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Most men can’t survive without a woman. For most of human history, women were the foundation of the tribe, doing all the mending, cooking, and cleaning. But now that men are staying single longer, many of these poor bachelors are staying hungrier too. Well if you’re a bachelor (or know of one), then do him a solid and send him these quick and easy to make meals he can prepare himself. Hurry, before he starves to death.
There isn’t a man alive that doesn’t like a good pot of chili. Here’s a simple recipe any man can make, even on the BBQ: Throw in a skillet some onions, green peppers, kidney beans, and. Top it off with some cheese, and watch it melt into the hearty meal of your dreams.
Rice Pilaf With Shrimp
Here’s a meal that’s quick and easy to make in just under 30 minutes. Simply throw some prosciutto, shallots, and dill into a pan with some shrimp and cooked rice and voila – the best rice pilaf and shrimp dish you ever will eat.
Tofu And Broccoli Stir-Fry
The vegan or vegetarian bachelor in your life will appreciate this one. Just throw together some tofu, broccoli, red peppers, fresh ginger, and garlic into a skillet, and in 7 minutes – you’ve got yourself an amazing veggie stir-fry.
Pineapple Summer Skillet
If you’ve got pork chops, pineapple, and a bit of thyme (and time too), you can cook up this wonderful summer dish. For those that don’t know already, and many bachelors don’t, pork and pineapple go together like snow and cold. This dish is beyond delicious.
Huh, 7-Up and meatballs? Yup. All you have to do to make the most amazing meatballs in your single life is take equal parts ketchup mixed with 7-up, and pour over cooked meatballs. This one’s our favorite, and will be yours too.
Chicken And Olives
If you’re feeling like you’re in the mood for Mediterranean, then this dish will take you there. Just take some boneless chicken (we assume you already know how to cook chicken), and add some olives, peppers, garlic, and shallots. Pour a dash of wine overtop to impress even the most pickiest of dates you might have coming over.
Scallops With Creamy Pesto
This one’s for the more ambitious bachelor chefs. But don’t be too intimidated, scallops are super easy to make. As for pesto sauce, you can pick some up at your grocery store if you don’t feel like going through the trouble.
Potatoes With Beans And Egg
You might have noticed, but the secret ingredient in all these recipes is actually a skillet. If you don’t have one, get one right away. Then, throw in it some potatoes, green beans, and start cooking. The trick with this one is to crack and egg on top and let it cook – don’t mix it in.