Sunday, February 14, 2010

Valentine Dinner

We had a very nice Valentine's Day dinner. A beautiful grilled porterhouse steak and favorite salad, Caramelized Pancetta and Fennel Salad recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis. You can find the recipe and my older blog here.

Every time we make this salad, I like it more and more. In fact, we doubled the recipe today because the caramelized fennel is so great left over. We did use pancetta today and it really is much better than bacon.

I have a few fresh Florida strawberries that I dipped in chocolate for dessert. The sun is shining, it is getting somewhat warmer and all is good. Happy Valentine's Day to all.


  1. Susan & The Trout ~ this does sound like a glorious meal! Plus it was topped off by sunny Florida strawberries in chocolate.

    Glad it was a great day... and I definitely will try that caramelized fennel.

  2. What a lovely meal, Susan. Perfect for Valentine's Day.

  3. Sounds like a lovely day and a delish of a dinner!

    Hugs to you both!

  4. Susan and Trout, Happy Valentine's Day. We just said goodnight to our best friends who joined us for dinner here: surf and turf, salad, a few bottles of a special wine, lots of laughter... it doesn't get any better than that. ;)

  5. Love that kind of meal. Hope you had a wonderful lovely Valentines Day

  6. Your Valentine Day meal sounds so delicious. I love strawberries dipped in chocolate. I try to wait until March for my first strawberries of the year. I am having a difficult time waiting.

  7. What a perfect meal for Valentine's Day. I hope you and the Trout had a great day.