Gooseberry Patch Celebrates Anniversary of All-Time Bestselling Cookbook with a Brand New Edition

All-time customer favorite 'Meals in Minutes' from independent cookbook publisher is completely revised and available in stores now!
April 5, 2012 - PRLog -- This month, independent cookbook publisher Gooseberry Patch celebrates the 10th anniversary of its all-time bestselling cookbook, Meals in Minutes, with a brand new edition.

"Since it was first published in 2002, Meals in Minutes has been helping busy cooks everywhere answer the question, 'What's for dinner?'," says Vickie Hutchins, co-founder of Gooseberry Patch. "So we're pleased to bring a fresh face to this reader favorite with our revamped 10th anniversary edition."

From hearty main courses to scrumptious desserts, this handy cookbook shares more than 250 dishes that go from the fridge to the table in under an hour. Chapters broken down by main ingredient—veggies, pasta, beef & pork, chicken & turkey and dessert—make meal planning a breeze.

Both seasoned cooks and those new to the kitchen will appreciate the little extras that make this title a favorite, such as the Perfectly Prepared Pantry list and Market Math chart.

Meals in Minutes: 10th Anniversary Edition
Hardcover: 224 pages
Publisher: Gooseberry Patch
Series: Gooseberry Patch's Everyday Cookbook Collection
Release Date: March 2012
Language: English
ISBN-13: 978-1612810508
MSRP: $16.95
Distribution: and more than 4,000 retailers nationwide

Enjoy this sample recipe from Meals in Minutes 10th Anniversary Edition:

Meatball Sub Casserole
Shared by Christi Miller from New Paris, Pennsylvania...thanks, Christi!

1 loaf Italian bread, cut into 1-inch thick slices
8-oz. pkg. cream cheese, softened
1/2 c. mayonnaise
1 t. Italian seasoning
1/4 t. pepper
2 c. shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1-lb. pkg. frozen meatballs, thawed
28-oz. jar spaghetti sauce
1 c. water

Arrange bread slices in a single layer in an ungreased 13"x9" baking pan; set aside. Combine cream cheese, mayonnaise and seasonings together; spread over bread slices. Sprinkle with 1/2 cup cheese. In a bowl, gently mix meatballs, spaghetti sauce and water; spoon over bread slices. Sprinkle with remaining cheese. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 30 minutes. Serves 4 to 6.

There are a limited number of review copies available; please contact Jill at if you would be interested in reviewing Meals in Minutes 10th Anniversary Edition.

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Back in 1984, Vickie Hutchins and Jo Ann Martin were next-door neighbors raising their families in Delaware, Ohio. They were two moms with small children looking for a way to do what they loved and stay home with the kids too. They shared a love of home cooking and making memories with family & friends. After many a conversation over the backyard fence, Gooseberry Patch was born.

Today, Gooseberry Patch is best known for its homestyle family-friendly cookbooks and line of art calendars. With more than 200 titles and nearly 9 million copies in print, plus a new collection of eBooks, Gooseberry Patch has grown from a kitchen-table operation to a nationally recognized best-selling publisher. Affordably priced from 99 cents to $16.95, the books are themed with today's time-strapped, budget-conscious families in mind. Many recipes include personal stories from contributors, giving the cookbooks a warm community feel that has proven extremely popular among cookbook fans and collectors.
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