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Tart Cherry and Candied Ginger Cream Scones
These incredibly delicious Tart Cherry and Candied Ginger Cream Scones get an adult kick with Amaretto-infused cherries.

Italian Quiche with Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms and Two Cheeses
Delightful way to begin the day, to pack for a picnic or to serve at an elegant lunch, give this Italian Quiche with Mushrooms and Two Cheeses a try.

Caramel, Apple and Sage French Toast
This sophisticated yet easy Caramel, Apple and Sage French Toast adds flair to any breakfast in bed.

Pot Roast with Vegetables and Gravy
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French Apple Cake
Take a bite of Paris with this French Apple Cake on your next picnic or date night. An adult kick of dark rum makes this cake memorable.

Blue Cheese Alfredo Pappardelle with Balsamic Chicken
Blue Cheese Alfredo Pappardelle with Balsamic Chicken, Peas and Mushrooms pairs well with a spinach salad, hearty French bread and a good red wine.

Foolproof Thai Red Chicken Curry for Two
Spice is always nice when it comes to date night. Let this Foolproof Thai Red Chicken Curry for Two bring up the heat.

Finnish Beef Stew: Simple, Hearty and Delicious
A hearty and simple main course, Finnish Beef Stew is a perfect way to warm up with your love in the fall or winter when you cook at home.

Cold Fighting Hot Toddy
If your love is coming down with or has a cold, they will think you are a rock star if you make this Cold-Fighting Hot Toddy for them!

Ground Lamb Kabobs (Patties or Burger) Recipe
Pakistani grilled street food, lamb kabob patties called

Italian Green Beans Recipe - Italian Broad Green Beans
Par-boil prior to sautéing these Italian broad green beans with garlic, pancetta and anchovies for an flavorful side dish.

Cooking with Vermouth
Vermouth is a fortified wine (meaning additional alcohol is added to it) flavored with herbs and spices.

Zucchini Stuffed With Lamb, Beef or Sausage Recipe
This stuffed zucchini was one of those spur-of-the-moment dishes when I needed to use up some leftover ground lamb. But it would be equally good with ground beef or Italian sausage and I suspect it will become a regular on my table.

Blue Cheese Cognac Flambe Ribeye Steak
For success on date night at home, try this simply elegant steak recipe with a dramatic presentation.

Aphrodisiacs: The Chemistry Behind Libations
Learn what a drink can do and if it can boost your testosterone!

Spicy Sun-dried Tomato, Crab and Artichoke Dip with Belgium Endive
At the end of a long work week, have the smell of this artichoke dip wafting in the house as your love walks in the door! Now serve with a small salad and some wine; guaranteed smiles and yummy noises!

Simple Classic Beef Fondue
Beef and Vegetable Fondue is simply one of the most perfect meals over which to linger, enjoy one another and a bottle of cabernet!

Aphrodisiacs Part III: The Three Categories
Armed with this knowledge of aphrodisiacs, you will be ready to get your partner all revved up on date night!

Aphrodisiacs: Part II Love Drugs Demystified
Discover why in a date night meal we should encourage the production of a certain internal chemistry of love in our bodies and harness the power of aphrodisiacs.

Caprese Salad with Balsamic Candy Drizzle
Simple elegance designed to make your taste buds do the happy dance as the sweet and savory meld in your mouth. Heaven! And don’t forget to serve with thick slices of an artisan French bread to sop up all the extra Balsamic Candy Drizzle.

Top 10 Sauces for Beef and Vegetable Fondue
Lingering over a fondue dinner of nibbles and dips while savoring an elegant bottle of wine and enjoying each other's company are the classic makings of a romantic meal for two.

What’s in Your Trunk? Picnic Essentials To Carry With You
Let your inner romantic soar, follow these steps to create an “in case of emergency picnic kit” for your trunk.

Dill and Beer Quick Bread Recipe
This dill and beer quick bread recipe couln't be easier to make and is dynamite paired with a bowl of soup or stew. Makes 1 loaf.

Let the Games Begin A Fun Themed Picnic Menu
Whether you create a portion of this menu or jump into create and gather all of the ingredients, your date is sure to be impressed and delighted.

Tableside Smores with Raspberry Marshmallows
Make a mini-campfire at your table to create a gourmet raspberry, Nutella s'more! This is sure to make a special memory and a delicious dessert!

Wine, Vanilla and Rosemary Poached Stone Fruits
Create some oohs and aahs by serving this with some blue cheese, fresh figs and grapes, French bread and a full-bodied wine on your next picnic!

BBQ Baby Back Ribs Pig in a Pickle BBQ Style
Easily the best BBQ, I have tasted and hand's down my son's favorite place to eat! Chef Damon Stainbrook knows how to BBQ!

Cedar Smoked Salmon
Simple and elegant way to prepare salmon for your next dinner together. Serve with rice pilaf and a nice Chardonnay or crisp full-bodied Rose.

Lemon Ginger Pound Cake with Blueberry Lavender Syrup
A beautiful presentation, whether on a picnic or served at a formal dinner, enjoy this delicious, aphrodisiac-filled Lemon Ginger Pound Cake!

Aphrodisiac Ginger-Lemon Martini
Sweet, spicy and tart -- a perfect combination, enjoy this aphrodisiac-infused cocktail next time you want to heat up date night.

Classic Parisian Pot de Creme
Simply the best pot de creme recipe in the world, it is bound to be some of the most wonderful chocolate you have ever consumed!

Mexican Pot de Creme with Raspberry Puree and Tequila Whipped Cream
A Mexican Pot de Creme, the perfect aphrodisiac-loaded dessert, designed to ignite passion while feeding it to your love. Indulge tonight!

Loaded Double Cherry Mess
Super easy, fun way to prepare fresh cherries in a dessert! This adds a flare to complete your next date night and only takes a few minutes to assemble.

Aphrodisiac Sweet and Spicy Mixed Nuts
These Sweet and Spicy Nuts are a perfect pairing with Watermelon Mojitos on a summer day or as a snack at your next party!

Slow Cooker Spicy Shredded Chicken
I love coming home to a meal that is almost ready to eat! This Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken is the perfect base to a Mexican feast.

Very Berry Pie with Blackberry, Blueberry and Raspberry
My Very Berry Pie - Blackberry, Blueberry and Raspberry was definitely the way to my guy’s heart! He loves this pie each and every time I have made it!

