Learning to Cook for Two
What's New at Cooking for Two
New recipes, culinary tips and techniques for cooking for two.
Leftovers: Like Them or Not?
Dealing with leftovers doesn't have to be an unpleasant chore, but the first step is coming to terms with your leftover tolerance.
Knowing Your Portion Size
When you're cooking just for two, learning what portion sizes to cook will make shopping easier and help you manage the food you buy. You'll minimize waste and end up with only the leftovers you want.
How to Reduce Recipes to Two Servings
Reducing a recipe from 6 or more servings can seem impossible, but with a few tips, it's easier than you think.
Essential Cookware: 6 Great Tools
These six pieces of kitchen equipment and cookware make cooking for two easier and more efficient, and they won't break the bank.
Deep Frying for Two: Equipment and Oil
Deep frying intimidates many cooks, but with the right equipment and a few pointers, anyone can become a top-notch fry cook.
5 Great Ingredients for Two: Meat and Poultry
With ingenuity and planning, an experienced cook can use most cuts of meat and poultry and come up with a great dinner for two, but some cuts are better choices for couples than others. Here are five of my favorites cuts, plus great recipes that will get you started with them.
Shopping for Two: 5 Crucial Tips
These five tips will make shopping for two easier and more economical.
Weekend Cooking Projects for Now and Later
If you like to cook, spending part of your weekend on cooking projects can be fun -- and an efficient way to make weeknight cooking easier. Make a few sauces and other basic ingredients to use during the week, or even make entire meals to freeze for later. Weekends can also be a great opportunity to make those recipes that require a little extra...
Making the Most of Pork
This is the first in a series of articles that demonstrate a featured recipe and then offer a schedule and additional recipes to use the leftovers. The featured recipe does require some time and effort but the leftover recipes are all quick and easy enough for a weeknight meal. This week we'll make the most of a pork loin...
Making the Most of Roast Chicken
Roast chicken is mighty good, but what about the leftovers? Here's a menu that uses those leftovers up.
Baking for Two - Tips, Tricks, and Hints
Baking for two can be difficult. Most dessert recipes are geared toward six to eight servings, but there are options. Excellent options in fact, some of which are dead simple, while others require more planning and effort.
Right-Sizing Your Bake Ware
Whether you're cooking for two or six, a standard cookware set such as the Cuisinart MCP works. But when it comes to bake ware, smaller pieces are worth the investment. For example, trying to make a soufflé for two in a 4 quart soufflé dish is asking for disaster.