At Real Simple, we know you're tired at the end of a long day. That's why we specialize in answering the question: "What's for dinner?" With our newest book, Dinner Made Simple, we offer a collection of recipes based on 35 basic ingredients. The idea is that if you can master each ingredient, then you can cook it in 10 different ways.
The book is divided into chapters that focus on one ingredient—from apples to tortillas to chicken cutlets—all of which are considered kitchen staples. Our editors invite you to think outside the box, and re-imagine that single ingredient as an appetizer, a main dish, and so much more. Cook your way through the book, and you'll have an impressive repertoire of satisfying dishes that require minimal effort. Plus, we've included 31 bonus dessert recipes and a few "kitchen cheat sheets" that will help you nail the basics—such as recipe conversions and baking pan math.
Visit QVC to see a few of our delicious recipes in action, and purchase the book here. It's the perfect Mother's Day, graduation, or just-because gift for the cooks in your life.