Cooking for 2: February/March 2011

Downsized versions of recipes appearing in Taste of Home

Champion Lamb 

Burgers for TwoChampion Lamb Burgers for Two
This Champion Lamb Burgers for Two recipe is a wonderful alternative to beef burgers and makes a great meal for two. The rosemary onions make it especially delicious. It's so good, I serve it all year long.
—Charlene Chambers, Ormond Beach, Florida


Garlic Soup for TwoCrouton-Topped Garlic Soup for Two
Pan roasting the garlic gives this Crouton-Topped Garlic Soup for Two a rich flavor, while a touch of cream lends body. The herbed croutons enhance the soup's taste and add texture, but it's the freshly grated cheese that make this dish taste like heaven!
—Carolyn Kumpe, El Dorado, California

Marsala Pork Chops 

for TwoMarsala Pork Chops for Two
My dear friend served this to my husband and me, knowing that we enjoy onions and garlic. After receiving our many compliments, she was kind of enough to share the recipe for Marsala Pork Chops for Two.
—Jan Huntington, Painesville, Ohio


Shrimp Skillet for TwoMediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two
Tender shrimp, fresh spinach and minced basil combine with tangy lemon and feta cheese to give this wonderful pasta toss a unique flavor. Mediterranean Shrimp Skillet for Two is a delicious, fast dinner for one or two.
—Heidi Farnworth, Riverton, Utah

Saucy Garlic 

Chicken for TwoSaucy Garlic Chicken for Two
Roasted garlic lends a rich flavor to this appetizing entree, and it complements the spinach nicely. Ideal for special occasions, the recipe for Saucy Garlic Chicken for Two can be assembled in advance and popped in the oven when you and yours are ready to eat.
—Joanna Johnson, Flower Mound, Texas

Ultimate Panini for 

TwoUltimate Panini for Two
Here's a great option for a hearty lunch or dinner. Sometimes I crave caramelized onions. I wanted to pair them with something special, and this Ultimate Panini for Two is just that.
—Charlene Brogan Falmouth, Maine