It is only with the heart that one can see rightly;
what is essential is invisible to the eye.
~Antoine De Saint-Exupery~

When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody,
you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.
~"When Harry Met Sally" (film)~

Beverages and Cocktails

Aphrodite's Love Potion

Apple and Strawberry Punch

Bloody Mary Mix

Champagne Cup

Chocolate Cherry Kisses

Chocolate Swizzle Nog

Coconuts Dream

Cupid's Exotic Love Tea

Flower of Love


Mon Cheri

Non-Alcoholic Margarita Punch

Passion-Fruit Champagne Cocktail

Pink Passion

Purple Passion

Rhubarb Concentrate

Sparkling Fruit Cup

Sparkling Wine Fruit Soup with Sorbet

Special Valentine's Cocktail

Triple-Berry Refresher

Valentine Champagne Punch

Valentine's Orange Sunrise

Violet Valentine

Cakes - Cookies - Desserts - Pies

Almond Ice-Cream

Apple-Raspberry Valentine Crisp

Apple Brown

Austrian Chocolate Balls

Bananas in Syrup

Berry Valentine Pie


Butterscotch Pudding with Scotch Whisky Whipped Cream

Caramel Apple Salad

Carmen Meringay

Champagne Celebration Cake

Cheesecake Pancakes with Strawberry-Lemon Syrup

Chestnut and Chocolate Ice Cream with Apricot Sauce

Chocolate Conversation Heart Cakes

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Chocolate Ganache Tart with Cherries Jubilee

Chocolate Lasagna

Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate Pecan Valentine's Day Kisses

Chocolate Saltines

Chocolate Sorbet

Chocolate Stout Silk Pie

Chocolate Strawberry Shortcake

Chocolate Surprise

Cinnamon Coconut Balls

Coconut Cream Pie with Chocolate-Painted Crust

Coeurs à La Creme

Cookies 'n' Creme Fudge

Cranberry-Nut Tassies

Cupid's Red Velvet Ice

Dark Chocolate Waffles with Strawberries

Deep Fryer Apple Dumplings

Espresso Madness Cheesecake

Frozen Brandy Cream

Fruit Passion

Hearts-Filled-with-Love Cookies

Hershey Bar Cake

Lemon Hearts

Mousse-Filled Chocolate Hearts

Panna Cotta

Pears with Chocolate Drizzle

Peppermint Pink Valentine Mold

Perfect Peppermint Patties

Pink Valentine Salad

Raspberry Chocolate Heart Tart

Raspberry Heart Cookies

Strawberry-Rhubarb "Courting" Cake

Strawberry Truffles

Sugar-Free Chocolate Rum Balls

Sugar-Free Chocolate Stars Candies

Sugar-Free Fudge

Sugarcane Sorbet

Triple Chocolate Brownies

Valentine Baked Apples

Valentine Chocolate-Cherry Ice Cream Bombe

Valentine Chocolate Raspberry Ganache Cake

Valentines Cookies

Valentine Cutouts

Valentine's Day Cake

Valentine's Day Cookie Dessert

Valentine's Delight

Valentine Double Chocolate Biscotti

Valentine Heart Cake

Valentine Lemon Pie

Valentine's Macaroons

Valentine Meringues

Valentine Roses

Valentine Strawberry Tiramisu

Valentine Surprise

Vanilla Creme Brulee

Victorian Gingerbread Valentines

Watermelon Berry Delight

White Chocolate Baked Bananas

White Chocolate Cream Pie with Raspberries

Main Dishes

Apple Juice Roast

Baked Ham with Strawberry Sauce

Cheesy Beef Noodle Casserole

Chicken Eugene

Cornish Game Hen with Black Currant Sauce

Crazy For You Crab Newburg

Crispy Salmon with Risotto and Slow-Roasted Tomatoes

Grilled Salmon with Sherry Vinegar-Honey Glaze and Spicy Tomato Relish

Grilled Yogurt and Pesto-Marinated Swordfish with Shaved Artichoke and Olive Salad and Herbed Orzo with Dry Vella

In-Love Steak

Indian Chili

Lemon-Rosemary Game Hens

Orange Chicken

Passionate Prawn Curry

Pasta Amnesia

Pasta with Cilantro Pesto

Rib-Eye Steak with Stilton

Roast Chicken

Roasted Garlic and Tomato Mostaccioli

Roasted Red Pepper Chicken

Seafood Bake for Two

Spicy Salmon with Watermelon Salsa

Spicy Shrimp with Basil

Sun-Dried Tomato and Bow Tie Pasta

Thyme and Citrus Baked Salmon Filets

Whole Lotta Love Salmon

Side Dishes

Braised Red Radishes

Dry Cooked Potatoes

Golden Potatoes

Honey Apple Glazed Carrots

Meaty Stuffed Mushrooms

Mushrooms in Cream

My Funny Valentine Bread Pudding

Oven Roasted Shrimp with Toasted Garlic and Red Chile Oil

Potato Galettes

Roasted Red Potatoes with Garlic Oil

Roasted Sweet Onions with Balsamic Vinegar

Sealed-with-a-Kiss Pancakes

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp with Prosciutto

Smoked Salmon Blintzes with Sour Cream and Chives

Sweet and Sour California Shrimps

Tomato Blended Potatoes

Vegetables Glazed with Balsamic Vinegar

Zippy Orange Chicken with Rice

Soups and Salads

Apple Almond Crunch Salad

Curried Carrot Soup

Fruity Wild Rice Salad

Grilled Cheese-Tomato Soup

Hearty Minestrone

Lobster Salad

Love Apple Potion

Love Passion Salad

My Best Lover

Pear and Blue Cheese Salad

Roasted Love Apple Soup

Spicy Caeser Salad

Splendid Raspberry Spinach Salad

Strawberry Spinach Salad

Toasted Israeli Couscous Salad with Grilled Summer Vegetables

Tomato-Bread Salad

Valentine Beet Soup with Heart-Shaped Croutons

Valentine Tomato Soup


4 Cheese Stuffed Shells

Aromatic Herb Jelly


Buttermilk Onion Rings with Smoked Paprika

Cherry Cookies

Cherry Fudge Bars

Chocolate Kiss Cookies

Coconut Macaroons

Coffee Liqueur

Cranberry-Walnut Quick Bread

Creamy Valentine's Day Peppermint

Fresh Apple and Orange Bread

Grilled Lobster Tails

Grilled Roast Beef and Stilton Sandwich

Hearts in a Frame

Lemon Balm and Rosemary Cologne

Lime-Cilantro Shrimp

Love Soup Mix in a Jar

Nacho Style Potato Wedges

Pan Dulce

Pan-Roasted Almonds

Pineapple Salsa

Raspberry Sherbet with Raspberry Sauce

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Butter

Seafood Fancies

Secret Kiss Cookies

Secret Kiss Cookies I

Spiced Dried Aubergine

Spiced Peanuts

Sugar-Free Fudge

Tator-Tot Casserole

True Love Pancakes

Valentine  Bread

Valentine Breadsticks

Valentine Sugar Cookies


What is Valentine?

Who is Valentine?

Midi: Just the Two of Us

To submit your favorite recipes to be included in the Garden of Friendship Recipe Book, please email them to Barbiel

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