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Dinner For Two Recipes

Looking for dinner for two? Find dinner for two recipes including romantic dinners for two, easy dinner for two, and more dinner for two recipes from the cooking for two magazine.

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This is a great, fast dinner for two, and the leftovers are just as tasty. It's easy to fix and makes an elegant entree.
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Savory Braised Beef

Savory Braised Beef

Savory Braised Beef

FOR the first time in 23 years, I'm again cooking for two. It's quite an adjustment, but I'm getting adept at making the changes. But my husband and I enjoy this delicious dish—with meat, potatoes and vegetables, it's a meal in itself. —Eva Knight Nashua, New Hampshire

Red Snapper with Black Beans

Red Snapper with Black Beans

Red Snapper with Black Beans

Our Test Kitchen developed this appealing recipe that's ready to serve in less than 30 minutes. Before you scoot out the door, treat yourself to these mild, flaky fillets topped with spicy black beans.

Mediterranean Pizzas

Mediterranean Pizzas

Mediterranean Pizzas

This versatile recipe can be whipped up at a moment's notice with on-hand ingredients. It's so easy that kids will enjoy helping prepare it, too. —Jennifer Andrzejewski, Grizzly Flats, California
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Mexican-Style Chicken Manicotti

Mexican-Style Chicken Manicotti

Mexican-Style Chicken Manicotti

Combining an Italian pasta and Mexican ingredients created an exceptional dish for Mrs. Larry Phillips from Shreveport, Louisiana. She writes, "This recipe is well-liked even in Cajun Country Louisiana!"

Pork Chops with Orange Glaze

Pork Chops with Orange Glaze

Pork Chops with Orange Glaze

"I came across the recipe for this glaze in a grilling manual but wasn't satisfied with it. I kept the combination of orange marmalade and lime juice and adapted the seasonings to my liking," explains Helen Faddis of Gloucester, Massachusetts. "It's also great on spareribs and chicken."

Sweetheart Steaks

Sweetheart Steaks

Sweetheart Steaks

"I created this recipe when I was planning a steak dinner and wanted a barbecue sauce to go with it. Try the sauce on pork and chicken," says Dolores Jensen of Arnold, Missouri.

Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce

Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce

Chicken in Sweet Pepper Sauce

"I learned to prepare this dish from a local chef before I was married, but I've varied it slightly," Jennifer Class of Kirkland, Washington shares. "Served with a green salad and rice or potatoes, it makes a simple but elegant meal for two."

Sausage-Stuffed Squash

Sausage-Stuffed Squash

Sausage-Stuffed Squash

SERVED WITH buttered noodles and some fruit, this delicious, satisfying "meal in one" is easy to prepare. The green of the squash remains true to color through the cooking process, so it's pretty on the plate. It's a favorite when I'm cooking for just the two of us. —Linda Gaido New Brighton, Pennsylvania

Chicken Cheese Rolls

Chicken Cheese Rolls

Chicken Cheese Rolls

This entree is an elegant dinner for two or other special occasion. The cheese filling is tasty and combines well with the sweet and spicy flavors from the chutney. It's an uncomplicated recipe that is impressive.

Mustard-Crusted Salmon

Mustard-Crusted Salmon

Mustard-Crusted Salmon

OUR DAUGHTER sent us whole salmon for Christmas one year, so I searched the web and found this recipe. I have served this with a wild rice pilaf, and a green vegetable. With these colors, it makes a lovely presentation. --Judy Wilson, Sun City West, Arizona

Cranberry-Stuffed Pork Chops

Cranberry-Stuffed Pork Chops

Cranberry-Stuffed Pork Chops

A moist cornbread-cranberry stuffing complements these tender chops from Loree Reininger of Polk City, Florida. The recipe can easily be doubled for company.
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