A New York Times Bestseller--more than 400,000 copies sold The perfect for-two cookbook for newlyweds, college graduates, and empty nesters Learn the ins and outs of successful small-scale cooking from the experts at America's Test Kitchen. This groundbreaking resource was the first to re-engineer recipes to serve just two. We put our expertise to work to scale down 650 of our best recipes including the trickiest dishes, from soups and stews to stir-fries and meatloaf, even cakes and pies. We did the math to take the guesswork out of cooking for two so you can be sure that anything you want to make--whether it's lasagna or a batch of fudgy brownies or a fluffly yellow cake--will come out perfectly every time. The extensive introduction includes clever shopping strategies to reduce waste, smart storage tricks that help extend the freshness of key ingredients, and our picks for the most useful kitchen equipment for any two-person household.