Recipe Books

Cathy L. Kidd has written a series of recipe books primarily for your kitchen appliances: your bread machine, ice cream maker, blender and dehydrator. The books are designed to give you lots of recipes with no fluff or information that you already know.

Here are her current books:

Homemade Bread Recipes – A Simple and Easy Bread Machine Cookbook

Pannetone BreadThis book contains 137 easy to make bread machine recipes using common ingredients. This book is designed to give you what you want – the recipes! No fluff, no repetitive information that you already know, just the ingredients and quantities to make unique homemade bread in your bread machine. Any unusual instructions are included with the recipe so the results will come out just right. Try Bailey’s Irish Cream Bread, Yorkshire Spice Bread and Peanut Butter and Jelly Bread to amaze and delight your friends and family.

Available in Paperback and Kindle, for your Nook and in the iBookstore.

How to Make Homemade Bread – Simple and Easy Bread Making Tips and Recipes

How to Make Homemade BreadHow to make homemade bread does not have to be a mystery anymore! With this book you’ll get the basic information you need, some expert tips and the recipes so your hand made bread will be delicious right out of the oven. You’ll find the instructions you need to make traditional yeast, unique quick and fancy braided, filled and twisted breads.

Try your hand at Decorative Lemon, Apple Pie, Nut Orange with Honey Filling and an author’s favorite, Pimento Olive (pictured on the cover). It’s easier than you think with no special equipment necessary.

Available in Paperback, Kindle, for your Nook and in the iBookstore.

Homemade Soup Recipes: Simple and Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

What could be more easy and flavorful than soup made in your slow cooker? The preparation is minimal and the slow cooking process blends the flavors of the ingredients to give you rich and hearty soups. The soup is a complete meal by itself or you can add homemade bread and salad to round it out and make it perfect for dinner parties with friends.

So pull your old slow cooker out of the cupboard and with the recipes in this book make quick and easy meals your family will love. You’ll find 78 recipes including Chicken Soup with Butternut Squash, (pictured on the cover), Beef, Beer and Vegetable Soup for beer lovers, and Pepperoni and Sausage Pizza Soup for the kids.

Available in Paperback and Kindle, for your Nook and in the iBookstore.

How to Make Homemade Ice Cream: Simple and Easy Ice Cream Maker Recipes

FrontCoverNext in her series of homemade recipe books is this one for your ice cream maker. Cathy has brought together a collection of 143 simple, easy and unique recipes for delicious ice cream, sorbets, sherbet and frozen yogurt. There are even some non-dairy and sugar-free recipes plus a bonus recipe for your dog. As in her other books, she gives you what you want – the recipes!

Give some of these a try: English Toffee with Butter Brickle, Mocha Mousse, Butterscotch Pudding, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough and Cinnamon (pictured on the cover). Yum!

You’ll find some really different ones too like Guinness Stout, Hot Cayenne, and Lemon Dill Mustard. That is if you’re adventurous enough!

Available in Paperback and Kindle, for your Nook and in the iBookstore.

How to Make Smoothies: Simple, Easy and Healthy Blender Recipes

Homemade SmoothiesThis new recipe book has healthy and delicious smoothies made with your blender. You’ll find 215 simple, easy and unique recipes for five different types of smoothies. You can try basic fruit-based, Soy, Yogurt, Green and what she calls Smoothies with a Kick, which contain alcohol.

Smoothies lend themselves to variety and creativity so you’ll find lots of different flavor combinations like Cranberry Raspberry Orange, Chocolate Cherry Banana, Banana Peanut Butter Spinach, Tropical Island and Sparkling Fruit which is pictured in the center of the cover.

So whip up a batch and let your creative “juices” or should I say “smoothies” flow!

Available in Paperback and Kindle

Dehydrating Food: Simple and Easy Dehydrator Recipes

Dehydrating FoodCathy has added to her series of homemade recipe books with this new one of recipes for your dehydrator. If you’ve never thought about using that dehydrator you got years ago as a gift, this book will inspire you!

In this book you’ll find 145 simple, easy and unique recipes that work well as is or with modification of the ingredients. There are some variations listed with some of them but feel free to be creative and try something new!

The recipes fall into two categories: recipes for dehydrating and recipes for items and meals that use dehydrated ingredients. You can create a new take on Banana Bread and Apple Pie, make your own granola and make some healthy snacks like Apple Slices and Banana Chips. There are even some recipes for treats for your pets.

You’ll be amazed what you can do with your dehydrator and how easy it is!

Available in Paperback and Kindle

The latest book is now available!

Homemade Dog Treats: Simple and Easy Recipes for Your Best Friend

Dog Treats Front Cover

This new one is for your dog. You’ll find 121 simple and easy recipes for all sorts of treats from biscuits to muffins to delight your dog.

The advantage of making your own treats is you can completely control the ingredients. You can eliminate preservatives and tailor the recipes to what your dog likes. Also, if you have a dog with food allergies, you can use substitutes for anything he can’t eat. the recipes in this book can easily to customized to suit your dog.

You’ll find 12 categories of recipes including Peanut Butter Pumpkin biscuits, Baby Food Vegetarian soft treats and a bonus section of health conscious biscuits. Feel free to be creative and try something new! Your best friend will thank you.

Click here to see color photos from the book and download a free sample pdf of recipes.

Available in Paperback and Kindle

Check back because Cathy has another book in the works. Recipes for when the power goes out will be available soon.