The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cooking with Mixes
Author: Ellen Brown
With the success of such cookbooks as The Cake Mix Doctor, home chefs have found that they can overcome the quality issues in many convenience products, including soup mixes and cake mixes, and end up with a better dish than they could have made from scratch. Taking this new trend one step further, award-winning cookbook author Ellen Brown shows readers how adding simple additional ingredients can turn mixes into culinary masterpieces-in half the time. Inside, readers will find fantastic recipes for broths, stocks, marinades, rubs, salad dressings, dips, spreads, hors d'oeuvres, soups, stews, salads, meat, poultry and fish entrees, vegetarian dishes, potatoes, pastas, rice, cakes, cookies, and desserts.
Author Biography: Ellen Brown was the founding food editor of USA Today and has authored the IACP/Seagrams award-winning Gourmet Gazelle Cookbook, along with six other cookbooks. She is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Slow Cooker Cooking .
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Author: Bridget Jones
How to plan the best celebration ever with fantastic snacks, party dishes and desserts, all shown in 650 photographs.