The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Dinner




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Are you pulling out all the stops this Valentine’s Day?  I’ve got your back with the makings for a deliciously impressive (but totally doable) romantic meal.  It’s as easy as choosing one from column A and one from column B ~ mix and match from the following list, you can’t go wrong.

 

 

COCKTAILS

 RED MOON OVER MANHATTAN ~ Sugar and Charm

 

MORE IDEAS:

BLUSHING KISS MARTINI ~ Baker’s Royale

THE TRINIDAD SOUR ~ The View From Great Island

LILAC + BLOOD ORANGE COLLINS ~ Deco Tartelette

GIN AND JAM ~ Honestly Yum

 

 

APPETIZERS

FILET MIGNON BITES WITH CREAMY HORSERADISH SAUCE ~  Platings and Pairings

 

MORE IDEAS:

CRANBERRY POMEGRANATE BAKED BRIE ~ Kitchen Confidante

HERB AND MOZZARELLA MUSHROOMS ~  Donna Hay

ROSE WINE HOT PEPPER JELLY ~ The View From Great Island

MEXICAN SHRIMP COCKTAIL ~ Yes, More Please!

 

 

MAIN COURSE

SUNFLOWER SEED RISOTTO WITH SEARED SCALLOPS ~ The Original Dish

 

MORE IDEAS:

BAKED PENNE ALLA VODKA ~ The Modern Proper

BEEF TENDERLOIN STEAKS WITH HERB PAN SAUCE ~ Saving Room for Dessert

COQ AU VIN ~ Fix Feast Flair

BEET RISOTTO WITH GOAT CHEESE ~ Platings and Pairings

 

 

DESSERT

CHOCOLATE SOUFFLES FOR TWO ~ Baking Mischeif

 

MORE IDEAS:

MINI CHEESECAKE WITH JAM HEARTS ~ Dirty Whisk

RED VELVET HOT CHOCOLATE ~ Occasionally Eggs

FLOURLESS BELGIAN CHOCOLATE CAKE ~ The View From Great Island

CHOCOLATE COVERED STRAWBERRIES ~ Handle the Heat

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9 Comments

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    Diana
    February 10, 2018 at 9:12 am

    You are just adorable, Sue. Thanks for all the wonderful ideas. I can hardly wait to see your upcoming recipes for the Instant Pot ! I have a new Ultra Instant pot, and I know you’ll come up with some great recipes.

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    Karen (Back Road Journal)
    January 29, 2018 at 11:17 am

    What a nice list. While I won’t be cooking for Valentine’s, this is a keeper for when you want a special meal.

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    allie @ Through Her Looking Glass
    January 28, 2018 at 5:31 pm

    I’m transfixed by the gorgeous filet mignon bites with creamy horse radish. I hadn’t even thought about Valentine’s Day yet… many thanks for all the needed inspiration.

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    Tricia @ Saving Room for Dessert
    January 28, 2018 at 7:33 am

    Perfectly romantic and delicious way to celebrate with the one you love!

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      Sue
      January 28, 2018 at 7:59 am

      We should cook like this all year long ;)

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    Jennifer @ Seasons and Suppers
    January 28, 2018 at 5:25 am

    What a great roundup of absolutely lovely food! Hard to pick :)

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    Chris Scheuer
    January 28, 2018 at 4:57 am

    You’ve got me thinking all things Valentines now Sue! A wonderful roundup!

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    Angie@Angie's Recipes
    January 28, 2018 at 4:21 am

    YUMMY! I can’t take my eyes off from those succulent scallops :-))

    • Reply
      Sue
      January 28, 2018 at 8:01 am

      I know, they look amazing…

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