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Cookbook Review: Falling Off the Bone

Updated on March 12, 2011

If you’re looking for ways to save money on your grocery bill, it makes sense to look at the types of foods you are purchasing and see where you can cut corners without sacrificing quality. For many American families, the cost of purchasing meat is one of the most significant expenses.

Meat prices vary greatly based on cut. Often, people purchase expensive cuts of meat because they are concerned that less costly selections will be tough when prepared using their favorite recipes. Of course, there are many recipe options.

You can save a lot of money by learning how to use recipes designed to prepare inexpensive cuts so that they taste great. That’s exactly what you’ll learn to do with Jean Anderson’s Falling Off the Bone .

About Falling Off the Bone

Falling Off the Bone contains more than 150 delicious recipes designed specifically to help budget-conscious home cooks prepare tasty meat-based meals without spending a fortune. The book includes many different types of recipes, including a number of delicious soup dishes, hearty roasts and stews, Swiss steaks, and much more.

The recipes presented in Falling Off the Bone are easy to follow, making it possible for even novice cooks to apply the techniques described here to put together delicious yet economical meals that everyone in the family is sure to love. No matter how much you know about cooking, you’re sure to find several recipes in this book that you will enjoy preparing and that are destined to become favorites in your household.

More of Jean Anderson's Cookbooks

Examples of Recipes in Falling Off the Bone

Among the many great recipes in this book you’ll find instructions for preparing:

  • Barbecued Short Ribs
  • Beef Shank Stew with Pasta and Vegetables
  • Biscuit, Beef, and Vegetable Pie
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage
  • Country Fried Steak with Mushrooms and Madeira
  • GlazedSweet-Sour Spareribs
  • Mulligan Stew
  • Ossobuco
  • Prairie Stew
  • Slow Cooker Brunswick Stew with Pork
  • Many other delicious dishes

About the Author

Falling Off the Bone is written by renowned cookbook author Jean Anderson. She has penned more than 20 cookbooks and has been published in a number of national food and cooking magazines as well as lifestyle publications. Titles that have featured her work include Food and Wine, Gourmet, and More magazines.

Anderson has received six “Best Cookbook” awards from organizations including the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), the James Beard Foundation, and Tastemaker. Anderson has been inducted into the James Beard Cookbook Hall of Fame and is a founding member of two premier culinary professional organizations for women: Les Dames D’Escoffier and the New York Women’s Culinary Alliance.


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