Sunday, February 14, 2010

Are you planning a special little romantic dinner for Valentine's Day?

If so, here's a round-up of recipes that will set the mood for you and your lovey. Dim the lights, light a candle, play some music and splurge on dessert.

Lobster, avocado and grapefruit salad


Grilled lamb on rosemary skewers
Take a change from sirloin and try lamb, grilled on rosemary skewers with garlic, lemon and figs.

Roasted vegetable macaroni and cheese
Kick macaroni and cheese up a notch with roasted vegetables, Asiago and sharp cheddar cheese.

Smoked salmon quiche with potato crust
This is a rich and delicious quiche with smoked salmon, leeks, dill, cream cheese and cream.

and Desserts
Chocolate-ginger parfait with figs
A decadently sexy Italian chocolate mousse for two with Port glazed figs. From the Globe and Mail, scroll down to the second recipe.

Chocolate-covered strawberries

Kind of a Valentine's Day no-brainer:)

Balsamic strawberries with ricotta cream
A light dessert of fresh strawberries and ricotta cream drizzled with a sweet balsamic reduction.

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