heaping platters of grilled veggies; grilled salads and sides; pizzas; and luscious fruit desserts. If you yearn to cook with peak-of-the-season produce--tomatoes, corn, strawberries, and peaches--as often as possible, you'll find inspiration in recipes like Warm Salad with Lamb Chops and Mediterranean Dressing, Heirloom Tomato Salad with Grilled Tuna and Cannellini Beans, and Grilled Vegetable Tostadas with Mole Sauce.
You'll never run out of easy family-pleasing meal ideas with this massive collection of one-dish recipes New in the Ultimate series, The Ultimate Casseroles Book offers hundreds of ideas that make dinner a breeze with one-dish recipes that take the hard work out of prep-time and clean-up. These recipes suit every occasion with old-fashioned comfort foods like macaroni and cheese and modern fare like Baked Risotto with Sausage and Artichokes, from a quick weeknight spaghetti bake to a fancy egg strata for brunch.Packed with more than 400 hearty one-dish meals and more than 300 beautiful full-color photos, The Ultimate Casseroles Book is a great resource at a great price.The book features more than 400 recipes, including comfort food favorites, classic casseroles, and modern dishes fit for family meals or group gatherings300 gorgeous photos and an inviting design make every page inspiring and easy to followSpecial features include a guide to bakeware, a Casserole Master Plan chart for planning menus, a bonus chapter on transforming yesterday's leftovers into tonight's casserole, and much moreWhether you're looking for a quick and easy way to get dinner on the table or want to enjoy home-cooked casseroles even better than what mom used to make, this is the ultimate guide to casseroles of every kind.
Modern home cooks are concerned with getting healthy food on the table quickly, and Better Homes and Gardens The Ultimate Quick & Healthy Book offers the perfect solution. Included are 400 recipes ready in 30 minutes or less, and every main dish has fewer than 450 calories and 15 grams of fat. This book proves that quick cooking and healthy cooking can be synonymous. There are recipes for every occasion, from breakfast to dinner to make-ahead meals and entertaining. Every recipe includes full nutritional information and handy icons that highlight Superfast, No-Cook, Vegetarian, and Heart Healthy dishes. With more than 180 full-color photographs, the book is as beautiful as it is practical.
You'll never run out of delicious soups and stews with this extensive, photo-filled collection of recipes This new addition to the Ultimate series features enough incredible soups and stews to try a new recipe every day of the year! It's all here, from timeless classics like potato chowder to intriguing new flavors like minted watermelon soup. Perfect for any day and any season, these recipes cover every course, from appetizers to desserts (believe it or not!) and every season, from hearty winter comfort foods to light and chilled summer refreshers. Nearly 500 pages in length and packed with full-color photographs and hundreds of inventive recipes, The Ultimate Soups and Stews Book is a great deal at an unbeatable price. Includes 400 recipes covering every meal, every season, and virtually any occasion250 full-color photos will keep you inspired when it's time to fire up the stewpotFeatures more than 100 recipes that are perfect for fuss-free preparation in your slow cookerPacked with tips and helpful pointers, including information on ingredients, how to make your own stock, and much moreWhether you're full-time soup lover or just love a meal that's simple and easy to prepare, this is the ultimate soup cookbook for you.
Make every meal a fresh and flavorful delight! These days, millions of people are discovering that cooking with vegetables, fruits, and herbs from their backyard gardens or local farmers' markets is a great way to eat more healthfully. Garden Fresh Meals from Better Homes and Gardens offers delicious recipes that make the most of your seasonal bounty--from light summer salads to comforting autumn soups to hearty winter roasts. With a broad range of innovative, great-tasting, and easy-to-prepare meals, this gorgeous cookbook offers something for everyone in the family to savor. Plus, helpful cooking tips are peppered throughout the book, including plenty of advice on choosing and preparing the best and freshest ingredients.- Cook your way through the year with more than 150 recipes organized by cooking method, offering a simple way to find a recipe that matches your mood- Find inspirations in stunning full-color photographs throughout- Get informed with a seasonal produce guide filled with information on what's in season when, how to select the ingredients at their peak, and storage and prep tips- Eat right with complete nutritional information for every recipeGarden Fresh Meals provides everything you need to know to make the most of homegrown produce or farmers' market finds.
