Skip Valentine’s Day Dinner! Make a Dinner Special Anytime with Cooking Tips from Laura Vitale! #recipes

Stay-at-home dates can be as romantic as time spent in any special setting, as long you take the time to set the scene using creative ideas and preparing a meal intended to woo your sweetheart. Light candles in the entrance of your home as a surprise. Set the table with a tablecloth, cloth napkins, nice dinnerware, crystal, and flowers. Also, choose the wine and soft music you want to listen to ahead of time and have it playing in the background.

While you are at it, plan a movie to stream online or rent in advance for the two of you as well. It helps to make any night special!
Pair that movie with wine or special cocktails along with a great dessert and voila! You have an amazing night for two that doesn’t have to cost you $erious$ buck$ for movie tickets, dinner out or even a babysitter for little ones at home.


Now it’s time to decide on your romantic dinner menu, wine and cocktail pairings and dessert. Our guest, self-taught YouTube Cooking Star, Laura Vitale from “Laura in the Kitchen,” will be able to help with that, especially for the millennial generation. Recent statistics show:

More than 40 percent of millennials ranked Italian as one of their top meals to enjoy on Valentine’s Day. cooking sensation and Cooking Channel expert, Laura Vitale shares her exclusive “date night” recipes from “Laura in the Kitchen” and provide quick, step-by-step instruction on how to cook the dish at home. Laura Vitale is a self-taught home-cook and hosts the interactive cooking show “Laura in the Kitchen” and “Simply Laura” on the Cooking Channel.

A recent survey by ConAgra Foods found more millennials are considering the dine-at-home option instead of going to a restaurant this Valentine’s Day. Laura will share additional insights into factors like costs, crowds, etc. that are driving this decision.

Laura was born and raised in Italy until she was twelve years of age and moved to the United States. She is a self-taught chef who started her cooking journey working with her father in their family restaurants. Laura will share easy tips for others who want to improve their skills in the kitchen without any kind of formal training.

Laura Vitale is a self-taught home-cook and hosts the interactive cooking show “Laura in the Kitchen” and “Simply Laura” on the Cooking Channel.

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