More than 320 quick-to-fix recipes that use five or less common, readily available ingredients—guaranteed to be crowd-pleasers for every meal from family weekday dinners to special-occasion entertaining. With increasingly less time for shopping and cooking, we are all looking for new ways to create delicious, gourmet food that both tastes great and is healthy for ourselves and our families. Just 5 Things is divided into 11 easy-to-consult chapters, with dishes for every occasion, from after-school snacks and light-lunch soups and salads to heartier dinner offerings featuring pasta, noodles, and grains. You’ll also find chapters with dishes based on protein-packed seafood, chicken, meat, and eggs that are perfect for family meals and entertaining. The book finishes with a chapter of 40 mouthwatering desserts. All of the recipes have been tested and each one is illustrated by a stylish color photograph to help novice cooks prepare and present the dishes with ease and flair. The book features: * No more than five ingredients in every recipe for easy gourmet food * More than 320 scrumptious recipes for family meals and entertaining * A beautiful color photograph showcases exactly how each finished dish will look * Sample recipes, such as: Caramelized Onion and Spinach Tarts; Roasted Bell Pepper Soup; Baked Fish with Capers and Lemon; and homemade Strawberry and Yogurt Ice Cream Just 5 Things will be a welcome addition to every food-lover’s library—and a much-thumbed classic on kitchen shelves for easy gourmet cooking.