A giant collection of cupcakes from the classic to the contemporary What could be better than a cupcake? How about 150 cupcakes? In this new cupcake compendium from Better Homes and Gardens, you'll find tons of creative recipes and decorations for everyone's favorite little treat. From traditional cupcakes to fancy new ideas, you'll find a cupcake here for any and every occasion, from tried-and-true favorites to creatively decorated designs for celebrations and holidays. Beautiful full-color photos accompany every recipe while an entire section on cupcake basics covers simple recipes, converting cakes to cupcakes, and cupcake decorating tools and techniques. Includes 150 diverse and delightful cupcake recipes200 beautiful full-color photographs offer plenty of inspiration and how-to instructionsFeatures fun and informative tips and sidebars throughoutCovers special occasion cupcakes for birthdays, showers, holidays, and moreFor anyone who loves cupcakes, this delicious cupcake cookbook offers tasty treats for any and every occasion.
The best of fresh, seasonal cooking from Better Homes and Gardens As the farm-to-table movement grows, more people every day are choosing to cook healthier meals using fresh local foods. Better Homes and Gardens Fresh presents 300 easy and creative recipes for getting the most out of your area's seasonal produce. No matter where you live, this book shows you how to prepare simple, delicious meals using the very best fresh ingredients available to you. You'll find recipes for snacks and appetizers, breakfast, salads, soups, casseroles, main dishes, meatless meals, sides, and desserts. Plus, you'll find super-simple one-pan recipes, as well as a detailed, illustrated produce guide to help you pick the freshest and most delicious fruits and vegetables in your area. Features 300 fresh, flavorful recipes that are simple to prepare and impossible not to enjoyIllustrated with gorgeous full-color photographs of prepared dishes and produceIncludes a section of menus to help you craft a wide variety of complete mealsFrom coast to coast, millions of people are discovering just how delicious and rewarding it is to cook and eat local foods. With Better Homes and Gardens Fresh Cookbook, you'll find a wealth of recipes and resources to help you eat fresh, delicious meals every day.
More than 500 recipes for every kind of cookie, including must-have classics and fresh new flavor combinations This one-stop source, packed with more than 250 inspiring photos, gives home bakers a huge collection of 500 irresistible cookie recipes for every occasion. There are tried-and-true classics to pair with a glass of milk, such as Chocolate Chunk Cookies; treats perfect for holiday celebrations like Big Soft Ginger Cookies; and on-trend sweet-and-savory delights like Berry-Sage Thumbprints. A welcome variety of options includes Express cookies (quick recipes that start with a mix) and Double Takes (homemade versions of iconic store-bought favorites), and an informative Cookie Basics section covers topics such as proper measuring, equipment, decorating, and packaging. With this book, bakers at all levels will find endless inspiration for everyday goodies and year-round entertaining.
The must-have guide to the best of preserving, from canning and pickling, to fermenting, freezing, and drying; complete with hundreds of farm-fresh recipes /> /> This is the book for everyone who wants to preserve food--from novice to pro--with step-by-step explanations of techniques, ranging from the basics of canning to freezing, drying, fermenting, and pickling. Readers can preserve a range of produce including fruits, vegetables, herbs--anything in season can be “put by” to enjoy later. Included are techniques and recipes for jams and jellies, conserves and fruit butters, condiments, dried treats like fruit leathers and veggie chips, and freezer recipes. Also find recipes for pickles, sauerkraut, relishes, soups--even syrups. And when the tomatoes ripen all at once, check out a chapter on smart ways to preserve them. /> /> With the basics covered, the book then moves to inventive recipes such as Honey-Lavender Peaches and Caramel Apple Jam. The experts at Better Homes and Gardens even cover lower-sugar jelly and jam options as well as no-pectin jams. Complete with printed labels to personalize jars, this book takes readers easily from produce to preserved food.