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10 Important Details to Consider When Choosing Your Valentine's Day Menu


Planning a romantic dinner to celebrate with your Valentine? Here are the things you need to think about before you decide what to put on the table.

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The Atmosphere

Are you planning a candlelit dinner at your dining room table? Or will you be snuggling on the couch in front of a romantic movie?

These details make all the difference when it comes to picking out the foods you want to make and how you want to serve them. A formal, elegant dinner, for example, calls for breaking out the nice dishes and cutlery and picking out courses worth serving in them.

If you’re planning a more casual vibe, though, your night might be best complemented with a selection of finger-food appetizers and your date’s all-time favorite “guilty pleasure” indulgence.

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VIDEO: Chicken Quesadillas

These quick and easy chicken quesadillas are the perfect, last-minute family dinner!


  • 2 chicken breasts
  • 1/2 cup of tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup of chives, chopped
  • 1 tsp. of Mexican spice mix
  • 4 Tortillas
  • Cheddar
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Put shredded chicken breast, tomato sauce, chives, and mexican spice mix in a bowl and mix together.
  2. Lay out the tortillas. Place a slice of cheddar in the center, and cover with the chicken mix.
  3. Fold up tortillas, and heat in a frying pan until golden.
  4. Enjoy!

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