Valentines Day Recipes and Dinner Ideas

Celebrate Valentine’s Day the Cooking Channel way — with delicious recipes for a romantic dinner, over-the-top chocolate desserts, little-known aphrodisiacs, homemade chocolate-covered strawberries and inspiration from Cooking Channel’s star couples.


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    Romance? It's a Piece of Cake!

    Valentine's Day Cake Recipes

    Few things say "I love you" like a freshly baked cake. Give your partner an edible sign of your affection by making one of our indulgent cake recipes. 25 Valentine's Day Cake Recipes

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    Dinner for Two

    Valentine's Day Dinner Recipes

    Cook a cozy Valentine’s Day dinner for two – and avoid the restaurant rush – with some of our most romantic recipes. Valentine's Day Dinner Recipes

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    Cupid's Cocktail

    Red Velvet Cupcake Cocktail

    Classy Ladies Alie & Georgia show you how to prepare a clever cocktail modeled after our favorite red cake. Watch: Red Velvet Cupcake Cocktail

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    A Delicious Proposal

    I Want to Marry You Cookies

    If baking is the way to your significant other’s heart, these chocolate chip cookies are the ticket to a marriage proposal. "I Want To Marry You" Cookies Recipe

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    Chrissy Teigen Talks Romance

    Chrissy Teigen's Hungry

    On Chrissy Teigen's Hungry, the swimsuit model and culinary school grad plans the menu for her wedding to John Legend – and continues her ongoing love affair with food. Read About Chrissy's Must-Have Valentine's Meal

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    For the Love of Chocolate

    Chocolate Dessert Recipes

    Get your chocolate fix with our most decadent cocoa desserts, from cookies and cakes to soufflés and truffles. 70 Amazing Chocolate Dessert Recipes

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    The Anti-Valentine's Day Plan

    Nadia G.'s Girls' Night In

    Can’t stand all the hearts and roses, or feeling down on love? Host a girls' night in, complete with poker chips and tasty eats. Nadia G.'s Girls' Night Menu

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    When I Dip, You Dip

    Chocolate Covered Strawberries

    Mark Bittman proves that making ultra-luxurious chocolate-covered strawberries is a simple task. Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Recipe

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    That's Amore! Celebrate, Italian-Style

    Extra Virgin

    Take culinary and romantic cues from Extra Virgin’s crazy-in-love couple and cook an Italian feast for two. An Extra Virgin Valentine's Day

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    In-the-Mood Food

    Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail

    Bored with the oysters-and-caviar routine? This Valentine’s Day, try fresh, new recipes that will get you jazzed. 8 Foods You Need to Try

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    Randy for Red Velvet

    Red Velvet Cupcakes

    Forget chocolate and embrace its cocoa-spiked cousin, a cake that color-coordinates with the holiday. Chuck's Red Velvet Cupcakes Recipe

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    Have a Ball

    Fudge and Date Balls

    Skip store-bought chocolates (and start the party) with these boozy fudge and date balls – oh-so-pretty all wrapped in red. Spiked Date and Fudge Balls Recipe

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    Breakfast in Bed

    Heart-Shaped Pancakes

    What's more romantic than a surprise breakfast in bed? Heart-shaped pancakes with strawberry sauce, of course. Sweet & Savory Breakfast Recipes