This book is divided into four stages of marriage.
- Recipes for Accommodation include Honeymooners' Bountiful Buffet, Shrimp Cocktail with a Rather Disappointing Sauce, Gender Role Casserole, and People Pleasing Tossed Salad
- Recipes for Trouble includes Beans 'n Weenies of Sexual Tension, Incredibly Expensive Skirt Steak, Old Boyfriend Buffet, and Control Freak Cookies
- Recipes for Disaster includes Hyper-Critical Cinnamon Buns, Souffle of Fallen Expectations, and Psychotherapy Pie
- Recipes for Reconciliation and Romance includes Sometimes I Feel Like a Tart and A Fairly Satisfactory Family Stew
Sidebars are sprinkled throughout.