So you're having your girlfriend over for date night--and you're cooking dinner? Make her feel special with these easy date night dinner and drink recipes.
Beef tenderloin filets are crusted in cracked black peppercorn and finished in a thyme and mustard creme reduction.
Don't worry--these don't have eccentric California ingredients! In fact, they are very traditional. The only exception is the use of sourdough bread crumbs, which lend a fuller, tangier flavor than crackers or plain crumbs. Combine the sourdough bread crumbs with a perfect blend of spices and vegetables and lots of crab, and you have a winning combination. Make smaller cakes for appetizers, or larger ones -- like these -- for main dishes. Enjoy!
Strawberries with cream and sugar in a light, fluffy dessert that will cap off your meal with a touch of class.
Steaks seared in real butter topped with sauted capers. My brother substitutes canned green peppercorns in place of black pepper.
A wonderful summertime grilled steak marinade. Serve alongside a loaded baked potato and a steamed veggie side and you have a world class dinner at home.
An easy yet elegant steak recipe. Great for a romantic dinner or dinner party.
Ground beef patties breaded, sauteed, and prepared "veal Parmesan" style. Delicious with yellow rice or hot spaghetti noodles.
This recipe is based on one that was purportedly the original from Venice. No cream. No rum. Just a few simple ingredients, combined with modern food safety, resulting in the perfect dessert.
Extra flavor for your steak with this hearty marsala and mushroom sauce. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
Big flavored steak thanks to Marsala, the traditional wine of Sicily. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
A tasty steak that marinades in Marsala wine, then gets a Marsala wine sauce. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
Hear the accordion music? Marsala wine, which flavors this steak, is the traditional wine of Sicily--also the home of the (fictional, but whatever) Corleone family. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
Marsala wine flavors this steak. Made in Sicily, it has a high alcoholic content, originally so men traveling long distances on oceangoing ships would have something to drink. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
A fine steak gets a classy sauce made with Marsala wine. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
Celebrate Sicily with this steak, marinaded and topped with Sicily's traditional wine. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
A sweet mushroom sauce you can serve over steak or over veggies for the non-carnivores. Inspired by Paul In Michigan's "Steak Marsala"
Chicken breasts are seared in a white truffle-infused extra-virgin olive oil, then simmered in a combination of high-quality pasta sauces and topped with mozzarella and fresh Parmesan cheeses.
Marinated chicken breasts hot off the grill are topped with a tangy hot sauce made from scratch that’s sure to impress. Grill up zucchini or tomatoes to go with it and call it dinner!
Chicken braised in wine and drizzled with a wine-based cream sauce. Sure to melt the heart on a cold evening in.
My fiancée and I went to Monterey here in California for the day, and she loved a BBQ bacon-wrapped chicken dish she had at a restaurant there. When we got home, I decided that I could make it better. She agrees, and I hope you do too.