Cooking for Two

A pot of chicken soup with pasta and rice on a burner with a wooden spoon in it.

Chicken Soup with Pasta and Rice

This exceptionally rich chicken soup comes together faster than you think. Nutritious and comforting and satisfying, it brings more sustenance than most soups.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
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A skillet filled with pan seared scallops cooked in butter

Pan Seared Scallops

Perhaps the easiest and most elegant dinner conceivable. Here’s how to cook your pricey (and worth every penny) sea scallops to perfection.

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Six sections of cauliflower and kimchi sandwiches cut to show the filling.

Cauliflower and Kimchi Sandwiches

Grown-up grilled cheese to the nth degree. That’s our impression of this really rather regal approach to downing your vegetables.

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  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 15 M
  • 2
A ball of burrata for burrata with grilled bread sitting in a few tablespoons of oil in a white bowl.

Burrata with Grilled Bread

This is less a recipe and more a reminder as to the fact that some nights, simple cheese and bread and olive oil makes a perfectly respectable—enviable, even—supper.

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  • 10 M
  • 15 M
  • 8
Two bone-in grilled Cambodian pork chops on a plate.

Cambodian Pork Chops

“A revelation.” “Beyond our expectations.” “Deceptively simple.” “I don’t have enough superlatives to describe these beauties.” That’s what we’re hearing about these grilled lovelies.

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  • 20 M
  • 3 H, 10 M
  • 2
An overhead view of a glass of blueberry kale smoothie with a straw and some blueberries and kale scattered around the glass.

Blueberry Kale Smoothie

Tastes like “bananas and blueberries and creamy icy summertime.” That’s what folks are saying about this spectacularly simple smoothie that has made converts of even avowed kale loathers.

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  • 5 M
  • 5 M
  • 2
Bowl of cashew chicken with chunks of stir-fried chicken, carrots, sugar snap peas, celery, cashews

Cashew Chicken

One of the most beloved—and most commonly ordered—Chinese dishes in America, this quick stir-fry makes simple seem superlative.

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  • 30 M
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  • 7
Pieces of perfectly grilled fish made with the technique explained in 'how to grill fish', on a rimmed baking sheet with a metal spatula.

How To Grill Fish

Scared of fish? We understand. Actually, it’s not the fish that scares most folks. It’s the cooking of said fish. Not anymore.

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  • 10 M
  • 25 M
  • 2
A black skillet containing a cheese omelet, topped with chives and Gruyere

Cheese Omelet

A magnificently indulgent omelet for two that’s exactly what you make when you’re feeling like reveling in something simple yet still sophisticated and is perfect at any time of day.

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  • 15 M
  • 15 M
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Baking sheet lined with parchment and covered with easy roasted carrots and onions with burnt edges

Easy Roasted Carrots

Four ingredients and one simple technique that will leave everyone asking—maybe even demanding—you for more. A keeper of a side dish.

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  • 10 M
  • 55 M
  • 2