|make your stomach happy||.||
six-thirty, you’re just home from work, and you are ravenous.
Sadly, the kitchen shelves are nearly naked and a peanut butter
sandwich just isn’t going to cut it.
You don’t have the energy or the motivation to spend hours
cooking a multiple-course meal, and you don’t have the time or the
money to pick up a carload of ingredients at the store.
ideally it’s a good idea to either plan meals ahead or keep a well-stocked
kitchen. However, even the most proficient domestic god/dess has
the odd bad day, so it’s good to have a few fallback solutions for
when dinner emergencies strike. In this article you’ll find four easy
yet satisfying recipes to keep on hand for those times when you’re
feeling hungry and stuck.
meal ideas are quick to prepare, and they’re all based on college
cooking skills (i.e., throwing things together and heating them).
And because it’s annoying to find a fabulous recipe only to
realize that it will cost you fifty dollars just to buy all of the
ingredients—most of which will never see the light of day again—each
of these recipes uses just five ingredients or less.
If you’re feeling totally stranded, you can run to the
convenience store on the corner and back without emptying your wallet.
a pan on the stovetop and turn it to a low-medium heat (two and a half
or three on your dial). When
it’s hot enough, pour in a little bit of cooking oil.
On a plate, liberally pile mozzarella onto half of the tortilla
(do yourself a favor and buy the pre-grated kind).
Top it off with a sprinkling of basil, and fold the tortilla
over. Just pop it into the frying pan and cook it on both sides until the
cheese is nicely melted and the tortillas have turned golden.
recommend two tortillas per person.
These look great if you slice them into thirds and fan them out
in a circle on a plate. The
dish is supremely simple, but with the basil and fancier cheese it
tastes like something you might find in a hip little café.