Mug Meals

Delicious Microwave Recipes

Mug Meals

By:  Cheney, Dina

Product ID:  071522
$16.95 Paperback
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Taunton Press

7.0 X 9.0 in
160 pg

COOKING / Methods / Microwave
COOKING / Methods / Quick & Easy
COOKING / Courses & Dishes / General

Cooking for one can be fun and easy. Mug Meals offers 125 incredibly flavorful, no-hassle, single-serving recipes, made with just a few fresh ingredients. It's the easy answer to "What can I make, fast?" And a welceom solution for busy families, teens on the go, college students, singles, and seniors. Look at all the helpful features it offers:

  • Simple and satisfying recipes-for-one make the perfect size meal
  • Never eat watery frozen meals or expensive take-out again
  • The pantry supply list will keep you stocked with the essentials
  • 40 colorful photographs of tasty mug means will inspire you

Secret weapon: your microwave. It really can be used for more than popping popcorn. The straightforward microwave basics section will teach you the ins and outs of microwave cooking. To get started, all you need is:

  • One mug
  • A microwave
  • Some fresh ingredients

125 hearty meals in minutes. Quickly create that home-cooked dish you've been craving with mouthwatering meals-in-a-mug for any time of day.  Here are just a few to whet your appetite:

  • Breakfast--Savory Summer Corn Oatmeal with Bacon; Double Berry French Toast; Lox and Bagel Strata
  • Lunch--Moroccan Pumpkin and Chickpea Stew; White Bean Gratin with Olives and Lemon; Double Carrot Soup
  • Dinner--Chinese Chicken with Noodles and Black Bean Sauce; Classic Shepherd's Pie; Lasagna
  • Dessert--Mango Coconut Crumble; Molten Chocolate Cake with Truffle Filling; Peach and Cornbread Shortcake, to name only a few

Instant one-cup clean-up! No more loads of leftovers that inevitably get tossed in the trash. Put an end to over-buying ingredients only to have them spoil in the crisper. Enjoy instant success with receipes that call for only a few ingredients and cook in one cup, so clean-up is a snap.  And your meal in a mug is oh-so delicious!

Dina Cheney, a graduate of the Institute of Culinary Education, is the author of Meatless All Day, Year-Round Slow Cooker, Tasting Club, and Williams-Sonoma New Flavors for Salads. She is a regular contributor to Clean Eating and Specialty Food. For more than three years, Dina was the "Taste Test" columnist for Every Day with Rachael Ray. Dina also has written for Parents, Fine Cooking,, Dr. Oz The Good Life, Coastal Living, Cooking Light, The Huffington Post, and more.