Once-A-Month Cooking

A Proven System for Spending Less Time in the Kitchen and Enjoying Delicious, Homemade Meals Every Day

Mimi Wilson and Mary Beth Lagerborg

St. Martin's Griffin

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Since the first edition of Once-a-Month Cooking was published in 1986, its proven, practical method has helped hundreds of thousands of families reduce their cooking time and still enjoy nightly home-cooked meals. You don’t have to be a super savvy chef to pull your family together each week for these light and simple, easy-to-prepare meals. Revised to reflect today’s healthier diet, this revised edition explains how to: plan ahead, spend less time at the supermarket, cut down on prep time, group similar kitchen tasks together to get them all done at once, make kitchen clean-up more manageable, and use the freezer, computer, and your head to create a month full of delicious meals!

Contains many easy, prepare-ahead recipes for dinner time success such as:
--Baked JambalayaMexican
--Chicken Lasagna
--Chicken Taco Salad
--Slow Cooker Cranberry Pork
--Veal Scaloppini
--And more! 
Whether you are a busy parent on the go or you just want a quick dinner to warm your spirit, you’ll be instantly hooked on this cookbook classic and its fool-proof Once-a-Month Cooking method!

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Chapter One

Getting Ready: An Overview of the Once-a-Month Plan

This cooking method enables you to prepare either a month’s or two weeks’ main dishes at once and freeze them. It includes two choices of one-month cycles and three choices of two-week cycles. If you rotate among these, you can easily provide great mealtime variety. We suggest that you start with a cycle from the book to get used to the method. Then you can experiment with adding family-favorite recipes. Turn to chapter 9 for help in adapting the method to your own recipes.

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Mimi Wilson and Mary Beth Lagerborg

Mimi Wilson is author of Holy Habits: a Woman’s Guide to Intentional Living, and an internationally-known speaker who has lived in Congo, Ecuador, and Jordan. She and her husband Calvin, a physician, currently live in Denver, Colorado.
 
Mary Beth Lagerborg is Director of Media at MOPS International (Mothers of Preschoolers). She is a speaker, the author of Dwelling: Living Fully from the Space You Call Home, and editor with Karen J. Parks of Beyond Macaroni and Cheese. She and her husband Alex live in Littleton, Colorado.

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Once-A-Month Cooking
A Proven System for Spending Less Time in the Kitchen and Enjoying Delicious, Homemade Meals Every Day
Mimi Wilson and Mary Beth Lagerborg

Trade Paperback

Trade Paperback
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
February 2007
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312366254
ISBN10: 0312366256
7 1/2 x 9 1/4 inches, 208 pages
$13.99
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