Whether you’re cooking for a long-time partner, a first date, or “It’s Complicated,” these dinner ideas for two are sure to spark lively conversation — and maybe even a little romance. Because in our book, there’s nothing sexier than sharing a plate of pappardelle, Lady and the Tramp style. Sure, some of these recipes are a little extra, but date night is a great time to do a more elaborate cooking project (and finally use the pizza stone I got last December). We’re not suggesting you catch live lobster to impress (if you want to, we have a recipe for that). This collection also includes easy dinner ideas for two, like better-than-take-out orange tofu and one-skillet Thai chicken thighs. No matter what’s on the table, you can also make it look pretty: iron the tablecloth, light candles, and put on a playlist that sets the mood (we know you have one). With a night out this elegant, you may never have to fight over what to have for dinner again.