28 Romantic Valentine’s Day Dinner Ideas You Can Cook at Home
So it’s literally just a pasta dish that Gigi Hadid likes to make, but if you really don’t cook, you can put this together and call yourself fancy. the original recipe asks for vodka, to which we will never say no. Goes well with red wine and the latter vogue.
Chicken Alfredo Lasagna Rolls
This experimental take on dinner classics would be so much fun to make together, right? It’s hard to go wrong with so much cheese and chicken. And as long as you have a good time doing it, it’s the perfect recipe for a great night out. This chef mentions that she did it with working mothers in mind, but she also says that it made her husband fall in love with her a little more. Sounds romantic to us!
You don’t need a dinner reservation to get a quality restaurant. This dish is simple, delicious and the plates are beautiful. Dare we say Insta-worthy? This chef speaks, films and cooks very quickly, so treat the video more like a preview or preview before watching the recipe online. And don’t forget to get out the right plates (aka NO PAPER) for dinner! There’s nothing worse than cooking a good meal and ruining it with a mediocre table. OK, there’s worse, but still, it’s bad.
If you’re bored AF with all your usual ingredients, why not try a wacky theme? This TikToker decided to lean into sweets and weird mixes, but we suggest keeping it simple and making red and pink foods that are really delicious: chocolate-dipped strawberries, red velvet cupcakes, raspberry smoothies, a salmon bagel, etc.
Strawberry Rhubarb Tart
Pink food alert! If you work at night and want to celebrate V-Day in the morning, this will make a delicious breakfast as well as an amazing dessert. Not too sour, not too sweet, and so, so pretty. Easy to share with friends without making it a whole thing. (Imagine: dessert and working on one of these Valentine’s Day nail designs together. A perfect night!) Also a great option for (crazy, totally crazy) people who don’t make chocolate.
The iconic Engagement Chicken is a Charm original! The tradition here is that if a partner is about to propose, making them that chicken will seal the deal. Not exactly a scientific claim, nor a particularly modern one, but there are dozens of stories about it. Maybe it’s just because the SO finally gets the hint. We can’t guarantee you’ll get a ring – if you even want one, of course – but if you follow the steps, we promise you a delicious meal.
Steakhouse dinner at home
You can never go wrong with a classic. Bring home an elite steakhouse dinner with a great cut of meat, perfectly cooked with classic steakhouse sides like mashed potatoes and asparagus. A steakhouse dinner requires managing several recipes, so it will be a fun activity to prepare for your romantic evening indoors.