Cooking for one

@missbdoll (1167)
Australia
November 24, 2007 7:35pm CST
If your one your own, do you cook propper meals.What do you you cook just for yourself?
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13 responses
@MsTickle (25136)
• Australia
29 Nov 07
I cook for myself. I'll have meat and a bit of salad. Or a stirfry and rice or a pasta and sauce dish. I put the left overs in a container of the stirfry and pasta and reheat it the next night. I even do baked dinners and make up 2 plates and have it again the next night and I also make sandwiches or a curry or I slice it and reheat in left over gravy and have fresh veges. Nothing goes to waste. I enjoy cooking and if I make enough for a couple of meals, and only need to re-heat, I save on energy costs as well.
@chrislotz (8200)
• Canada
26 Nov 07
When my hubby got transferred to another city and province I stayed behind for six months to sell off the house and pack all our personel things. I had to cook just for myself. It was hard but I did it. I do believe in eating properly and not just have fast junk food. I made enough for four, like usual, even when there were only two of us, and just froze the extra into meal packages and then I would just eat them the next week. But some things can't be frozen, like mashed potatoes, so I just cooked one at a time for myself. I always made sure I had a proper meal at least once a day.
@vicki2876 (5640)
• Canada
26 Nov 07
It would be hard for me to cook for one. When the kids aren't around I tend to just snack on stuff because I don't see the point in doing something major just for myself. But I guess every meal can be made downsized for a single person or if not you can freeze many kinds of leftovers for later. My favorite to freeze meal would be chili. Make a huge batch, put it in single severing containers and freeze. The kids can pop one of them out and eat when they are hungry and I do too.
@SpankMe (68)
• Philippines
26 Nov 07
i just saute what ever canned goods available in my cupboard. hehe
@jillhill (37377)
• United States
26 Nov 07
I do cook for myself...like tonight I made homemade veggie beef noodle soup...then I froze three containers of it for future use so I don't have to cook all the time. I really don't like eating out much..it's expensive and I find alot of times the food start tasting the same..even at different places. At least twice a week I make a full blown meals.....meat...potatoes and veggies.
@irishmist (3818)
• United States
26 Nov 07
Well I am on my own, as of recently. I was cooking for my daughter and grandkids, I do love to cook for myself. I can have anything I want, and it is always a good meal, as I spoil myself, because I love to cook, and I feel I deserve a good meal. I make just about everything I would if I was cooking for the family, only less in portion size.
• China
26 Nov 07
If I was lonely at home,just like now.I don't want to cook for myself,It is very inconvenient.I usually eat some snack to fill stomach.I don't want to spend time to do.Hehe!maybe you think I am very lazy.
@musicman6 (2393)
• United States
25 Nov 07
Me, I am an ex-truck driver, I'm used to eating on the run, economical,cheap , easy, and fast! Every once in a while, when I get through with everything, I will take the time, to sit down, and cook myself a meal,(i'm by myself now!) and that's usually on Sunday's, when it's raining or snowing outside, and it's cold, and I can sit and snuggle up to a log fire!! I can cook, and I make some excellent meals, (for me, I just can't cook for anybody else) I cook everything, as long as it is equal portions of meat, vegetables, salads, and desert!
@noriko (1254)
25 Nov 07
yes i do. when i was still single i cook for myself. then put it in a small microwavebable wares and just heat it if i want to eat. if i invite friend over they heat what they want to eat. i love cooking. now i am married i still cook.
• United States
25 Nov 07
Actually when I had no-one else to cook for, cook with or eat with, by myself, I also made sure I ate rather scrumptious yet healthy (according to my bloodtype) kind of food. I have no choice because of a health condition that made me aware of what nutrition I should include and what I should avoid . . . very surprising and enlightening information. My meals include hardly any red meat at all, no pork, very little chicken, sufficient amount of turkey and mostly all the vegetables out there cept corn because it is the highest in acidity. I also add wheat pastas and noodles but very few potatoes, unless they are sweet potatoes (wild yams), because the potato is extremely high in acid also. I try not to ingest any tap water due to the high level of fluoride found in it and the research I have done on this dangerous added substance, and last but not least I eat alot of nutrient rich fish such as Salmon, Tilapia, tuna, snapper, sardines, oysters, and RICE !!!!! No matter how many or how few people or no one but me, eating healthy is very easy for me !!!! sharing the light, Miss Erica Hidvegi, the Enlightenment Advisor, B.A. Psych/M.A. Transpersonal Studies- Cnslng/Author, Artist, Photographer, Entrepreneur & Freelance extraordinaire www.enlightenment-psych.net
@lilaclady (28226)
• Australia
25 Nov 07
I know I don't although I have been doing better lately, I don't really sit down for a proper meal I just eat when I am feel like it and really just have a little of this and a little of that, not good I know.
@mysdianait (65058)
• Italy
25 Nov 07
Yes I cook proper meals even though I'm on my own. My son married last year and since then it's just me and Sooty my cat. I cook things that are for two people sometimes and then have it two days running. I do soups with fresh vegetables, rice dishes, amd sauces. Some things I make for maybe four people then freeze them in individual portions. If I want to do a special dish that will not work right for one then I make it for six, warn my daughter-in-law that i will be bringing the dinner and take the dish to hers lol - and I get to stay their to eat it. I hope never to fall into the rut of buying ready-made food as I'm always wary about exactly what has gone into it and as I love almost all vegetable I'll do them fresh every day.
@megumiart (3777)
• United States
25 Nov 07
Whn I cook for myself, I usually make soup, eggs or pancakes. Usually with a healthy vegetable side.