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Hot Date? Stay Cool With Three Summer Drink Recipes

These three fruit based cocktail coolers are as sultry to taste as they are stunning to admire.

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Table for Two: The Best Menu Choice for a Romantic Meal

Dining out on a date? Apparently, sharing food, “family style,” is the way to go.

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Table for Two: On a Date, Who Pays the Bill?

“Going to the washroom just before it’s time for the check gives you a chance to see what she’s about. If she takes the bill befo…

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Table for Two: The Smartest Place to Sit On a First Date

Where to sit on a first date, bar or table? Restaurateurs from around NYC weigh in.

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Table for Two: How To Get The Bartender’s Attention Without Being Too Aggressive

“Never wave frantically to a bartender. A subtle nod is fine. I know bartenders who specifically ignore people who wave in their…

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Table for Two: How To Get a Good Table At a Busy Restaurant

Date night dining tips from the people who serve you.

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How To Picnic at 30,000 Feet

Three gourmet picnics to pack the next time you get on an airplane. (Guaranteed to make your entire row jealous.)

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Your Amazing Vegan Dinner Date, Part 3: Decadent Chocolate Cake

Baking without butter, milk, or eggs? No problem. You won’t miss any of that stuff in this really easy-to-make dessert that’s all …

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Your Amazing Vegan Dinner Date, Part 2: Eggplant Caviar

This week, Ben Pomeroy is sharing his favorite recipes for when you’re cooking for a vegan date and you don’t know what to serve.

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Help! I’m Dating a Vegan And I Don’t Know What to Cook

How do you make something sexy and vegan if all you know when wooing a woman is how to make smoked bacon wrapped scallops and rich…

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Two Easy, Gourmet Recipes for Your Next Camping Date

You two will sup on a couple of the best meals of your life — cooked by you on a camping stove. Not a pro in the kitchen? Don’t w…

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10 Disasters in the Kitchen: Lessons Learned from Cooking for Love

Running out of wine is like somebody throwing on the lights during the slow dance at a middle school mixer: If it doesn’t bring th…

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The Recipe for the Perfect At-Home Pizza Date

Like fresh bread, handmade pizza is comforting, familiar, and delicious, but there’s a dogged perception that it’s challenging to …

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Think You Can’t Host an Amazing Seder Date? Think Again

Does your date need to be Jewish to enjoy this evening? Not if you make sure it’s fun and accessible. Which means plenty of wine, …

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The Most Romantic Thing a Guy Can Do This Valentine’s Day

Let’s face it: Valentine’s day is a minefield for guys.

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Your Be-a-Hero Date Menu: Rosemary Nutmeg Angel Hair Pasta with Tomato-Zucchini Bruschetta

We’ve taken out the meat, left in the butter and doubled down on the carbs. This dish is rustic, simple and earthy.

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Your Be-a-Hero Date Menu: Easy Coq Au Vin

It’s Valentine’s Day, so cook something French.

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Amazing Post-Date Desserts That You Can’t Screw Up

Whether you prepare these easy recipes or my even easier idiots’ delight version, these dishes makes it seem as though you can coo…

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Impress Your Date With Super Bowl Chili, Even If You Can’t Cook

This recipe is delicious, hearty and really hard to screw up. Do not be intimidated or afraid: you can go to battle with this dish…

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Your Be-a-Hero Date Menu: Candied Saffron Scallops

Some traditionalists believe that fish and dairy do not mix in Italian food. I could care less.

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