Looking to do something a little different this Valentine’s Day? Why not skip the reservation, stay in and cook your special someone a delicious and romantic meal on the grill? We’ve found some perfect recipes to heat up even the coldest of nights.
Valentine’s Day Starters
Cooked Oysters with Burnt Butter
Oysters have long been considered an aphrodisiac and the food of love. This recipe from jamieoliver.com is sure to impress, plus very easy (but we won’t tell). Use his directions for an indoor oven (instead of placing oysters in the embers—NOT recommended), but when cooked on a Memphis you’ll get the best of both worlds!
Grilled Kale Salad with Ricotta and Plums
You and your sweetie are guaranteed to enjoy this unique combination of flavors from Romulo Yanes in Bon Appétit’s Test Kitchen.
Entrees for Valentine’s Day Dinner
Filet Mignon with Mushrooms and Sauce Pinot Noir
Ah, French: the language of love. Treat yourself and your honey this Valentine’s with this filet mignon recipe from Tyler Florence of Food Network.
Roasted Cornish Game Hen with Garlic and Rosemary
Impress your Valentine with this unique and scrumptious easy-to-execute recipe from Foodista’s Leah Rodrigues.
Valentine’s Day Side Dishes
Spicy Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Add some sugar and spice to your dinner with sweet potatoes containing a surprise ingredient–cinnamon!
A perfect accompaniment to any meal, these popovers are light and buttery and you’ll still have room for dessert!
Desserts for Valentine’s Day
Chef Ken’s Grilled Peaches with Raspberry Sauce
What better way to finish off your Valentine’s meal than with these light, easy, and delicious grilled peaches with decadent raspberry sauce?
Grilled Banana Split
End your evening in a simpler time and enjoy this classic favorite with a grilled twist from Ken & Pattie at Date Night Doins. And if you’re feeling stuffed, simply cut the recipe in half and share à la Lady and the Tramp.
And, there you have it! Delicious, fun, and romantic recipes for you and your loved one to cook on the grill this Valentine’s Day.