The Challenged Chef Cookbook Series keeps cooks cooking. They include recipes inspired by travel, original recipes and family favorites. Each recipe is simple, easy to follow, readily adaptable to your taste and virtually foolproof!


The Series began in 2008 when Challenged Chef was published. It contains only vegetarian recipes amid an introduction to its author and encouragement to keep readers happily active in their kitchens. Volume Two, Challenged Chef Entertains, was released in 2011 with recipes for vegetarians and for non-vegetarians. Both of those, and a third volume in progress, MORE Challenged Chef, include enabling tips.


Use this website to sample published and unpublished Challenged Chef recipes. Meet the Author on the About Us/Contact page where there is also a form to use to Contact Us.


All recipes on this website include a picture. A new Recipe of the Month is posted on the 1st (United States CST.) Photos link to hidden Previous Recipes.


Work Smarter Not Harder now solicits YOUR ideas using a monitored COMENTS box. We are all eager to hear what works in your kitchen. 


Readers Reports include Spanish recipe translations.  Please share via email if you've translated others of our recipes.


RESOURCES is a sporadically updated list of other useful websites. 


Challenged Chef(s) 4U provides links to buy one or both books.


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