"Off The Shelf" is an all-new series that provides hundreds of kitchen-tested, taste-approved, convenience-based recipes for today's busy home cooks. Features of this book include: more than 230 recipes which combine fresh ingredients with pantry staples; each recipe features the best quality step-saving convenience foods such as prepared sauces, seasoning packets, pre-packaged rice and pasta mixes, and more. It gives dozens of helpful hints and cooking tips including food storage and freezing times. The icons easily identify Make-Ahead, Slow Cooker, Fast, Easy, Low-Fat, and No-Fat recipes. Dinner is ready when you walk in the door! It also features dozens of recipes that can be prepared in a breeze and cooked in the slow cooker; need little time to cook. Nearly every recipe has a prep time of less than 30 minutes (dozens under 20 and even 15 minutes!); provides dozens of helpful hints, and cooking hints including food storage and freezing times. Dozens of recipes have seven ingredients or fewer. Off the shelf tips are included with nearly every recipe. There is a complete nutritional analysis of every recipe.
All recipes are tested in the Better Homes and Gardens[registered] Test Kitchen.