14 Anniversary Dinner Recipes

14 Anniversary Dinner Recipes
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14 Anniversary Dinner Recipes

An anniversary is a momentous occasion, which means the celebratory meal should be anything but ordinary. These recipes provide slight twists on beloved meals, so light some candles and dig in!

Thyme And Pepper Rubbed Filet Mignon With Blueberry-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

The fresh thyme works wonderfully with the blueberries. Serve with sauteed green beans and fresh tomato wedges.

Get the recipe: Thyme and Pepper Rubbed Filet Mignon with Blueberry-Bourbon Barbecue Sauce

Baked Risotto Primavera

Because the cooking time is longer with whole-grain rice, this risotto is cooked in the oven rather than on the stovetop, eliminating the need for almost constant stirring.

Get the recipe: Baked Risotto Primavera

Oysters On The Half Shell With Mignonette Sauce

Classically oysters are served raw on the half shell with a little mignonette sauce, which refers in French to “black pepper,” but you can also enjoy them without any sauce at all.

Get the recipe: Oysters on the Half Shell with Mignonette Sauce

Pomegranate Duck

This recipe roasts beautifully and quickly and its luscious ruby-colored sauce is definitely one that will impress.

Get the recipe: Pomegranate Duck

Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta

Diced eggplant turns tender and tasty sautéed with garlic and olive oil. This recipe works great with angel hair pasta, but any type of pasta will do.

Get the recipe: Eggplant Pomodoro Pasta

Seared Scallops With Crispy Leeks

Herb-crusted scallops served with crispy baked leeks make an easy yet impressive dish. Serve with: Mashed potatoes and kale sautéed with garlic.

Get the recipe: Seared Scallops with Crispy Leeks

Chicken Under A Brick

Ever tried cooking your food with bricks? Why not start now!

Get the recipe: Chicken Under a Brick

Marinated Trout With Lemon Butter, All Spice And Dill

This spices and lemon butter make this trout a truly unique dish.

Get the recipe: Marinated Trout with Lemon Butter, All Spice and Dill

Lamb Chops With Mint Pan Sauce

Lamb with mint jelly is a tried-and-true combination and this recipe takes the idea to new heights.

Get the recipe: Lamb Chops with Mint Pan Sauce

Salmon with Mashed Peas and Tarragon Butter

This wonderful seafood dish will tastes great with red or white wines for a festive meal.

Get the recipe: Salmon with Mashed Peas and Tarragon Butter

Mini Molten Chocolate Cakes With Mocha Sauce

These rich, mocha-flavored morsels are guaranteed to stay moist and gooey, owing to a simple mocha ganache in the middle.

Get the recipe: Mini Molten Chocolate Cakes with Mocha Sauce

Chocolate Soufflé

Soufflés may look like a restaurant-only dessert, but they are actually easy to make. Whip them up right after dinner and enjoy while they're still warm from the oven.

Get the recipe: Chocolate Soufflé

Fresh Grape And Champagne Sorbet

The sorbet base takes only 15 minutes to assemble, but packs big flavor, thanks to a double hit of grapes.

Get the recipe: Fresh Grape and Champagne Sorbet


If you love food almost as much as you love that special someone then a memorable and delicious meal is the way to celebrate. This is a night to indulge so enjoy these sumptuous flavors and remember how you fell in love. If you're a carnivore then the filet mignon or duck recipes will entice you, but vegetarians will be pleased with delicious risotto and pasta dishes. Don't forget to save room for dessert!

Check out the slideshow above for 14 romantic recipes to share with your sweetheart.

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