Valentine's Day Dinner Ideas

Chocolate Caramel Amaretto Budino Recipe

Wine For My Valentine: “He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.” Martin Luther, German theologian, (1483-1546)     Nothing triggers my imagination … Continued

close up image of chocolate strawberries on parchment paper, some drizzled with white chocolate

Chocolate Strawberries Recipe

Chocolate Strawberries – What could be more decadent! They are so beautiful to look at and so wonderful to eat!   I like to serve these strawberries as a finale to dinner, … Continued

Oyster Brie Champagne soup

Oyster and Brie Champagne Soup Recipe

This Oyster and Brie Champagne Soup is an oyster lover’s dream soup!  It is a creamy soup, sort of like an bisque with delicious oysters.  Since oysters are considered an aphrodisiac, … Continued

Roasted Beet Soup

Roasted Beet Soup with Creme Fraiche Recipe

The colors are beautiful, taste is excellent, and this Roasted Beet Soup with Creme Fraiche is so easy to make and so delicious.  What more could you want to please … Continued

Simply Strawberries Recipe

  This fantastic and delicious Simply Strawberries are a very simple and elegant way to serve fresh strawberries.  The taste will remind you of cheesecake.   Everyone that I serve … Continued

Soft Creamy Polenta

Soft Creamy Polenta Recipe

This double-boiler technique of cooking polenta produces a soft creamy polenta  without a great deal of hands-on attention.  Use it when you will be in the kitchen attending to other … Continued

boxes of freshly picked strawberries

Strawberries with Champagne and Roses Cocktail Recipe

  Strawberries with Champagne and Roses is a very elegant, romantic, and beautiful way to serve delicious fresh strawberries!  Serve this strawberry delight cocktail to your loved one for next … Continued

Valentine Dinner Menu

Valentine Evening Dinner – Menu and Recipes

Valentine Dinner Menu and Recipes   Show your love with this delicious and intimate Valentine Dinner for your sweetheart with this romantic and decadent dinner.  Avoid the hassle of the restaurant … Continued

Valentine's Day Cake

Valentine’s Day Cake Recipe

Valentine’s Day Cake Recipe   Valentine’s Day Cake – This year I decided to make a 6-inch cake because an intimate Valentine’s Day dinner for two calls for a smaller … Continued