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If you decide to stay home for date night or just want to impress your spouse, I got you covered!
I gathered dinner recipes (some of them copycat ones from popular restaurants) around five different themes.
I looked for awesome meals that would cost a pretty penny if you went out to eat them, but are affordable if made at home so you don't have to sacrifice quality.
We've learned that minimal seasoning and a good cut of meat makes all the difference with steak dinners.
Costco has some great deals on rib-eyes – they're thick and absolutely delicious.
- Grilled Rib-Eye Steaks with Parsley-Garlic Butter
- Cheese-stuffed Roasted Red Peppers (there are three easy recipes on this page)
I'm a beach girl, so I love to grab some awesome seafood whenever we visit family in Virginia.
Night In Lamb Chops
Sometimes the weather dictates that dinner at home would be best.
Make the most of it with this filling meal as you two watch a few episodes of a show on Netflix or Hulu Plus while sipping on your favorite beer (I would drink a Belgian dubbel).
Delicious and Easy Stew
Admit – sometimes you just don't want to be in the kitchen. For those days, one of your best friends is a crockpot. With the stew being so hearty you can skip an appetizer.
- Tropical Fruit Punch Popsicles (prepare this ahead of time)
I love getting a pork shoulder done forget togethers. It's easy to make and there is plenty to go around.
Making Cheap & Delicious Meals
I hope these recipes help the two of you have a wonderful meal together AND save money.
I'd love to hear from you – what are some of your favorite meals? Do you cook for one another often? Any recipes you want to pass on are greatly welcomed!