Cook for a couple, not a crowd...
This book is designed to be an all-purpose cookbook for today's smaller households. We included a wide range of recipes—everything you might want to eat during the course of the year. With a clear goal in mind—scale down our favorite recipes to serve two—we headed into the test kitchen to start revamping.
Make the perfect amount of favorite dishes.
If you even occasionally cook for two people, then you know how challenging it can be to find smaller-scale recipes, let alone a complete apps-to-desserts collection. It took America’s one of the most trusted test kitchen to develop an all-purpose for-two cookbook that’s equal parts guaranteed-to-work recipes, innovative cooking strategies, and time-honored cooking expertise.
- 650 foolproof recipes for everything you’ll ever want to make.
- 500+ color recipe photos show you finished dishes.
- Fast' and 'light' recipes are flagged for easy reference.
- Notes from the Test Kitchen offers expertise on everything from various types of flour to the best steaks for two to freezing cheese.
- 250+ color step photos illustrate techniques.
Soba Noodles with Roasted Eggplant and Sesame
Creamy, earthy eggplant pairs nicely with nutty, chewy soba noodles in this simple Asian-inspired dish.
Individual Blueberry Crumbles
A combination of butter, flour, brown sugar, oats, and a sprinkle of cinnamon provided the best flavor and texture for the streusel topping.
To make the risotto a meal, we added vegetables inspired by pasta primavera: asparagus, mushrooms, onion, and peas.
Chicken and Couscous with Dried Fruit and Smoked Almonds
This easy yet elegant chicken and couscous dish relies on just one 10-inch skillet to cook the chicken, sauté the aromatics, and simmer the couscous.