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The Complete Idiot s Guide to Easy Freezer Meals

Author : Cheri Sicard
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Your freezer is your friend! Freezers allow busy home chefs to plan their family menus a weekend, a week, or even a month in advance. Now expert chef and flood blogger Cheri Sicard presents recipes for 120 delicious, healthy meals that can be frozen and then reheated-and still taste fantastic. Over 120 delicious, unique and easy to prepare recipes Great cooking tips designed to help the home cook Flexible menu planning from a weekend to a full month

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Preserving Food

Author : Karen K. Brees, Ph.D.
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You can preserve just about everything-from soup to nuts. Food contamination scandals, the rising cost of food, organic eating, and better nutrition-all these factors contribute to the upsurge in interest in food preservation. While there are many books on canning, freezing, and pickling foods, few are as comprehensive as The Complete Idiot's Guide to Preserving Food, in which readers learn how easy and beneficial food preservation can be with detailed, step-by-step instructions. -The sales of jars for preservation have jumped 28% in the past year, indicating a strong increase in interest in preserving food -The author is a Master Food Preserver with over 40 years of expertise -Advice on preserving for special needs diets is unique to this book -Provides instructional photos

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Couponing

Author : Rachel Singer Gordon
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Combines couponing advice with up-to-date online coupon tips and a sensible approach.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Stretching Your Dollar

Author : Shannon M. Medisky
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An online expert and home economist gathers hundreds of practical-and surprising-tips. Everyone is being squeezed these days by the faltering economy, but nobody wants to give up the things that add to quality of life. Much more than just common sense warmed over, this handy guide will take them through the doldrums of the current economy, helping them budget and set priorities, while still enjoying their lives. Hundreds of tips on stretching the dollar-without the no-brainers like "clip coupons" The few businesses thriving during the downturn are bargain- and budget- oriented Does not require a lifestyle makeover.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Low Carb Meals 2nd Edition

Author : Lucy Beale
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In the world of low-carb, there is no shortage of keto recipes, but you need something a little bit more sutstainable when the pantry and fridge are just steps away, beckoning you. A low-carb cookbook with hundreds of recipes...say hello to options! Not only do all 330 of these taste-tempting recipes use common ingredients that you can get your hands on, but they also include a range of carbohydrates, so you can definitely find something that works for you. You'll even get to dip into that chocolate stash without the risk of loading on pounds. Every recipe highlights total carbs, total fiber, and total protein, with most meals falling somewhere between 5 and 45 grams of carbs. The low-glycemic load and moderately low carb count makes eating healthy easy and satisfying. There are even many vegetarian and vegan selections to suit your needs. We know you don't want another bland recipe that just relies on a piece of meat. Enter cookbook authors Lucy Beale and Sandy Couvillon with recipes for low-carb alternatives that appeal to the family and are easy to make. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Low-Carb Meals, Second Edition delivers just what you've been looking for. In this cookbook you'll find flavorful recipes for breakfust, lunch, dinner, dessert, and even late night (or mid-morning?!) snacks. You'll find fantastic salads, bread and pasta recipes, grains, potatoes, rice, and even an entire chapter devoted to chocolate. Meals are tasy, satisfying, and they'll leave you feeling bloat-free and not the least bit guilty.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Local

Author : Diane A. Welland, M.S., R.D.
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Support your local farmers, and enjoy fresher, healthier foods that are friendly to the environment--here's the guide to doing it right! There are so many great reasons to shop for and eat locally-grown or raised foods, including freshness, taste, energy conservation, and supporting small business owners. Tens of thousands of people have made the switch to local foods. Families and communities are enthusiastically supporting farmer's markets, artisan dairy farmers, cheese makers, family farms, local vineyards, and local livestock. Learn how you and your family can do the same! Food expert and nutritionist Diane A. Welland explains what it means to eat a little bit closer to home (and what it doesn't) and how anyone, including you, can move toward a more sustainable way of eating. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Local offers: A practical approach for a challenging endeavor. Types of foods considered local What foods are in season and when Best practices for storing foods Money-saving tips A complete overview of local eating across all 50 states

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Losing 20 Pounds in 2 Months Fast Track

Author : Wendy Watkins
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The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Losing 20 Pounds in 2 Months Fast-Track provides readers with meal plans and exercises designed to take off 20 pounds in 2 months or perhaps 10 pounds in 1 month. It is a short, simple, step-by-step diet with meal plans and packed with useful tips to make it easy and healthy.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking for Guys

