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Linda and Darrell Richard wrote Tips and Recipes for Easy Cooking to help seniors cook nutritious and frugal meals. This cookbook provides original recipes and tips for easy cooking, and is Volume 2 of the Retirement Living Guide for Senior Citizens. Linda and Darrell share how to make cooking easy, starting with grocery shopping, organization and menus. This book is for the experienced cook or the retiree who has recently become the chief cook.

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Retirement Living Guide Tips and Recipes for Easy Cooking

By Linda Richard & Darrell Richard

First Revised Edition, 2015

Copyright 2012 Linda Richard & Darrell Richard

ISBN 978-1-4659-6392-5

Smashwords Edition, License Notes

This ebook is licensed for your personal enjoyment only. This ebook may not be re-sold or given away to other people. If you would like to share this book with another person, please purchase an additional copy for each recipient. If you’re reading this book and did not purchase it, or it was not purchased for your use only, then please return to and purchase your own copy. Thank you for respecting the hard work of this author.

Our sincere thanks to Chris Richard and Mary Brown Black for editing this text to bring you a concise guide for making your retirement cooking easy.


Table of Contents


Chapter 1 -- Easy Cooking Basics

Developing A Master List

Grocery Shopping

Expensive Foods

Return from Grocery Shopping


Speed Cooking

Cooking Temperatures

Use the Microwave

The Pot

Chapter 2 -- Recipes That Use Frozen Cooked Ground Meat

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Macaroni and Meat Casserole

Rice Dressing

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Cornbread Pie

Noodles and Beef Stroganoff

Other Uses for Ground Meat Mix

Chapter 3 -- Recipes For Main Dishes With Meat

Stovetop Jambalaya

Pork with Flavored Rice


Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

Chicken and Rice Casserole

Leftover Beef

Easy Beef Stew

Beef Vegetable Soup

Cleaning the Kitchen

Food Safety

Chapter 4 -- Vegetable Recipes


Baking Potatoes

Country Fries

Cheesy Potatoes

Broccoli and Cauliflower

Corn and Beans

Dried Beans


Cooked Cabbage

Chapter 5 -- Fruits and Salads

Fruit Salad

Pasta Salad

Orange and Coconut Salad

Green Jello Salad

Citrus Salad

Chapter 6 -- Cheese and Egg Recipes

Spaghetti and Cheese

Macaroni and Cheese

Grilled Cheese

Scrambled Eggs and Omelets

French Toast

Chapter 7 -- Breads


Biscuit Mix Biscuits

Frozen Yeast Bread or Rolls

Cinnamon Toast

Chapter 8 -- Desserts

Chocolate Cookies

Oatmeal Cookies

Jiffy Cookies

Fast Fruit Cobbler

Microwave Lemon Pudding

Cake Icing

Chocolate Icing

Chapter 9 -- Drinks


Flavored Water

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Tips and Recipes for Easy Cooking contains original recipes and shortcuts developed over years of cooking. This cookbook makes easy cooking an everyday pleasure, with many 30-minute recipes. Enjoy retirement with good food on a budget, and make cooking fun.

Food is a major expense for retirement living, but you can decrease your food costs and continue to eat well. Learn to cook cheaply and serve nutritious food with little waste. Your result can be a fatter wallet and a smaller waist. One-dish meals are ideal for senior citizens, with easy cooking and easier cleanup. Side dishes of fresh or cooked vegetables complete any meal, even a one-dish dinner. Recipes can give you ideas to get started, but you don't have to follow them in detail. Add what you have available and be creative.

Eating well and frugal cooking both begin with grocery shopping. If you know what to buy and how to shop, you will have the ingredients available for many meals. Grocery shopping begins with a master list developed over time. You can start your master list when you first start housekeeping or at any point in your cooking life. Calculate the amount of each product that you need for the