How to Cook In Stardew Valley (2023)

How to Cook In Stardew Valley

Many players from all over the globe still log in to the massive indie hit Stardew Valley to check on their farms and interact with the town of Stardew Valley to improve their relationships.

Once you start cooking in Stardew Valley, you can never go back. The process is so wholesomely robust and interesting that you tend to make time for tons of recipes and unlock a few buffs.

The first and foremost thing you need to cook is the kitchen. In Stardew Valley, you can cook at two places, but the vast majority choose to cook in their farmhouse.

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Cooking In Your Farmhouse

Cooking in your farmhouse is a simple task, but it requires to be upgraded at least once. To upgrade the farmhouse, the players need to reach out to Robin while her shop is open in her home in the Stardew Valley.

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Robin asks for 10.000g and 450 pieces of wood to upgrade your farmhouse. Once completed, you can cook in your newly available kitchen.

A kitchen consists of two major things. A stove, where you can cook your items with the recipes you have acquired, and a fridge, which acts as an inventory to store your raw materials such as fruits, vegetables, animal products, and fish caught in the Stardew Valley.

To be able to craft a recipe, players need to have the necessary ingredients in their inventory or in the fridge. 

How to Cook In Stardew Valley Using A Cookout Kit

Another way for players to cook in the Stardew Valley is by using a cookout kit. The kit can be crafted by the players using different ingredients after reaching forging level 9. The cookout kit requires 15 pieces of wood, 10 pieces of fiber, and three chunks of coal.

A player can use the cookout kit in the absence of their stove and fridge. The kit will disappear as the day ends, but players will still have access to all of their cooking recipes.

The easiest recipe in the Stardew Valley is fried egg as it requires only one chicken egg. All the players will have the fried egg recipe by default and all the other cooking recipes will need to be bought from the store.

You can also get access to more recipes by watching them on Queen of Sauce on TV and asking your friends from Pelican town.

Many different recipes have different advantages to the players as they eat them, the recipes can have a positive effect on farming, combat, and many other actions.

Useful Recipes In Stardew Valley

There are a number of recipes available for players to cook in Stardew Valley. It can be a little overwhelming on choosing which dish to cook for the new players getting started in the Stardew Valley.

Most recipes help in increasing health but a few recipes provide hefty buffs that can be very useful to the players. Let’s have a look at a few best buffs that the players can get cooking in Stardew Valley.

1. Roots Platter

The recipe is unlocked at combat level 3. It takes 1 winter root and 1 cave carrot. The recipe increases 135 energy and 60 health, along with 5 minutes and 35 seconds of attack +3 buff.

2. Maple Bar

This recipe can be obtained only by watching Queen of Sauce on TV. The recipe requires 1 maple syrup, 1 wheat flour, and 1 sugar. It will refill 101 health and 225 energy, along with +1 buff added to farming, fishing, and mining for 16 minutes and 547 seconds.

3. Pumpkin Soup

Once the players have relationship hearts at seven with robin, she will send the recipe in the mail. It requires 1 pumpkin and 1 milk. It refills 200 energy and 90 health, along with a buff to defense and luck for 7 minutes and 41 seconds.

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