The Tried & True Cookbook

The quick-and-easy cookbook for busy families, featuring over 150 simple, everyday recipes

Life is busy, right? And the last thing you need when life gets in the way is complicated, time-consuming recipes that make it impossible to get dinner on the table. What you need is a cookbook that makes it easy to create simple, comforting meals, using everyday ingredients you already have in your kitchen. In The Tried & True Cookbook, Alyssa Rivers—also known as “The Recipe Critic” to her over 12 million loyal Facebook followers—gives you comforting recipes that are practical, family friendly, and easy to make, often using appliances like the air fryer, slow cooker, and Instant Pot to help busy people make delicious meals. From weekday dinners that will satisfy even the pickiest eaters, to amazing appetizers, sides, salads, and desserts, there’s something for everyone. Many of the meals can be made in 30 minutes or less, and Alyssa adds her simple, practical touch to every recipe she makes. Most importantly, every recipe has been tested by the toughest critics she knows: her friends and family, so you know they must be delicious!

  • Over 150 amazing recipes for mains, soups, sides, salads, sweets, breakfasts, and much more.
  • Time-saving tips to help minimize the time it takes to put meals on the table.
  • Budget-friendly ideas that will help you maximize your grocery budget while still sourcing healthy ingredients. 
  • Alternative instructions for utilizing popular appliances like air fryers, pressure cookers, and slow cookers that so many families already rely upon.
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Publication date

March 26, 2024