Author : Tod Dimmick
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Whether it's nachos or crock-pot kielbasa, a party, something quick for the kid's lunch, a romantic date night, or dinner-for-one, this guy-friendly cookbook features over 230 real-food recipes for everything from vegetables, pasta, and desserts, to leftovers, appetizers, and grilling. Instead of relying on shortcuts, canned food, or unhealthy processed ingredients, it pares down complex cooking instructions; explains basic cooking terms; figures in prep time and cook time; and allots larger portion sizes. Notes high salt or high cholesterol recipes ;Includes more than 230 recipes; Provides special tips, advice, and recipe construction for beginners, plus bigger portion sizes for hungry men.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Organizing Your Life 5th Edition

Author : Georgene Lockwood
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The popular guide that makes organizing a breeze. In today's fast-paced, complex society, it's crucial to find ways to increase productivity, simplify, and stay sane. The fifth edition of this highly successful guide emphasizes how organization helps people survive tough times, assists them with life's challenges, and can lead to a happier, more peaceful life. New in this edition are: green organizing; getting things done in the electronic age; and loads of new products that help people organize. - Offers up-to-date information, a reading appendix, and new resources - Fifth edition with an expanded focus on simple living, a popular topic even before the recession, plus green organizing and organizing in the electronic age - Timeless themes of saving money and reducing stress - Download a sample chapter

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Fermenting Foods

Author : Wardeh Harmon
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Make your own delicious cultured foods-safely and easily! The art of fermenting foods is an ages-old craft that is enjoying a resurgence as people are discovering not only the health benefits of live-culture foods, but the true pleasure of creating their own fermentations at home. From kombucha to kefir, and from sourdough to kimchi, research is proving that live-culture foods can help reduce high cholesterol, strengthen and support digestive and immune systems, and help fight and prevent chronic diseases. The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Fermenting Foods covers the amazing health benefits of fermented foods and the techniques for safely fermenting food at home. Here's what you'll find in The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fermenting Food: Over 100 unique and delicious recipes for ferments of all types, including beverages, cultured dairy, fermented grains, vegetable ferments, and much more, and each with detailed instructions Helpful insight on the tools and techniques you'll need to know to safely create nearly any type of fermented food Detailed guidance on how fermentation works, how to troubleshoot common fermentation issues, and how to grow your own starters

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Cooking for Two

Author : Ellen Brown
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Perfect for young working couples and empty-nesters! This book offers familiar favorites and new dishes to tempt your taste buds - all specially developed to serve two, without dealing with leftovers for the next week. Each recipe is created to maximize ingredients and minimize spending, so you buy only what you need, and use all of what you bought. --Ideal for young couples who both work, as well as empty-nesters or a parent and child who are interested in great recipes --Each recipe includes an icon for quick reference to help you decide which dishes best fit the occasion, and features variations sure to please anyone's palate --Recipes are quick and easy, but do not rely on prepackaged foods --Includes recipes for small-batch baking

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Natural Health for Dogs and Cats

Author : Liz Palika
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Includes the latest advice from well-known and respected veterinarians.

The Complete Idiot s Guide Greens Cookbook

Author : Trish Sebben-Krupka
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The Complete Idiot's Guide® Greens Cookbook includes more than 200 mostly vegan and many vegetarian recipes for greens and provides nutritional and preparation information to help readers get the most flavor and nutrition from the greens they eat. In addition to traditional greens, this cookbook covers many newly-popular greens, such as bok choy, beet, kale, and dandelion.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Comfort Food

Author : Leslie Bilderback, CMB
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In this mouth-watering guide, award-winning chef and author Leslie Bilderback serves up a hearty helping of soul-soothing, tasty dishes that curb the craving for comfort food. From casseroles to cookies, more than 300 recipes will tempt you with the family favorites you remember from the past-and will want to share with the next generation. -Each recipe includes an icon for quick reference to help you decide which dishes best fit the occasion -Great for autumn and winter cooking

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Well on a Budget

Author : Jessica Partridge
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You can cook nutritious, delicious meals, and also stick to your budget! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Well on a Budget is packed with tips, strategies, ideas, and more than 150 recipes for those who are either new to food budgeting or have had to greatly tighten their food budgets. Not only will you learn how to do savvy grocery shopping, you'll learn how to cook to maximize your ingredients, how to eat out on a budget, and how to stretch your food dollar, while never sacrificing flavor or quality. Here's what you'll find inside: Preparation and cooking strategies that will help you stretch your food dollar, including tips for saving food, managing a food budget, making smart shopping lists, and eating out on a budget More than 150 delicious, budget-conscious recipes for everything from breakfasts, lunches, soups and stews, snacks and appetizers, salads, beef and pork mains, poultry mains, seafood mains, vegetarian mains, sides, and desserts Budget-savvy shopping and cooking tips for making healthier meals that won't bust your budget, while learning which ingredients are best for your budget and which are the worst

