"Pantry-Friendly Mexican Cooking: Economical Ways to Stretch Your Budget Without cutting back on Flavor" by LeAnn Bird will have readers rushing to the supermarket to fill their pantries. With large, full color close-ups of her dishes, Bird tantalizes readers into making them want to cook. After a brief introduction about her cooking history, she wastes no time and gets right into the recipes. What is so great about this book is that it is comprehensive and ridiculously easy to follow. The bulk of the recipes have long lists of ingredients and instructions of a few sentences that mainly involve mixing and heating. No experience whatsoever is needed for these recipes. For anyone who likes Mexican food and wants to cook it, this book will be a lifesaver.