The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cooking for Two

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Penguin, Apr 3, 2007 - Cooking - 368 pages
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Perfect for young working couples and empty-nesters!

This book offers familiar favorites and new dishes to tempt your taste buds - all specially developed to serve two, without dealing with leftovers for the next week. Each recipe is created to maximize ingredients and minimize spending, so you buy only what you need, and use all of what you bought.

--Ideal for young couples who both work, as well as empty-nesters or a parent and child who are interested in great recipes

--Each recipe includes an icon for quick reference to help you decide which dishes best fit the occasion, and features variations sure to please anyone's palate

--Recipes are quick and easy, but do not rely on prepackaged foods

--Includes recipes for small-batch baking


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this cook book is about entertaining made easy. this is a xmas gift for my single son and grandson ...and of course any quest they may invite. great purchase. Read full review


Title Page
The Efficient Epicure
One Dish Dinners in a Bowl
Entrée Salads for All Seasons
Hot Sandwiches
Saucing to Success
Sensational Seafood
The Meat ofthe Matter
Slow Roasts Casseroles
From the Seas and Lakes
From the Prairies and Plains
Luscious Leftovers
The Second Time Around
Just Desserts
Chocolate Cravings
Baking Bonanza

StirFries and Sautés for All Seasons
Mediterranean Madness
International Intrigue
Vibrant and Vegetarian
Appendix A Glossary
Appendix B Metric Conversion Chart

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About the author (2007)

Ellen Brown was the founding food editor of USA Today and has authored the IACP/Seagrams Award-winning Gourmet Gazelle Cookbook, along with several other cookbooks. She is the author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Slow Cooker Cooking, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cooking with Mixes, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Smoothies, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cover and Bake Meals, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Juicing, and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fondues and Hot Dips.

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