Dinner for Two

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Dinner for Two: Tagliatelle with Roasted Tomatoes and Fennel

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 2 comments

A fresh Arrabiata sauce roasted in the oven, full of cherry tomatoes, fresh chilies, fennel, garlic, and mint, tangled with fresh whole wheat tagliatelle. More

Roasted Tomato and Fennel with Tagliatelle

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 1 comment

A fresh Arrabiata sauce roasted in the oven, full of cherry tomatoes, fresh chilies, fennel, garlic, and mint, tangled with fresh whole wheat tagliatelle. More

Dinner for Two: Chunky Cherry Tomato Shrimp Puttanesca

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 2 comments

Spicy, fresh, and aromatic, this fresh puttanesca sauce, made from fresh cherry tomatoes, olives, capers, chilies, oregano, and lemon, flavors a gorgeous stew of jumbo tomatoes. A light take on a classic that's a perfect after-work dinner for two. More

Shrimp with Chunky Cherry Tomato Puttanesca Sauce

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 1 comment

Spicy, fresh, and aromatic, this fresh puttanesca sauce, made from fresh cherry tomatoes, olives, capers, chilies, oregano, and lemon, flavors a gorgeous stew of jumbo tomatoes. A light take on a classic that's a perfect after-work dinner for two. More

Dinner for Two: Greek Lamb Burger with Chunky Mint Tzatziki

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 2 comments

A warm pita stuffed with a tender, garlicky lamb burger and a chunky tzatziki full of fresh mint, chives, and oregano. More

Lamb Burger with Chunky Mint Tzatziki

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 3 comments

A warm pita stuffed with a tender, garlicky lamb burger and a chunky tzatziki full of fresh mint, chives, and oregano. More

Dinner for Two: Cornish Game Hens with Prosciutto and Rosemary with White Beans

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 1 comment

Another small-kitchen, busy-life holiday dinner for two: individual roast birds smothered in garlic and rosemary, wrapped in crispy prosciutto, and served with all-Italian white beans. More

Cornish Game Hens with Prosciutto and Rosemary with White Beans

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 1 comment

Another perfect small-kitchen, busy-life holiday dinner for two: individual roast birds smothered in garlic and rosemary, wrapped in crispy prosciutto, and served with all-Italian white beans. More

Dinner for Two: Spicy, Smoky Bean Cakes with Lime Slaw and Charred Avocado

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 3 comments

They're kind of like crab cakes, but a Tex-Mex bean version that are low in fat and brimming with flavor. And the best part is, you can whip the whole thing together in five minutes in your food processor. More

Spicy, Smoky Bean Cakes with Lime Slaw and Charred Avocado

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 4 comments

These hearty vegan black and kidney bean cakes are spiked with chipotle and handfuls of sharp vegetables, cilantro, and lime, baked until crisp, and served on a bed of slaw. Charred avocado on top adds a bit of smoky, creamy flavor. More

Fennel-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Onions

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This is a seriously impressive easy holiday dinner for two: roast pork loin coated in fennel seed and fresh thyme, served with soft, sweet roasted fennel and red onion, and a balsamic drizzle. More

Dinner for Two: Fennel-Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Onions

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 3 comments

If you find yourself celebrating the holidays as a twosome this year, here is one option I propose: a fabulous, easy, lean roast loin of pork crusted in fennel seeds and fresh thyme with fabulous, soft caramelized fennel and red onions roasted alongside. Instead of gravy, top it with a light drizzle of simple olive oil and balsamic vinegar. More

Dinner for Two: Steak Tacos with Pickled Onions

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 4 comments

Simple little tacos towered with spiced seared steak, quick-pickled onions, fresh cilantro, crumbly queso fresco, and lime. More

Beef Tenderloin and Pickled Onion Tacos

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 4 comments

Simple little tacos towered with spiced seared steak, quick-pickled onions, fresh cilantro, crumbly queso fresco, and lime. More

Dinner for Two: Sweet Sausage and Pea Orzo Risotto

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 4 comments

A thick, hearty orzo risotto, more foolproof than the rice variety, full of sweet Italian sausage, peas, and Parmesan. More

Easy Sausage and Pea Orzo Risotto

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A thick, hearty orzo risotto, more foolproof than the rice variety, full of sweet Italian sausage, peas, and Parmesan. More

Dinner for Two: Rustic Turkey and Vegetable Pie

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 3 comments

Living in England means Thanksgiving isn't a huge feast at our house. But to recreate all the flavors when living abroad, here's a hot and hearty pie full of dark meat turkey, aromatic vegetables, fresh thyme, mushrooms, and wine, topped with pastry. And it's a cinch to make. More

Rustic Turkey and Vegetable Pie

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 1 comment

A hot and hearty pie full of dark meat turkey, aromatic vegetables, fresh thyme, mushrooms, and wine, topped with crispy, perfect pastry. You'll never believe what a cinch it is to make. More

Dinner for Two: Rigatoni with Mushroom RagĂș, Fresh Mozzarella, and Truffle

Dinner for Two Kerry Saretsky 5 comments

All you have to do is blitz the veggies—carrot, onion, garlic, and the mushrooms, of course—in the food processor. Cook them simply in a big pan, then add store-bought tomato sauce and some dried mushrooms. Because of all the veggies in the sauce, it takes on that thick, dark, chunky texture of a beefy sauce. More

Rigatoni with Mushroom Ragu, Fresh Mozzarella, and Truffle

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 8 comments

This perfect easy mix of fresh and store-bought combines a chunky vegetarian double-mushroom "bolognese" with rigatoni, torn fresh mozzarella, and truffle oil. More

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