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Have a happy Valentine's Day with the ideas in this Howcast video series.
You Will Need
- Romantic music
- Bottle of champagne (optional)
- Romantic movie (optional)
Choose food for the menu
Set your menu for dinner. Traditional romantic fare includes rack of lamb for 2, filet mignon, and lobster. You can also cook your lover's favorites for dinner.
Prep food ahead of time
Prepare as much of the dinner as you can the day before so that you only have to cook for a half hour at most on Valentine's Day.
Set the mood
Turn down the lights, and turn on romantic music. Decorate the table with candles and flowers to set the mood.
Start the meal
Start the meal by serving an appetizer like a soup, salad, shrimp, or mussels. Follow this with your main course.
Serve wine and the meal
Serve the main course with a bottle of wine. Search online for a wine that complements the meal.
End with dessert
Conclude the meal with a light, simple dessert. After a romantic meal, who knows what will happen next?