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    Air-Fryer Mocha Pudding Cakes

    These mouthwatering mini cakes make the perfect treat for two. My mom used to make these when I was a little girl. Now I whip them up and pop them in my air fryer for a speedy dessert. —Debora Simmons, Eglon, West Virginia

    Orange Rosemary Carrots

    1 review

    Our whole family loves rosemary, and I grow it along with carrots in my garden every year. This is a...


    French Hot Chocolate

    2 reviews

    One of my fondest memories of Paris was sipping a cup of thick, dark hot chocolate at one of their...


    Air-Fryer French Toast Cups with Raspberries

    These air-fryer French toast cups make any morning special. I made this recipe for my mom on Mother's Day, and...


    Marinated Tenderloin and Avocado on Baguette Toasts

    There’s never any waste with tenderloin (and leftovers are rare). You can really dress it up by substituting baguette toppings...

    Midnight Cocktails

    This variation on a mojito uses blackberry spreadable fruit, which gives it a deep purple color and adds a bit...


    Herb-Roasted Game Hens

    3 reviews

    These golden Cornish hens, shown at right, are seasoned with basil, sage and thyme for plenty of flavor. They're simple...

    Crackling Hot Cocoa

    1 review

    This hot chocolate recipe is more than a warm-you-up—it's rich and thick decadence in a mug. —Cyndi Nistico, Palm Island,...


    Crouton-Topped Garlic Soup for Two

    Pan roasting the garlic gives this soup a rich flavor, while a touch of cream lends body. The herbed croutons...


    Basic Braised Lamb Shanks

    7 reviews

    A friend shared this recipe with me many years ago. My son-in-law loves these lamb shanks as part of a...


    Herb Stuffed Pork Chops

    18 reviews

    I've had this recipe for almost 50 years. Any time I want the meal to be extra special - for...

    Maple Glazed Carrots

    2 reviews

    I like to make this side dish when I want to add some color to my meal. The touch of...


    Buttermilk-Oat Pancakes

    1 review

    These tender, golden-brown pancakes have a nice texture from the oatmeal. Accompanied by a syrup of your choice on the...


    Stuffed Cornish Game Hens

    1 review

    THIS ENTREE makes an ordinary day special. Whenever I cook Cornish hens for my husband and me, it stirs up...


    Denver Omelet Scramble

    "For breakfast, lunch or dinner, this savory scramble is a satisfying entree anytime of the day," writes Ron Gardner from...


    Coffee with Cinnamon and Cloves

    A quick-and-easy, fall-flavored coffee made with instant granules. What's not to love about this special beverage? —Jill Garn, Charlotte, Michigan

    Sizzling Ancho Ribeyes for Two

    We love the taste of chipotle chili on just about anything. This simple, delicious recipe proves that chipotle pairs perfectly...


    Beef Burgundy Stew

    1 review

    I was drawn to the recipe because it was a preparation for two. There was no special occasion to serve...


    Pan-Seared Lamb Chops

    A trio of garlic, rosemary and mint enhances the flavor of these chops, along with the luxuriously flavorful sauce on...


    Lemon-Studded Artichokes

    1 review

    For a change-of-pace side dish or appetizer, microwave some artichokes. Lorraine Galazyk of South Surrey, British Columbia flavors them with...


    Asparagus Veal Cordon Bleu

    1 review

    "Now that our children are on their own, I try to make varied meals for two that are both appetizing...


    French Toast with Apple Topping

    7 reviews

    For breakfast or brunch, you can’t top this impressive dish from Janis Scharnott of Fontana, Wisconsin. Warm, sweet apples and...


    Green Bean Casserole for Two

    1 review

    This dish always conjures up memories of Mom's traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Everyone loves green beans when...


    Cranberry Chip Pancakes

    These simple pancakes taste so great, you don't even need syrup! Liven them up by adding cranberries, orange juice and...

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    Caramel Pumpkin Tiramisu for Two

    I'm not fond of traditional tiramisu, so I used pumpkin and bourbon in place of coffee and it's absolutely fabulous....


    Herbed New Potatoes

    2 reviews

    I make these potatoes often for my husband and me. They're easy to prepare and have a nice dill flavor....


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    Veal Scallopini

    2 reviews

    My husband and I prepare this veal dish for birthdays and other special occasions. We love to cook and often...


    Gingered Sweet Potatoes

    1 review

    Here's an easy and attractive way to spruce up sweet potatoes for your Thanksgiving dinner. Field editor Billie Moss of...


    After-Dinner Mocha White Chocolate

    3 reviews

    Here, the childhood favorite gets a grown-up makeover. If you're serving kids, just leave out the coffee granules. —Scarlett Elrod,...


    Mashed Garlic Potatoes

    I infuse creamy mashed potatoes with the subtle taste of garlic, which makes them a welcome addition to any meal....