Make Sweet Fruit Rolls for your family for Valentine's Day. The kids would LOVE to help, don't you think?


Shake up a martini for the one you love. Nothing says "I love you" more than a Mint Chocotini, right?


Serve roasted shrimp with Mushroom-Stuffed New York Strip for a surf and turf you won't soon forget.


This is not just an ice cream sundae. It's a Grown-Up Berries and Cream Delight and you're going to want one for Valentine's Day. And maybe for every special occasion to come.


Go out for sushi for Valentine's Day? Nah. Make California Rolls at home. It's easier than you think.


Drinking Chocolate is thicker and more rich than ordinary hot chocolate or hot cocoa. Perfect for chilly nights and sitting by the fireplace.


Everybody gets their own tiny hen for Valentine's Day! Orange-Glazed Cornish Game Hens can be made with any citrus fruit you'd like. Apricots would be good too!


Drunken Alaska King Crab Legs are perfect for a special occasion yet easy enough for everyday! |

Drunken Alaska King Crab Legs - Iowa Girl Eats

Gluten-free Chicken with Cherry-Wine Pan Sauce is an elegant yet easy 20 minute, one skillet supper! |

Chicken with Cherry-Wine Pan Sauce (20 Minute Meal) - Iowa Girl Eats

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes - Iowa Girl Eats. Molton lava cakes are relatively easy to make, impressive for guests, amazingly delish, and a GREAT Valentine's Day Dessert.

Molten Chocolate Lava Cakes

A café au lait is nothing more than a drink made with half coffee and half milk. Chocolate Almond Café au Lait tastes a little like a candy bar. Not a bad thing.


Red Velvet Cake Balls hide a sweet and festive scarlet treat inside! This easy dessert recipe is perfect for the Valentine's Day and the holidays. |

Red Velvet Cake Balls - Iowa Girl Eats

Brownie Mix Truffles are festive, sweet, and super easy. Make and package then give to your loved ones! |

Brownie Mix Truffles - Iowa Girl Eats

Making Chocolate Mint Truffles for your sweetheart is as easy as can be. You just need some chocolate chips and some sweetened condensed milk. Change up the chocolate chips for different flavors.

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Chocolate Chunk Pavlova with Spiced Whipped Cream and Red Berries is a perfect Valentine's Day treat!


Surf and Turf for Two with sea scallops and filet mignon with rosemary-wine pan sauce is an elegant, decadent dish to make with a loved one at home! |

Surf and Turf for Two - Iowa Girl Eats

Popping the cork on a bottle of champagne? Why not gussy up those bubbles? Champagne Cocktails are always yummy.


Caprese-Style Eggplant Stacks might just be the prettiest dinner for 2 you’ll see in awhile. The breaded eggplant is baked, not fried, so you won’t mess up your kitchen.


Making a Chocolate Dream Cupcake really couldn’t be easier. Your Valentine will be so pleased.


What are the chances you're making your Valentine breakfast in bed? Herbed Baked Eggs are a great choice. Round out the meal with some toast, a fruit salad and maybe some juice.


Even if you're a novice cook, you can still make a show-stopping dinner for 2 this Valentine's Day. Honey Ginger Salmon with Broccoli and Bow Ties is a main dish and a side dish all in one.

Honey Ginger Salmon with Broccoli and Bow Ties - Recipe

To make a nonalcoholic Pomegranate Spritzer, simply use sparkling grape juice or berry-flavored sparkling water instead of the sparkling wine or cider.

Pomegranate Spritzer - Recipe

Nothing like a cocktail to match the holiday! Shake up a Classic Cosmopolitan to enjoy with your sweetie.

Classic Cosmopolitan - Recipe

Blue Cheese-Topped T-Bone with Merlot-Mushroom Sauce looks like something you'd get at a fancy restaurant, but you can make it at home! Make the sauce while the steak cooks. Serve with steamed green beans and crusty bread.

Blue Cheese-Topped T-Bone with Merlot-Mushroom Sauce - Recipe

Having dinner at home with your sweetheart this Valentine's Day? Serve Berry-Good Spiced Crepes. Each slightly sweet chocolate crepe is subtly spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg and spread with chocolate hazelnut spread before it's filled with yummy strawberries.

Berry-Good Spiced Crepes - Recipe