Helping to beat the clock without sacrificing taste and quality, expert quick-cook Melanie Barnard provides a complete range of appetizers, snacks, one-dish suppers, breads, and desserts no one will guess you didn’t make from scratch. By eliminating the tedious and tricky part of baking—making the dough, you can serve up delicious Herbed Sausage Calzones, Grilled White Clam Pizza, Chicken and “Baked” Herb Dumplings, and other hearty main dishes in no time.
Memorable desserts, ranging from a Rustic Apple-Cranberry Tart to Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Torte--as well as a delectable array of cobblers and pies--are a cinch to prepare. Need something for the bake sale your kids forgot to mention? Whip up a batch of Double Peanut Butter Cookies or Chocolate Chip Brownie Custard Bars. For breakfast, try one of Barnard’s trouble-free sweet breads--Baked Jelly Doughnuts or Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread, for instance. The quick and easy recipes in Ready, Set, Dough! will turn even a novice cook into a fearless baker