In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, I thought I would post this little video for all of my readers (aka YOU). 🙂
I heart all of you.
Aside from knitting, my other passion is food and wine. Richard and I LOVE to eat and we have shared many memorable meals together over the years. A romantic, delicious meal can be a wonderful way to set the Valentine’s Day mood and cooking together is a wonderful bonding experience.
The following is a menu I prepared with wine pairings. This would make a wonderful Valentine’s Day menu for any couple who loves food and wine. For more information, or to get the recipes, simply click on each picture.
The key to the perfect Valentine’s menu is the right combination of intoxicating flavors. You want a meal that is light, flavorful, and delicious. You also do not want to be in the kitchen all day. Keep it simple.
First Course: Baby Spinach Salad with Roasted Strawberries
Pair it with: Henri Billiot Brut Rose $60
Main Course: Sautéed Scallops with Lemon Beurre Blanc
Pair it with: Sokol Blosser Evolution (White Blend) $13.00
Dessert: Butter Cookies dipped in Chocolate
Pair them with: Warre’s Otima 20 Year Old Tawny Port $40.00
Happy Valentine’s Day! Remember to keep it simple. 🙂 Share with us if you try any of these recipes or wines and tell us how you liked them in the comments below. What are you serving for Valentine’s Day?
I posted a new pattern today! 🙂
It’s a post card that says “Be Mine Valentine”. I love it!
Here’s the Ravelry Pattern Page link.
I am so excited!
I hope you mail it to someone you love…
Who wouldn’t want knit mail? Seriously. Best Valentine EVER!
I have fallen in love with Heart Necklaces this year! They are the best accessory for Valentine’s Day or for any day. 🙂
I love these because they’re fun, flirty, and a simple way to add a touch of knit to your wardrobe. 🙂
For more knit hearts, check out this post about the knit hearts I sometimes slip in Richard’s pockets/wallet/etc. It includes a simple free pattern for the tiny hearts I make.
So, what’s your favorite accessory for this Valentine’s Day?
Here’s my Valentine’s Day Knit Gift Guide for 2011! This Gift Guide was put together using the assumption that the gift could be completed in a week, so you will notice there are no sweaters or lengthy projects. I hope you enjoy this guide and please leave any other knit gift ideas you have in the comments section below. 🙂
For the Ladies in your life…
For the Men in your life…
For Little Ones…
For the Furry Ones…
Happy Knitting Everyone! And feel free to comment on your favorite patterns from this collection in the comments below. 🙂