Our Favorite Recipes For a Romantic Valentine’s Day Date Night

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If you’re looking for something creative and intimate this Valentine’s Day, then opt for a romantic night in. A roaring fire, a dimly lit table, and a menu fit for royalty can be enjoyed by you and your sweetheart, all from the comforts of home.

This year, dare to say no to overly expensive restaurants, long waits, and crowded tables. Besides, cooking for the one you love is a genuine expression of love and isn’t that what Valentine’s Day is truly all about?

Give these romantic recipes a try for your Valentine’s Day date night. Just click on the images for the recipes!

You Had Me At Bacon

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Almost everyone loves bacon. So what better way to wake your sweetie than with the yummy aroma of heart-shaped bacon strips. Too cute (and too delicious)!


On A Half Shell, But Full On Love

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A romantic day calls for romantic foods… and what’s more alluring than an aphrodisiac filled oyster?


Seared Scallops For A Sizzling Hot Love Story

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These scallops are sweet, tangy, and seared to lovely perfection.


My Heart Beets Only For You

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Spread a little love… and beets this Valentine’s Day.


He’s Her Lobster!

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Lobsters are serious monogamists y’all. So it only seems fitting to feed your lobster, a lobster!


Love, It’s What’s For Dinner

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A huge advantage to staying in on Valentine’s Day is saving tons of cash. But you don’t have to sacrifice taste and experience. Give this restaurant style filet a try, your sweetie (and tastebuds) will thank you.


Love Loaf

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Heart-shaped individual servings of meatloaf = adorable. This recipe is ideal for a family Valentine’s Day celebration!


Cup-O-Lovely Ricotta 

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Rich and yummy… this is where ricotta meets chocolate.


Melt-My-Heart Chocolate Cakes

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Individual pots of chocolate cake that are all warm and ooey-gooey on the inside, just like your sweetheart!


Don’t Go Breaking My Heart – Unless They’re Delicious Cookies

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Go on, dive right in! These cookies are easy to make and even more delicious to break up and devour.


When 2 Heart Cookies Become 1 

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What happens when two hearts come together? You get a yummy ice cream sandwich delight.



Lovely Libations

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Sweet strawberry infused champagne? How tres romantique!