02/03/2016 12:17 EST | Updated 02/03/2016 12:59 EST

28 Valentine's Day Ideas For Dinner Or Dessert To Will Impress Your Partner

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This Jan. 13, 2014 photo shows honey peppered roasted shrimp with green beans and olives in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Dining with your darling is a great way to reconnect, but while we love the idea of splurging on a fancy dinner out, we must admit some of our best dinner dates have taken place in the comfort of our own homes.

In the slideshow below, we've rounded up 28 spectacular dishes you'll want to enjoy with your sweetie. From a sweet strawberry roasted salad to colourful (heart) beet risotto to rich and delicious chocolate molten cake, these recipes are perfect for celebrating Valentine's day and every other day of the year too.

Bon appétit!

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