I absolutely love Valentine’s Day. Now, I show Michael how much I love him every day (and he does the same for me), but there’s something about the world being covered in glittery red hearts and roses that brings up a really romantic feelin’ in this old gal on February 14th.
I love a good meal at a fine restaurant as much as the next girl, but a meal made with an extra dash or two of love is the perfect way to celebrate with your Valentine. Michael and I have shared some truly wonderful Valentine’s Days together. Just thinkin’ about them makes me a little misty-eyed and nostalgic, and that reminded me of an episode of Paula’s Best Dishes that we did together back in 2009 when we made a “Lovey Dovey Dinner.” We tried something we don’t normally eat, and it was out of this world. Cookin’ something new together was a wonderful way to get in the mood for Valentine’s Day. Maybe you’ll enjoy one of these wonderful recipes this Valentine’s Day, but if your menu is already set, I hope you’ll at least enjoy watchin’ these videos of us makin’ them.
Southern Cornbread Salad
Smashed Potato Cakes