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The Getting-to-a-Deeper-Level Supper
As your relationship progresses and you start learning more about each other, make a meal that shows something of who you are. Whether it's a family dish or one that's tied to your hometown or a place where you spent a significant part of your life, food with a story can be a powerful way to bring people even closer together. One idea: pot roast, which has an uncanny ability to instill feelings of nostalgia. If that leads to a conversation about your most treasured memories, great...but even if it doesn't, you can't argue with the deliciousness of this slow-cooked roast.

Get the recipe: Kitchen Workhorse Italian Pot Roast