"There is no love sincerer than the love of food."
- George Bernard Shaw
Love is in the air. And whether you're celebrating your love for a special someone or
simply lusting over your next fabulous meal, Kunzler is helping you celebrate Valentine's Day
with a dinner menu sure to please the palate.
Appetizer: Cucumber Rolls – The fresh flavors of cucumber and smoked salmon are delicious, but it’s the presentation that will make your love look twice. Best part – no cooking is needed.
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Salad: Bacon and Salad Cups – The perfect blend of bacon and greens. This one-of-a-kind salad will leave your love licking his (or her) lips. Get recipe now.
Main Course: Bacon and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes with Penne – What's harder to resist – you or this dish? You decide. This delicious combination of Kunzler bacon, fresh basil, tomatoes and pasta make this dish a sure hit. Get recipe now.
Bread: Great Garlic Knots – quick and easy to make, this herb-seasoned bread completes any meal. Get recipe now.
Dessert: Chocolate Covered Strawberries. No words needed. Get recipe now.
Beverage: Whatever makes you happy!
The fresh flavors of cucumber and smoked salmon are delicious, but it's the presentation that will make your love look twice. Best part – no cooking is needed.
Prep time: 25 minutes
- 1/2 cup cream cheese, softened
- 1-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon curry powder
- 1 medium cucumber
- 1 ounce smoked salmon or lox, cut into thin strips
- Kosher salt
- Coarsely ground pepper
Recipe and photo from Taste of Home
- In a small bowl, combine the cream cheese, horseradish, garlic powder and curry; set aside.
- With a vegetable peeler or metal cheese slicer, cut 12 very thin slices down the length of the cucumber; pat dry.
- Spread about 1 teaspoon cream cheese mixture down the center of each cucumber slice. Roll up.
- Arrange salmon on top of rolls; sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Garnish with chives.
Quick and easy to make, this herb-seasoned bread completes any meal.
Ready in: 15 minutes
- 1 (11 ounce) container refrigerated breadstick dough
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Tie the dough into 12 knots and place them onto a cookie sheet. Brush the knots with the egg, and sprinkle the rosemary and garlic onto the knots. Bake the knots according to the package directions.
Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Ready in: 15 minutes
Servings: 3 cups
- 16 ounces milk chocolate chips
- 2 tablespoons shortening
- 1 pound fresh strawberries with leaves
- Insert toothpicks into the tops of the strawberries.
- In a double boiler, melt the chocolate and shortening, stirring occasionally until smooth. Holding them by the toothpicks, dip the strawberries into the chocolate mixture.
- Turn the strawberries upside down and insert the toothpick into Styrofoam for the chocolate to cool.