• by Veronica / Founder

Recipe Ideas for Valentines Day 2020

The first Valentine's Day was in the year 496! Having a particular Valentine's Day is a very old tradition, thought to have originated from a Roman festival. The Romans had a festival called Lupercalia in the middle of February - officially the start of their springtime.

Esther A. Howland (known as "Mother of the Valentine") began selling the first mass-produced cards in America in the 1840s and Hallmark Cards entered the scene in 1913. Today, the Greeting Card Association estimates that loved ones send approximately 145 million cards around the world every year.

Originating as a Western Christian feast day honoring one or two early saints named Valentinus, Valentine's Day is recognized on February 14, as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world. Feel free to post your Recipes for Valentine's Day. I'll post one 1st.

Smothered Pork Chops with Broccoli and Mushrooms. cremini mushrooms, halved or quartered if large. olive oil, divided. Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. large head broccoli, cut into florets. small bone-in pork chops (about 2 pounds total) large shallots, finely chopped. all-purpose flour. 3/4 c. dry white ...


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