The Kitchen Assistant: Time and Money Saving Tips in the Kitchen

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Tate Publishing, Sep 8, 2009 - Cooking - 239 pages
As a single mom supporting three children, Darla Jaros learned the importance of fulfilling her children's preferential tastes with presentation as well as nutrition. After collecting recipes and helpful kitchen tips for over thirty years, Darla combined her knowledgeable and tried-and-true basic principles of cooking into this helpful and unique cookbook. Darla utilizes fresh ingredients and a handful of useful guidelines to cook quick-and-easy meals on a tight budget. She is well versed in providing delicious, wholesome, and inexpensive meals while saving time and cleanup in the kitchen. Darla will teach you which staple items to always keep handy, how to make a meal for the entire family when the cupboards seem bare, and the multiple uses of spices, as well as a weight-management plan. Her useful and unique tips will help you successfully prepare for a healthy dining experience while stretching your grocery dollars. The Kitchen Assistant is sure to become your daily reference guide and a permanent fixture in your family kitchen. Author Darla Jaros passionately cooks and creates new recipes when she is not enjoying the benefits of her granddaughter and children. She recently became a flight attendant to fulfill her dream of traveling the world and now has the opportunity to expand her food palate. When she is not cooking or traveling, she enjoys repairing antiques and other artistic endeavors.
 

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Contents

Foreword
11
Introduction
13
A Shoestring Budget and Prayer
17
Staples to Keep on Hand in the Kitchen
23
Back to the Basics
27
Make Your
31
Breakfast or Lunch
33
Lunch or Dinner
43
Meat Fish Seafood Tips
135
Other Helpful Tips Food Information
141
Food Storage Tips
153
Food Signature Facts
157
Using Spices
163
Abbreviations
175
Food Equivalents
177
U S Measurement Conversions
180

Easy Breads for any Meal
55
Easy Sauces for Pasta Meat Fish Seafood or Vegetables
65
Desserts
77
Dough Recipes
85
Condiments Liqueur
91
Play Time Crafts
101
Cooking Seafood and Fish
109
Cooking Times for Fish Seafood
113
Kitchen Tips
117
Baking Tips
119
Fruit Vegetable Tips
129
U S to Metric Measurement Conversions
182
My Personal Weight Management Guide
189
How to Calculate Your Weight Control Number
197
Weight Charts for Men and Women
201
Calories Burned During Exercise or Physical Activities
203
Caloric Energy Numbers
205
Epilogue
225
Index
227
Recipes or Notes
230
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