Watermelon Mojitos
Watermelon Mojitos are one of the most refreshing summer drinks ever! Excellent to pair with anything spicy and a fun cocktail for summer parties.

Basil Spinach Sun-dried Tomato Pesto
This Basil Spinach Sun-dried Tomato Pesto is completely easy and it can be used in so many ways. Try it in this Sweet Corn Soup!

Creamed Ginger Pear Breakfast Pastry
This Ginger Cream Pear Breakfast Pastry is a special treat that will make your whole home smell heavenly and is sure to score points with your partner.

Sweet Corn Soup Served Over Pesto, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Gruyere
The little details around the presentation of this Sweet Corn Soup Served Over Pesto, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Gruyere equates to a memorable meal!

Watermelon, Cucumber, Feta and Spicy Pecan Salad with Lime and Plum Dressing
Summertime and watermelon go hand in hand! Try this refreshingly different Watermelon, Cucumber, Feta and Spicy Pecans with Lime and Plum Dressing.

Aprodisiacs: Part I The Reality
Design ways to make the most out of your next date night by learning the ABC's of aphrodisiacs.

Time-Saving Cassoulet Recipe
A quicker and easier recipe for cassoulet that's still as excellent as a more complex

Recipe for Pork-Stuffed Peppers
I was so pleased with the Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers I recently made, that I cast around for another variation, settling on using ground pork.

Crisp and Juicy Patty Melt Recipe
You know the Patty Melt: hamburger patty, grilled rye bread, Swiss cheese, and 1000 Island dressing. When done well it's crisp, juicy, rich and savory.

Irresistible Crispy Asparagus Appetizer
Fried asparagus may seem an odd sort of recipe, but it is in fact absolutely irresistable. And as a once-year-treat it's not that unhealthy. Serves 2.

Recipe for French Potatoes Savoyarde
Potatoes Savoyarde is an extremely versatile classical French dish (a gratin) perfect with any meat prepared almost any way. Serves 2.

Eating Chocolate and Laughing Gives You Better Orgasms
Find out why nitric oxide is so important for a successful date night meal experience and how to increase it with a boost from chocolate and laughter.

Joy of Romance's Kama Sutra Cocktail
Enjoy this bit of foreplay on your next date night!

Joy of Romances Secret Aphrodisiac Salsa
Never before published but often asked for, Joy of Romance's Secret Aphrodisiac Salsa is sure to become a staple in your recipe collection, especially after you learn the secret ingredient.

Eating Chocolate and Laughing Give You Better Orgasms
Get an assortment of dark chocolate bars, cue up a list of comedies and choose a few good movies for your next date night!

A Crispy Chickpea Snack Recipe from Italy
These wonderful fried chickpeas aren’t so much fried as sautéed and make a delicious appetizer to pair with a glass of wine before dinner.

Pan Seared Salmon on Pea, Fennel and Potato Puree
Pan Seared Salmon on Pea, Fennel and Potato Puree is an excellent heart-friendly and aphrodisiac-filled choice for your next date night.

Recipe for Tzatziki Sauce


A Simple and Hearty Breakfast Casserole
This breakfast casserole features the major breakfast food groups - eggs, sausage, and potatoes.

A Classic, Perfectly Fluffy Bisuit Recipe
This easy recipe makes six fluffy, Southern-style biscuits -- the perfect pairing for a hearty dinner (with leftovers for tasty breakfast sandwiches).

Herb Broiled Trout Recipe
The best thing about this recipe for herbed broiled trout is how delicious it is. The second best thing is how quick and easy it is.

Recipe for Orange Ice Cream
Growing up, my ice cream preference is for things like orange sherbet, lime sherbet, and pineapple sherbet. Instead of a sherbet this is a real ice cream.

Create a Date Night Around Tom Jones' Seductive Feast
Creating a date night around the Tom Jones' lascivious feast is a uniquely sexy way to have a meal together. No talking but plenty being said!

Create a Date Night Around Varsity Blues' Whipped Cream Scene
Varsity Blues' Whipped Cream inspires a simple, fun and memorable date night dessert. Get the whipped cream and hot chocolate fudge sauce ready!

Easy Date Night Chocolate Fudge Sauce
A chocolate fudge sauce recipe that is destined to make you lick the bowl and realize just how simple making it at home can be!

- By Category
An index of categories in the

Create a Date Night Around the Infamous 9 ½ Weeks Refrigerator Scene
Dinner has never been so fun with your love! Get ready to create a play date experience they'll never forget designed around 9 1/2 Weeks' sexy refrigerator scene.

Baby Squash
Baby Squash. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 5.

Cherry Tomatoes
Cherry Tomatoes. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 7.

Patty Pan Squash
Patty Pan Squash. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 8.

Rainbow Chard
Rainbow Chard. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 4.

Stuffed Tomato
Stuffed Tomato. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 2.

Baked Ziti with Tuna
Baked Ziti with Tuna. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 4.

Crab Cakes
Crab Cakes. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 5.

Smoked Salmon
Smoked Salmon. Cooking for Two and Romantic Meals. Page 2.

Fig, Date and Honey Lamb Chops
Fig, Date and Honey Lamb Chops create a lovely romantic meal for two. Don't be afraid to use your hands as you devour every morsel.

Triple Chocolate Kahlua Espresso Brownie
These Decadent Triple Chocolate Kahlua Espresso Brownies say

Essential Oil Aphrodisiac Chai Tea
Warm up your love with this delicious, essential oil and aphrodisiac based chai tea. This tea is good for you both on many levels!

Aphrodisiac Porch Crawler Cocktail
Bring on summer with a refreshing, aphrodisiac-filled Porch Crawler Cocktail! A perfect way to spice things up with your sweetheart.

Joy of Romance's Harbor Island Breeze Cocktail
If you like anejo tequila, let the this aphrodisiac-filled cocktail, the Harbor Island Breeze take you and your love on a mental trip to the Bahamas!

Beverages -- From Soft Drinks to Cocktails
Whether you're looking for drinks to go with your meals or classic cocktails for two, you'll find them here. We've got recipes for any time of day, from breakfast to cocktail hour to nightcap time.

Breads and Breakfast
Whether you start your day with a small, quick meal or something more elaborate and substantial, you'll find a wide variety of recipes here to serve the two of you, along with all kinds of bread, from yeast-raised loaves and rolls to quick breads and biscuits.

