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Dinner à Deux

This simple supper for two makes any night an occasion to celebrate
Dinner à Deux

Is your idea of a great time staying in and cooking a nice dinner? Ever felt the urge to celebrate “nothing special” on a Saturday night? Maybe you just want a casual meal to impress a new sweetie. Whatever your cooking-for-two needs may be, the following menu is for you. Easy but elegant, it’ll turn any evening into a chance to relax and unwind together without all the fuss or fancy ingredients that usually go into a gourmet meal.

March 2009 p.58

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Warm Avocado Halves with Pink Grapefruit and Endive

Warm Avocado Halves with Pink Grapefruit and Endive

There’s no need to dress up this dish for a pretty presentation—the pale green of the avocado halves along with the deep pink of grapefruit segments make this a feast for your eyes without any extra trimmings. Try the recipe with smooth-skinned Fuerte avocados, which have a firmer,

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Wild Rice with Glazed Carrot and Tomato Ragoût

Wild Rice with Glazed Carrot and Tomato Ragoût

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Nutty, chewy wild rice makes this simple dish special. We’ve called for extra-firm silken tofu, but you could also use your favorite baked tofu or sliced soy sausage in the sauce.

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Cardamom Baked Pears

Cardamom Baked Pears

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Warm or chilled, these lightly spiced baked pears make a luscious low-fat dessert. If you don’t have ground cardamom on hand, try sprinkling the pear halves with nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, or allspice for a different flavor twist.

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comments

You guys are great you always make me smile!! Thank You for shinarg the fakin bacon recipe, can't wait to try it! If anyone hasn't read the Daylight Diet yet, get it , it's great!

Aissam - 2012-05-03 02:02:30

This wild rice dish looks beautiful. I can't wait to try it.

Renee Weinberg - 2010-10-13 14:57:00

That looks great. I think I will try it.

laddyj - 2010-10-13 12:08:13

Beautiful, my mouth is watering, I just know it's good As our last child at home just moved out, I'm relearning how to cook for just 2 again, it's not too, difficult,but I don't want alot of leftovers! That requires a little meal planning!

Vicky Esperanza - 2010-10-12 21:14:42