Thursday, August 25, 2011

Homemade Convenience Foods Book Review and Giveaway!

(Please read through the post to find out about the giveaway and special offer for Blessed Homemaking readers).

 As a busy momma who loves to cook homemade meals, I am always looking for a way to save time in the kitchen.  I spend a lot of time there making the healthiest meals possible.  If you have children, or even if you just cook for yourself and your husband, you probably would love to learn a way to save time in meal preparation.

Research shows that the average woman has spent 50,000 hours in her kitchen by the age of 45!
Marcia Washburn developed a system that allows her to have homemade, nutritious food on the table in 15 minutes or less.  Homemade Convenience Foods saves both time and money and works with her sample recipes as well as your own favorites.  In Homemade Convenience Foods, Marcia shares exactly how she cuts meal preparation time down to a minimum.  This isn't a method to throw something together with packaged foods, and it isn't once a month cooking marathons either.

I enjoyed learning some ways to save time in the kitchen.  Even though I don't cook the same way as Marcia (I don't use the microwave to ever make meals, but it is not required to use the book or her method), her ways to save time in the kitchen can easily be used for anyone and for most recipes too.  I learned some very valuable time-savers to help me in the kitchen.  The book has two sections.  In the first section, The Method, Marcia teaches you how to stock your freezer, cupboard, and refrigerator pantries.  The second section is a recipes section with ground beef, sausage, pork, kid-friendly, beef, poultry, and bread mix recipes.

Marcia Washburn has generously offered to give away 1 printed copy of  Homemade Convenience Foods to a Blessed Homemaking reader.  To enter, just leave a comment!  And for this giveaway I am going to offer additional entries in a little different way.  To get additional entries, please stop by every day until September 1st and leave an additional comment on this post!  (Don't forget to leave your email address if you don't have a blog).  This giveaway will end September 1st.

Be sure to come back the next few days, because I will be reviewing more of Marcia's books and there will be more giveaways!

If you would like to purchase Homemade Convenience Foods to see for yourself how you can save time cooking, Marcia is offering a special discount for Blessed Homemaking readers for this resource:

Homemade Convenience FoodsOrder now until September 3rd and save $1.00 on the e-book edition

I received this product free of charge to review for Marcia Washburn, but the opinions expressed here are completely my own, honest opinions.

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  1. Please enter me in the giveaway. I would love to learn to be more efficient in the kitchen.

  2. I think that this book sounds wonderfully useful. I would love to try out this method in my kitchen!

  3. this would be an answer to prayer!! i'll be here!!

  4. Thank you Mrs.Q for this Giveaway. Homemade Convenience Foods sounds like my kind of book. With 6 people to cook for every day, I seem to be never out of the kitchen!

  5. I would also like to enter your give-away. It sounds like a really neat book. I also try to make most everything homemade.


  6. That sounds like a very interesting book.... being a homemaker is great opportunity for all of us to learn more about our skills :-)

  7. Would love this recipe book. My 3 daughters and I all love to cook.

  8. Enter me, please! This sounds awesome.

  9. Please enter me for this...with three growing boys, i need all the help i can get!! :)

  10. I'm back for another entry! =]

  11. Hello, just stopping by today to enter again. =]

  12. I didn't realize that I could enter every day...

  13. WOW this looks like a GREAT book! please enter me!!!

  14. Sounds like a great book! I'd love to win a copy.


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