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As a mother, you often hear those three little words that mean so much..."Mom, I'm hungry!" If you've ever felt at a loss for new family-friendly ideas for tasty home-cooked meals three times a day, take a look inside Mom Knows Best.
Packed with easy, great-tasting recipes that moms just like you have shared with us, this book offers mealtime solutions for any time of day. In the morning, Becky's Breakfast Pizza is sure to get everyone off to a cheerful start. Kids running late? Hand 'em a Speedy Salsa-Egg Roll-up as they slip out the door. For lunchtime, Ham-It-Up Salad Wraps are packable and kid-friendly.
You'll find plenty of dinner ideas, like one-dish Comforting Chicken & Noodles, easy make-ahead Ravioli Lasagna and slow-cooked Alex's Meatball Subs. Watching your grocery budget? There's Chuck Wagon Mac and lots more affordable options. To round out the menu, Honey Gingered Carrots and Crisp Zucchini Sticks will delight even the pickiest eaters.
And there's more! Mmm-Minestrone is simple enough that the kids can help, and after-school snacks like MacKenley's Cheesy Dip and Edith's Banana Muffins will keep 'em happy at that hectic time of day.
Sprinkled with helpful tips for shopping, cooking and serving, the chapters also include clever ways to get kids involved in cooking. With our help, you'll never dread the dinner rush again. So, clear the homework off the table...
Gooseberry Patch was founded nearly 30 years ago by Vickie Hutchins and Jo Ann Martin, two moms looking for a way to do what they loved and stay home with kids too. Gooseberry Patch is best known for their collection of family-friendly, community-style cookbooks. Each book is created with today's time-strapped, budget-conscious families in mind and filled with recipes shared by cooks all across the country… with some from friends in Canada and occasionally “across the pond”. Along with treasured family recipes, each book includes the stories the go along with these tried & true dishes.