Using the latest innovations in supermarket convenience foods and a lifetime of experience as a great home cook, award -- winning, bestselling author Jean Anderson dishes up comforting pot pies and casseroles, main -- dish salads, warming soups and stews, up -- to -- the -- minute stir fries, zesty pastas, and more -- all as fabulous as they are fast.
Jean Anderson has written more than twenty cookbooks. She was inducted into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame and has won four Tastemaker Awards. Cooking in a crunch?
Cook speedy casseroles in the microwave, but brown them in the broiler.
Along with great recipes, here are some of the helpful hints you’ll find in One -- Dish Dinners.
Freeze fresh ginger and slice off portions as needed.
Stir orange marmalade or peanut butter into spicy stews to mellow their heat.
Whisk dressings right into the salad bowl to cut back on dirty dishes.
Quick -- chill cold soups in a shallow metal baking dish in the freezer.
Make quick work of cutting sun -- dried tomatoes by cutting with scissors.
Preheat a serving bowl for pasta by draining the cooking water into the bowl.