Mug Meals More Than 100 No-Fuss Ways to Make a Delicious Microwave Meal in Minutes

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  • Copyright: 9/1/2015
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

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Dinner on the go, cooking for one, or just want to mix up a quick snack? Mug Meals will show you how! Chef Leslie Bilderback, the brilliant author of Mug Cakes, is back with easy and fresh ideas for every meal of the day. If you've got five minutes to spare, you can mix up a delicious, single-serving homemade meal with just a mug and a microwave.

Here are over 100 mouthwatering, lightning-fast, easy microwave recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. Whip up a mugful of Huevos Rancheros to start off your day, then lunch on a steaming cup of French Onion Soup or Pork Chops and Apple Sauce. Serve dinner to your whole family in mugs stuffed with Poached Salmon with Dill, Pasta Puttanesca, or Candied Sweet Potatoes--and finish things off right with a decadent Pumpkin Cheesecake. The options are endless, and you can't beat the clean-up!

Mug Meals makes a wonderful gift, college cookbook, or addition to your collection of mug cake recipes. The ease and convenience of these single-serving recipes are perfect for busy families, singles, teens, college students, and seniors who want to whip up easy food using fresh ingredients or even leftovers.

Mugs aren't just for cakes and coffee anymore; now you can make every meal in a mug--in minutes!

Author Biography

LESLIE BILDERBACK is a certified master baker, chef, and a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She began her career as a pastry chef, and played a major role in several of California's most well-regarded and innovative restaurants, including Sedona, Postrio, Zola's, Angeli, and Georgia. She is also the author of Mug Cakes, No-Churn Ice Cream, and The Spiralized Kitchen.

Table of Contents

Ingredients and Measurements
Thinking Ahead
Clean Up

Chapter 1: Breakfast Baking in a Mug
Cinnamon Roll
Banana Bread
Blueberry Muffins
Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins
Oat and Seed Muffins
Pumpkin Muffin
Buttermilk Pancakes
Mug French Toast
Whole Wheat Banana Nut Pancakes
Coffee Cake
Currant Scone
Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal
Toasty Oat Buttermilk Granola

Chapter 2: Mug Eggs Anytime
Oklahoma Cheese Grits
Poached Eggs and Breakfast Hash
Cheese Soufflé
Huevos Rancheros
Eggs Sardou
Hangtown Fry
Cheesy 2-Egg Mug Omelet
Joe’s Special
Spanish Tortilla
Sausage Gravy and Biscuit
Warm Breakfast Spinach Salad

Chapter 3: Soups and Stews in a Mug
 Scratch Mug Meatballs
Beef Barley Soup
Chicken and Dumpling
Chicken Soup with Rice
Chile Verde
Chili Con Carne
Egg Drop Soup
French Onion Soup
Irish Stew
Southwestern Corn Chowder
New England Clam Chowder
Potato Leek Soup
Vegetarian Black Bean Chili
Split Peas and Ham

Chapter 4: Meaty Traditions
All American Meat Loaf 
Beef Stroganoff
Cheesy Burger
Corned Beef and Cabbage
Old Fashioned Pot Pie 
 Pie Dough
Pork Chops and Apple Sauce
Shepherds Pie
Swedish Meatballs
Sausage and Peppers
Tamale Pie

Chapter 5: Birds and Fish
Chicken Chilaquiles
Arroz con Pollo
Chicken Satay
Blackened Catfish with Cajun Remoulade
Coconut Shrimp
Jerk Chicken and Rice
 Homemade Jerk Seasoning
Poached Salmon with Dill
Shrimp Scampi
Kung Pow Chicken
Crab Cake
Turkey Tetrazzini

Chapter 6: Pasta in a Mug
Carbonara Shells
Farfalle with Garlic and Clams
Greek Orzo with Feta and Olives
Nuked Ziti
Pecorino Pesto Penne 
Mug Pesto
Truffle Mac
Tuna Noodles
Orecchiette Alfredo
Pasta Puttanesca
White Cheddar Macaroni

Chapter 7: Veggies and Grains
Barley and Bacon
Brown Butter Beans
Collard Greens and Ham Hocks
Creamed Spinach
Candied Sweet Potatoes
Warm Kale with Fennel and Tangerine
Cauliflower Gratin
Fried Green Tomatoes
Garlic Mash
Glazed Carrots
Mediterranean Quinoa
Spoon Bread
Minted Tabbouleh
Fried Rice

Chapter 8: Mug Sweets
Crème Brulée
Apple Brown Betty
Butterscotch Pudding
Pumpkin Cheesecake
Fudge Brownie
Blackberry Crisp
Indian Pudding
Peanut Brittle
Rhubarb Cobbler
Peanut Butter S’Mores
Chocolate Chip Cookie
Spanish Flan
Pecan Pie


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