Share:

Cooking For Two

Looking for recipes for two? Find cooking for two recipes including appetizers, dinners, desserts, and more meals from the cooking for two magazine.

Recipe Spotlight

Sweet potatoes roasted with curry and smoked paprika delight everybody at our table. The mango chutney makes a tangy dip. —Simi Jois, Streamwood, Illinois
Get Recipe

Subscriber-Exclusive Cooking for Two

View More Subscriber-Exclusive Cooking for Two
Access 1,000s
of Exclusive Recipes
When You Subscribe Now!
 

Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

Coconut Kisses

Chewy on the inside and crisp on the outside, these meringue cookies are delicious. They add a light touch to the cookie platter, not only during the holidays but all year round.

Ham & Pickle Wraps

Ham & Pickle Wraps

Ham & Pickle Wraps

I decided to try this recipe on my card club, and it was a big success. They loved it. The recipe can be swapped around and changed in so many different ways and always turns out as an awesome appetizer or great-looking centerpiece over a hand of cards.

Rice Pilaf with Apples & Raisins

Rice Pilaf with Apples & Raisins

Rice Pilaf with Apples & Raisins

I love making bulgar pilaf with apricots. So glad I tried it with dried apples and golden raisins! —Elizabeth Dumont, Madison, Mississippi

More Cooking for Two

Sort:

Black Bean Pita Pockets

Black Bean Pita Pockets

Black Bean Pita Pockets

"This is my own creation, invented one day at lunch time when I had limited time and ingredients," writes Ruth Lee, of Troy, Ontario. To add a fresh, crisp taste, add chopped cilantro to these pockets. Complete your meal by serving these with Chunky Tomato Guacamole.

Omelet Panini

Omelet Panini

Omelet Panini

"When you're in a hurry to get to work, this speedy breakfast recipe does the trick. The recipe makes two crispy, flavorful sandwiches," notes Dorothy McClinton of North Chicago, Illinois.

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble

Strawberry-Rhubarb Crumble

I'm a 14 year-old with Celiac Disease. It's hard to find desserts I can eat, so I created this healthy and gluten-free recipe. Splenda adds sweetness without calories in this great, low-calorie dessert anyone can enjoy! —Mikhala Stutzman, Granger, Iowa
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT

Quick Eggs Benedict

Quick Eggs Benedict

Quick Eggs Benedict

The hearty serving size and scrumptious flavor of eggs Benedict will have your lucky dining companion running to the table. —Gilda Lester, Millsboro, Delaware

Chicken Veggie Salad Plate

Chicken Veggie Salad Plate

Chicken Veggie Salad Plate

When you don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, this single-serving main dish salad takes just minutes to assemble. Alanna Eaby of Paramount, California submitted the recipe.

Layered Rhubarb Crisp

Layered Rhubarb Crisp

Layered Rhubarb Crisp

Rhubarb and layers of spiced, crumb topping make this delightful dessert perfect for spring. “Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream,” advises Rosie Spieth of Albion, Indiana.

Cacciatore Chicken Breasts

Cacciatore Chicken Breasts

Cacciatore Chicken Breasts

JoAnn McCauley of Dubuque, Iowa shares her version of traditional Chicken Cacciatore with this easy recipe. The tasty sauce and chicken can be served over rice or noodles. If you want to lower the sodium, use garlic powder instead of garlic salt.

Cool Corn Salad

Cool Corn Salad

Cool Corn Salad

A tangy dressing drapes the veggies in this vibrant salad from Sheli Jo McMahon of Menomonie, Wisconsin. “Although the recipe has quite a few ingredients, it’s simple to make,” she says. “It’s great for summer cookouts.”

Dill Spiral Bites

Dill Spiral Bites

Dill Spiral Bites

It takes only six ingredients to roll out these savory pinwheels. They're great for lunch, as a snack or with soup. —Valerie Belley, St. Louis, Missouri

Quick French Salad Dressing

Quick French Salad Dressing

Quick French Salad Dressing

This simple dressing has served me for many years. Using this basic recipe, I can easily make simple variations, usually with ingredients I have on hand. As a result, I have always made my own salad dressings. -Carolyn Ozment, Gaylesville, Alabama



Apple Chicken Salad

Apple Chicken Salad

Apple Chicken Salad

Now that my six children are grown, I make lots of small-portion meals. This tasty salad is one of my favorite recipes because it’s colorful, a little different and it contains healthy ingredients.—Anne Stevens, Lake Charles, Louisiana

Pumpkin Streusel Custard

Pumpkin Streusel Custard

Pumpkin Streusel Custard

This is a delectable dessert for chilly fall and winter days. The streusel topping complements the smooth, spicy custard to perfection. I adjusted a dessert recipe in my files to come up with this two-serving version. -Maxine Smith, Owanka, South Dakota

Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup

Meatball Soup

"It's just like a meal in a bowl...or for heartier appetites, serve it with a sandwich," says Sue Miller of Walworth, Wisconsin. "It's great for chilly days."

Pork 'n' Veggie Kabobs

Pork 'n' Veggie Kabobs

Pork 'n' Veggie Kabobs

These colorful kabobs from our Test Kitchen feature tender pork and fresh veggies in a sweet and spicy marinade.
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT
Advertise with us
ADVERTISEMENT