Valentine’s Day Recipes

Valentine’s Day is upon us. I hope that you are ready for that special dinner.   If not, don’t worry, we have compiled a list of our most popular Valentine’s Day recipes.  Start it off your night with a nice refreshing cocktail!  Then select an entree and a couple of sides.  Finally pick one of our Valentine’s Day Desserts. You can even pick two.  Try our sinful chocolate souffles and strawberry poppers.  Hope you have a great date night.

Cocktails

Champagne Taste Test 2015

Champagne – Nothing beats champagne on Valentine’s Day!  If you are on a budget, check out our under $15 champagne taste test.

The perfect martini

The Perfect Martini – Time to get James Bond fancy!

Prosecco Mimosas

Prosecco Mimosas – The citrus adds a nice balance to the sweet prosecco.  A must try!

Entrées

Roasted Pork Loin

Roasted Pork Loin – Takes no time to prep and is ready for eating within the hour.  A super simple recipe that packs a big bang.

Grilled Lobster Tails Quick and easy to do. The perfect summertime meal.

Grilled Lobster Tails – Lobster tails are always on sale around Valentine’s Day.  You can pick these up for around $5-6 each.  Make your Valentine feel special and pick up a couple lobster tails.

Salmon with Mango Salsa

Salmon with Mango Salsa – This is light and vibrant dish.  The salsa added a great texture to the dish and the mango/jalapeno added a freshness not ordinarily seen in salmon dishes.

Blue Cheese Filet

Blue Cheese Filets – If you love steaks you will love this filet.  This filet is prepared indoors under the broiler so it is an easy recipe for you apartment dwellers.

Beef Wellington

Beef Wellington – One of the most popular dishes on our site.  It says fancy, but eats like a steak.  It is the best of both worlds.

 

Sides

Creamed Spinach

Creamed Spinach – A steakhouse staple that is easy to make.

Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes

Goat Cheese Mashed Potatoes – Nothing says I love you like a little goat cheese.  The light bite of the goat cheese makes these potatoes pop.  This is a must have.

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots – The sweetness of the brown sugar paired with perfectly cooked carrots makes this a dish for any occasion.

Dessert

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Chocolate Souffles for Two – Its Valentine’s Day you need chocolate.  This recipe creates a light and airy souffle that will make anyone’s heart melt.

Bourbon Apple Dumplings

Bourbon Apple Dumplings – If you don’t want to go the chocolate route, try these amazing dumplings.  Use store bought pie crust to make these even easier.

Perfect one bite desserts

Strawberry Poppers – A nice sensual dessert perfect for Valentine’s Day.  These are easy to prepare and can be done up to a day ahead.

Hope this helps you with your Valentine’s Day meal planning.  Have fun!

-Rex

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Rex

Rex is an avid griller, barbecuer and bacon enthusiast. He is the Pitmaster for the Rex BBQ competition team. Rex was also featured on the TV show American Grilled. If you have any questions or wish to have Rex decode your favorite dish, click on the ASK REX link in the menu above.

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