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Simple Shortcut Recipes Cookbook

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  • National Bestseller!

  • More than 225 tried & true favorite recipes for "almost homemade" dishes...busy cooks will save time by using convenience items and prepared ingredients!

  • Chapters for every meal occasion...Beat-the-Clock Breakfasts, Simple Soups, Salads & Sandwiches, Fast-Fix Sides & Breads and Dinner Express

  • Oh-So-Easy Entertaining and Piece-of-Cake Desserts...delicious appetizers, snacks and sweets treats made in a snap

  • Nearly 200 of our best time-saving tips and handy tricks

  • Exclusively designed by Gooseberry Patch

  • Hardcover, 224 pages

  • 9-1/4" x 6-1/2"

Featured Free Recipes:
Taffy Apple Bars
Fudge Puddles

Get More Free Recipes HERE.

Featured Tip:  To prepare crispy bacon easily; try baking it in the oven. Place bacon slices on a broiler pan; place the pan in the oven and turn the temperature to 400 degrees. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes; turn bacon over and bake for another 8 to 10 minutes.

Between sports practices, work schedules and after-school activities, what's a busy mom to do? In Simple Shortcut Recipes, we've sped up all of our favorite dishes for you by using grocery-store convenience products such as refrigerated bread dough, frozen pasta and other prepared items from the deli and bakery...guaranteed to save time, money and your sanity!

There's also nearly 200 helpful tips for shopping, cooking, serving, cleaning and organization, plus lots of no-stress fun ideas for sharing food with family & friends. Special sections include an updated listing of common kitchen substitutions and a second easy-to-use index of recipes organized by type of convenience food used. And, as always, our signature hand-drawn illustrations and plenty of Gooseberry Patch charm are sprinkled on every page.

For all those hurry-up times that demand dinner in a dash, last-minute bake sale goodies or quick snacks for drop-in guests, Simple Shortcut Recipes is sure to become your go-to cookbook! Hardcover, 224 pages. (9-1/4" x 6-1/2")

Cookbook Reviews:


Location: Utah
Date Posted: 05/15/2012 08:37:00 PM

Full of amazing recipes

I am loving this cookbook! I have already tried four recipes in the past week and I have loved each one. I really like that each recipe in the book uses at least one shortcut ingredient. It is a keeper!



Location: Vista CA
Date Posted: 03/26/2012 03:50:43 PM

Fun to see my recipe

Lots of great recipes in this cookbook. Was fun to see my recipe in there. Thanks



Location: Illinois
Date Posted: 03/19/2012 07:32:14 AM

The book is full of almost homemade, short cuts, advanced prep ideas and mom-test tips and tricks!

Simple Shortcut Cookbook review: True to the Gooseberry Patch tradition this is another tried & true tasty Cookbook. All of the recipes are very simple to make in no time. I could not believe how many of the recipes were new. I loved some of the fun names, too! These recipes were created by smart moms. The book is full of almost homemade, short cuts, advanced prep ideas and mom-test tips and tricks! Here are the chapters and some of my new favorite recipes. I will post more recipes soon from this book. Chapter 1:Beat-the-Clock Breakfasts-Sour Cram Coffee Cake, Crustless Spinach Quiche (made it), Breakfast Pizza (made it), Speedy Huevos Rancheros, Rabbit Scones (so awesome and no they aren't made with rabbits.) Chapter 2:Simple Soups, Salads & Sandwiches-Rancy & Bacon Pasta Salad, Hawaiian Ham Sandwiches, Shortcut Stromboli (very yum), Asian Slaw & Meatball Calzones Chapter 3:Fast-Fix Sides & Breads-Skillet Corn Saute, Zesty Mac & Cheese, Slow Cooker Broasted Potatoes, Cheddar Biscuits, Sweet Sugar Rolls and Crescent Quickies Chapter 4: Dinner Express-Mexican Pizza, Enchiladas Suizas, Tortellini Blue Cheese Alfredo, Working Barn Stew, Chicken Fajita Fettuccine, White Pizza (we love pizza) Chapter 5: Oh-So-Easy Entertaining-Kid-Friendly Kabobs, BLT Pizza (yum), Stuffed Pizza Snacks, Texas Salsa, Corn & Avocado Salsa, White Pizza Dip (made it), Fruit Cheese Ball and Cinnamon Dip Chapter 6: Piece-of-Cake Desserts-Layered Caramel Coconut Pies, Creamy Lemonade Pie, Red Velvet Pound Cake, Hornet's Nest Cake, Juicy Orange Juice Cake, Banana Split Dessert, Chocolate Bread Pudding and Oreo & Cream Cake Balls (yum) Another fine & tasty cookbook! Thank you Gooseberry Patch!

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