Eight Keys to a Successful Breakfast In Bed
Master The Art of Breakfast in Bed: Making someone breakfast in bed is one of the most romantic gestures you can do. If you do it, do it right!

Grilled Brie & Nutella Sandwich Recipe
I now usually have a jar of Nutella in my pantry where it serves as a near-instant dessert after a weeknight meal. I made this sandwich with brie, but you can also use sliced strawberries or bananas.

Superbowl Treats and Recipes
This collections of recipes and treats is perfect Superbowl fare - or for any other casual party.

Best Menus for Expecting Mom's Mother’s Day Breakfast In Bed
Making breakfast in bed on Mother's Day for your pregnant wife? Learn what is best for her to eat depending on what trimester she is in and enjoy these breakfast in bed menu suggestions.

Smoked Salmon, Spinach & Red Bell Pepper Frittata
Smoked Salmon, Spinach & Red Bell Pepper Frittata for Two Recipe, Breakfast In Bed

Quiche Recipe for Two with Three Variations
This creamy, rich quiche makes a delicious meal for two. With three filling variations, it will suit any tastes.

Main Dishes - Quick and Easy Meals
These quick and easy main dish recipes are perfect after a long day at work or whenever you're pressed for time.

Quick and Easy Vegetables and Side Dishes
When you're concentrating on a complex entree, fast and easy side dishes can be your best friend. These delicious recipes will complete your dinner for two with a minimum of time and effort.

Sauce Recipes - Recipes for Sauces
The right sauce can change a dish from everyday to special, so why not browse through these recipes for two and find the perfect finishing touch?

Menus
Here you'll find complete menus for two, ranging from quick and easy week-night dinners to meals for special occasions to great holiday dinners just for the two of you.

Recipe Collections
Need a chicken recipe? You can find a collection of favorites here. Ice cream? Same thing. Want to grill? Look no further. This is the place to go when you have a particular ingredient or cooking technique in mind and want new ideas.

Quick Recipes - When Time is Short
Even if you really like to cook, you don't always have a lot of time to get a meal on the table. When you're in a hurry, these recipes will give you a wide variety of options for quick but delicious dishes for two.

Special Occasions
Holidays and other special occasions are the perfect time to splurge and cook extraordinary dishes. Just because there are only two of you, that doesn't mean you can't celebrate. These special recipes are festive, delicious, and perfect for a couple.

Seasonal Cooking - Winter Recipes
Of the four cooking seasons, the rich and hearty dishes of winter are my favorite. A time for long-simmered soups and stews, slow-roasted joints of meat, and savory vegetables.

Quick and Easy Recipes
These quick and easy recipes for two range from informal to company fare.

Weekend Cooking
If you like to cook, spending part of your weekend on cooking projects can be fun -- and an efficient way to make weeknight cooking easier. Make a few sauces and other basic ingredients to use during the week, or even make entire meals to freeze for later. Weekends can also be a great opportunity to make those recipes that require a little extra time and effort -- so indulge a little!

Southern Breaded Pork Cutlets Recipe
An old southern favorite, this recipe for pork cutlets leaves out the traditional white gravy and it's load of calories, opting instead for a fresh and bright squirt of lemon juice. Serves 2.

Recipe for Italian Stuffed Peppers for Two
These Italian-style stuffed bell peppers combine spicy sausage, rice and vegetables in a savory main dish for two.

Mexican Shrimp Ceviche Cocktail Recipe
This Mexican-inspired shrimp cocktail is not a true ceviche -- instead, the shrimp are lightly poached in lime-infused water and marinated in lime juice while they cool. The combination of shrimp, crunchy vegetables and spicy sauce is delightful and refreshing.

Bacon Roasted Chicken Breast Recipe
I'm all about cooking once and eating several times - I think it makes huge sense for one or two-person households. This recipe combines the flavors of chicken, bacon and herbs to make a satisfying meal - or two

Grunt: Making the Most of Leftovers
When I was in college my roommates and I used frequently make a dish we called

Brownies for Two - Batch Baking Recipe
The problem I have with brownies is I can't quit eating them. This recipe still makes more brownies than I need but isn't outrageous for two people.

Gremolata (Garnish Recipe)
Gremolata is a combination of lemon zest, garlic, parsley, and olive oil. Traditionally an addition to Osso Buccoit is also great as a garnish on grilled or roasted lamb, pork chops, beef, and even roasted potatoes. Serves 2.

Gastrique Recipe
Gastriques are a sort of classic French sweet and sour sauce. The primary flavor (and some of the sweetness) typically comes from fruit (peaches, berries, mangoes and so on) and the sour from vinegar.

Safe Food Cooking Temperatures
We're taught that food should never be held at temperatures between 40 and 140 degrees Fahrenheit. That's because most bacteria will quite happily reproduce in that range. But note, the temperatures at which bacteria is killed varies according to the microbe.

Cuisinart Multiclad Pro Cookware (Review)
Cuisinart Cookware is a high-quality cookware choice. As a cooking instructor I've had long-time experience with other name brands and I chose Cuisinart Multiclad Pro.

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs
My guess is that everyone who has ever hard-boiled an egg has at some point over-cooked them (resulting in that sulphurous green layer around the yolk) or under-cooked them and ended up with a soft center. It's actually easy to cook eggs perfectly every time, but it's not straightforward. So here's the trick.

Chinese Take-out at Home -- Just for Two
With these Chinese-American restaurant favorites to make at home, you'll never miss take-out.

Microwave Steamed Cabbage Recipe for Two
Cabbage is one of those few things that actually cook well in the microwave. It's a dish I've always loved and using the microwave means making it is a breeze. It's a great quick and easy side dish. Serves 2.

Jerk Seasoning Ingredients and Recipe
This jerk seasoning spice mixture recipe is great on fish, shrimp, pork, and chicken. It will keep in a sealed jar out of the light for six months so I always keep some on hand.

Using and Storing Leftover Arugula
Tips for storing arugula (rocket) plus five delicious ways to use up the whole bag, from salads to pasta to pizza.

Using Leftover Bacon
When you're cooking for two, it can be a challenge to use up a pound or more of bacon before it spoils. These ideas will give you plenty of inspiration to use all the bacon.

