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Date Night Dishes Guaranteed to Impress

Date Night Dishes Guaranteed to Impress

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When you want an intimate date night, instead of going to a noisy restaurant, stay in and cook this memorable meal of the most romantic recipes from three accomplished chefs at New York City's The General and La Cenita.

Both of you will savor every bite, from the soy-mustard tostada appetizer to the buttery scallops to the fluffy chocolate cake with sweet peanut butter sauce. You can even have him play sous chef, and be sure to leave the dishes for tomorrow—you have better things to do!

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Sashimi Tuna Tostadas with Tangy Soy Glaze

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Sashimi-grade tuna, marinated cucumbers, and a tangy soy glaze upgrade this classic Mexican dish. It looks super fancy but is surprisingly simple to make.

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Pomegranate-Pistachio Guacamole

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Impress on your next date (or girls') night with this creative and flavorful spin on traditional guacamole. With juicy pomegranate seeds plus a touch of heat from Serrano chilies and pickled jalapenos, it's an addictive sweet and spicy creamy dip.

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Seared Scallops with Wild Mushrooms, Butternut Squash, and Citrus-Soy Sauce

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These sea scallops melt in your mouth, melding with a citrusy, buttery soy sauce. Paired with sweet butternut squash and earthy wild mushrooms, this five-star meal is incredibly simple and quick to cook.

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California Maki Rolls

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Roll up creamy avocado, crunchy cucumber, and sweet crab for a salty, soft yet crunchy dinner or snack.

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Flourless Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Custard

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Although it tastes incredibly decadent, this fluffy dessert contains no gluten and only a touch of sugar. Topped off with beautiful fresh berries and a drizzle of sweet peanut butter custard sauce, it's the perfect end to any evening.

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