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6-Minute Dinners (and More!): 100 Super Simple Dishes with 6 Minutes of Prep and 6 Ingredients or Less (Paperback)
Delicious Meals in Record Time
Karen Nochimowski’s debut cookbook is all about flavor and ease with recipes that only require 6 ingredients (or less) and 6 minutes of prep. For those who can’t always find the time to cook, these meals will save you both time and money without compromising on flavor.
With 100 recipes to choose from—including allergy-free options throughout—this cookbook provides endless options for those busy days. Recipes include The Best Homemade Sloppy Joes, Sheet-Pan Chicken Fajitas and Panzanella Salad with Herbs and Mozzarella. There are healthy, low-carb options such as Zesty Lemon-Herb Chicken and great vegetarian alternatives like Eggplant and Spinach Lasagna. Craving breakfast for dinner? Inside you will find amazing recipes like Potato, Spinach and Goat Cheese Frittata and Crispy Hash Brown Casserole. And since we all deserve a post-dinner treat, make sure to save some room for the perfect dessert like Chocolate-Chip Cookie Pie or Strawberry Shortcake Trifle.
These culinary creations will not only wow your taste buds but will also simplify your life. Set the timer and get ready to end your day on a delicious note!
About the Author
Karen Nochimowski is the creator of the popular food blog Momma Chef and writes a monthly food column for the Daily Herald. She has appeared on LIVE with Kelly and Ryan and WGN Radio. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.
“Karen has unlocked the chest containing the holy grail for busy families on a budget.”
— Andrew Zimmern, award-winning TV personality, chef and author
"For busy people like me, a six-minute meal sounds like manna from heaven. And let me tell you, these recipes taste heavenly."
— Katie Couric, award-winning journalist, New York Times bestselling author
“This is a perfect cookbook for anyone wanting to prepare and enjoy a meal all in under 10 minutes.”
— Howie Mandel, comedian, actor and author
"Thanks to Karen’s cookbook filled with easy-to-make-recipes, I’m one of the lucky people who can make a great meal in 6 minutes! Be smart, be happy and buy this book!"
— Barbara Corcoran, entrepreneur, author, and television personality
"Not only does Karen create recipes to help us prepare tasty meals, her culinary vision also includes serving under-resourced families. ¡Bien hecho, Karen!"
— Gloria Estefan, singer, songwriter and actress
“This is a gem of a cookbook! In a busy world filled with stress after stress, it is a relief to make something quick and delightful to spend more priceless time with our loved ones!”
— Molly Bernard, actress, Younger
"This cookbook checks all my boxes: easy to make, delicious, and time to spare."
— Kelly Rutherford, actress and founder of Sovereign Collective
“Food fast now! This book is it!"
— Margaret Cho, stand-up comedian and actress
"I cannot run a six-minute mile, but I can cook a six-minute meal. Because of Karen, I am able to call myself a cooker. Anyone can handle six minutes."
— Alex Borstein, actress, comedian, writer and producer
“If you want to start out with a nutritious breakfast and end up with a complete and delicious dinner READ THIS BOOK!”
— Faye Kellerman, New York Times bestselling crime author
“These are fun and different recipes for the chef in all of us.”
— Heather McDonald, host of the Juicy Scoop with Heather McDonald podcast
“Karen makes cooking and eating well easy, cost effective, delicious, nourishing and fun.”
— Tara Stiles, co-founder of Strala Yoga
“I am so inspired by Karen and her delicious and easy recipes. I believe cooking can be fun, healthy, easy and tasty and that's exactly what Karen has provided for all of us.”
— Paolo Presta, host of A Spoonful Of Paolo
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— Zara Terez Tisch, founder & CEO of Terez
“Karen’s recipes are easy, accessible, and delicious.”
— Joey Slotnick, film and voice actor
“I love a full house of friends and family, but what I DON’T love is hours of tolling in the kitchen—that’s why these recipes are so awesome; they only use a few ingredients and are super easy to make if you’re not Martha Stewart.”
— Jill Kargman, author, writer and actress
“Karen knows the score! She gets that I’m a busy dad with hungry kids. She also understands the best way to enjoy the Chicago Bears game is with a plate of her sriracha honey wings. I’m gearing up for next season, armed with these recipes, ready to feed my houseful of hungry fans.”
— Gabe Ramirez, radio host of 670 The Score and B96
“Karen provides simple and delicious recipes with her down-to-earth personality and relatable humor that will keep you coming back for more!”
— Jamie Greenberg, celebrity makeup artist, creator of Blighlighter and Bloss
“Karen gets what it's like to be busy, but I love that she’s helping people to NOT abandon family dinners amid the chaos. I'm obsessed with her four-ingredient London broil recipe! And while ‘The Bev’ in me wonders why there’s not at least a pound of cheese in each dish, I can't wait to try her other recipes. Thanks for the inspiration, Momma Chef!”
— Wendi McLendon-Covey, actor, writer, producer