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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.

Dan's Peppery London Broil

Dan's Peppery London Broil

Dan's Peppery London Broil

I was bored making the usual London broil, so I got a little creative and sparked up the flavor with crushed red pepper, garlic and Worcestershire sauce.—Dan Wright, San Jose, California

Stuffed Cornish Hens

Stuffed Cornish Hens

Stuffed Cornish Hens

With a golden and flavorful stuffing, these tender hens are a special-occasion entree for just the two of us.—Wanda Jean Sain, Hickory, North Carolina

Chicken Monterey

Chicken Monterey

Chicken Monterey

Being single, I by chicken when it's on sale and freeze the breasts individually. Then I can use them one at a time for delicious recipes like this.—Melanie DuLac, Northboro, Massachusetts
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Baked Fish

Baked Fish

Baked Fish

I created this quick recipe after enjoying a seafood dish with Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top at a restaurant. The cheese added extra zip and gave me the idea to try the fish at home.—Lynn Mathieu, Great Mills, Maryland

Hobo Dinner

Hobo Dinner

Hobo Dinner

Dining alone has its benefits...I can cook what I like! This is a favorite.—Pat Walter, Pine Island, Minnesota

Quesadilla

Quesadilla

Quesadilla

I often make this quesadilla just for myself. It's a snap to prepare.—Amber Waddell, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Swiss Steak for Two

Swiss Steak for Two

Swiss Steak for Two

Even though I'm a widow, I still cook for two since I frequently have a friend or grandchild join me for lunch or dinner. This is a hearty main dish that gets great flavor and color from tomatoes, green pepper and onion.—Mildred Stubbs, Rockingham, North Carolina

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

Ham and Broccoli Roll-ups

Ham and Broccoli Roll-ups

Ham and Broccoli Roll-ups

WHEN our two children went away to school, I had to learn how to adjust my recipes for just my husband and me. There were too many leftovers! I started gathering recipes with smaller amounts, and my daughter was on the lookout for me, also. This is one she sent, and I make it often. -Eleanor Carroll, Ellicott City, Maryland

Hearty Stuffed Potatoes

Hearty Stuffed Potatoes

Hearty Stuffed Potatoes

I came up with this recipe because I wanted to add flavor to plain baked potatoes. I combined several ideas, experimented and ended up with this stuffing. It's so hearty that these potatoes can be a meal by themselves, accompanied by a tossed salad or fruit salad. -Margaret Allen, Abingdon, Virginia

Pork and Cabbage Supper

Pork and Cabbage Supper

Pork and Cabbage Supper

THIS all-in-one dish makes a meal with great flavor. It's perfect if you're cooking for one or two, but the ingredients can be multiplied to serve a larger number. My mother-in-law shared this recipe with me years ago. Quick and easy to prepare, it has been one of our family's favorites. -Tina Brown, Chico, California
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