The Good Neighbor Cookbook (Paperback)

125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Surprise and Satisfy the New Moms, New Neighbors, and More

By Suzanne Schlosberg, Quessenberry Sara

Andrews McMeel Publishing, 9780740793554, 208pp.

Publication Date: January 4, 2011



One of the best ways to convey the message, a Ia m thinking of you, a or a I care, a is to show up with delicious, homemade food.
Forget about the same old boring pasta salad or tuna casserole when you need to bring dinner to exhausted new parents, care for a friend recovering from surgery, or contribute to a business breakfast. Sara Quessenberry and Suzanne Schlosberg offer 125 great new recipes inside "The Good Neighbor Cookbook." Uniquely divided by occasion rather than food category, chapters include: Get Well Soon, Bringing Home Baby, Welcome to the Neighborhood, Novel Ideas for Book Club, Block Parties, Barbeques and Family Get-Togethers, and Meet and Eat.
In addition to flavorful and health-conscious recipes, "The Good Neighbor Cookbook" also includes tips for preparing food ahead of time or freezing dishes for later. With recipes such as Raspberry Rhubarb Crumble Pie; Smoky Corn Chowder; Sausage and Broccoli Rabe Lasagna; Potato Salad with Fennel, Lemon, and Herbs; Earl Grey and Orange Tea Cookies; Banana and Hazelnut Muffins; and Soy and Ginger Grilled Chicken Drumsticks, your friends, neighbors, and book club members will realize they have never had it so good. More than just a potluck cookbook, "The Good Neighbor Cookbook" is timely and relevant for today's "potluck economy.

About the Author

Sara Quessenberry is the chief recipe developer and food stylist for "Real Simple" magazine. With her easy-to-follow, time-saving recipes and down-to-earth approach, Quessenberry makes cooking seem like an inviting opportunity rather than a daunting task. She resides in New York, New York.


Suzanne Schlosberg is a top health, nutrition, and parenting writer. A former senior editor of "Shape" magazine, she is the author or coauthor of ten books, including "Fitness for Dummies, The Ultimate Diet Log," and "The Essential Breastfeeding Log." Her articles have appeared in "Health, Ladies' Home Journal, Parents," and "Parenting," among others. She resides in Bend, Oregon.