I think going out for dinner on Valentine’s Day is a fool’s errand. Better a quiet dinner at home. This is surprisingly quick and easy for a weeknight holiday. Flourless Chocolate Torte (above and recipe here) is on the actual menu tonight. In case you’re feeling really ambitious, click here for JeffreyW’s wonderful stuffing recipe. And … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Cornish Game Hen Dinner Menu
Hope you’re spending it with someone fun. I know I’ve sucked at blogging lately…just so much going on I barely have time to find my kitchen, much less cook. Had an interesting interaction the other day that gave me some ideas of things I might like to blog about – food related – that aren’t … Continue reading Happy Valentine’s Day
I am not anti-Valentine’s Day, just don’t like all the expectations around it. In my mind, the best thing you can do is spend time in the kitchen together, followed by a movie or favorite show marathon. I’ve been wooed with the whole restaurant (crowded, rushed staff), flowers (overpriced), and chocolates (oh, who am I … Continue reading Friday Recipe Exchange: Valentine’s Sweets
Love this whole album. And perfect for a romantic evening.
Since Valentine’s Day falls on a Friday this year, I thought it was a good time to repeat my annual holiday menu. I prefer this to going out to a crowded restaurant. Easy to fix, but looks and tastes quite elegant. From 2010: Every year around this time, one of my local grocers offers Cornish … Continue reading Dinner Menu: Valentine’s Day Dishes
I’ve never done a Molten Lava Cake. I’ve always wanted to, just haven’t gotten around to it. I hear they are very easy. I googled around to find one that had good ratings. The recipes vary greatly, so I decided to go to a reliable source: The Pioneer Woman. She liked this recipe from Tasty … Continue reading Valentine’s Chocolates
I’m travelling this week, so there will not be a new Thursday Night Menu. Since it is Valentine’s Weekend, I thought I would go ahead and repost the menu from last year. Why eat a mediocre dinner at an over-crowded restaurant when you can make a delicious and easy dinner at home for Valentine’s? And … Continue reading Thursday Night Menu: Valentine’s Day Edition