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Counter Simple, cheap, delicious food. As The $5 Chef, Marcie Rothman has taught millions how to eat well on a budget and not spend all day in the kitchen. In The $5 Chef Family Cookbook, Marcie shows just how easy it can be to prepare a wholesome family meal for just $5.
By following Marcie's lead, readers will learn to use the freshest ingredients to cook more than 200 fast, nutritious, and inexpensive dishes, including:
Pear and Orange Chutney
Chicken and Dumplings
Cauliflower with Almonds and Raisins
Bread Soup with Vegetables
Pan-Fried Zucchini with Garlic and Cheese
In addition to the incredible recipes, Marcie includes sections on how to shop for the best deals, techniques for quick cooking, what food staples to always have on hand, and how to use seasonings. Also included is an appendix of basic substitutions and measurements, a glossary of terms and techniques, and a chart for the most used herbs and spices.
About the Author
For more than six years, Marcie Rothman has written a food column and appeared on television as The $5 Chef. She also produced and hosted Food Talk, a radio show based in Northern California. Her food column has appeared in numerous newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, The Sacramento Bee and The Modesto Bee.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Low budget cookery