A perfect mix of old-fashioned favorites and creative new entrees sure to become part of your family's everyday repertoire. Most dishes are low fat and salt and use fresh and pre-packaged, but not highly processed ingredients. Preparation is so quick and easy that even novice cooks will feel like experts, and better yet-the recipes are also inexpensive to prepare. All are perfect for busy, weeknight cooking. You will find all your restaurant favorites - Sweet and Sour Chicken, Vegetable Curry, Chicken Cacciatore, etc - made easily at home. One-pot meals like Szechwan Beef, Tropical Chicken and Pasta Primavera will have you cooking a delicious meal with fewer dirty dishes. Mom's favorites are here - New England Fish Chowder, Chicken and Rice Casserole, and Better than a Burger Meatloaf - with modern shrotcuts and healthy ingredients. Don't forget the kids! They will be pleased with Turkey Wraps made with peanut butter and mandarin oranges, Beef and Macaroni Pot and Welsh Rarebit. There is even a section of recipes using your favorite appliances, the slow cooker, microwave, rice cooker and electric grill. Every recipe is written for both two and six servings, meeting the needs of the single cook and families alike. A well-stocked pantry list and daily grocery lists help you stay organized. Suggested weekly menus keep the "what's for dinner?" question at bay. The author, a Home Economist and Educator, even provides "serve with" suggestions to make each meal nutritionally complete, and additional cooking tips help solve the occasional dinnertime emergency. Each recipe is on a single page and the cover lays flat for easy use.