Romantic Dinner Ideas for Two

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With Valentine’s Day rapidly approaching, now is the time to show your Valentine how much you care by cooking a romantic dinner for two. Not only will you up the romantic ante, but with the help of Cucina & Amore, you will also have delicious, GMO-free products in your meal. For your next Valentine’s Day dinner, choose one of the following recipes. Be sure to use Cucina & Amore to add more love with the Kitchen of Love.

Garlic Parmesan Heart Knots 


Show how much you care for your romantic partner by baking fresh bread, and what will make it even more special is when the baked goods are heart-shaped. Try this garlic parmesan heart knot recipe from Host the Toast for the tastiest heart-filled treats around. Use Cucina & Amore Robusto Olive Oil to balance the garlic with the deliciously smooth and peppery olive oil. These knots also go hand-in-hand with spaghetti and meatballs doused in one of our Cucina & Amore pasta sauces. 

Heart-Shaped Caprese Salad 


The geniuses at Viral Nova posted 18 cookie cutter hacks to make your food look more delicious on the plate, and we all know that everything tastes better when it’s heart-shaped. For Valentine’s Day,  prepare a caprese salad and use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to show your date how you feel. Make sure to dress the caprese with one of our Cucina & Amore olive oils, either the Robusto or Fruttato. Both will heighten the flavors of the tomato, basil, and mozzarella. Finish it off with Cucina & Amore High-Density Balsamic Vinegar of Modena for a silky smooth finish. But don’t stop there! You can even add Cucina & Amore Pesto alla Genovese for more basil flavor! 

Mozzarella-Filled Cheese Hearts 

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Nothing says “I love you” like cheese, especially when they are baked into heart-shaped pie dough! This simple recipe from I Love to Cook combines pie dough and fresh mozzarella to make little pockets of absolute deliciousness. Dusted with parmesan and baked to a perfect golden hue, these cheese hearts pair well with any Cucina & Amore sauces. If you want more cheese with every bite, try pairing with the Formaggio Pasta Sauce. If you are looking for something more balanced, try our Tomato with Basil Pasta Sauce. If you really want to impress your Valentine, make sure to grab a Cucina & Amore truffle sauce, either the Pesto or Sun-Dried Tomato Truffle sauce. Your Valentine will be impressed by the decadence!

Heart Pizzas 

The Junior created the perfect Valentine’s Day entree with these heart-shaped pizzas. They are perfect for dazzling your Valentine and showing them how much you care. What makes them even better is the fact that you can substitute the red sauce with our delicious Cucina & Amore pasta sauces or pestos. If you want to turn up the warmth, use our Arrabbiata sauce which will show how off the heat of your passion. You can also substitute one of our Cucina & Amore pestos, like their Pesto alla Siciliana, made with sun-dried tomatoes, or their Pesto alla Firenze, made with artichoke hearts. However, you decide to dress your pizza, make sure to use a delicious Cucina & Amore sauce to show your Valentine how much you care about them!

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