What is the best way into someone's heart? Through food of course! If you've already snagged your sweetheart for Valentine's Day (or if you're still working on that special someone) then a Valentine's Day dinner surprise should be on the docket.
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be about spending a ridiculous amount of money to go out to dinner and impress the one who has your heart. Instead, show them how much they mean to you by cooking up a special dinner for them.
What better way to show them how much you love and care for them by minor clean-up at the end of dinner? That's because your George Foreman® Grill can help create an entire dinner, from appetizer to dessert. Sounds a bit too good to be true, but come along with us for this Valentine's Day dinner spectacular.
Because all good meals start out with a tasty little appetizer, we're serving our sweethearts these Bacon-Wrapped, Goat Cheese-Stuffed Dates. Long name, but it starts with bacon, so you're obviously off to a great start for dinner. Grilling these creamy stuffed dates makes the bacon super crispy (soggy bacon not allowed on Valentine's Day…or really any other day). It also helps to soften the sweet dates. 16 dates may seem like a lot for two people, but you will not regret making all of these.
Moving on to the heart of the meal (get it, heart, because Valentine's Day). This Coffee and Chocolate Skirt Steak will surely steal your love's heart. Coffee and chocolate may sound like odd combinations for meat, but the smoky flavors of coffee combined with the sweet flavors of chocolate are a match made in heaven on grilled meats.
Since we're not barbarians making our V-day dinner, we must include a simple side dish. Might we suggest these super simple, but insanely flavorful Sweet Potato Fries? In less than 15 minutes you can have a side dish that hits the starch and veggie side dish of the meal. Plus a tasty garlic aioli is a dip you and your sweet potato, we mean sweetheart, deserve.
Finally, the best part of the meal. You know what it is...dessert! It may seem odd to make dessert on your George Forman® Grill, but once you try these Grilled Peaches with Honey Ricotta, you may never go back to baked desserts. The thought of peaches brushed with cinnamon honey butter and grilled until warm and soft is already making our mouths water. But top them with a cool and creamy honey ricotta and you've just set us over the edge. And will likely do the same for your honey.
Now that you've made the most amazing meal of your life, make quick work of clean-up by removing the grill plates on your George Foreman® Grill and placing those babies in the dishwasher. Wow, clean-up is finished! Now, head to the couch with a nice glass of wine and cozy up to your favorite person because you just rocked Valentine's Day.