The $5 Takeout Cookbook: Good, Cheap Food for When You Want to Eat In
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When it comes to take-out, two things are true: People like it fast and they like it cheap. Luckily for you, this cookbook gives you the to ability to make your favorite take-out dishes at home--for $5 or less per meal!
With 200 recipes that feature pizza, Mexican, Chinese, or Thai food, you will be able to make favorites such as Pad Thai, Fire-Baked Six-Cheese Pizza, Pan-Fried Chimichangas, Traditional Mu Shu Pork, and Tandoori Chicken. After all, eating out is expensive, but you shouldn't have to give up the foods you love just to save some dough!
food processor along with the garlic, ginger, chilies, and almonds. Process to form a paste, adding a bit of water if necessary. Add the cumin, cardamom, cinnamon, and clove; process to thoroughly blend. 6. If necessary, add additional vegetable oil to the frying pan to make about 1½ tablespoons. Heat the oil over medium. Add the spice mixture and cook, stirring constantly, for about 2 minutes. Swirl a bit of water in the food processor to remove any remaining spices and pour it into the pan;
green curry paste 1 cup coconut milk 1¼ tablespoon fish sauce cup (or to taste) chopped cilantro leaves Steamed white rice Vegetables can easily be added to this dish if you like: Stir in snow peas 5 minutes before the curry is done cooking and a handful of baby spinach leaves just at the last moment. 1. Heat 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in a large sauté pan or wok over medium heat. Add the chicken and sauté until lightly browned on all sizes. Remove the chicken and set aside. 2. Add
tablespoon cornmeal or 1 tablespoon olive oil ¾ cup picante sauce 1 cup shredded Monterey jack cheese ½ cup cooked, taco-seasoned ground beef ¼ cup sliced green onion 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce 1 cup diced tomatoes ½ cup sour cream Taco-seasoned ground beef is available in ready-to-use tubs at supermarkets. Or make your own in 10 minutes with a packet of taco seasoning and ground beef. Just follow package directions. 1. Roll or press pizza dough into 12-inch circle, slightly
cream 8 flour tortillas Garnish with sour cream, guacamole, and chopped green onions. 1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 2. Peel and mince the garlic and onions. Remove the stems and seeds from the jalapeños and cut into ¼-inch pieces. Peel the tomatoes and chop into ½-inch pieces. 3. Heat the vegetable oil to medium temperature in a medium-sized frying pan. Add the garlic, onion, and jalapeño peppers; sauté until the onion is transparent. Add the tomatoes and oregano; cook for about 5 minutes,
the sauce in the middle. Bring to a boil. 6. Give the cornstarch-and-water mixture a quick stir. Add in the middle of the wok, stirring quickly to thicken. Add the chicken. Mix everything together. Cover and simmer for a few minutes until the chicken is cooked through. Chengdu Chicken Serves 2 $ Total Cost: $3.24 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 stalks celery 1½ teaspoons red or black rice vinegar ½ teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon salt, divided ¼ cup hot water ½ teaspoon Chinese