For many home cooks, it can be a challenge to find the time, money, and ingredients to enjoy preparing a meal. Imagine a cookbook where you didn’t have to shop for expensive ingredients in unusual places or use them only once. Imagine a cookbook where you knew you had all the dry goods you needed to prepare quick and amazing recipes. Wouldn’t this change the way you think and feel about cooking?
Enter The Essential Pantry, the indispensable resource for cooks who want everyday recipes right at their fingertips, without the fuss of an extended shopping trip. Food and nutrition expert Maggie Green reveals the secret to her miraculous meal preparation routine: a well-stocked pantry. By bringing together a few fresh ingredients like meat, dairy, and produce with Green’s comprehensive list of easy-to-find, pantry-safe foods, you can prepare delicious recipes on time and within budget—without running to the store halfway through. Packed with amazing recipes like Greek-style green beans, zucchini and carrot pancakes, 10-minute flatbread pizza, spicy chicken asiago pasta, grilled pork chops with brown sugar brine, and Indian-spiced meatballs, The Essential Pantry will revolutionize the way you think and feel about cooking.
About the Author
Maggie Green is a professionally trained chef, a food and nutrition expert, and a registered and licensed dietitian. After a career in clinical dietetics and food service management, Green opened the Green Apron Company, which specializes in culinary nutrition, food and nutrition writing, and recipe and cookbook development. She is author of Tasting Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass State and The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook and editor of BakeWise and Joy of Cooking. Green lives in Ft. Wright, Kentucky, with her husband and a shaggy dog also named Maggie.