Scrambling to make last-minute Valentine’s Day restaurant reservations is a pain. But cooking the perfect date night dinner doesn’t have to be. With little to no advanced planning and only a modicum of effort, you can create a meal that looks like it required a lot of both. Whether you’re in need of an elegant main dish, a classy side, a fancy dessert, or all of the above, we have all the recipes you’re searching for. Forget the restaurant—stay at home and impress your bae instead.
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