5 Easy and Foolproof Valentine's Day Recipes

So you want to impress your lady this Valentine’s Day? Sure, there’s always flowers and chocolates. But how impressive can the cliche really be? How about you flip the script and cook for her at home? Wait, wait, don’t bail now, it’s going to be easy and super impressive, we promise. We pulled a list of recipes that are both delicious and easy to execute. And remember, if you start off the night by dining in, the path to the bedroom is short and simple.

1. Chicken Mole
Try chocolate a new way, mole. Chicken mole is the perfect entree that utilizes chocolate, the world’s greatest aphrodisiac, but doesn’t get overwhelmed by it. Trust us, this is way better than a stale box from the grocery store.

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2. Roasted Cod with Olives and Lemon
Light and flavorful, this simple fish dish is just about as good as taking a trip to the Mediterranean Coast. Well, almost. Maybe take that trip next year.

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3. Pan-Seared Steak with Balsamic and Basil Cherry Tomatoes
Sure, you’ve made steak before, it’s always going to be a winner. But on this day, it’s time to cook a steak dish with a little bit more refinement and subtlety. Rather than drop a massive t-bone on the grill, knock out this easy recipe and wow her with restaurant-level cooking.

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4. Slow Cooker Short Ribs
We’ve talked about the awesomeness of the crockpot before. Why not make it work for you on V-Day? Drop the ingredients in, give it 8 hours, and enjoy the compliments, it’s that easy.

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5. Meatballs
Sometimes it’s good to respect the classics, they’re classics for a reason. Plus, a dish that goes really well with a great bottle of red wine is always a good idea. Sure, you can serve it with spaghetti but we say a piece of crusty bread is all you’ll need, these meatballs are that good.

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