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Taste Of The South Magazine

Taste of the South is filled with more than 60 wonderful recipes and delightful information on the South’s favorite foods. From selecting the freshest fruits and vegetables to learning from the region’s outstanding chefs, the topics found in Taste of the South cooking magazine make it an indispensable tool for cooks everywhere. The South sets itself apart with cuisine as rich in tradition as it is in taste. From simple lunchtime gatherings with a few close friends to elaborate backyard barbecues prepared for the extended family, there’s something about coming together over food that brings us closer to the ones we love. Celebrating the heritage of the South, Taste of the South invites readers to enjoy traditional Southern meals.

 

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Taste Of Home Magazine

In each issue of Taste of Home Magazine, you’ll find 100+ family-favorite recipes and tips – recipes from real cooks like you! Enjoy easy, tried-and-proven recipes, everyday ingredients, color photo of every dish, contest winners, 30-minute dishes, mom’s best recipes and more.

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Taste Of Home’s Simple & Delicious Magazine

Taste of Home’s Simple and Delicious Magazine gives you 150+ fail-proof, easy-to-fix recipes and tips that promise mouthwatering meals fast. You’ll love the helpful grocery lists and 30-minute meal ideas plus secrets from their Test Kitchen for speedy shopping, simple storage, and quick prep.  It’s recipes from home cooks that are easier and quicker to make with ingredients that you have at home or can easily get at the store.

 

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Cooks Illustrated Magazine

Cook’s Illustrated Magazine provides readers with recipes, cooking techniques, and product and food recommendations exhaustively developed in their extensive Test Kitchen facility–the same kitchen featured on their cooking show America’s Test Kitchen.

 

Cuisine At Home Magazine

Cuisinee At Home is loaded with recipes, tips, tricks, and step by step instructions! Good for beginners who need to see what is to be done. The recipes may look fancy, but are made with ingredients you can find in your local grocery store. Why go out to eat when you have your own Cuisine At Home!

 

 

Recipes

This allows you to go look for a simple, delicious recipe here that sounds good to you and your family. If you want something with chicken, pasta, even vegetarian, whatever you want to eat, you can find it here. Just choose the recipe and make it to your particular taste. This allows you to know what ingredients are going into what you are eating. You may need help if you have MS or you might even get help from kids if the recipe sounds good to them too My middle school son even likes to make pasta-based, Italian-type foods “himself” (with a little help)! Expect some cheese snitching if the recipe calls for it, though. An easy low fat dessert can be added for your sweet tooth. You can make the meal to your diet. It might even be a little fun for everyone to do something different together. Communication can start here and carry over to the meal! You can find recipes in lots of places if you just look. Food labels, like soup, cheese, tortilla packages, stuffing boxes, pasta packages,and instant rice to name a few.

The ones listed below are a few I use the most. I can even make cookbooks on those sites for future use.

 Allrecipes.com

This is a website that I get several recipes from by getting added to their email list. There are several meat and potato recipes I use from here. As a hard farm worker, my husband gets meat and potatoes at many noon meals. I’m always looking for new recipes here.

Bettycrocker.com

This website I also get emails from by getting added to their email list. They have food from any course. One pot comfort foods, slow cooker dishes, holiday and entertaining, a how-to section, everyday meals, and just recipes. I find that some of their recipes start out with a boxed dinner, add some ingredients and make it just a little more homemade tasting. From the recipes that I have used off their website, most are made with food I have in my pantry or freezer. That makes the recipes have familiar ingredients, not exotic and hard to find (expensive) ingredients.

It’s a good place to start if you’re

a new cook!

