Food Love For Valentine’s Day

Dave and I have never celebrated Valentine’s Day in the Hallmark card, heart-shaped box of chocolates, candlelight and rom-com romance kind of way. Most years, we kind of ignore it. Having admitted all of that, I should also confess that I am a giant sucker for romantic stories (Hello, Jane Eyre!). This year, we have a date to see the movie Winter’s Tale, which features many things I love, including Russell Crowe, William Hurt, accents, a burglar, an heiress, reincarnation, and this: “Set in a mythic New York City and spanning more than a century, ‘Winter’s Tale’ is a story of miracles, crossed destinies, and the age-old battle between good and evil.”

Crossed destinies!

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart or someone else who’s dear to you (like YOU), demonstrate pure love with delicious gifts from the kitchen. The menu below is infused with love and affection — no romance necessary — and includes recipes that don’t require a ton of hands-on time or last-minute fussing. It’s nourishing, comfort food to warm the heart, and has just enough elegance for a romantic candlelit dinner, if that’s your thing.

A Loving Dinner Menu

Tossed Salad w/ Creamy Italian Dressing
Mustard-Garlic Brussels Sprouts
Mashed Cauliflower
Thyme-Braised Short Ribs
Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

hr_brown1OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATossed Salad w/ Creamy Italian Dressing (From Well Fed)

short_ribs2Thyme-Braised Short Ribs (from Well Fed 2)

mutard_garlic_brussels_sprouts-1Mustard-Garlic Brussels Sprouts (from Well Fed 2)

mashedcauliMashed Cauliflower (from Well Fed)

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERATwo-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse


7 Responses to “Food Love For Valentine’s Day”

  1. […] Clothes Make The Girl / Posted on: January 01, 1970The Clothes Make The Girl – Dave and I have never celebrated Valentine’s Day in the Hallmark card, heart-shaped […]

  2. advance Valentine’s Day yummmmy food ideas

  3. Amber says:

    Winter’s Tale is my very favorite book! I’m a little bit nervous about the movie. Report back.

  4. Love the sound of this delish V Day menu. We are adding it to our Valentines Day link Love post. :)

  5. Looks delish and pics are stunning :)

  6. […] Melissa from The Clothes Make the Girl shared a whole Valentines Day menu with delicious braised short ribs and a 2 ingredient chocolate mousse. Find the menu and recipes here. […]

  7. Sue says:

    If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach- you have just helped me nail it!

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