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SOS! The Six O'Clock Scramble to the Rescue: Earth-Friendly, Kid-Pleasing Dinners for Busy Families Paperback – April 13, 2010

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“Creative, healthy, unprocessed and kid-friendly without being adult-alienating….a whole new kind of happy meal.” ―O, The Oprah Magazine on The Six O'Clock Scramble

“You CAN find time to cook. Ordering in too often? [Try this] easy, yummy, gotta-try alternative.” ―Reader's Digest

About the Author

Aviva Goldfarb is a mother of two and the author and founder of The Six O'Clock Scramble®, www.thescramble.com, an online weekly menu planner and cookbook (St. Martin's Press, 2006), and is author of the cookbook, SOS! The Six O'Clock Scramble to the Rescue: Earth Friendly, Kid-Pleasing Meals for Busy Families (St. Martin's Press, 2010).

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin; 1 edition (April 13, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0312578113
  • ISBN-13: 978-0312578114
  • Product Dimensions: 7.4 x 0.7 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #121,635 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Format: Paperback
I have been cooking with Aviva's first Scramble cookbook for two years now and my whole family has enjoyed her recipes.

When I saw she had a new cookbook out, I requested it immediately but was a bit unsure whether it would live up to the first one. I should not have worried - I think this one is even better! There were so many recipes I loved that I have too many pages to dog-ear, and I anticipate this being used weekly in our home for a long time.

Best improvements:
1. Better organization - While still categorized by seasons (which I find extremely helpful), now the fish/meat/pasta recipes are put together so that you can easily select from the right style of meal. At the beginning of each 'season' every recipe is indexed by page number so you can easily flip right to it.
2. Side dish recipes are now included in each recipe, instead of having to flip to the back of the book
3. Very helpful side-bar articles and tips (and very up to date - including the issue of BPA in canned goods, composting tips, and lunch/snack ideas)
4. Really good recipes! There is great variety in here with a focus on lots of fruits/vegetables and interesting spices. Nothing bland or boring.

I highly recommend this cookbook!!!
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Format: Paperback
This is an unbelievably good cookbook. First, the organization is great- everything you need for a dinner is laid out together; the side dish suggestions are great & recipes are on the same page; the weekly menus are helpfully grouped with the related recipes. More importantly, the recipes are written in a clear and easy to follow style- and they cook up as promised. And, critically, the recipes are so successful that we have already adopted several as household staples- and we're still in the first couple weeks of using the cookbook.

The only, relatively minor, caveat is that Ms. Goldfarb's children are clearly better at eating certain foods than mine are. I would love for them to cheerfully eat a black bean salad, but alas they have not yet seen the light. But I live in hope, and in the meantime, I can make it & eat it myself.

I have quite a lot of cookbooks, and have given away even more, because the recipes didn't live up to the book around them. This one is a keeper.
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I saw the title one day and bought the book version of this for my sister as it sounded like an extremely useful book for a mother of four children under the age of 5. She loved it so much that she gave it to me as a gift and my own first-hand experience with the book has led me to gift it to other friends. I give the paperback edition 5 STARS. I live part of the year in the US and the other part of the year in Europe. I thought I'd try the Kindle version of this book to avoid having to lug yet another book with me overseas. How disappointing! No table of contents, no index, the clean organization of the book is lost in the Kindle version where you either have to know the page that you'd like to go to already, search it, or scroll through the whole book to find it. I use this book so often with such good results that my husband often asks me: "Is this another recipe from the miracle book?" What a shame that it will be much more complicated to use in the Kindle version.
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Format: Paperback
Those of you who read my blog know that in addition to my love of reading is my love of cooking and eating. I don't get to review as many cookbooks as I'd like so I was really happy to be invited on Aviva Goldfarb's blog tour for her cookbook SOS! The Six o'Clock Scramble to the Rescue.

I can't tell you how many days I stand in front of the fridge now and try to figure out what to eat. I used to be so good about planning ahead and taking something out but after Buddy got sick that all kind of fell by the wayside. The Six o'Clock Scramble really makes things a lot easier for someone like me as it's all there for me. All I have to do is pick something that sounds good, make sure I have the ingredients and off I go! Best of all the meals are all healthy which is really important for my health and my family's health.

What a terrific cookbook! What I loved about it aside from all the really great recipes was the seasonal produce chart, the vegetarian options, grocery lists for the week (gotten online) and one really great one - the well stocked kitchen list. I can't tell you how often I fall behind on the essentials and then go to make something and it's not there. Very frustrating! I also love the nutritional information along with each recipe as this makes it very easy to be compatible with Weight Watchers. Another thing I noticed with Aviva's cookbook and was very impressed with was the fact that in reading the ingredients in her recipes I recognized all of them and knew I'd actually be able to buy them at my local grocery store.

The cookbook is organized according to seasons which is great. For me, in Canada, we don't have fresh fruit and vegetables during the winter.
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I'm someone who finds it terrifically challenging to keep my family fed. I enjoy cooking when I have all day to wander a farmer's market and prepare some snazzy recipe, which happens exactly NEVER anymore. Time constraints combined with my concerns about our health, the environment and our finances have made cooking dinner into an opportunity for an anxiety attack.

Before I opened this book, I never considered the fact that cookbooks aren't generally written for busy moms (duh). These recipes have short ingredient lists and prep times, plus they're yummy and healthy and arranged by season. Such a relief. There are weekly menu suggestions. Corresponding shopping lists are even available on the website.

I haven't tried it yet, but you can also get a subscription to weekly meal plans, recipes and shopping lists through her website.

Seriously, it's genius.
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