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#valentines day Recipes

A gorgeous White Russian ready to enjoy.


Perfect when entertaining, this classic drink should definitely be on your bar menu

Perfectly toasted crostini in a serving bowl.


These Italian little toasts are incredibly easy to make and an amazing food vessel for ...

A tasty Chocolate Martini garnished with a rim of red & green sanding sugar and a chocolate stick.


It’s a delicious cocktail to enjoy anytime! Dress it up to look festive for the ...

Deluxe Trail Mix- A Family Favorite

This is a semi-homemade trail mix that we just love. We use it a lot, ...

A delicious wheel of brie with tasty fillings wrapped just like a gift in puff pastry!


This is a real crowd pleaser and the beauty of this is recipe is different ...

Slice of peanut butter pie on plate.

Peanut Butter Pie

Deliciously decadent! A family favorite.

Delicious fresh strawberries dipped in semi-sweet chocolate and decorated with white chocolate.


Relatively quick and easy to make, surprise your Valentine with these elegant and scrumptious little ...

Russian Deviled Eggs garnished with red caviar and a sprig of fresh dill.

Russian Deviled Eggs • Oeufs à la Russe

This colorful & tasty elevated version of the traditional ones is the perfect hors d’oeuvre ...

Valentine Sugar Cookies - Sugar Flavored decorated with frosting.

Valentine Sugar Cookies - Citrus Flavored

Sugar cookie surprise... just a hint of lemon, orange, or lime to make for a ...

A nice chilled martini garnished with blue cheese stuffed olives.

Dirty Dry Martini

This refreshing cocktail goes down so smoothly! Serve it with blue cheese stuffed olives!

Pan-fried oysters plated with cocktail sauce.


These delicious oysters are lightly crunchy on the outside and soft and delectably succulent on ...

Chocolate Avocado Love Pudding with caramel sauce and whipped coconut milk.

Chocolate Avocado Love Pudding

My family has recently gone vegan and we LOVE chocolate! I decided to create a ...

A formal table setting.

How to Set a Table; from Casual to Formal

It's important to know How to Set a Table depending on the occasion and formality ...

Twice Baked Potatoes for Valentine's Day with a heart on top.

Twice Baked Potatoes for Valentine's Day

I served this at Valentine's Day dinner, where all the food was required to be ...

Valentine Meringues for Valentine's Day.

Valentine Meringues

These sweet little babies are so good. I make these for my daughter at Valentine's ...

Love in a Cookie Cup cut in half.

Love in a Cookie Cup

This is a little cookie cup I have come up with for Valentine's Day. Wanting ...

A slice of Cherry-Berry Cake on a plate with sprinkled coconut, strawberries, and a cherry.

Cherry-Berry Cake

Created by me when looking for a sweet surprise for my sweetheart on Valentine's Day.

GF Brownies

GF Lava Brownies

These brownies are fun to bite into due to the lava kisses. For those who ...

Chocolate Covered Strawberries on a platter.

Homemade Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate covered strawberries are delicious all year long but become very popular (and expensive) around ...

A slice of Cherry Cream Pie on a plate.

Cherry Cream Pie

My husband loves the combination of the cherries with the vanilla cream.

Aunt Tony's Fudge

This recipe belonged to my Great Aunt Tony. This is our go to Fudge recipe ...

A stack of cherry vanilla pancakes with whipped cream on top.

Cherry-Vanilla Pancakes

I usually make these for my husband and children for Valentine's Day. But they are ...

A plate of Tutti Fruity Meringue Bowls.

Tutti Fruity Meringue Bowls

These meringues are a great and simple way to use up those extra egg whites ...

Plated One Gouda Omelette with hollandaise sauce, garnished with asparagus tips, bacon bits, chives and chive flowers.


I made this omelette yesterday morning, and it was so good that I made it ...