Posts Tagged: Valentine’s Day

valentines day red wine hot chocolate

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

There’s something irresistible about chocolate and wine together, which is why I tried my hand at yet another experimental recipe this week, following the success of last week’s red wine brownies.  The post offered two key learnings: 1) adding red wine to dessert gives it an extra layer of flavor and complexity and 2) people like boozy food,…

red wine brownies recipe

Red Wine Brownies

When it comes to Valentine’s Day, there are two things that generally come to mind for traditional gift giving, date night or Galentine’s celebration: wine and chocolate.  Now, I’m a wine over chocolate gal, but when you can infuse one into the other, you’re onto something.  Last year, I made bacon roses and turned them…

bacon roses

Valentine’s Day Bacon Bouquets

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, my friends. It’s the time of year where we start thinking about what stops we’ll pull out to impress the one we love. I used to be the person who absolutely despised Valentine’s Day if I wasn’t dating someone. I was “that” person who dreaded Valentine’s falling anywhere…

Lemon Pepper Chicken & Maple Pecan Brussel Sprouts

Pairs Well With… a lemon infused vodka cocktail + your favorite date(s) Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and I’ve been noodling on what I’ll make for my special dinner.  This meal came about because I was bored with day old leftovers (already) and not ambitious enough bear Minneapolis’ twelve degree high for the…