Molten Lava Cakes for Two

I bring you chocolate… *If you think you’ve seen this post before, you have. I moved servers and lost this post so I’m reposting it.* You’re welcome! Seriously, make these! Your loved one will love you even more than they already do and your self will love you too. Valentine’s Day is just around the […]


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Romantic Dinner For Two

romantic dinner for two - confessions of a cooking diva

I love Valentine’s Day! I admit it. I love everything about it the decor, the sweets, the cute cards to show someone you love them and of course the food. I swear food is a huge part of every celebration in our house. We don’t usually go crazy for Valentine’s Day. Usually we exchange cards […]


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Poached Pears in Mulled Wine

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Originally published on Cooking with Ruthie where I am a contributor. Hello! I have a great dessert for you that is perfect for Valentine’s Day. Poached Pears in Mulled Wine is a very elegant dessert, but is truly simple to make. This is one of those desserts that will impress the heck out of dinner […]


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French Kiss Martini

Valentine’s Day calls for a special drink. I made you an alcoholic drink and later in the post I have a link to a friend’s post where she shares a yummy looking mocktail. Perfect for kids and adults. As I was editing this picture I realized I have a thing for pink drinks. I don’t […]


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Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

My guy’s 2nd favorite dessert is cheesecake, first being cannoli’s. But, he’s super picky about his cheesecakes. Luckily, he has liked both that I’ve made for him. This is my fourth recipe in my series of dishes for Valentine’s Day. We’ve had our appetizer, then we moved on to the main dish. Next, we added a […]


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Cheesy Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes

These potatoes were so good they leave me speechless. I don’t even know what to say except if you like ooey, gooey, cheesy potatoes, then this dish is for you. This is not for the faint of heart, it has a million calories, but makes a great special occasion dish like Valentine’s Day or any […]


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Perfect Roast Chicken

A great roast chicken is one of those dishes that every cook should have in their repertoire. To the beginning cook the roast chicken looks ominous, but really it’s not and nothing shows love like this chicken. It’s super easy to put together and so yummy that your loved one will think you put hours […]


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Bruschetta

Bruschetta, bruschetta, bruschetta, I love thee. Seriously, it is the best appetizer, in my book. If it’s listed as an appetizer on a restaurant menu then you can bet that I will order it. The great thing is that it’s super easy to make at home. For the next week, I am going to showcase […]


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