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BEST EVER Dips and Apps Ever and Best Side Dishes Ever offers simple and delicious recipes for all occasions.

It is officially Fall now, which means football season is in full swing and the holidays are right around the corner. It is time to embrace your inner cook and get into the kitchen. BEST EVER just released a couple of awesome cookbooks that makes cooking faster and easier during this busy time of year. Each book offers at least 50 recipes that are fast, simple and perfect for beginners. I love recipes like that because it helps me stick to my food budget while making something new and delicious. There are four books in the series each with a list price of $14.95. Each cookbook features stunning full-color images that will encourage you to make the recipes.

Whether you are making food for the holidays, a party or Sunday football game get togethers these cookbooks will make your life easier.

BEST EVER Dips & Apps

Best Dips and Apps Ever: includes easy dips and appetizers that will impress your guess while only taking a few minutes to prepare. There is an excellent variety of recipes from dips, salsas, bite-sized food including tarts, skewer, rolls and more. The recipes are ideal for game day, pot lucks and holiday parties. Here is one of the featured recipes in the book for Cheesy Garlic Artichoke Dip.

Cheesy Garlic Artichoke Dip

Homemade Cheesy Garlic Artichoke Spread with Bread

Images and recipe courtesy of Best Ever Dips & Apps.

This hot and tasty dip is packed with delicious garlic flavor and just the right amount of artichokes to add taste and texture. Served with pita bread, chips,
or raw vegetables, this dip ranks high on the list of best comfort foods.

Yield: 3 cups

1 head garlic

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1 12-ounce jar artichoke hearts, drained

4 ounces cream cheese

1/2 cup sour cream or yogurt

1/4 cup mayonnaise

1/4 cup green onion, chopped

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

1 1/2 cups shredded cheese

Preheat the oven to 425°F. Slice off the top of a head of garlic, exposing the cloves inside. Place in foil and drizzle the olive oil over the garlic. Close the top of the foil over the head of garlic and place on a baking sheet. Cook for 30 minutes. Remove from the oven and let cool. Peel the outside skin of the garlic and remove the cloves. Reduce the oven temperature to 350°F. In a bowl, crush the garlic cloves into a paste. Chop the artichoke hearts into small chunks. In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together, reserving 1/2 cup of shredded cheese. Scoop the mixture into a baking dish and sprinkle the top with the remaining cheese. Bake for 35 minutes, broiling in the last 3 to 5 minutes to brown the top.

BEST EVER Side Dishes Ever


Best Side Dishes Ever: includes fantastic recipes to accompany a variety of main dishes. The side dishes offer healthy recipes, as well as, comfort food. You can woo your guests with recipes such as this one for Pork Fried Rice.

Pork Fried Rice

Images and recipe courtesy of Best Ever Side Dishes.

Pork Fried Rice

Most often associated with heavy, salty takeout, this dish takes away all the guilt. Making pork fried rice at home is easy, and you don’t have to worry about unknown added ingredients. The pork can be swapped with shrimp, chicken, beef,
or the extra vegetables you have on hand to make it just the way you like it.

Yield: 4 servings

6 cups short-grain rice, cooked

4 large eggs, lightly beaten

3 tablespoons soy sauce

5 teaspoons rice vinegar

1 tablespoon sesame oil

1/4 teaspoon sugar

1/4 cup vegetable shortening

3/4 pound Chinese barbecued pork, cut into pieces

1/2 cup peas

2 shiitake mushrooms, sliced and stems removed

1 carrot, diced

1 head baby bok choy, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 scallions, thinly sliced

Pinch of salt and freshly ground black pepper

1/4 cup pickled ginger

Cook rice according to package instructions. Set aside. Scramble eggs and set aside. Mix the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and sugar in a ramekin or small bowl. Melt vegetable shortening in a large skillet over medium heat. Increase the heat to medium-high and add the pork, cooking for 1 minute. Stir

The BEST EVER cookbook series is a wonderful collection of full color recipes that are simple enough for a new cook. Whether you are planning a game day party, a holiday celebration or other get togethers these cookbooks have the answer to “what should I make” question.

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