Stuffing, breading, and frying chicken breasts is traditional, but a scaled-down version of chicken cordon bleu demanded an easier approach.
A wholesale redesign was the first step to reimagining this dish for two.
Chicken and rice is a comfort food classic, but it won’t comfort anyone if the rice is mushy and the chicken dry. We set out to foolproof a recipe scaled for two.
Making risotto the typical way will drive you stir-crazy. Scaling this special dish for two meant some changes in both ingredients and cooking method.
This homey dish is a bit of a project—a drawback when you’re cooking for just two. We wanted a faster, simpler version that still had plenty of flavor.
How do you transform this most luxurious of roasts from a special- occasion feast into an outstanding (and easy) dinner for two?