Desperation Dinners Author:Beverly Mills Beverly Mills and Alicia Ross created Desperation Dinners, part cookbook, part survival guide, part culinary revolution, as the answer to every frantic cook's prayers. Developed from "Desperation Dinners," their nationally syndicated column, the cookbook features over 250 recipes and a promise: With no idea what to cook, without having sh... more »opped in days, you'll have a tasty, home-cooked meal on the table in 20 minutes flat. By taking brilliant advantage of convenience foods-frozen chicken breasts, washed and cut vegetables, prebaked pizza crusts, salsas, and more-and using easy-to-master techniques (doing different tasks at the same time, "pushing" flavors with bold seasoning), the authors deliver: Barbecued Shrimp on Spicy Rice. Lazy Lo Mein. Pork au Poivre. Lime-Garlic Chicken Saut,. Minute Minestrone. Garlic-Roasted Salmon. Mom's Mini Meat Loaves. Individual Lemon Ginger Trifles. Heavenly Cream Cake.« less
This is such an awesome book! My family and I have loved every recipe we've tried from this book (and that's almost all of them!). I love to cook but sometimes I don't have the motivation to prepare my meal at 3 in the afternoon. This is my solution! I know that I can choose any meal from this book and most likely have the ingredients in my pantry and have dinner on the table in 30 minutes. Bravo Beverly and Alicia!