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Feeding Your Baby and Toddler

Author : Elizabeth M. Ward, M.S., R.D.
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Feed your children well - with more than 200 recipes. With more than 200 recipes specifically created to wean babies from soft foods onto solid, adult, foods when they reach the toddler stage, this indispensable guide teaches parents what their children should be eating and how these foods should be prepared. Includes advice on health and nutritional considerations, such as how various foods affect brain development, how to ensure babies receive the right amount of food, eating solutions for children who won't eat vegetables, fruit, meat, or dairy, and much more. -More than 200 recipes for babies and toddlers -The latest information on baby and child nutrition -How to prepare foods with the necessary vitamins and minerals for your baby or toddler -A special section for parents wanting to raise vegetarians -There were more than four million babies born in the U.S. in 2004

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Dehydrating Foods

Author : Jeanette Hurt
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Save money and preserve your harvest with more than 80 delicious recipes! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dehydrating Foods is a comprehensive introduction to the process of food dehydrating. Today, people are using home dehydrators for drying and preserving all types of foods, and at a fraction of the cost were they to buy commercially-dried foods. The authors take you through the dehydrating process, step by step, and show you how create a huge variety of dried foods, while maximizing your yield and savings. Here's what you'll find inside: 80 simple and delicious recipes for fruits, vegetables, herbs and blends, meats and jerkies, dairy, crackers, grains and granola, fruit leathers, vegetable and fruit powders, dried soups and snacks, as well as desserts and healthier pet treats that your pet will absolutely love Practical guidance on buying the right dehydrator, setting up your dehydrating kitchen, purchasing essential tools and supplies, food safety and storage, and how to troubleshoot common issues Clear instructions for techniques to help make your dehydrated foods come out perfectly every time including slicing, peeling, prep work, pretreating, and rehydrating, plus tips for room drying and sun drying your foods Fun ideas for making special gifts with your dehydrated foods, plus tips for making gifts with dried flowers, creating potpourri, and more

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Terrific Diabetic Meals

Author : Barbara Forsberg
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Diabetic-friendly recipes the whole family will love! From appetizers to desserts and everything in between, here are three-hundred easy-to-prepare recipes for diabetics that can be made from everyday household ingredients; and the entire family can enjoy. Food categories include Mexican, Italian, Pan-Asian, fish, poultry, lean-beef and pork entrees; appetizers, snacks, side dishes, breads and desserts; and fruits, vegetables, soups, salads, pastats, and breads. First diabetic cookbook to use the new glycemic index for all recipes; three-hundred recipes, far more than others on the market; 6.5% of the U.S. population has diabetes; the World Health Organization is predicting the number of people with diabetes to double from 140 million to 300 million by 2025.

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Eating Paleo

Author : Jason Glaspey
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Get everything you need to know to eat like our ancestors and go paleo! Going paleo can be confusing, but it doesn't have to be. Whether you're looking to lose weight or transform your health, the paleo diet, with its emphasis on eating protein-rich meats and seafood, fruits and vegetables, and nuts and seeds, while eliminating sugars, carbs, and dairy, is a revolutionary way to lose weight, reduce inflammation, and improve overall health, but most people often don't know how to get started on it. The Complete Idiot's Guide to Eating Paleo is the only guide any beginner will need to get started with this life-changing diet. Now you can learn how to get started on the diet, and stick with it, from the experts at paleoplan.com Here's what you'll find inside: A complete breakdown of the paleo diet, including how it works, why it benefitted our ancestors (and how it can benefit us today), and how it can transform your health Over 100 delicious paleo recipes with detailed meal plans, each with detailed nutrition information so you'll know exactly what you're eating and know that you're going 100% paleo Detailed guidance on what to eat and what not to eat, and how you can eliminate the bad foods in your diet and integrate the good foods so you can achieve your nutrition goals Tips for sourcing ingredients, stocking your pantry for paleo, and stocking your fridge and freezer with paleo-friendly ingredients

The Complete Idiot s Guide to Grilling

Author : Don Mauer
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Expert Don Mauer walks barbeque novices through the basic techniques of grilling, from building a fire (for charcoal grills) to getting the heat just right (for gas grills). With tips and 250 recipes, grillers will learn to manage their grill space and heating zones like a pro while surprising family and guests with everything from tasty hamburger basics to fantastic fish and veggies.