Long waits for a table, crowded restaurants, and overpriced wine. Who says a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner with your sweetheart has to be like this? Lose the fuss, pop open a bottle of wine, and throw on an apron, because cooking at home is way more romantic than going out.
From a cook-it-together project, to a restaurant-worthy meal, to a make-ahead feast, these dinner ideas will set the mood between you and your cutie pie. Now that we’ve got dinner covered, the rest of the evening is totally up to you…
Recreate that famous spaghetti scene from Lady and the Tramp with this Grilled Sweet Italian Chicken Sausage Linguine with Tomato Cream Sauce. It calls for red wine, which makes for a great excuse to open that second bottle. Get the recipe.
Endive into this yummy and healthy Sweet Apple Chicken Sausage Endive and Blueberry Salad with Toasted Pecans. It will leave you satisfied without feeling weighed down. Get the recipe.
What’s more romantic than learning how to toss pizza dough in the air with your hubby? Pretty much anything. Which is why this Grilled Mediterranean Greek Pizza with Sun-dried Tomato Chicken Sausage recipe calls for a precooked crust, but you could do either. The feta cheese adds a nice zippy flavor to an already delicious pizza. Get the recipe.