For Moms with little ones or even tweens, it can be “Mission Impossible” trying to put some romance in your life. Getting out for a Saturday night is hard enough, let alone on Valentine’s Day when restaurants and baby sitters have been booked for months and menus are overpriced for the evening. With all this working against you, you might feel like someone dumped cold water on your love life. But don’t give up we have the perfect plan for you. If you have a date for the evening, a cozy spot in your home and the desire, we have 3 hot tips to help you prepare an intimate Valentine’s Day celebration for two...
Hot Tip #1: Get Romantic with a Fire & Ice Champagne Cocktail
Hot Tip #2: Serve a Tasting Menu for Two
Keep it simple and it won’t be overwhelming. Enjoy small plates - eating this way encourages a leisurely meal and conversation, much more romantic than feeling overstuffed and rushed at a restaurant. Serve bite-sized portions so you can eat with your hands – it’s very sensual. Just make sure everything you serve can be made ahead so “what’s cooking” is not you in the kitchen. Then, for dessert indulge your desire for chocolate. On Valentine's Day, or any romantic winter's eve, chocolate is an essential element.
Hot Tip #3: Create a Romantic Atmosphere