Whether you're planning a luxurious evening at home or a casual dinner date for two, find the perfect recipes for your meal.
Filet Mignon with Mushroom-Wine Sauce is a quick but posh dinner for two. For easy sides, serve with packaged refrigerated
mashed potatoes and bagged salad greens with bottled dressing.
View Recipe: Filet Mignon with Mushroom-Wine Sauce
Risotto must be served immediately so you can best savor its rich creaminess. With this version, there's just enough for two
healthful portions. Complete the meal with a salad, bread, and crisp white wine.
View Recipe: Seafood Risotto
The luxurious, velvety texture of a good pasta carbonara is ephemeral at best, so you must enjoy it right away. Tempering
the egg with hot pasta water keeps the sauce creamy by preventing it from curdling. For a smoky taste, use bacon in place
View Recipe: Linguine Carbonara
Fluffy herb-flecked dumplings, tender vegetables, and rich dark-meat chicken combine in this soul-satisfying classic. Garnish
with parsley sprigs, if desired.
View Recipe: Herbed Chicken and Dumplings
A touch of cream gives the slightly tangy sauce a silky-smooth finish in Pan-Seared Scallops on Linguine with Tomato-Cream Sauce. Be sure to serve this dish with bread so you can savor every drop of sauce.
View Menu: Romantic Dinner for Two
This sophisticated yet cozy romantic meal features Roasted Lobster Tails paired with a Ginger Dipping Sauce as the main course.
Side dishes include Snow Peas and Cherry Tomatoes and Bitter Greens With Tarragon Vinaigrette and Pine Nuts.
Make Ahead Tip: The dipping sauce that accompanies the lobster tails can be made up to five days in advance and refrigerated. Let it come to room temperature before adding the green onions.
View Menu: Lobster Menu for Two
Lightly breaded chicken thighs are seasoned with sage and white wine, topped with a tomato mixture, and served over polenta.
Time-saving tip: while the chicken cooks, prepare the polenta.
View Recipe: Chicken with Prosciutto and Tomatoes Over Polenta
Take a make-ahead approach to cook a memorable feast for your sweetheart featuring Fennel and Rosemary-Crusted Roasted Rack
of Lamb, Truffled Polenta, and Spicy-Sweet Pepper Medley.
View Menu: Make-Ahead Menu for Two
Threading olive oil-marinated shrimp on rosemary-branch skewers imparts a subtle herb flavor to the dish and a fantastic scent
to your table. Rosemary has a long history of being associated with the heart. It has been believed by many to be a love charm,
by others to be a token of remembrance and fidelity, and by some to be a potent aphrodisiac. Bamboo skewers also work quite
well. Serve with steamed haricots verts.
View Menu: Rosemary Shrimp Scampi Skewers and More
This elegant seafood dish goes perfectly paired with spinach and scallion rice. Ready in just 20 minutes, it’s the perfect
mid-week romantic meal for two.
View Recipe: Coconut and Basil Steamed Mussels
Let your significant other know just how much you care with this breakfast omelet, made with black beans and cheddar cheese.
It’ll be a wonderful way to start the day off right!
View Recipe: Southwestern Omelet
This Asian-inspired meal is the ultimate date-night dinner and mixes textures and tastes for a unique, full-flavored dish.
View Recipe: Grilled Lime-Soy Tuna with Noodles
For a comfortable, cozy meal for two, try this delectable breaded chicken recipe. Serve with rice pilaf or fresh vegetables
and lemon wedges.
View Recipe: Chicken Milanese with Spring Greens
Try this simple, elegant recipe for date night at home. Scallops cook quickly and are packed with delicious flavor. This dish
serves well with wide rice noodles and sugar snap peas.
View Recipe: Caramelized Scallops
This luxurious meal for two uses a sweet apple-thyme sauce for an exquisite aroma and taste. Tip: To prevent the apple from
turning brown, chop it while the sauce is cooking down.
View Recipe: Veal Medallions with Apple-Thyme Sauce
Crusty individual bread rounds are stuffed with succulent crab and topped with a buttery wine sauce. Serve with white wine
Make-ahead tip: Prepare the bread shells and crab filling up to a day ahead of time. Just store the shells at room temperature in a zip-top plastic bag, and refrigerate the crab filling.
View Recipe: Deviled Crab Boules with Beurre Blanc
A gordita, which means "little fat one" in Spanish (no offense intended), is a thick corn tortilla. In this recipe, we used
a heart-shaped cookie cutter to make sweet designs – perfect when creating this dish for someone special. Also, because gorditas
are more practical to make in larger quantities, this recipe makes enough for two meals.
View Recipe: Posole with Turkey and Heart-Shaped Chipotle Gorditas
This pork chop dinner for two uses a hint of brown sugar to round out the flavors of the smoke, robust spice rub. Serve with
grilled veggies and a glass of sparkling white wine.
View Recipe: Spice Rubbed Pork Chops
For a lighter, yet still romantic, dinner gesture, try making this spicy tuna salad. It pairs wonderfully with a side of crunchy
View Recipe: Pan Grilled Thai Tuna Salad