basic cooking skills for single adults

basic cooking skills for single adults

As a single adult, how many times have you asked yourself “Should I cook or should I eat out?”

Yes, tuna sandwiches and chili can get old. So, I would like to help you out with these basic cooking skills for single adults so you can eat better and save money. How does that sound?

Take Control of Your Life With These Basic Cooking Skills

Here are some basic cooking skills techniques that go way beyond opening a can or grabbing a fast food takeout. Setting up your kitchen cookware doesn’t need to be an expensive proposition either.

You just need to buy the right pots and pans, a few inexpensive bowls and utensils to put together some real home cooked meals in no time. If you can afford just one pot, a [easyazon_link identifier=”B079HV95QM” locale=”US” tag=”35chicken-20″]2-quart heavy sauce pan[/easyazon_link] will accomplish just about every basic cooking task you’ll need.

If you need to be really budget conscious, browse the thrift shops for any of these items. Remember too, you don’t need to buy everything at once. So, get what’s most useful to you first and add as you go along.

Not a Gourmet Cook? You Don’t Have to Be!

Acquiring basic cooking skills does not mean you need to become a gourmet cook. A handy griddle can handle most frying tasks, except deep fried dishes, which aren’t all that good for you anyway and are a lot more trouble.

With a griddle, you can can cook up a complete and tasty breakfast or have a  grilled cheese sandwich with a salad for lunch in just a few minutes.

Anyone can manage all of these meals without an instruction book and at far less expense than eating out! When you’re getting the hang of your basic cooking skills, the less complicated, the better.

Slow Cooker – A Must!

The slow cooker is a fabulous tool for producing dishes with very basic cooking skills. So simple is the preparation, all you need to do is toss the ingredients into the pot – in the correct order – and walk away until dinner time.

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basic cooking skills

basic cooking skills

Below is an example of a delicious meal you can prepare in your slow cooker…

Coarsely chop a couple of onions and your favorite veggies. Place a roast, chicken or stew meat on top.

Pour a cup of broth and the seasonings of your choice on top of the meat. Set the cooker on medium.

Do this in the morning and come home to a fragrant, delicious meal. Serve it up and freeze the remainder in portions for future meals.

In a Hurry? – Why Not Microwave It!

Do you often have those days when you get up late and don’t have time to cook? Then, a microwave should be at the top of your cooking essentials list.

There are so many delicious meals you can prepare in the microwave in just a few minutes.

See how, with just these basic cooking skills, you’ll be eating better, quicker and cheaper than the less healthy convenience and fast foods?

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I hope you enjoyed reading about these basic cooking skills for single adults you can use and how they impact the way you cook.

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