It's almost five o'clock — quick, what's for dinner? If you have kids (or, heck, any job at all) five o'clock is that witching hour when you either groan at the thought of supper plans, or start thinking about takeout. But this book, from the editors of the sadly defunct Cookie
, aims to change that. They wanted to lift family dinner away from stress and logistics, and offer inspiration and help for making family-friendly, simple, yet truly delicious meals from scratch on busy nights. Sound terribly ambitious? It is, but they do a great job.
Here's a recipe, and a few more thoughts on this book, which is honestly just as good for busy singles as harried mommies.