Every man loves a juicy steak. Pretty it up for Valentine's Day with this recipe for steak pinwheels with sun-dried tomato stuffing.
Pair steak with a full-bodied Cabernet Sauvignon. Try 2003 Silverado Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. At about $30 a bottle, it's a steal.
Serve milk chocolate fondue with fruit chunks, berries and other sweet treats. Fondue is a sweet and sexy choice for Valentine's Day.
Pair chocolate with a rich Shiraz. Try 2005 De Lisio Shiraz Krystina. The full-bodied flavor features blackberries and raspberries - the perfect complement to chocolate.
Oysters are a natural aphrodisiac. Serve roasted oysters with a mixed salad and a champagne.
Pair oysters with a brut champagne. For the best affordable champagne, try Roederer Estate Brut. Roederer is the maker of Cristal, so you know it's good. It's just $20 a bottle.
Most men love pasta. Fix a delicious pasta dish such as angel hair pasta with tomatoes and sausage. Add a green salad and crusty bread.
Pair pasta with a classic Chianti. Try 2000 Chianti Classico Riserva from Badia a Coltibuono in Tuscany. At $30, it's a fantastic buy.
The pecans, honey and mustard bring out the rich flavor of the salmon fillets in this pecan-crusted salmon recipe.
Pair salmon and other seafood with a Pinot Noir. Try Sanford 1999 Pinot Noir with its sweet strawberries and cinnamon.
This hot and spicy recipe for Piri-Piri pomegranate chicken is perfect for Valentine's Day. Serve it with rice and finish off this seductive meal with a fresh fruit dessert.
Pair chicken dishes with a Chardonnay. Try 2006 Kendall Jackson Chardonnay, Vint Reserve. It's a ripe, juicy favorite.
Roasted tenderloin with a mushrooms and a spinach salad makes for a terrific Valentine's Day meal.
Pair beef tenderloin with a Merlot. Try 2004 Benziger Merlot at just $15 a bottle.
Shrimp and scallops
Serve seafood, such as shrimp and scallops, in a delicious Mediterranean sauce.
Pair scallops and other seafood with a crisp Sauvignon Blanc. Try Rochioli 2000 Sauvignon Blanc at under $20 a bottle.
For a different twist on traditional crab cakes, try this unique recipe. These crab cakes are stuffed with avocado.
Pair crab cakes with a Riesling. Try Pikes Traditionale Clare Valley Riesling. This well-balanced Australian Riesling is priced around $20.
If you are looking for a special dessert, try this light tiramisu. It has all the flavor without all the fat.
Pair dessert with a Malvasia. Try 2006 Bartenura Malvasia Salento. It's a semi-sweet wine that is the perfect partner to tiramisu.
Valentine's Day recipes