How to Make a Romantic Dinner for 2 for Valentine's Day

The old saying is that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, but cooking a sensual dinner for 2 on Valentine's Day is sure to melt any heart.

You will need

  • Romantic music
  • Candles
  • Flowers
  • Appetizer
  • Entree
  • Wine
  • Dessert
  • Bottle of champagne (optional)
  • Romantic movie (optional)

Step 1 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.

Step 2 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.

Step 3 Set the mood Turn down the lights, and turn on romantic music. Decorate the table with candles and flowers to set the mood.

Step 4 Start the meal Start the meal by serving an appetizer like a soup, salad, shrimp, or mussels. Follow this with your main course.

Step 5 Serve wine and the meal Serve the main course with a bottle of wine. Search online for a wine that complements the meal.

Step 6 End with dessert Conclude the meal with a light, simple dessert. After a romantic meal, who knows what will happen next?