10 Romantic Recipes to Make for Someone You Love (Including Yourself)

10 Romantic Recipe

Skip the fuss of making a fancy dinner reservation this weekend and spend the night in making a delicious meal for the ones you love.

Whether it’s your spouse, significant other, best friend, group of friends, or just yourself, you can’t go wrong with any of these romantic recipes. And, of course, make sure there’s plenty of your favourite drink.

1. Skillet Cod with Lemon and Capers

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A light dusting of flour gives these cod fillets a delicate crust and helps thicken the pan sauce you make immediately after. It’s a simple dinner that feels effortlessly elegant. View the full recipe here.

2. Parmesan Risotto with Roasted Shrimp

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Risotto is the perfect dish to cook together with your sweetheart or a group of friends. It’s kind of slow and requires you to open a bottle of wine, and the resulting dish is special enough for a celebratory meal. View the full recipe here.

3. Sausage Ragù over Creamy Polenta

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There’s just something about red wine and red sauce that feels romantic. This comforting Italian meal comes together quickly with the help of a few links of sausage and a can of tomatoes. View the full recipe here.

4. Slow-Cooker Boeuf Bourguignon

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We can think of no better way to show someone you care than with this recipe. Using the slow cooker cuts down on the hands-on time, but it’s still a lengthy recipe worth the wait. Just be sure you have plenty of red wine to go with it. View the full recipe here.

5. Smoked Salmon Potato Cakes with Herbed Crème Fraîche

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The smoked salmon takes this crispy potato cake to a whole new level. It’s an incredibly simple dish that has a great presentation. Plus, if you’re cooking for one, it’s easy to make a batch and only cook one or two, and then freeze the rest. View the full recipe here.

6. Baked Macaroni & Cheese

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There are two reasons mac & cheese is great for a romantic meal. First, if you’re cooking for a loved one, comfort food can be the best way to show you care. And second, if you’re cooking for one, mac & cheese is one of the best ways to eat your feelings. View the full recipe here.

7. Duck Breast with Pomegranate-Citrus Glaze

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Don’t be intimidated by cooking duck at home — it’s not just a treat for restaurant meals. This recipe is great for anyone who has never cooked the fowl before; it’s the perfect special-night-in meal. View the full recipe here.

8. Zuni Cafe Roasted Chicken at Home

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The extra steps required to make this heavenly roasted chicken are completely worth it. Get your bird now so you can start prepping for a magical meal. View the full recipe here.

9. Gnocchi Skillet with Chicken Sausage & Tomatoes

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This meal might not take that long to make, but the pillow-soft gnocchi and the spicy chicken sausage make it feel special. And somehow things always seem more special when made at home with lots of love. View the full recipe here.

10. Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza

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A pizza night is never a bad idea. You’ll win over whoever you’re cooking for with this simple but stunning prosciutto and arugula pie. View the full recipe here.


Which one are you going to try today? Comment below.

By Kristin Appenbrink
Source: Kitchn

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