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Your best recipes/ideas for cooking using a single hotplate

ultimatepotato | Aug 5, 2013 06:06 AM

The gas supply to my apartment has been out for a week, and the interim cooking solution supplied by the gas company is a single hotplate. So far I've been making do with salads and sandwiches, but I have no eta on when the repairs will be done and I know I'm going to want to cook something hot soon.

So I have an electric kettle, a toaster and a single hotplate. My mind is going blank in terms of what I'd usually make in one pot/pan, aside from the usual eggs or beans on toast.

For those of you that have used/currently use a hotplate, what are your favourite/best meals? And do you tend to stick one-pan wonders, or are you happy to use it for several processes for one meal?

Thanks in advance for the tips - I think all the freezing showers have taken away my recipe brain!

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