Recipe: Grapefruit Cooler
Grapefruit juice, tonic water and bitters combine in this refreshing, non-alcoholic brunch drink.

Deep Frying for Two: Equipment and Ingredients
Deep frying intimidates many cooks, but with the right equipment and a few pointers, anyone can become a top-notch fry cook.

Essential Kitchen Equipment for Two -- 6 Great Tools
These six pieces of kitchen equipment and cookware make cooking for two easier and more efficient, and they won't break the bank.

Recipe for Roasted Tomato Soup for Two
Using canned tomatoes makes this recipe almost as easy as opening a can of commercial soup, but it's so delicious you'll never go back.

Braising for Two
With the right ingredients and cooking tips, braising meat for two can be simple and economical, as these delicious recipes prove.

Five Great Ingredients for Two: Meat and Poultry
With ingenuity and planning, an experienced cook can use most cuts of meat and poultry and come up with a great dinner for two, but some cuts are better choices for couples than others. Here are five of my favorites cuts, plus great recipes that will get you started with them.

Chicken Thighs
With ingenuity and planning, an experienced cook can use most cuts of meat and poultry and come up with a great dinner for two, but some cuts are better choices for couples than others. Here are five of my favorites cuts, plus great recipes that will get you started with them.

Cornish Game Hens
With ingenuity and planning, an experienced cook can use most cuts of meat and poultry and come up with a great dinner for two, but some cuts are better choices for couples than others. Here are five of my favorites cuts, plus great recipes that will get you started with them.

Short Ribs
With ingenuity and planning, an experienced cook can use most cuts of meat and poultry and come up with a great dinner for two, but some cuts are better choices for couples than others. Here are five of my favorites cuts, plus great recipes that will get you started with them.

Country Style Ribs
With ingenuity and planning, an experienced cook can use most cuts of meat and poultry and come up with a great dinner for two, but some cuts are better choices for couples than others. Here are five of my favorites cuts, plus great recipes that will get you started with them.

Rack of Lamb
With ingenuity and planning, an experienced cook can use most cuts of meat and poultry and come up with a great dinner for two, but some cuts are better choices for couples than others. Here are five of my favorites cuts, plus great recipes that will get you started with them.

Traditional Martini Recipe for Two
This traditional martini recipe uses much more vermouth than contemporary recipes, plus a dash of orange bitters for a classic touch.

Recipe for Cioppino for Two
Cioppino, a savory tomato-based fish soup, is a specialty of traditional San Francisco seafood restaurants. This recipe starts with a complex vegetable base that goes from simple to special depending on the types and variety of fish and shellfish you want to add.

Recipe for Scrambled Eggs with Sour Cream and Chives
Sour cream keeps scrambled eggs moist and creamy, while chives add color and delicate flavor.

Creole White Bean Soup Recipe for Two
Whole grain mustard and Creole seasoning spice up this unusual bean soup, which is hearty enough for a main dish.

Beef Stroganoff Recipe for Two
Beef Stroganoff -- tender beef and mushrooms in a savory sauce enriched with sour cream -- is a classic. This version uses leftover steak for an easy and delicious dinner for two.

Mediterranean Tuna-Olive Salad Sandwich Recipe
Kind of a cross between New Orleans' muffaletta and the

Spinach Gratin Recipe for Two
This versatile spinach recipe for makes a great side dish for two or, with the addition of a poached egg, a delicious lunch or light dinner.

Tuna Melt Recipe for Two
This version of the classic diner tuna melt sandwich features savory tuna salad, melted cheese and crisp, buttery bread.

Raspberry Sauce Recipe
Raspberry liqueur and frozen berries give this easy, not-too-sweet dessert sauce a beautiful texture and complex flavor.

Recipe for Pasta with Smoked Trout and Corn for Two
Delicate smoked trout and corn in a light cream sauce flavor fresh pasta in this simple but delicious dish.

Buttery Dinner Roll Recipe for Two
These buttery soft rolls are the perfect complement to your dinner for two.

Celery and Bacon Soup Recipe
Slow cooked celery, tomato and onion give this unusual soup tons of flavor. Topped with crisp bacon, it makes a great lunch or light dinner.

Pecan Shortbread Bar Recipe for Two
Brown sugar and pecans flavor these rich, not-too-sweet shortbread bars. The small batch makes 4 to 6 bars, perfect for two.

Yeast Dough Recipe for Three Bread Variations
One basic yeast dough transforms into three delicious treats -- monkey bread, cheesy-garlic pull aparts or buttery pan rolls.

Types of Salt in the Kitchen
If you're wondering about the different kinds of salt and what to buy, read this explanation first.

Essential Bakeware for Two
A few well-chosen pieces of bakeware make scaled-down desserts for two a breeze.

New Orleans Style Remoulade for Two
Creole mustard and horseradish give this New Orleans style remoulade a spicy kick.

Monkey Bread Recipe for Two
Monkey bread (pull-apart brown sugar cinnamon rolls) is a delicious breakfast or brunch treat. This recipe makes a small amount that's perfect for two.

Potatoes for Two
Changing the cooking techniques and types of potatoes creates five delicious options to go with almost any entree.

Recipe: Individual Meringue Shells with Lemon Cream
Silky lemon curd and whipped cream top crunchy meringue shells in this luscious dessert for two.

Crab Rangoon Recipe
Delicately spiced crab and cream cheese fill crisp wonton skins in this popular Chinese-American restaurant appetizer.

Spicy Cheese Straw Recipe for Two
A hint of cayenne and mustard spice up these rich, delicate cheese straws.

Recipe: Lamb Kofta Burgers with Herb Sauce
Spicy seared lamb patties topped with creamy herb-yogurt sauce make a delectable filling for unusual burgers.

Creamy Anchovy-Caper Vinaigrette from "Modern Sauces"
Anchovies and capers combine to flavor this unusual creamy vinaigrette, which is delicious on all kinds of vegetables.

Recipe: Sauteed Shrimp with Toasted Garlic Sauce
Slow simmered garlic and chipotle chiles create an amazing savory sauce for sauteed shrimp in this delicious Mexican entree.

Curry Noodles with Shrimp Recipe
Spicy curry paste and coconut milk form the base of this Thai-inspired noodle and shrimp dish. It's an easy and delicious one-dish dinner for two.

