Valentine Night Strawberries
Strawberries stuffed with lightly-sweetened cream cheese and walnuts are perfect for that romantic evening. They go great with champagne! Pecans also work well in this recipe.
Creamy Pesto Shrimp
One of our family's favorites, it's also great when made with crab meat instead of the shrimp.
Chocolate Truffle Cookies
A very dark, rich chocolate cookie for the true chocoholic. This recipe uses relatively little flour, resulting in dense, fudge-like cookies. These cookies keep well in the freezer (but you may have a hard time waiting for them to thaw before you eat them).
18 Fancy Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes
These extra-fancy Valentine's Day dessert recipes are perfect for sharing with that special someone.
DIY chocolate-covered strawberries! Just three ingredients and 30 minutes.
Chef John's Valentine's Day Dinners
Take your pick! We've gathered together eight complete Valentine's Day menus.
How to Cook Lobster Tail at Home
When you want to make lobster at home but you don't want to wrestle with a whole lobster, just go for the lobster tail. It's meaty and easy to cook, and delivers all the lobster goodness you're hungry for. And if you want to skip the cooking altogether, you can buy ready-cooked lobster meat. Read on to learn what to look for when you're buying lobster tail and get several methods for cooking lobster tail at home.
Smothered Filet Mignon
A great combination of flavors. Serve with some mashed garlic red potatoes and sweetened green beans for a fabulous special occasion meal. Don't forget to serve a bottle of Cabernet or Zinfandel.
Instead of just plain white cupcakes, I took it a step further and made them special. You can change the colors for any holiday. Shades of green for St. Patrick's Day, pastel colors for Easter, red white and blue for the 4th of July. You get the picture.
Easy Valentine Sandwich Cookies
Perfect for Valentine's Day, these cute heart-shaped sandwich cookies with pink frosting feature a small heart-shaped cutout in the top cookie to reveal the filling inside.
Surf and Turf for Two
This is a simple way to make a special dinner any night of the week. You probably have most of the ingredients in your pantry already. Serve shrimp alongside steaks with your favorite sides.