Love cooking, but sometimes too busy to even think about spending time in the kitchen? I know the feeling - my life is all about flexible, easy and flavorful (and sometimes small batch) cooking. Here you'll find everything from 30-minute meals to pantry staple favorites to make getting a meal on the table easier than ever. And bonus! If you're cooking for one like me, I've also got tips for using up extra ingredients and making the most out of leftovers.
Small Batch Cooking
This is ONE girl, one kitchen after all. I am a firm believer that a meal for one should be just as special as a meal for more. Check out my archive of small batch meals that I turn to all the time when I'm looking for something delicious minus the leftovers.
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Need Dinner Ideas?
Sometimes getting dinner on the table just feels impossible. Whether you're cooking for one or for your whole family, these recipes are sure to please. Hopefully you'll find some "back pocket" favorites you can turn to time and time again!
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The dishes you'll go to again and again, these are some of the most popular OGOK recipes on this site.
- Fried Rice For One (Without Egg)
- Brown butter burst cherry tomato pasta
- Gochujang Roasted Sweet Potatoes
- Roasted Artichoke and Marinated White Bean Salad
- How to Reheat Roast Potatoes (Oven, Air Fryer & More!)
- How to Make a Simple Cheese Board For Two
- Roasted Gnocchi with Lemon Garlic Brown Butter
- Chicken Meatballs and Basil Pesto Cream Sauce
Side Dishes to Round Out Any Meal
From roasted vegetables to side salads to everyone's favorite....carbs! Find the perfect side dish (or two) to finish off your meal
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I love your feedback on my recipes and am constantly looking for ways to make things easier and even more delicious. Check out these recently updated recipes for more tips, photos and more.