As Julia Child used to say, "I think careful cooking is love, don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a Valentine as you can give." Putting your love and feeling into a meal that will nourish and comfort the people you love is a great gift to give any time. Share a special evening with a loved one by cooking up one of these, easy, impressive recipes made for two.

Roast Chicken for Two from Leite's Culinaria

Roast Chicken for Two from Leite's Culinaria

Mussels for One (or Two) from Food52

Mussels for One (or Two) from Food52

Chipotle Steak Tacos for Two from Serious Eats

Chipotle Steak Tacos for Two from Serious Eats

Steak Dinner for Two from BBC Good Food

Steak Dinner for Two from BBC Good Food

Pantry Pasta for Two from The Pioneer Woman

Pantry Pasta for Two from The Pioneer Woman

Roasted Game Hens from A Spicy Perspective

Roasted Game Hens from A Spicy Perspective

Champagne Cupcakes for Two from Tracey's Culinary Adventures

Champagne Cupcakes for Two from Tracey's Culinary Adventures

Cherry Cobbler for Two from Jo Cooks

Cherry Cobbler for Two from Jo Cooks

Molten Chocolate Cakes for Two from Tracey's Culinary Adventures

Molten Chocolate Cakes for Two from Tracey's Culinary Adventures