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Romantic Dinner Recipes

Forget the reservation this year. The Barefoot Contessa shows you how to pull off the perfect dinner for two

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As a busy professional chef, Ina Garten doesn't cook much at home. But once a week the host of the critically acclaimed Food Network series Barefoot Contessa plans a home-cooked meal for her husband, Jeffrey, a Yale professor who returns to their East Hampton, New York, home on Fridays after teaching all week. "When he walks in the house and it smells like roast chicken or something yummy, that's nice," says Garten. "A quiet dinner for two is always romantic." … Back to Article

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SKIP THE CROWD: AARP food expert Pam Anderson suggests skipping crowded restaurants this Valentine's Day and enjoying romance and simplicity at home. Try her three-course menu of salmon rollups, crab and spinach crepes, and crepes with strawberries and cream.

 

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