Shrimp and Arugula Pasta Recipe
Sun-dried tomatoes and garlic accent this easy shrimp and pasta dish, which gets a flavor boost from peppery arugula.

Broccoli stem remoulade salad recipe
In a variation of celeriac remoulade, blanched julienned broccoli stems get a tangy mustard dressing in this unusual but tasty salad for two.

Thai-Style Green Bean and Tomato Salad for Two
A Thai-inspired dressing, herbs and toasted cashews turn green beans and cherry tomatoes into an exotic, spicy salad.

Easter/Spring Menu
Spring favorites like asparagus and lamb make for an elegant, delicious Easter dinner for two.

Fourth of July for Two
If it's just the two of you this July 4th, you can still celebrate with these delicious menu ideas.

Great Ingredients for Two: IQF Shrimp
Frozen (IQF or Individually Quick Frozen) shrimp are one of the best ingredients you can buy when you're cooking for two. They thaw and cook quickly, and they're so versatile you never have to feel you're eating the same thing.

How to Saute Shrimp
Sauteed shrimp are delicious in pasta dishes or tacos.

How to Simmer Shrimp
Shrimp simmered in red-eye gravy.

How to Velvet Shrimp
Curry noodles with velveted shrimp.

How to Poach Shrimp
Poached shrimp are great in shrimp salad sandwiches and Mexican shrimp cocktails.

How to Deep-Fry Shrimp
Panko fried shrimp. Cooking for Two.

Four Menus for a Delicious Mother's Day
Delicious menus for breakfast, lunch or dinner -- and even afternoon tea -- will be sure to please Mom on Mother's Day.

Panini Recipes - recipes for paninis
Paninis are among the world's most awesome sandwiches. They tend to be simple consisting of a couple of slices of coarse bread, some meat, and some cheese that are pressed together. Traditionally they were grilled over a charcoal fire, but these days they're more often made using a panini press.

Valentine's Dinner for Cooks
If you and your partner both love to cook, why not celebrate Valentine's Day in the kitchen? This elegant dinner is as fun to cook as it is delicious to eat.

Super Bowl Menu for Two
Just because you've decided to skip the parties and bars this Super Bowl, that doesn't mean you can't make a few easy but festive recipes for watching the game at home. Here are some great suggestions for a Super Bowl menu for two.

Three Dinner Menus for Valentine's Day
Whether you're an experienced cook or a novice, and whether your tastes run to modern or traditional dishes, you'll find a great Valentine's dinner menu here.

Recipe for Eggs Benedict for Two
This slight twist on classic Eggs Benedict substitutes crisp buttery bread for the traditional English muffins.

Lime Cordial Recipe
This sweet lime cordial is similar to Rose's Lime Juice but better. It's great in gimlets or mixed with club soda for a refreshing soft drink.

Roasted Red Pepper and Onion Soup Recipe
The combination of roasted red peppers and slow-cooked onions gives this soup a deep, intriguing flavor. It's perfect as a small appetizer or delicious first course for two.

Recipe for Sweet and Spicy Walnuts
These crunchy, sweet and spicy nuts not only make a great snack but are also a delicious addition to salads and even desserts.

Modern Club Sandwich Recipe
Grilled bread replaces the usual toast in this delicious update of the classic club sandwich, with bacon and tender chicken breast.

Pickled Cucumber Salad Recipe
This refreshing Thai-inspired pickled cucumber salad is easy to make and lasts for days in the refrigerator.

Celeriac and Broccoli Salad Recipe
This twist on classic celery root remoulade adds broccoli, ham and cheese to make a unique and satisfying main dish salad.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe
This refreshing, easy salad is a great accompaniment for Greek or Middle Eastern entrees. Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) and crunchy vegetables are tossed in a simple lemon and olive oil dressing.

Slow-browned onion recipe
These savory, slow-cooked onions (often called caramelized onions) have a silky texture and rich, complex flavor. They're great in French onion soup, in quiche or on sandwiches.

Recipe for Mustard-Glazed Cornish Hen with Hearts of Romaine
Crisp roasted Cornish game hen, served over seared hearts of romaine, is topped with a tangy lemon-anchovy sauce. Reminiscent of a warm Caesar salad, it's an elegant yet satisfying dinner for two.

Fresh Pasta Recipe for Two
If you've never had pasta made from scratch, you'll be amazed at the silky texture. With a pasta roller, pasta for two is easy and fun to make.

Chipotle-Honey Glazed Chicken Wings
Smoky, sweet and spicy, the chipotle honey glaze is the perfect complement for these crisp roasted wings. Whether you have them as a main course or an appetizer, they're irresistible.

Recipe: Cornish Hen with Gumbo Rice
The deep flavors of classic gumbo give the sauce for this elegant Cornish hen entree a Cajun flair.

Baja-style fish taco recipe
Crisp battered fish, avocado cream and spicy cabbage are layered in these delicious Baja-style fish tacos.

Recipe for Ginger-Scallion Noodles for Two
Spicy ginger-scallion sauce, based on a recipe from New York chef David Chang, flavors Asian noodles and vegetables for a delicious light meal for two.

Spicy Peanut Noodles and Chicken for Two
Spicy peanut dressing gives this cold noodle, chicken and vegetable dish a delicious kick.

Recipe: Blackened Salmon for Two
A crisp coating of spices encases moist, flavorful salmon in this version of the Cajun classic dish, blackened redfish.

Recipe: Honey-Mustard Glazed Salmon
A sweet and tangy mustard sauce gives salmon fillets extra flavor in this quick, easy recipe.

Fried Rice with Mushrooms and Peas Recipe
This spicy fried rice for two is a great way to use small amounts of leftover meat or vegetables.

Stuffed Mushroom Recipe - Recipe for Stuffed Mushrooms with Pancetta and Sun-dried Tomatoes
Stuffed mushrooms are always a popular hors d'oeuvre, this unusual recipe has an Italian twist and features pancetta and sun-dried tomatoes.

Tips: Stocking Your Pantry
In general, stocking a pantry (and by pantry I mean your refrigerator and freezer as well) for two isn't much different from stocking a pantry for six, except in terms of quantities. Clearly if you like dried beans you should keep them around and if you like pasta it should be on your shelf. But when stocking a pantry for one or two you face some special issues.

Christmas Eve Seafood Menu for Two
This delicious Christmas Eve menu for two is based on the Italian tradition of the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Simplified and updated from the multi-course Italian extravaganza, it's a special seafood dinner for a special evening.

