So you invited your date over for a home-cooked dinner. But what to make? It's already nerve-wracking enough in this early stage. You want to make a meal that's creative yet low stress, impressive yet approachable. Choose a menu from these recipes and wow him or her. First, consider this baked ziti with meatballs. If you can imagine a combination of lasagna and spaghetti and meatballs, it would look something like this dish. It has the right balance you want to set the mood … for whatever.
If you can imagine a combination of lasagna and spaghetti and meatballs, it would probably look something like this dish. If you like a bit of a kick, make it with spicy—not sweet—Italian sausage. Make-ahead note: Prep this recipe through step 6 up to 2 days ahead.... Read More