4 Easy Homemade Recipes For Your Valentine’s Date

Feb 13, 2021

4 Easy Homemade Recipes For Your Valentine's Date

What are easy homemade recipes for your valentine’s date?

  1. Cheesy Potato Fries
  2. Ham and Cheese Pizza
  3. Chicken Carbonara Pasta
  4. Chocolate Brownies

If you want to surprise your partner—or maybe even friends and family—an intimate lunch at home beats going outside. Aside from the more comfortable and safe atmosphere, the effort and love you put in preparing and cooking the meals can make their hearts flutter. If you don’t have an idea what to cook, we’ve listed down the crowd-favorites. Keep on reading for more Valentine’s Day recipes!

Cheesy Potato Fries

Cheesy Potato Fries

To cook this delicious appetizer, you can use your favorite Hanabishi appliance. Use your frying pan in an induction cooker if you prefer an evenly cooked result, or plug in your air fryer for an oil-free version!

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound frozen fries
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup grated cheese
  • 2 tbsp Salted butter
  • 2 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • Bacon bits
  • Chopped green onions

Steps:

  1. If cooking in a frying pan, pre-heat the oil for a few minutes until hot.
  2. Put the frozen fries into the frying pan and cook until golden brown.
  3. Drain the oil by using a strainer or a paper towel. Set aside.
  4. Melt the salted butter in another pan.
  5. Add the flour and stir until it becomes light brown.
  6. Pour the milk into the mixture and stir carefully until it boils.
  7. Put in the shredded cheese and mix until you achieve a smooth and creamy texture.
  8. Pour the cheese sauce on top of your fries.
  9. Sprinkle bacon bits and green onions. Serve and enjoy!

Ham And Cheese Pizza

Ham and Cheese Pizza

Everyone loves a good pizza—even your partner! Instead of spending a lot of money on deliveries, you can make your own version at home. This way, you can surprise your loved one with their favorite flavor on Valentine’s Day. For this recipe, you can rely on the Hanabishi electric oven.

Ingredients:

  • 2 pcs 12-inch store-bought pizza crust (thin crust)
  • 1 ½ cup ready-made pizza sauce
  • 1 ⅓ cup grated quick-melt cheese
  • ½ pc chopped white onion
  • 6 pcs sliced ham
  • Optional: pineapple bites
  • Optional: basil, oregano, rosemary herbs

Steps:

  1. Place the pizza crusts on a baking pan.
  2. Spread the pizza sauce until the surface of the crust is covered.
  3. Add the grated cheese on the top of the pizza. You can add more if you prefer.
  4. Sprinkle the ham, pineapple, and herbs until satisfied with the amount.
  5. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  6. Bake the pizza until the cheese has melted and the crust is crispy.
  7. Let the pizza cool for 5 minutes before cutting into 8 slices.
  8. Serve and enjoy!

Chicken Carbonara Pasta

Chicken Carbonara Pasta

Pasta is a staple of romantic dinner dates. As you dine and drink wine, you can talk about life or your future plans together. For a delicious and easy recipe, you can try the chicken carbonara pasta! When preparing this, you can use the Hanabishi gas stove or electric stove.

Ingredients:

  • 1 boneless chicken breast
  • 350 g spaghetti
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 cups all-purpose cream
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 1 pc chopped white onion
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 pc beef cube
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Cooked bacon bits (according to taste)
  • Grated parmesan (according to taste)

Steps:

  1. Boil water into a pot. Add salt.
  2. Cook the spaghetti noodles for 12 minutes or according to the label.
  3. Set aside ¼ cup of the used water. Drain the noodles and set aside.
  4. In a frying pan, preheat the 2 tbsp oil until hot. 
  5. Add chicken and sprinkle with salt and pepper. 
  6. Cook each side until golden brown. Let cool and slice.
  7. On a separate oiled pan, sauté garlic and onion.
  8. Stir in the all-purpose cream and the ¼ cup of spaghetti water.
  9. Put in the beef cube and stir until well incorporated.
  10. Add the spaghetti and mix until all parts are coated with the sauce.
  11. Top with grated parmesan, chicken, and bacon bits.
  12. Serve and enjoy!

Chocolate Brownies

Chocolate Brownies

Valentine’s Day is all about chocolate gifts. If you want something different, you can ditch the usual store-bought choco and pour your love into a simple and easy chocolate brownie recipe. Aside from an electric oven, did you know that you can use the Hanabishi air fryer oven to make this?

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup unsalted butter
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • ½ cup chopped nuts
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 150 grams semi-sweet chocolate bar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs

Steps:

  1. Melt chocolate and butter in a microwave and stir well. Set aside.
  2. Use a mixer to beat eggs and sugar. Mix for 5 minutes or until pale yellow.
  3. Add the melted chocolate, vanilla extract, and flour until well incorporated.
  4. Stir in the nuts.
  5. Grease an 8-inch square baking pan with butter and flour.
  6. Pour the brownie mixture into the pan.
  7. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes. Use a toothpick to check if it’s cooked.
  9. Let cool for a few minutes before cutting into squares.
  10. Serve and enjoy!

Key Takeaway

If you’re looking for simple Valentine’s Day recipes, this list can help you impress your partner. Your intimate dinner at home is complete—from appetizers to desserts! To guarantee your success, cooking will be made easier with Hanabishi’s kitchen appliances.

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