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Cooking BasicsSNAP-Ed. Virginia Cooperative Extension. Family Nutrition Program.
Cooking for 1 or 2
These resources provide tips for cooking for a smaller crowd. Some SNAP-Ed cooking programs are geared toward people cooking for 1 or 2. These cooking tips will help prevent food waste and make food dollars stretch.
SNAP-Ed programs teach people how to cook with the tools that are available. See what other SNAP-Ed programs use to teach microwave cooking. These resources have safety tips and recipes that work well for microwave cooking.