Advice for Meals That Will Satisfy Both a Vegetarian and an Omnivore?

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Q: My fiancée and I just moved in to our first post-college apartment together in September. She's a vegetarian and I'm an omnivore. This really hasn't been an issue previously; we used to live with other people so there were plenty of other meat eaters around. But now that it's just the two of us I often find it hard to cook a satisfying meal for the both of us without wasting meat.

I love to cook and have recently been investing a lot of time in becoming a better cook and making more things at home. Do you have any cookbook or recipe suggestions that will help with this sort of cooking for two situation?

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Editor: Karter, here are some ideas for hearty vegetarian recipes to try:

And my advice would be to learn how to cook steaks, pork chops, sausages and other cuts of meat that are easy to cook for one. Here are a couple helpful tutorials:

Readers, do you have any advice or cookbook and recipe recommendations for cooking meals that both vegetarians and omnivores will enjoy?

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