Because nothing says "I love you" like a big bowl of pasta with bacon.

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Meat Lovers' Sauce with Paccheri or Rigatoni 

meat lovers sauce with paccheri or rigatoni
Credit: Photography by Armando Rafael

For meat-loving sweeties.

Carbonara with Saffron & Shrimp

carbonara with saffron and shrimp
Credit: Photography by Armando Rafael

Carbonara is Rach's hubby's fave pasta. 

Ziti & Sweet-but-Hot Sauce with Sausage & Eggplant

ziti and sweet-but-hot sauce with sausage and eggplant
Credit: Photography by Armando Rafael

Bring the sweet and the heat! 

Rigatoni with Bacon, Onion & Balsamic Vinegar

rigatoni with bacon, onion, and balsamic vinegar
Credit: Photography by Armando Rafael

Nothing says " I love you," like a big bowl of pasta with bacon.

Straw & Hay Pasta with Spinach Sauce & Pine Nuts

straw and hay with spinach sauce and pine nuts
Credit: Photography by Armando Rafael

Mix things up this Valentine's Day by going green—and we don't mean with envy.

Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)

Gambas al Ajillo (Garlic Shrimp)
Credit: Photography by Armando Rafael

Love means garlic breath kisses are totally acceptable.

John's Cocktail: Kiss from a Rose

rose cocktail
Credit: Photography by Yunhee Kim

SWAK—Sealed with a Kiss!

Heart-Shaped Roasted Beet Salad

Roasted Beet Salad
Credit: Photography by Yunhee Kim

We love you too, salad.

Chicken Soup with Heart-Shaped Noodles

Hearty Chicken Soup
Credit: Photography by Yuhnee Kim

Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to make this adorable soup.

DIY Chocolate Hazelnut Spread

diy chocolate hazelnut spread
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

Ready. Set. Dip!

Raspberry-Topped White Chocolate Mousse

raspberry topped white chocolate mousse
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

Who needs a Valentine when you can celebrate with your BFF's? This recipe serves six.

Ginger-Lime Truffles

ginger lime truffles
Credit: Photography by Peter Ardito

You might want to make a double batch, because these Ginger-Lime Truffles will be gone before you know it!

Stuffed Tomatoes with Serrano & Manchego

Stuffed Tomatoes with Serrano & Manchego
Credit: Photography by Armando Rafael

These tomatoes are stuffed with love—and cheese.

Bacon-Arugula Sheet-Pan Pizza

bacon arugula sheet pan pizza

Slice, slice, baby!

Coq au Vin Potpies

Coq au Vin Potpies
Credit: Photography by Joseph De Leo

Your sweetheart will think this took all day to make, but, thanks to a rotisserie chicken, it only takes 30 minutes! Shh…

Steaks with Sherry ’Shrooms, Creamed Spinach & Crispy Onions

Steaks with Sherry 'Shrooms, Creamed Spinach & Crispy Onions
Credit: Photography by Joseph De Leo

A classic date-night dinner.

One-Pan Breakfast

One Pan Breakfast
Credit: Photography by Sarah Ann Ward

Who wouldn't want to be served breakfast-in-bed? 

Chocolate Red-Wine Cupcakes with Mascarpone Icing

Chocolate Red-Wine Cupcakes with Mascarpone Icing

Red Wine + Chocolate = True Love

Pan-Seared Scallops with Pesto and Tomato

Pan-Seared Scallops with Pesto and Tomato

Serve these seared scallops by candlelight.

T-Bones with Steak Butter

t-bones with steak butter

Bring the steakhouse dinner home.

Spiced Pastry Bites

Spiced Pastry Bites

Twist these Spiced Pastry Bites into hearts for a fun Valentine's Day treat!

Homemade Pappardelle

Homemade Pappardelle
Credit: Photography by Lucy Schaeffer

Doesn't it feel good to be kneaded?

Brownie Sundaes

Brownie Sundaes

Make your V-Day all that with a cherry on top!

White Chocolate and Raspberry S'mores

White Chocolate and Raspberry S'mores

S'more, s'more, s'more, how do you like it?

One-Bite Chocolate-Raspberry Cakes

one bite chocolate raspberry cakes
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

Betcha can't have just one of these one-bite delights.

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Cobbler

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberry Cobbler

What's better than cobbler? Cobbler with hearts.

Wine-Roasted Pears and Grapes

wine-roasted pears and grapes

This dish says: You so fancy! Serve with whipped crème fraîche and turbinado sugar on top.

Rosy Champagne Slushie

rosy champagne slushie
Credit: Photography by Kate Mathis

A boozy-slushie is the coolest way to say I love you.

Valentine's Day Sweet Pooch Pancakes

Valentine's Day Sweet Pooch Pancakes

Show some extra love to your pup with these pet-friendly pancakes.