A Cozy Valentine's Day at Home!

Spending V-Day with bae, snuggling on the couch? Check out these delicious meals you can make together!

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Slow Cooker Short Ribs

Ingredients
4 lbs 3" long beef short ribs
2 cups dry red wine
2 cups diced tomatoes (canned in juice is fine)
1/2 cup finely chopped onions & carrots
6 garlic cloves, peeled
5 cups beef broth
Parsley (for garnish)
Seasoning salt
Pepper

Directions
• Sprinkle seasoning salt and pepper onto the ribs.
• Place ribs in an even layer in the crock pot.
• Add the remaining ingredients on top.
• Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours or until meat is tender.

Cheese Ravioli

Cheese Ravioli with Pesto Sauce

Ingredients
Filling
1 carton ricotta cheese
2 cups mozzarella cheese
1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
1 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper

Pesto
1 bunch fresh basil leaves
1/4 bunch fresh Italian parsley
1/2 cup pine nuts
5 cloves garlic, peeled
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese
Zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 lemon
3/4 cup olive oil
1 teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
• Add basil, parsley, pine nuts, garlic, cheese, lemon zest, and lemon juice to the cup of a blender or food processor.
• Blend until the ingredients are combined, 30 seconds to 1 minute.
• Continue blending and slowly drizzle in the olive oil until completely incorporated.
• Stir in a pinch of salt and paper, and red chili flakes if desired.
• Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.

Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken

Ingredients
1 chicken breast per person
1 ounce espresso grinds
1 teaspoon of olive oil
2 ounces of Parmesan cheese (grated)
2 tablespoon of jerk seasoning
Salt and pepper to taste

Directions
• Marinate chicken breasts in a Ziploc bag with jerk seasoning, Parmesan cheese, olive oil, salt and pepper.
• Leave in fridge for 20 minutes.
• Roll the chicken breast in the espresso grind.
• Heat olive oil in a saucepan, then cook chicken until done.

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