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Taste of Home: Busy Family Favorites

363 30-Minute Recipes

"Hey, Mom. I'm hungry! What do we have to eat?"
It's the shout from down the hall that can stress out the time-starved cook. Not to worry. You can save time-and your sanity-with Taste of Home Busy Family Favorites. This collection of 363 family-pleasing recipes will help you stock up on homemade snacks and get a delicious dinner on the table fast. There is also a chapter on breakfast that appeals to hurried households, and appetizers to keep kids quiet while you prepare dinner.

Try tempting dishes such as:

  • Tortellini Soup
  • Italian Patty Melts
  • Pork Chops with Apple Dressing
  • Apricot Chicken Drumsticks
  • Best Chicken 'n' Biscuits
  • Fantastic Fish Tacos
  • Potato Wedges
  • Creamed Corn with Bacon
  • Banana Split Shortcake
  • Gingersnap Pears
Each recipe features a short ingredient list, simple prep techniques and easy cooking methods. Plus, there are over 200 full-color tempting photos!

Taste of Home is the leading multi-platform producer of information on food, cooking and entertaining, serving home cooks engaging media that capture the joy and comfort received from food made with love. Taste of Home magazine has a circulation of 3.2 million and publishes Simple & Delicious magazine six times a year; top-selling bookazines; newsstand specials; and popular cookbooks.
 
Tasteofhome.com is a top destination for engaging audiences with kitchen-tested recipes, how-to techniques, cooking videos and lively community forums. From December 2011 through December 2012 the number of unique monthly visitors to the TOH family of websites increased 55% to 7.8 million and page views surpassed 42 million. Taste of Home has more than 540,000 fans on Facebook and over 60,000 Pinterest followers. For the best recipes from home cooks, visit tasteofhome.com and follow us on Facebook and Pinterest.

Catherine Cassidy, Taste of Home Editor-in-Chief.
Catherine M. Cassidy is Editor-in-Chief of Taste of Home. She is responsible for driving editorial direction and product strategy across the brand’s media platforms.  They include Taste of Home, the number one food and entertaining magazine in the world; TasteofHome.com; social media; special interest publications; and cookbooks.  
 
Cassidy has toured the country as the face of Taste of Home for national and local TV, radio, and newspaper interviews in support of the best-selling Taste of Home products, including its cookbooks.
 
Prior to joining Taste of Home, Cassidy served as Editor-in-Chief of Prevention magazine, the nation’s largest health publication, at Rodale, Inc. Cassidy joined Rodale in 1986 as an associate editor in the book division, and was later named Executive Editor of Rodale’s Custom Publishing division. She started her career at Runner’s World and Fit magazines in Mountain View, California. Cassidy lives in Mequon, Wisconsin, with her husband and two daughters.

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