Valentine meal ideas are perfect for couples decide to dine at home for celebrating this romantic day.
Take a look at this picture that I put together with some help from the internet. "Where do you want to celebrate Valentine's Day, honey?" "At home." Does this sound familiar?
It could be either one of you to ask that same question. It could also be one of you decided to stay home for the big day. Then, after that, here pops another question,too, "What's for dinner?" Or "What are we going to have?"
It could be any reasons that you decided to stay in instead of having a dinner in a restaurant. Maybe you want to impress your partner for a new relationship. Maybe you just want to be in a quiet environment just to enjoy both of you together.
No matter what, these valentine meal ideas menus definitely will impress your partner.
Strawberry Pork Chops - this recipe goes so well with the romantic theme. And it is very tasty, too.
5-Minute Green Salad With Strawberry Balsamic Vinaigrette - Strawberry and balsamic vinegar always go so well together. With a little bit of acidity, it brings out the sweetness of strawberries from both the salad and pork chops.
No-Bake Crustless Mini Lemon Cheesecake - This bite size dessert is great in so many ways. If you want a small dessert to end a date night dinner in a sweet side, this is just perfectly for you and your significant other.
Joey's Pasta Barese - This restaurant remake pasta recipe uses Sherry. If you can start enjoying a nice bottle of wine while you are cooking. It sets up the romantic atmosphere in no time.
UNO Chicago Grill Berry And Goat Cheese Salad - This salad uses a lot of berries. The red strawberries tie the romantic theme together.
Perfectly Grilled Steak - If the weather works out for you, it is much economical to grill steaks at home than in the restaurants.
Outback Steakhouse Asparagus - This side dish only takes 5 minutes to cook. While your steaks are resting, it is perfect to use that time to get this restaurant style vegetable dish ready.
Perfectly Steamed Lobsters - Lobsters and tomato bread....this dinner can eat with your hands. Or better yet....feed your partners and get ready for dessert.
Tomato Bread (Spanish Pan con Tomate) - Now, you see what I meant "eating with your hands" in this dinner, right?
Best Breaded Chicken - I realize that as I get older and in a longer relationship, a romantic dinner can be a very simple meal. It does not have to be something expensive or fancy. There is nothing wrong with that.
Seedless Cucumber Strawberry Salad - How can you stay away from strawberries when it comes to a romantic dinner, right? This salad is super refreshing. The vibrant colors celebrate a great, romantic relationship filled with many beautiful colors and memories.
6-Minute Stove-Top Lamb Chops - This crazily quick and easy recipe is perfect if you have something planned right after dinner. It gives you more time enjoying each other.
Perfectly Blanched Green Beans - This simple recipe is mild in flavor which does not overpower the lamb chops flavor.
Lorenzo’s Easy Chicken Milanese Recipe - This recipe has everything on one plate. You are not only eating with your eyes, but your taste bud.
Shrimp Corn Chowder - It's always so comforting to start a dinner with a bowl of soup.
30-Minute Chuck Steak Dinner - This is a very cheap cut of meat. You don't need to break your wallet to have a steak dinner.
TGI Fridays Sizzling Chicken and Cheese - You don't need any plate, but silverware. How awesome it is to share this together!
Simply Sauteed Broccoli - If you need a side, this is one of the options. The entire meal served just like in the restaurant.
Chicken with Creamy Spinach and Mushrooms - Dinner on the table in 30 minutes. Where can you find a dish in a restaurant like that and beat the price for a date night?
Although I plan on posting a homemade dessert to go along these valentine meal ideas, you may want to use a little bit store-bought help. In fact, it would be great if you can keep this under your sleeves all time. Here are the kits that you need to have:
What You Need
1 Box Brownie Mix
Vanilla Ice-Cream and/or Valentine's Day Sprinkles
Baking Dish (Depends how thick you want your brownie is. A square dish, 9" x 9", will give you a thicker brownie. A rectangular dish, 13" x 9", will give you a thinner one.)
Heart-Shaped Cookie Cutters
A great and unforgettable valentine meal ideas is just a part of this special day. Make sure to be attention to details. Everybody eats with their eyes. Having a little bit of decorations and/or table setting to go with the theme will make it more memorable.
Here are some suggestions for you:
If you are a wine drinker, it is great to pair this romantic dinner with wine. My hubby and I are both white wine fans. Therefore, we always go by the white. If you prefer red to white, please feel free to do so as well.
A little bit goes a long way. A couple small decorations or a few red and pink candles will do the tricks.
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