New skills, new foods and new confidence in the kitchen: ideas to take you from weeknight suppers to weekend parties.
By Lynn Andriani
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Make His Favorite Childhood Meal
Recent studies have focused on the positive aspects of nostalgia and shown that indulging in memories can be therapeutic in many difficult situations. Email or call the mother of your husband, boyfriend or partner and find out what his favorite dish was growing up. Then make it for him as a surprise when he has a bad day. If your sleuthing doesn't turn anything up, there are always universal childhood favorites such as chicken nuggets, fish sticks and macaroni and cheese.