Cooking.com

 I also have a cookbook on this site to get recipes from a little quicker. My family’s favorite recipe that comes to mind quickly is for dessert cream puffs. I only make these for special occasions because the recipe  requires several eggs. I double the cream puff pastry recipe, but I make 1/2 a batch of the chocolate filling for half the pastries and use an already-made Bavarian creme filling for the other half of the pastries. I can’t have chocolate (yes I’ve gotten used to it!), so since I’ve gone to the trouble to make them, I make some I can eat, too. Chocolate can be drizzled over the top for more chocolate taste, I mean to make it look fancier. You can also make the pastries in a 2″ oblong shape, fill with bavarian creme,and put chocolate frosting on top of the top pastry for eclairs. For yet another choice, pastries can also be filled with chicken salad, or the like, and eat them for a meal or party, etc. No matter what you fill the pastries with, you need to make sure you have room in the refrigerator to store them. I will tell you this is a time-consuming recipe. You have time to rest, while the pastries bake, waiting for them to cool, and them once they are put away in the refrigerator. With resting time, the process is worth it when you have a bite! You can make the pastries to your size preference, just adjust the cooking time.

I’ve also bought a pan from here. I broke the lid of my jellyroll pan and this was the ONLY place I found that pan and lid to replace it reasonably priced. I think it is a 11″ x 15″ size? A jellyroll pan is used for several of my older recipes from relatives. All I could late find lately were half sheet or quarter sheet pans. I guess that’s the new size?

3. Tools (shipped to your home) To Help Prepare (and eat) Meals

Have you found out with MS that you are no longer able to cut, by hand, vegetables called for in that recipe you want to make? An electric chopper would make that task easier to make the recipe. Do you need the right size of  pan for that pasta dish? Do you need a bigger mixer to make a bigger batch of fresh cookies? After all, not ALL the cookies need to go to the bake sale. You have to have some at home to eat too! Then just click on here to shop for the utensils , cookware, or small appliances you need to make the recipe easier to make. Do you have decreased hand strength and holding silverware is more difficult to eat? Look here to shop for “ableware” to put on your own silverware handles to give you a wider handle to hold on to. They are even dishwasher safe to make clean up easier. Then have it shipped to your home and you don’t have to go out and shop for them  from store to store. Some places even deliver groceries so be sure to check that out in your area also!

The newest appliance to make meals even quicker, easier and healthier is an instant One Pot.  The instant One Pot Duo 6 Quart 7-in-1 programmable multi-cooker is a multi-use programmable cooker. A pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, saute’, yogurt maker, and warmer. It comes with a stainless steel steaming rack with handles, rice paddle, soup spoon, measuring cup, a condensation collector, and a recipe book. To maximize performance, they suggest only using actual Instant Pot accessories. Plus it comes in 3-quart, 6-quart, and 8-quart depending on the size of your family. Information on the instant pot courtesy of Once A Month Meals (OAMM).  OAMM has (recipes to freeze first) for the One Pot and they don’t even have to be thawed to use them! Just put the frozen meal in there and have it ready to eat in no time at all.

COSORI 6-Qt. Multi-Cooker from Amazon

I plan to get a COSORI 6 quart 8-in-1 programmable 1000 Watt multi-cooker. It has 6 different cooking functions; bake, saute’ and brown, boil, steam, slow cooker, and pressure cook. In addition to that you can use it as a rice cooker, saute’ pan, yogurt maker, hot pot, steamer and warmer. You can even cook eggs and bake cakes! It comes with a  tempered glass lid for other than pressure cooking, a stainless steel steamer rack with handles, an extra silicone sealing ring, a ladle, rice spoon, measuring cup, and recipe book. COSORI has a 2-quart, 6-quart, and 8 qtart. Both brands are made in China, but researching for my own pick, 1 reviewer said she thought the steamer rack was heavier in the COSORI than the Instant Pot?! But for myself it seemed to be a personal choice. I think it’s like every kitchen appliance, you have to do some shopping and looking for yourself and compare features, use, and price. I think it will be nice cooking in the summertime. You have a good meal, but you aren’t heating up the stove and you don’t have to have the grilled food all the time if you want a break.

I haven’t got mine yet.    I’ll have more to report when I get it and get a chance to try it out, but my sister-in-law- LOVES hers she got for Christmas and finds it hard to use anything else. I’m not sure what brand she got, but she keeps it accessible for frequent use. It’s hard to get a whole meal at home much quicker than that!I’ll have more to report when I get it and get a chance to try it out.

