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Solo: The Joy of Cooking for One

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'At last, a book of lovely recipes by someone who knows that cooking isn’t always for sharing. It’s just as important to eat well on your own.' - Diana Henry Many of us cook for one on a regular basis – isn't it time we became more selfish in the kitchen? Celebrating the joy of self-reliance and self-sufficiency, Signe Johansen, author of How to Hygge, shares eighty fabulo ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published January 25th 2018 by Bluebird (first published 2018)
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Joanne
Sep 08, 2018 rated it it was ok
The positives:

- detailed information on cooking throughout the week for one. Includes information on staples, equipment to have on hand and portion size.
- chapters nicely laid out: meat (labeled cooking throughout the week), soups, eggs, vegetables and desserts.
- detailed instructions
- a fairly decent index

The negatives
- scant on photos. I prefer a cookbook with plenty of photos. It gives me a sense of how the dish is supposed to look and laid out.
- no nutritional information (for me that's a
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Johanna
I picked this book up from the library because I had just moved away from home for the first time and was hoping to find ideas for making myself nice food without opening a ton of jars and such that I couldn't manage to finish before the contents went off.
Maybe this book is simply not written for students with limited fridge and cupboard space, but I didn't find it particularly helpful. There are three recipes in there that I wrote down to try someday, but overall the meals seem overly complicat
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