It's Valentine's Day and You Should Go For It
Anya HoffmanAnya Hoffman
February 13, 2015
A home-cooked Valentine's Day dinner should be a little over the top. Roast chicken stuffed with foie gras? Bring it. Pasta carbonara topped with Dungeness crabmeat? Of course. Dark Valrhona chocolate baked into individual soufflé cups? It's a special occasion. Now's not the time to hold back. Give it your all with recipes like these:
Can chicken be sexy? This one is.
You could eat this Lady and the Tramp–style, but chances are you're not going to want to share.
Perfectly cooked, bone-in lamb chops say, "I care enough to buy the fancy meat."
It's rich. It's warm. It requires a double boiler and separating eggs. That's love.
Anya Hoffman is a freelance writer and contributing editor at the James Beard Foundation. Find her on Twitter.