I love coming home from work and setting a wonderful meal for my family with just a bit of reheating. I prefer not to eat the same thing for supper twice in one month. These works are usually recognized as standards of excellence, or they refer to a pivotal period in the author's career and the industry they impacted. This breakthrough cookbook delivers a program for readers to cook a week or month's worth of meals in just one day by using easy and affordable recipes to create a customized meal plan. The prices are all out of date, since the book was written in 1999, but I still like the idea.
Her method has been so successful, the book she wrote on the topic, Frozen Assets: How to Cook for a Day and Eat for a Month, has been a bestseller on Amazon. For a complete list of my books including links to order from Amazon. Some tasty sounding recipes and a cooking plan, based on if you want to cook once a month, twice a month, or ten days at a time. You lose all that food and money. I don't think I'll ever cook a month at a time. And, I enjoyed 2 things that I still remember: Bacon, Egg, and Cheese biscuits obviously good , that you freeze ahead.
There's a newer version that I haven't looked at from 2008. It has good recepies and if you can swing it it works out great I did it a few times but when the meals ran out I had not planned a cooking day again so it didn't happen. I now use two saute pans that's all that fits on my stove so that I can be working on two recipes at the same time. The mini-session is the perfect answer for these people. I'm not sure it would work for every family - the meals that tend to freeze well are casserole-like, and my family can only tolerate a casserole once or twice a week.
Like Comment by Mike August 16, 2007. And I haven't tried a single recipe in it. And I haven't tried a single recipe in it. She also includes many non-food items in her grocery expenditures, so we don't have a true idea on what she spent on food. The hands-down authority on once-a-month cooking, Frozen Assets gives you a step-by-step plan to simplify and revolutionize the way you cook. I'm planning on trying the chicken curry and maybe one or two others.
The bulk of the book is recipes, which I thought were the weak point. The successful money-saving trick Taylor-Hough discovered was cooking her regular family meals ahead for the freezer. In Frozen Assets Lite and Easy, Taylor-Hough is back with a book of lowfat, lower-calorie meal plans that use the same time-saving and cost-effective methods. This is an interesting concept, and one that I've used in a modified form for a while like keeping a couple of frozen meals in the fridge for 'emergencies'. Frozen Assets: How to Cook for a Day and Eat for a Month by Deborah Taylor-Hough Frozen Assets is small in stature, but jam-packed with meal-planning advice.
. They introduce you to exotic ingredients, micro-regional dishes, and the minds of established chefs. I've had this book since 2008, and it's probably my most-used resource for freezer cooking. Most sounded too bland, and the one that I tried Scalloped Potatoes and Ham seemed to have some key ingredients out of proportion. Some tasty sounding recipes and a cooking plan, based on if you want to cook once a month, twice a month, or ten days at a time. Before expanding your collection, consider the following questions and answers.
The freezing tips and budget shopping tips here are great. The kids are hungry and tired after a full day at school and afternoon sports. The Dollar StretcherOffers relief to those tired of eating restaurant fare or expensive, over-packaged convenience foods at the end of a hard day. What about recipe books for special diets? So … are you intrigued? Well, your guess is probably as good as mine … and it seems more often than not, nobody knows. I have been freezing leftovers lately to avoid waste. You'll cook up a storm and feed your household for the next four weeks.
This book does a good job of giving tips on how to make the process manageable. Mary Hunt, author of The Financially Confident WomanBelongs in every familys kitchen! I don't think I'll ever cook a month at a time. The recipes are fairly easy to follow, nutritious, delicious, and very budget friendly. Yes, there are technique cookery books covering every type of cuisine and addressing every skill level. Taylor-Hough's cooking methods make this novel idea work out beautifully in our kitchen. Okay, so I still have the plan. One of the best time - and money - savers a busy family can have.
Her family eats meat loaf, baked ziti, and chicken and broccoli casserole made with canned soup. Cooking for the freezer allows you to plan ahead, purchase items in bulk, cut down on waste, and stop those all-too-frequent trips to the drive-thru. Yes, there are entire books containing recipes designed for preparing food in pressure cookers, Dutch ovens, Crock-Pots, NuWave and other infrared-cookers, and cast-iron skillets during camping or outdoor excursions. The best-selling freezer-based cookbook, with more than 22,000 copies sold. Most air-fryer recipes are highly adaptable. The more organized you are the less painful the cooking day is - yes, it's still a lot of work for three hours but the amount of time you save during the rest of the month, the great tasting recipes which do not taste reheated and taste better than any commercial frozen meals - makes it more than worth it. Cooking for the freezer allows you to plan ahead, purchase items in bulk, cut down on waste, and stop those all-too-frequent trips to the drive-thru.
The implementation could use a little work. If you have one day a month and adequate freezer space, you're good to go with this guidebook. Cooking day is almost festive with us all pitching in together. One of the best timeand moneysavers a busy family can have. Summary The best-selling freezer-based cookbook, with more than 22,000 copies sold. Are you ready to at least read about the idea and give it some thought? Love the idea of cooking for a day and eating for a month, that's the consept behind this book.