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5 Tips For Creating a Romantic Night and Fun Dinner at Home

Valentines Day is just around the corner and maybe you're already thinking how to make this occasion really special. Here are some ideas for a romantic and fun dinner at home either for several couples or just for two.
Sensual Scents
Whether planning for one guest or several couples, let robust spices (think cloves, canela, cardamom and black pepper) help set the mood with the help of a standard frying pan. Toast the spices just to their smoking point, and the room will fill with an inviting--and delicious--bouquet.
Pairing Is Caring
When prepping for a perfect evening, pairings are a fun way to turn any meal into a special occasion and spice up the fun. Plan three courses and pair each with a small cocktail. A fun and easy way is to use one base spirit in three different ways.
Make It A Group Effort Let your guests in the kitchen and encourage them to enjoy the tactile sensation of the food as it is prepared. Start the party early and enjoy cocktails as you cook.
Forget the Utensils Feed…

Easy to prepare snacks

With school opening, it's back to the kitchen for mom to cook up new dishes for breakfast or afternoon snacks. I have found a new recipe that is easy to prepare for your kids' snacks and baon. Here are the ingredients and cooking procedure:

Crepes:
1 c water
1 egg
1 tbsp oil
1 c Pancake mix

Chicken Filling:
1/3 c butter
1/2 c cubed cooked chicken
c cubed ham
1/3 c cream of mushroom soup diluted in 1 c water
1 c sliced button mushrooms
1/2 c diced red and green bell pepper
1/2 c peas
1 tbsp chopped parsley
1 tsp marjoram
salt and pepper to taste

Prepare crepes:
In a bowl, combine the water, egg and oil with a fork. Add pancake mix. Beat until smooth. heat a nonstick pan and brush with a little oil. Pour a scant 1/4 cup of the batter into the hot pan. Tilt to the pan from side to side to cover the entire surface. Cook until done then transfer to a plate. Do the same for all the batter. Set aside.

Prepare chicken filling:
In a saucepan, heat the butter the saute the onions until tender. Add the chicken and ham. Stir in the diluted soup. bring to a boil then add the remaining ingredients. Season to taste. Simmer for a few more minutes.

Place a crepe on a plate. Put 1-2 tbsp of filling then roll up the crepe. Do the same for all crepes. Happy cooking!

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  2. Oh now, this sounds delicious! I love blogs with recipes :-) Thanks for posting the recipe. My daughter loves crepes!

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  3. thanks for sharing, i'll try this later!

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  4. Hi Z'riz, sure i'll join you. I'll visit you anytime now. thanks sa invite =)

    Aroma Fields and Maggie, thanks for dropping by, i'm happy that you liked this recipe.

    I'll try to post more of my good recipe finds, so watch out for it!

    Good day!

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