While cooking your own meals in college may seem like a real challenge, it’s actually more than possible to do well, and it has a lot of benefits.
In this book, you’ll learn everything you need to get started as a beginner cook in college, whether you have experience at home, or you don’t know how to cook an egg. We’ll go over common cooking terms and the most important knife cuts. Furnish your kitchen, whether it’s on-campus or off, with must-have supplies like a cutting board, microwave, and can opener. We’ll also list the equipment that’s really useful, like a rice cooker and smoothie blender. In the introduction, we’ll also go through:
This is a cookbook, so of course, there are recipes. All have just five ingredients, not counting salt, pepper, and water. Organized by “Breakfast,” “Poultry,” “Soups & Stews,” “Drinks,” “Desserts,” and more, you’ll find awesome and easy food like:
Black bean-bacon salsa salad
Chicken wild rice soup
Baked provolone chicken
Flank steak for two
There’s also a whole chapter on vegan main dishes, and vegan and vegetarian recipes scattered throughout the other sections. No matter what your dietary restrictions are, this book will have recipes you can make in your dorm or your kitchen off-campus.
While written for college students, just about anyone can benefit from these 5-ingredient recipes. That includes beginner home cooks, people with small kitchens, and people with tight budgets. For families, the serving sizes can be easily doubled or even tripled. If you want a fast, easy, and healthy meal that uses affordable ingredients and doesn’t require a lot of skills, you’ll find it in this book.