Date Night -- Four Special Menus for Dinner
If you're looking for ideas to make date night special without leaving home, these four special dinner menus are the perfect answer.

Ingredient - Mayonnaise, Variations on a Recipe
We tend to think of mayonnaise as a sandwich spread, and in doing so we miss some of its best applications. Instead, think of mayonnaise as a recipe for a cold hollandaise sauce and all sorts of options open up.

New Year's Eve Menu for Two
This special dinner for two is great for any occasion, but shines especially bright on New Year's Eve.

Easy Valentine's Day Dinner Menu
This simple Valentine's Day menu is quick to make and easy enough for beginning cooks, yet so delicious it will please any tastes.

Father's Day Menus
Whether you're celebrating with Dad in the morning, afternoon or evening, you'll find menu options to fit your (and your father's) tastes, from brunch to an afternoon picnic to a classic steak dinner.

Greek Seasoning
This is my version of Greek seasoning. Although it has the usual high-oregano content, it contains no salt and I like adding some ground bay leaves to the mixture. Use it to season a smoked turkey and also to season chicken breasts, fish, pork chops and anything else that strikes your fancy.

Ginger-Scallion Sauce Recipe
This intriguing and flavorful ginger-scallion sauce, based on a recipe by Momofuku's David Chang, complements noodles, rice, eggs or grilled meats.

Recipe for Biscuits for Two
These delicate biscuits make a wonderful breakfast for two or a great accompaniment for soups and stews.

Thin and Crisp Onion Ring Recipe
Thin, crisp, golden brown onion rings make a great accompaniment to sandwiches or a delicious appetizer.

Garlic-Cheese Toast Recipe
Sauteed garlic and grated parmigiano flavor crisp rounds of toasted bread for a delicious accompaniment to pasta, salads and soups.

Recipe for Fish Veracruz for Two
Spicy tomato sauce with capers and olives turns fish fillets into a delicious Mexican entree for two.

Recipe for Smoked Salmon Chowder for Two
This hearty chowder for two uses both fresh and smoked salmon for subtle but delicious flavor and rich texture.

Potatoes Dauphinoise Recipe for Two
This sublime gratin recipe combines potatoes, cream and cheese to make a decadent side dish for two.

Cucumber and Radish Salad Recipe for Two
Dill and mustard enliven this simple and refreshing cucumber and radish salad.

Jicama and Orange Salad with Jalapeno Dressing
Crunchy jicama and juicy orange segments combine in this easy Southwestern-influenced salad.

Recipe: Turkey Roulade for Two
Tender, moist turkey breast wrapped around savory stuffing is the perfect way to cook a delicious Thanksgiving entree for two.

Prepare Souffle Ramekins
Making a savory souffle intimidates many cooks, there seems to be something arcane or magical about creating them, but in fact souffles aren't difficult to make. This photo tutorial will take you through it step by step.

Picnic Recipes for two
If your summer plans include a picnic for two, check out these delicious recipes for great ideas.

Gazpacho Recipe - a recipe for gazpacho
My recipe for gazpacho is somewhat untraditional, but it rich, lucious, and packed with the bright flavors of summer - everything one could ask for in a gazpacho recipe.

Lemon Bar Recipe for Two
This recipe makes four tangy lemon bars -- perfect for dessert or a snack.

Peach Crisp for Two Recipe
With a little fruit and an easy-to-make topping, this peach crisp is the perfect end to your dinner for two.

Homemade Sloppy Joe Recipe for Two
This childhood favorite gets an update with ancho chile sauce, Dijon mustard and vinegar. Sloppy Joes never tasted so good.

Pie Crust for 6-inch Pan
This flaky pie crust recipe is enough for a 6-inch pie or deep tart tin or for two 4-inch pie dishes. It's perfect for desserts or savory recipes like quiche or meat pies.

Easy Tomato Sauce Recipe
This tomato sauce for pasta or pizza is simple to make but packed with flavor.

Steak Sandwich with Horseradish Cream and Jus
Steak warmed in jus served with horseradish cream sauce make this updated French Dip the best beef sandwich you'll ever taste.

Coconut Rice Recipe for Two
Coconut milk flavors delicate jasmine rice in this traditional Thai side dish.

Vietnamese Chicken Salad Recipe
This Vietnamese chicken salad recipe is savory, exotic and delicious -- and hearty enough for any appetites.

French Onion Soup Recipe for Two
A combination of slow-cooked onions and crisp browned onions gives this soup a nicely complex texture. Chicken and beef stock provide deep flavor.

Potatoes Anna Recipe for Two
Layered potatoes are cooked so that they're crisp on the outside with a creamy interior. This small batch is perfect for two.

Asparagus Soup Recipe for Two
Fresh asparagus stars in this silky, creamy soup; a bonus is how quick and easy it is to make.

Tip for Cooking Bacon
Frying is the way I learned to cook bacon and I still do when I want the bacon grease to oil the skillet for scrambled eggs or the griddle for pancakes. But when I want more than a slice or two or want perfect bacon I roast it.

Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review - Review of Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker
The Cuisinart Ice Cream maker makes just enough ice cream for to last two people for about three days. And given my previous experience with Cuisinart, I expect this ice cream maker to last a long time. Recommended.

Cooking for Two: Reducing Recipes
How to reduce a recipe from 6 or more servings to two servings.

Tip: Fixing Kitchen Mistakes
One my many gigs is manning a phone several times a week to answer the questions of and offer suggestion to home cooks on the phone and computer. It's a job I particularly enjoy. Some issues (like too much salt) come up time and again and I thought I would address them here - all in one place.

Ingredient Crepes
Crepes will keep in the fridge, separated by waxed paper for up to a week and in the freezer for a couple of months. They thaw in minutes so crepes are nice to have around for a quick and elegant dessert.

Fudgy Brownie Recipe for Two
These luscious, incredibly fudgy brownies are a chocolate lover's dream. The small batch is just enough for two.

Ingredient - Capers
Capers are the preserved flower buds of a shrub or bush that originated in the Mediterranean area. They are are either salted or brined and used as a key igredient in many Italian and Sicillian dishes.