I also noticed, while looking at multi-cookers, Amazon sells many cookbooks dedicated to multi-cookers, dedicated to the KitchenAid Artisan  Stand Mixers, and fabric covers for them both, extra sealing rings, and other accessories if you just look. Here is a COSORI multi-cooker cookbook. That I’m thinking about when I get my COSORI multi-cooker. That way I don’t have to figure out how to convert recipes from the web. At least until I learn how to use it. Once I learn about the multi-cooker, it won’t be a problem using other recipes!

4. “Some Assembly Required” Meal Kits

It is just what it says it is. I called it this because of when my kids were younger. They would get a gift, Dad and Mom would take the pieces out and set the box aside so THEY could assemble the toy that came in the box, while the kid played in the box! This is almost the same type of thing except maybe this time the kids will be helping you put the meal together. In this refrigerated box you will receive a week’s worth of the right amount of FRESH ingredients from those meals you have ordered and the recipes to make them.One place can even include videos if you need the extra help. They are proportionate servings to make it healthier. You provide the items to prep the food, cook the food in whether it’s pots, pans, or ovenware. Enjoy when you sit down to eat it. Seasonal items are used, so some recipes are only available at certain times of the year. I would be sure to have it delivered where someone is around when it arrives or you might be going through the drive-thru if people learn it’s food. You do have to find fridge space to keep the ingredients and leftovers (if there are any). Have you run yourself ragged taking this kid to soccer practice and that kid to piano lessons, and just don’t want to make another stop at the grocery store with ALL the hungry kids with you? Maybe you can’t drive anymore with MS, but still need to feed your family. Order the meal kits and the shopping is already done for you. Just choose the meals when you order them and all you have to do is prepare and eat the meal!

 

 

 

5. Just Having Meals Delivered To Your Home

If cooking is not for you but eating a home cooked meal is? If it was just a hard day and you don’t feel like cooking or going out either. Maybe you just want to relax and leftovers can be used for lun250x250 Free Shipping on Orders $99+ch tomorrow? Then look at getting a home-cooked meal made delivered to your home for you to microwave. Then you provide drinks and have nothing but time to talk. Be sure to make it casual and serve on paper plates then you don’t have clean up. It’s kind of like a self-serve meal with minimal work to do! Do you know of someone who needs  a specific weight loss meal plan, but doesn’t quite know how to put it all together themselves? What about meals that need restrictions because of surgery or a new illness? The meals can even be pureed if the situation calls for it, too.  Then you can look here to bistroMD to find meals that are created by doctors, nutritionists, and chefs to provide those frozen, but fresh tasting meals with no additives or preservatives. They believe that the right food is medicine. They have a social media community,  dietician support, and   friendly customer service representatives for their customers. They use freeze time so it tastes like it was just prepared! They don’t cook anything that they wouldn’t put on their own table. It’s  for people who just want to eat a healthy meal that is like it was prepared by a personal chef, not in a hospital!

Trying to lose weight? Are the other weight loss meal programs getting old or just need a change then try these BistroMD meals.

Cooking.com

I also have a cookbook on this site to get recipes from a little quicker. My family’s favorite recipe that comes to mind quickly is for cream puffs. I only make these for special occasions because the recipe requires several eggs. I double the cream puff pastry recipe, but I make 1/2 a batch of the chocolate filling for half the pastries and use an already-made Bavarian creme filling for the other half of the pastries. I can’t have chocolate (yes I’ve gotten used to it!), so since I’ve gone to the trouble to make them, I make some I can eat, too.

I’ve also bought a pan from here. I broke the lid of my jellyroll pan and this was the ONLY place I found that pan and lid to replace it reasonably priced. I think it is a 11″ x 15″ size? A jellyroll pan is used for several of my older recipes from relatives. All I could find was half sheet or quarter sheet pans. I guess that’s the new size.

cooking.com