10 Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas
February 13, 2014 |
Spending Valentine’s night at home for a more intimate evening? Looking to add some more lovin’ in the kitchen to make a more memorable night?
Here are ten of my favorite romantic Valentine’s Day dinner, dessert, and cocktail ideas to help bring that “special something” to your private night in with your sweetheart:
Roast Rack of Lamb with Natural Jus
A perfect rack of lamb has always felt like a very romantic dinner entree for me. I’m not quite sure why exactly, maybe it has something to do with the delicateness of the rack’s appearance, its dramatic presentation, and subtle gamy flavor. This is a simple recipe with bold flavors and will be sure to deliver bold flavors to your Valentine’s Day dinner.
Find the recipe here: Epicurious
Fettuccine with Tomato Cream Sauce
When I first saw this recipe, I remember thinking, “What a great meal to make at home for a romantic evening.” It’s simple, light, and looks completely delicious!
Find the recipe here: The First Year Blog
A fun and playful way to present this classic dish.
Find the recipe here: Pillsbury
Cream of Tomato Soup with Heart-Shaped Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
I think this is completely adorable. The link will take you to a recipe for the cream of tomato soup, so to complete this meal, just make your favorite grilled cheese sandwich, and cut it into a heart shape!
Find the recipe here: Recipe Dose
Thomas Keller’s Chocolate Souffle
I find chocolate souffles to be one of the most romantic desserts out there: the decadent dark chocolate, the fluffiness of the souffle, and sharing it with a special someone.
Find the recipe here: Seasons & Suppers
Red Velvet Crepes
I love the versatility of crepes; both the batter and fillings can be both savory or sweet, offering numerous ways they can be enjoyed… and they’re fun to make!
Find the recipe here: Utah Queen of Chaos
Conversation Hearts Cheesecake
These are and incredible example of whimsy and creativity. I love that they are single-serving-sized and that the messages can be whatever your heart desires (sorry, I couldn’t resist)!
Find the recipe here: Hungry Happenings
Strawberry Chantilly Cocktails
What is it about strawberries that are so romantic? I just love them… especially when paired with the flavor of Chantilly cream.
Find the recipe here: In Katrina’s Kitchen
Chocolate Covered Strawberry Martini
Another romantic recipe using luscious strawberries! Who ever paired strawberries and chocolate together is truly a genius; they’re a match made in heaven!
Find the recipe here: Buzzin’ Cooking