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6 essential cookbooks for back-to-school season

6 essential cookbooks for back-to-school season

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6 essential cookbooks for back-to-school season

From five-ingredient meals to time-saving Instant Pot dinners, the dishes featured in these six cookbooks are ideal for the busy school season that's upon us again.

With all the after-school projects, events and other commitments this time of year, getting dinner on the table proves to be extra challenging. To make things a little easier, we've rounded up six cookbooks that'll help you whip up delicious and nutritious meals for the fam as effortlessly as possible.

 

1. The Essential Instant Pot Cookbook

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This year's best gadget award has to go to the Instant Pot. The pressure cooker is indeed having a comeback, as it makes dishes like fork-tender roasts and slowly simmered chilies entirely doable on busy, time-pressed weeknights. The Essential Instant Pot offers a variety of recipes — for everything from pulled pork to banana cake — that will have you reaching for this essential gadget every single night.

The Essential Instant Pot Cookbook, Coco Morante, Ten Speed Press, $25.95, .

 

2. Green Kitchen at Home: Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Food for Every Day

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Cookbook authors and creators of the , David Frenkiel and Luise Vindahl came out with a new cookbook offering recipes that can be made on the weekend and used in a variety of dishes during the week.

Green Kitchen at Home: Quick and Healthy Vegetarian Food for Every Day by David Frenkiel, $50, .

 

3. The School Year Survival Cookbook

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Authors Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh know a thing or two about what it’s like to feed a busy family every night. In The School Year Survival Cookbook, they share all the tools you need to keep a well-stocked and easy-to-use pantry and offer recipes with make-ahead directions for tasty dishes.

The School Year Survival Cookbook by Laura Keogh and Ceri Marsh, $29.95, .

 

4. One-Bowl-Meals

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Inviting and varied, one-bowl meals are a pleasant addition to any meal plan. This cookbook will ensure you never get bored of them with its recipes featuring variations of protein, veggies, grains and seasonings.

One-Bowl Meals Cookbook by The Williams Sonoma Test Kitchen $16.95, .

 

5. Salads: Over 60 satisfying salads for lunch and dinner

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In a bit of a salad rut? This cookbook is for you. It will give you endless inspiration to create satisfying, filling salads boasting interesting combinations of ingredients. A few favourites include a carrot and pistachio salad with a spiced Middle-Eastern dressing and a corn and radicchio salad with smoked ham and Parmesan cheese.

Salads: Over 60 satisfying salads for lunch and dinner by Sue Quinn, $27.99, .

 

6. Weeknight Cooking for Two

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The back-to-school period can be busy even if you live in a household of two. This cookbook is filled with easy 5-ingredient dinner ideas you can make in 30 minutes or less.

Weeknight Cooking for Two by Kenzie Swanhart, $23.50, .

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