We love the convenience of large-batch meals. From one recipe, you get dinner that night plus plenty of leftovers for lunch the next day or to pack up and store in the freezer. A bonus: You save yourself a second night of meal-planning and dishwashing.
It's tempting to just multiply everything in a recipe by two and cook it according to the directions—but that doesn't always work. You need to give extra consideration to cooking time, cooking vessel, and more. Here are some tips to keep in mind if you want to make more of your favorite recipe.