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The Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu Guide

The Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu Guide

Planning to cook up a romantic meal for two on Valentine’s Day? I have created a Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu Guide filled with recipes that are sure to impress your significant other – without requiring you to spend your whole day in the kitchen.

Ever wondered how to make risotto? Today I will teach you how to make risotto with these detailed step by step instructions. I first learned to make risotto a few years ago, and now it is one of my go-to meals.

Valentine’s Day is the second busiest day of the year at restaurants. Only Mother’s Day is busier! Skip the loud crowded restaurants and cook a special dinner at home instead. Put some music on, pour some wine, and cook together.

Braciole with a Tomato Sauce | Braciole is a recipe that is perfect for a special occasion that only requires 20 minutes of active preparation time. Flank Steak is topped with cheese, herbs, and breadcrumbs, seared, and then roasted in tomato sauce. Let this recipe for Braciole with tomato sauce be your secret weapon for hosting a dinner party.

Step 1: Make Dinner at Home Feel Special

You can make dinner at home feel a bit more special by setting the table with flowers and candles. Add a table runner or a table cloth. Break out the silver and your fancy wine glasses. 

Lemon Spritz Recipe

Another way that a meal at home can feel more celebratory is to start the night by mixing up a cocktail. We usually just sip beer or wine at home, so when I go to the effort of making a cocktail is feels more special since it isn’t part of our normal routine. 

Making an appetizer is another way to differentiate Valentine’s Day dinner from the ordinary dinner at home.

Citrus Roast Chicken 5 1

Step 2: Plan a Menu

I included a variety of recipes on this list. Most are so easy that even beginner cooks can prepare them with ease. Some are more advanced or time-consuming. All of these recipes can be scaled to serve just two people.

Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies with Cheesecake Filling are a Valentine's Day treat your sweetheart will love. These cookies take the flavor of a red velvet cupcake, and put it into a cookie.

I think that dessert is essential on Valentine’s Day. I included some simple no-bake recipes for two on the list, plus some small-batch desserts since it doesn’t really make sense to make a whole cake or pie for two.

Chocolate Truffles Stuffed with Cookie Dough| Let me teach you how to make truffles just in time for Valentine's Day. These Chocolate Truffles Stuffed with Cookie Dough are a delicious homemade gift, and they are easier to make than you think!

If you want to give sweets as a gift, I did include my easy recipe for homemade truffles. 

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Planning to cook up a romantic meal for two on Valentine's Day? I have created a Valentine's Day Dinner Menu Guide filled with recipes that are sure to impress your significant other - without requiring you to spend your whole day in the kitchen.

Valentine's Day Dinner Menu Guide

Create the perfect romantic meal at dinner at home with this Valentine's Day Dinner Menu Guide. I have rounded up a variety of recipes that you can use to make for a special dinner for two!

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