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Come and enjoy the best of American cooking in this enticing collection of country favorites, from fresh Buttermilk Biscuits and Sweet Potato Pie to hearty Country-Style Ribs and Tender Beef Stew with Dumplings. These well-loved recipes bring back the best dishes from coast to coast and prove that you can still enjoy the flavors ofa more leisurely time in a fast-paced world.
Savor a full chapter of great breakfast ideasBanana-Pecan Pancakes or Cheese and Egg Pie with Bacon are sure to wake up the sleepiest member of the family. Ready for lunch? Serve up steaming Manhattan Clam Chowder or Chicago Deep-Dish Pizza for a lunch that's a real meal. And when you want entrees for dinner, check out the more than 150 hearty and homey dishes included here. Cook Shrimp Creole, Western Meat Loaf, Chicken Fried Steak or Yankee Pot Roast, and you'll have a meal that makes everyone happy.
Save room for savory sides and tempting desserts; try fresh-from-the-garden Corn and Pepper Cakes or Stuffed Zucchini. Then it's time for dessert! Whip up some Blackberry Cobbler, Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce or Key Lime Pie. Bring back the wonderful tradition of making your own ice cream with Caramel Crunch Ice Cream or Philadelphia Ice Cream; it's as American as Apple Pieand delicious on top of one.
In addition, there are 15 menus to help plan for a variety of entertaining needs, including Last-Minute Dinner Guests, Farmers' Market Menu, Thanksgiving Day Dinner and a Tailgate Party. With this wonderfully modern update of American classics, you can enjoy country cooking in your kitchen every day of the year.
- 325 recipes for the special dishes that are a pleasure to share with loved ones:Fluffy Cornbread, Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake, Tender Beef Stew with Dumplings and Old Fashioned Coleslaw —these classic recipes have endured for generations of great cooks. More importantly, they’re the type of dishes your family will ask for again and again.
- A wide variety of choice ingredients:Whether you’ve just paid a visit to your local farm stand or would rather whip up a dinner using pantry ingredients, this cookbook offers a wide selection of recipes that feature plenty of options. Extend the pleasures of the growing season with dishes like Wilted Spinach Salad, Ham n’ Corn Chowder, and Strawberry Rhubarb Pie. Alternately, let Betty Crocker show you how to have a homemade cake on the table in less than an hour -- even if you don’t have any eggs on hand! The spicy, sweet Mystery Cake is just one example of the delicious desserts that can be made with limited ingredients and a dash of country ingenuity.
- Over 80 full-page color photosblend contemporary food photography with a country twist.
- Special Featuresinclude kitchen wisdom sidebars that offer advice on entertaining, preserving, making the most of seasonal ingredients, and more.
Country cooking at its best–tempting, easy, foolproof recipes with a hearty, homey twist
Everyone loves country cooking–the soul-satisfying comfort food that America's grandmothers used to make. Now Betty Crocker has collected recipes for 275 of these old-fashioned classics, updated and streamlined for today's cooks. From Fluffy Cornbread and Old-Fashioned Coleslaw to Fried Chicken, Yankee Pot Roast, and Texas Chili, these standout recipes draw on country cooking traditions from sea to shining sea. They offer lots of good ol' down-home flavor–but don't take a lot of time or effort to put on the table. And for dessert there are more than 80 traditional favorites, including Chocolate Chiffon Icebox Cake, Peach Ice Cream, Shaker Sugar Pie, and Oatmeal Spice Cake with Browned Butter Frosting. Illustrated with 50 evocative color photographs and featuring “Country Cooking Wisdom” tips throughout, Betty Crocker Country Cooking is just what people need to re-create the crowd-pleasing country meals they remember–or wish they did.
Betty Crocker is the name readers trust for reliable, tasty, easy-to-prepare recipes and great ideas, with more than 62 million cookbooks sold since 1950. Today, Betty Crocker is one of the top ten most recognized brand names in the world, with 100 percent consumer awareness.
Betty Crocker Gives You the Best of Country Cooking
Everyone loves country cookingthe classic, soul-satisfying dishes like the ones grandma used to make. Now Betty Crocker has collected recipes for 350 of these old-fashioned favorites, updated and streamlined for today. Drawing on country cooking traditions from the heartland to the coasts, these standout dishes offer lots of hearty, homey flavor, but don't take a lot of time or effort to put on the table. Inside, you'll find everything you need to reconnect with down-home comfort foodsand create soul-satisfying meals that your family will love.
Open the book for:
Nearly 100 tasty breakfast and lunch choices, including Country Egg Scramble, Caramel-Pecan Sticky Rolls and Grilled Three-Cheese Sandwiches
More than 150 homespun main dishes and sides, from Fried Chicken and Beef Brisket Barbecue to Old-Fashioned Coleslaw and Traditional Corn Bread
More than 80 dessert favorites, such as Chocolate Chiffon Icebox Cake, Peach Ice Cream, Shaker Sugar Pie and Oatmeal Spice Cake with Browned Butter Frosting
"Country Cooking Wisdom" tips throughout that share time-tested kitchen tricks
Nearly 100 evocative color photographs that celebrate the glories of country cooking
Table of Contents
Country Favorite Menus.
Chapter 1: Rise-and-Shine Breakfasts.
Chapter 2: Blue-Ribbon Lunches and Lighter Fare.
Chapter 3: Down-Home Poultry and Fish.
Chapter 4: Country Meats and Mainstays.
Chapter 5: Fresh from the Garden.
Chapter 6: Warm Up the Oven.
Chapter 7: Homespun Desserts.
Chapter 8: Icebox Creations.
Helpful Nutrition and Cooking Information.
Cooking Terms Glossary.