Umami - The Savory Taste
About 100 years ago a Japanese food scientist named Kikunae Ikeda isolated a taste he named umami (literally

Red Salsa Recipe
Simple to make but savory and complex, this red

Recipe for Caramel Apple Pie for Two
Luscious caramel sauce and spiced apples turn ordinary apple pie into an extraordinary dessert for two.

How to Brown Onions
Whether you're cooking them slowly or quickly, a little knowledge about onion types and browning reactions is all you need for delicious, perfect onions every time.

Recipe for Wine-Braised Turkey for Two
Savory, succulent braised turkey is a welcome change from the usual roasted version, and this delicious dish for two can be made a day or two ahead of time. Great for busy holidays!

Cinco de Mayo menu for two
These delicious recipes bring all the best of Cinco de Mayo food and drink to your own kitchen.

Recipe: Mushroom Sauce for Two
Dried porcini add complexity to this easy yet flavorful sauce.

Horseradish Sauce Recipe
Horseradish sauce is the classic topping for a slice of prime rib. But it's also excellent on any steak or on lamb. I don't know if there are still places selling deep-fried battered mushrooms, but when I first had fried mushrooms, in Ruby Tuesday as I recall, this sauce was served for dipping.

Recipe for Rice Pilaf with Mushrooms and Peas
Cardamom-scented basmati rice, peas and mushrooms create an unusual, savory pilaf that's great with grilled meats or Indian entrees.

Mashed Potatoes with Onion Sauce Recipe
Silky mashed potatoes get a flavor boost from slow browned onions and a savory sauce.

Recipe for Pasta with Shrimp and Tomato Cream Sauce
This recipe for two servings of pasta and shrimp with tomato cream sauce makes a great weeknight dinner for two.

Recipe: Salmon with Green Curry Sauce
Coconut milk and Thai curry paste for the base for this savory, complex sauce, which goes beautifully with seared salmon fillets.

Beef Empanadas Recipe
An empanada is a meat pie, usually fried, and may be filled with beef, pork, chicken and seafood. In some places they're appetizer-sized, but big ones – five to six inches across – are meant for munching on as you wander the streets.

Recipe: Cabbage and Noodles for Two
Cabbage and noodles team up with bacon in this savory Eastern European side dish for two.

Recipe for Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Beets
Creamy mashed sweet potatoes are a delicious complement to earthy beets in this luscious side dish.

Seared Zucchini Recipe
Salting zucchini slices to draw out moisture deepens the flavor and results in a beautifully browned exterior.

Mexican Corn Salad Recipe
Skillet-roasted corn is tossed with grated Mexican cheese, jalapenos and scallions and dressed with lime juice and mayonnaise in this savory, unusual warm salad for two.

Spicy Tandoori-Style Chicken Recipe
A spicy yogurt marinade flavors chicken thighs in this easy yet delicious Indian-inspired recipe.

Eggnog Recipe - Recipe for Eggnog
For almost 50 years my father made eggnog on Thanksgiving weekend that would then age in a closet until Christmas. It produced the most lusciously mellow nog you've ever had - and if was safe.

Peach Pie Recipe - Recipe for Peach Pie
I'm more inclined to make peach cobbler than peach pie, simply because I get lazy in the summer and cobbler is easier, but this is an excellent peach pie with a juicy, flavorful, and slightly exotic sauce.

Spanish Potatoes Recipe - A Recipe fpr Spanish Potatoes (Patatas Bravas)
This recipe for Spanish potatoes, known as Potatas Bravas, is wonderfully bright, thanks to the vinegar, and rich, thanks to the beer.

Honey-mustard Roasted Beets Recipe - Recipe for Honey-mustard Roasted Beets
These Honey-mustard Roasted Beets are one of my favorite beet recipes - simultaneously bright, sweet, and earthy. Serves 2.

Blue Cheese Dressing Recipe
This recipe for blue cheese dressing is for blue cheese lovers only, it will knock your socks off.

Fruit Crisp Dessert Topping Recipe - Basic recipe for fruit crisp dessert
This basic recipe for the topping on a fruit crisp dessert can be adapted for use with almost any fruit. Make extra topping and store it in the freezer for last minute desserts.

Garlic Bread Recipe - Mellow, Crunchy, Delicious
I guarantee this is the best garlic bread you've ever eaten - loads of garlic flavor but mild and mellow with a great crunch.

Chile Powder Recipe - recipe for chile powder
Making your own chile powder enables you to control the heat and flavor of your chile powder. This recipe gets a nice smoky flavor from chipotle chiles.

Hoecake Breakfast or Dinner Recipe
Hoecakes are distiguished by the use of corn flour or corn meal. In this hoecake recipe there's just enough cornmeal to add some texture and flavor.

Asian Pork Meatballs Recipe
I love meatballs, and these Asian pork meatballs are awesome. Fried (or baked) porky goodness that makes a great hors douevres or an equally great main dish. And they freeze well, so it's worth doubling or tripling the recipe and freezing the extra.

Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe - A Recipe for Stuffed Tomatoes
This recipe for stuffed tomatoes in unusual in it's inclusion of feta cheese ad capers. But a stuffed tomato is hard to beat however it's made. Makes 4.

Greek Fried Cheese Recipe - recipe for greek fried cheese
Greek Fried Cheese, a great appetizer, is one of several Greek cheeses dredged in flour, fried in olive oil, and drizzled with lemon juice.

Parmesan Crisps Recipe - Recipe for Parmesan Crisps
This recipe for parmesan crisps couldn't be any simpler. And because it's so simple, the quality of the ingredients is essential.

Sausage Roll Recipe
These sausage rolls are easy to make - even for breakfast. But they're also a great item at a tapas party and are perfect on Superbowl Sunday.

Duck with Rice Recipe - Recipe for Duck with Rice
This recipe isn't really Asian beyond relying on Asian ingredients - but it sure is a good way to stretch a duck leg quarter to feed two people and it's awesomely good.

Welsh Rabbit (Rarebit) Recipe - Recipe for Welsh Rabbit (Rarebit)
Welsh rabbit (or Welsh rarebit) is a sort of English version of fondue combining melted cheddar and beer with either English muffins or toast. Serves 2.

Ranch Dressing for Two Recipe - Recipe for Ranch Dressing for Two
Common wisdom is that ranch dressing is America's most popular salad dressing. Best of all, it's not limited to salads. You can smear it on salmon or chicken before grilling, which makes a tasty savory glaze. Or you can top vegetables such as broccoli or asparagus.

