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Janet A. Zimmerman

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By Janet A. Zimmerman

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    • Stewed Apples: Darkly Spicy Created: Monday, November 17, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Stewed apples are dead easy to make and absolutely delicious. Serves 2.
    • Picnic Ideas for Two Created: Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      If your summer plans include a picnic for two, check out these delicious recipes for great ideas.
    • Chicken Picatta: Light, Quick, Delicious Created: Monday, January 21, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Chicken Picatta is a variation on veal picata, but it's just as good when made with chicken breasts, something I almost always have in the freezer. Serves 2.
    • The Other Half: Scallions Created: Thursday, February 06, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Using up a bunch of scallions (green onions) is easy with these great ideas, even if you're cooking for only two.
    • Garlic Bread: Mellow, Crunchy, Delicious Created: Monday, December 22, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      I guarantee this is the best garlic bread you've ever eaten - loads of garlic flavor but mild and mellow with a great crunch.
    • Hoecakes: An Outstanding Breakfast - Or Dinner Created: Thursday, October 16, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Hoecakes are distiguished by the use of corn flour or corn meal. In this hoecake recipe there's just enough cornmeal to add some texture and flavor.
    • Mexican Rice: Side of the Border Created: Monday, May 04, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014
      Mexican rice (or Spanish rice) is a staple in Mexican restaurants and one of my favorites.
    • Recipe: Egg and Avocado Salad Created: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014
      Egg salad is enhanced with delicate, creamy avocado for a delicious sandwich filling.
    • What's New at Cooking for Two Created: Sunday, March 03, 2013 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      New recipes, culinary tips and techniques for cooking for two.
    • Tacos and Fillings for Two Created: Friday, April 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014
      From steak to fish to black beans, these 8 delicious taco recipes and fillings can match any appetites.
    • Recipe: Easy Tomato Sauce Created: Monday, March 18, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      This tomato sauce for pasta or pizza is simple to make but packed with flavor.
    • A New Way to Cook Mushrooms Created: Sunday, September 16, 2012 Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
      Soaking mushrooms and then piling them into a pan and cooking with a little water is not only the easiest way to cook them, but also results in deeply flavored, beautifully browned mushrooms with n...
    • Egg Cups: Savory Breakfast Cupcakes Created: Saturday, December 12, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      I'm sure these egg cups are an old idea, but I've never seen recipes for them. They're delightful little cupcakes arranged on a hot plate at brunch buffets.
    • Pita Sandwiches Created: Tuesday, June 29, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Of all the breads you can make at home, one of the fastest pita sandwich breads are the easiest. Here's a pita recipe and six favorite sandwiches using it.
    • Dinner on a Budget Created: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Eating on a budget doesn't mean eating poorly. Some of the finest dishes ever created were developed by people trying to economize.
    • Recipe: Red Wine Butter Sauce Created: Thursday, August 23, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      This simple red wine sauce is a great finish for all types of meat and poultry. It is versatile and goes well with any type of meat.
    • Beef Enchilada: More Tex than Mex Created: Monday, September 27, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Beef Enchiladas are one of my favorite ways of using up leftover beef - or chicken or pork for that matter. But they're also great made from scratch.
    • Tip: Perfect Soups, Stews, and Braises Created: Saturday, October 04, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Fall and winter seasons for soups, stews, and braises. These are cooking methods that involve cooking in liquid but many make the mistake of boiling meat." itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • Ingredient/Technique: Thickeners Created: Monday, February 15, 2010 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Learn about the multitude of ways to thicken sauces useful for cooking. You have common options like cornstarch and different ones like arrowroot." itemprop="description" itemprop="description...
    • Cameron Stove-top Smoker: An Indoor Alternative Created: Monday, May 05, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014
      Cameron's Stove-top Smoker isn't a replacement for a genuine outdoor smoker or grill. But it can provide genuine wood smoke flavor indoors.
    • A Modern Easter Menu for Two Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014
      Glazed salmon is complemented with crisp potatoes and a scrumptious asparagus salad in this modern, elegant Easter menu.
    • Recipe: Honey-Mustard Glazed Salmon Created: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014
      A sweet and tangy mustard sauce gives salmon fillets extra flavor in this quick, easy recipe.
    • Recipe: Chimichurri Steak Tacos with Pico de Gallo Created: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014
      Fresh salsa complements seared steak slices tossed with chimichurri in these simple but delicious tacos for two.
    • Making the Most of Pork Created: Friday, September 04, 2009 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Leftover pork is far easier to deal with if you plan in advance. These recipes are quick, easy, delicious and quickly reduce a pork roast to fond memories.
    • The Other Half: Avocados Created: Monday, April 07, 2014 Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014
      Seven delicious ways to use up the other half of that avocado -- plus tips on storage that will keep it green and fresh.
    • Recipe: Chimichurri Sauce for Two Created: Thursday, April 10, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      This spicy, tangy herb sauce from South America is traditional with steak but also enhances fish or chicken.
    • Recipe: Baja-Style Fish Tacos Created: Saturday, February 09, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Crisp battered fish, avocado cream and spicy cabbage are layered in these delicious Baja-style fish tacos.
    • Recipe: Mexican Shrimp "Ceviche" Cocktail Created: Thursday, September 13, 2012 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      This Mexican-inspired shrimp cocktail is not a true ceviche -- instead, the shrimp are lightly poached in lime-infused water and marinated in lime juice while they cool. The combination of shrimp, ...
    • Recipe: Modern Club Sandwiches for Two Created: Monday, June 03, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Grilled bread replaces the usual toast in this delicious update of the classic club sandwich, with bacon and tender chicken breast.
    • Recipe: Guacamole for Two Created: Sunday, April 28, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Creamy ripe avocado is enlivened with jalapeno and onion in this classic Mexican dip. The small serving is perfect for two.
    • Recipe: Grapefruit and Avocado Salad for Two Created: Sunday, February 09, 2014 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      Grapefruit and avocado slices combine in this easy yet elegant salad for two.
    • Recipe: Corn and Avocado Salsa Created: Sunday, February 10, 2013 Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014
      This fresh, crunchy salsa is mild and slightly sweet from the corn. It's delicious on tacos and quesadillas, or eaten with chips.

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