'Bringing a Dish' Just Got Easier



    
    Five Sassy Sisters make it easy as pie to make a pie
    

    RALEIGH, N.C., Dec. 6 /CNW/ -- Early morning shopping, decorating the
house, holiday crowds, and a busy time in the kitchen. And to top it all off,
your calendar is filling up with holiday parties, family dinners, office
potlucks, and school suppers all with that common plea to "bring a dish." Its
just not as simple or convenient as it sounds during this time of year...or is
it?  "You Want me to Bring 'a Dish'?" ( www.lulu.com/content/1284044 ) is a
new cookbook available now and making the holiday season a little less
stressful.
    Emmy nominated television producer Catherine Dyer comes from behind the
scenes to in front of the stove.  With the help of her four irrepressible
sisters, Dyer makes it easy to be the culinary life of the party without
breaking a sweat (or a nail).  Published on Lulu.com, the online platform to
create, buy and sell digital content, these five cooking-challenged sisters
make bringing a dish as easy as well...pie.
    This fun and lighthearted cookbook is full of simple recipes that will
leave people thinking you slaved in the kitchen for days - leaving you more
time to actually enjoy the holiday season.  Included are conversion charts and
a handy glossary for those who are not fluent in kitchen-speak.
    When these sisters decided to collect the quick and easy recipes,
figuring out what the next step was the hardest part. "The very thought of
finding a traditional publisher was enough to stop me from moving ahead with
the project," says Dyer. "Knowing that at the end of the whole Lulu process
I'd have an actual copy of the book in my hand was thrilling."
    Even some of the easiest cookbooks have complicated recipes, not this
one. With recipes like Painless Party Rollups or Easy Chicken Nuggets, being
cooking-challenged is no longer a problem.

    
    Painless Party Rollups              Directions:
    Prep: 10 minutes    Serves: 16          Mix cream cheese spread and blue
        Ingredients:                        cheese until well blended.
        1/2 cup garlic & herb cream cheese  Spread evenly onto tortillas.
        spread (1/2 of 8 ounce tub)         Cover tortilla with salmon
        2 (4 ounce) packages sliced         slices. Place baby spinach
        smoked salmon (you can substitute   leaves on top of salmon (be sure
        w/ ham or turkey)                   to tear the stems off). Roll
        1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese (you   tortillas very tightly
        can substitute feta cheese which    (ingredients will shift as you
        is not as pungent as blue cheese)   roll). Tightly wrap rolls
        4 four tortillas (you can use any   individually with plastic wrap
        flavor, but the green spinach ones  and chill for 2 hours. (It's
        look good)                          important to chill for at least
        1 cup baby spinach leaves           2 hours because it solidifies
        Plastic wrap                        the wraps). Remove plastic just
                                            before serving and cut each
                                            roll-up into pieces.
                                            Arrange on plate and serve!
    

    
    Easy Chicken Nuggets                Directions:
        Ingredients:                        Drive to your nearest grocery
          1 car                             store. Go to the deli department.
          12 dollars                        Order 2 pounds of fried chicken
                                            nuggets. Return home.
                                            Place chicken nuggets in a fancy
                                            serving dish. You can serve them
                                            with a dipping sauce if they're
                                            not already made with it (honey
                                            mustard, BBQ, teriyaki, etc.).
                                            They'll be the first things to
                                            disappear on the buffet table.
    
    Whether you are skilled in the kitchen or not (like the Dyer Sisters),
Lulu.com is the place to share your recipes with family and friends and create
your own cookbook - what a great gift idea!
    About Lulu.com ( www.lulu.com ): Lulu.com is the premiere marketplace for
new digital content on the Internet, with over 320,000 recently published
titles, and more than 5,000 new titles added each week, created by people in
80 different countries. With just over one million registered members, Lulu is
changing the world of publishing by enabling the creators to publish their
work themselves with complete editorial and copyright control. With
storefronts provided and other marketing support, Lulu creators are fully
empowered to profit from their work.




For further information:

For further information: Gail Jordan of Lulu.com, +1-919-447-3290, 
gjordan@lulu.com Web Site: http://www.lulu.com                 
http://www.lulu.com/content/1284044

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