Asian Pear Vinaigrette Recipe - Recipe for Asian Pear Vinaigrette
I first developed a pear vinaigrette for a cooking class. It was excellent, but when I posted it some weeks later one of my readers, Wendy Tien, immediately turned it around made it Asian. I had no choice but to try her ideas and although dramatically different from my original recipe it was also delicious - two recipes for the price of one!

Blender Hollandaise Sauce Recipe - Recipe for Blender Hollandaise Sauce
This blender hollandaise sauce is not only easier but more forgiving than the classic version. Use it on eggs benedict, over asparagus and broccoli, or with fish such as trout or tilapia.

Pickling Spice Recipe - Recipe for Pickling Spice
This pickling spice mixture is based on the recipe published in Charcuterie: The Craft of Salting, Smoking, and Curing, by Michael Ruhlman and Brian Polcyn. A truly great book.

Pepper Steak Recipe - Recipe for Pepper Steak
Although packed with beefy flavor, this recipe for pepper steak only uses a little meat and so is quite economical. Serves 2.

Home-Corned Beef Recipe - Recipe for Home-Corned Beef
You may think I'm crazy for suggesting you corn you own beef. Not that it's hard, but it does take a week. Nevertheless, it really makes a lot of sense when cooking for two. Serves 2.

Bloody Mary Recipe
My Daddy makes the best bloody marys in the world. Now, I do confess to the possibility of some bias on this issue. But I had never been a fan of the drink until I was nearly 40 and he made some one morning when I was visiting. So if I'm biased it's because he made the first one I liked.

Cinnamon-Raisin Scones Recipe Recip for Cinnamon-Raisin Scones
These cinnamon-raisin scones don't need the sweetness of the conserves and, although clotted cream would be good, a pat of butter is just fine.

Savory Breakfast Egg Cupcakes Recipe
I'm sure these egg cups are an old idea, but I've never seen recipes for them. They're delightful little cupcakes arranged on a hot plate at brunch buffets.

Apple Streusel Coffee Cake Recipe - Recipe for Apple Streusel Coffee Cake
Thanks to the sour cream my recipe for Apple Streusel Coffee Cake is wonderfully moist and keeps well.

Asparagus in Parchment Recipe - Recipe for Asparagus in Parchment
Asparagus in Parchment? I thought I knew most of the ways to cook asparagus but this surprised me. The asparagus really sucks up the flavors it's cooked with, which is a wondrous thing. Serves 2.

Pear-glazed Cornish Hens Recipe - Recipe for Pear-glazed Cornish Hens
I made these Pear-glazed Cornish Hens for Thanksgiving one year, they're far less trouble than a turkey and taste far better. They also make a great choice for Christmas dinner, Valentine's Day or anniversary.

Chicken Stir Fry Recipe - Recipe for Chicken Stir Fry
Chicken Stir Fry is one of my favorite recipes for leftovers. In this case leftover roast chicken was transformed into an Asian meal in 30 minutes. Serves 2.

Sweet and Sour Chicken Recipe - Recipe for Sweet and Sour Chicken
I seldom make Asian dishes, but sweet and sour chicken is one of my favorites and this recipe is particularly quick and easy, perfect for a week night meal.

Tips for Using Your Freezer
When you're cooking for two the freezer is one of your greatest assets. Not only because sometimes you have to buy more of something than you need for a particular meal, but also because using your freezer is a great way of reducing the amount of cooking you have to do. This collection of tips will help you take the greatest advantage of your ice-box.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 4.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 9.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 5.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 3.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 8.

Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 2.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 6.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 7.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 8.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 4.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 5.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 2.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 6.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 3.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 7.

Yeast Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 10.

Quick Bread Image Gallery
There is nothing that makes a house more homey and cozy than the smell of bread baking. And although yeast bread smells particularly good, quick breads are pretty delicious smelling too and take less time than their yeasty cousins. Here are some photographs of some of my favorite breads (with recipes). Some of these breads are perfect for soup, others for toast and some for sandwiches. Page 9.

Grilling for Two Images - Image Gallery Grilling for Two
Grilling is an American summer tradition (although I do have friends who will actually grill when it's snowing). Here are a few of my favorite grilled meats. Page 18.

Chilled Soups Image Gallery
Cilled summer soups are particularly welcome at cookouts, barbeques, and even picnics where you're outside in the summer heat. Page 2.

Chilled Soups Image Gallery
Cilled summer soups are particularly welcome at cookouts, barbeques, and even picnics where you're outside in the summer heat. Page 4.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 6.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 7.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 11.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 8.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 3.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 10.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 5.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 9.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 2.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 12.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 13.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 4.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 15.

Soup Image Gallery
Soup! Is there anything more satisfying on a chilly fall or winter night than a bowl of hearty soup with a slab of buttered fresh bread on the side. And even better, while soup isn't quick, it is usually easy, requiring little from the cook once it's on the stove. Soup is also typically cheap, making for an economical as well as a delicious meal. And is if there weren't already enough advantages... Page 14.

Strawberry Image Gallery - Gallery of Strawberry Images
It impossible to beat fresh, locally grown strawberries when they're in season. These are far superior to the huge, hollow, flavorless berries usually available in the grocery stores. Page 2.

Strawberry Image Gallery - Gallery of Strawberry Images
It impossible to beat fresh, locally grown strawberries when they're in season. These are far superior to the huge, hollow, flavorless berries usually available in the grocery stores. Page 5.

Cold Desserts Image Gallery - Gallery of Cold Dessert Images
Most of us eat cold desserts year round. In fact I have a couple of friends who eat a bowl of ice cream every night before going to bed. Ice cream is certainly the first thing we think of when we think cold desserts, but granitas, mousses, and ice box pies are also a welcome conclusion to a summer meal. Page 9.

Cold Desserts Image Gallery - Gallery of Cold Dessert Images
Most of us eat cold desserts year round. In fact I have a couple of friends who eat a bowl of ice cream every night before going to bed. Ice cream is certainly the first thing we think of when we think cold desserts, but granitas, mousses, and ice box pies are also a welcome conclusion to a summer meal. Page 4.

Thanksgiving for Two
Sure, you can go out to dinner on T'day and avoid the trouble of making your own feast. Or you could just make it a private celebration and be thankful for each other. Page 3.