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15 Date Night Recipes That'll Make You Forget About Restaurants

Staying in never looked so good. Celebrate a romantic night in with Whole Foods Market.

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1. Shaved Fennel and Persimmon Salad

Aromatic, exotic, and totally underrated ingredients. The perfect way to wow ANY dinner date. Get the recipe.

Aromatic, exotic, and totally underrated ingredients. The perfect way to wow ANY dinner date. Get the recipe.

2. Roasted Endive and Red Onions With Sage Vinaigrette

Who says it needs to be difficult to be elegant? This recipe is simple, straightforward, and delicious — just mix the ingredients together and pop it in the oven. Get the recipe.

Who says it needs to be difficult to be elegant? This recipe is simple, straightforward, and delicious — just mix the ingredients together and pop it in the oven. Get the recipe.

3. Tangy Buttered Beets and Beet Greens With Dijon

The butteriness of the beets is perfect with the acidity of the dijon — and the beauty of this recipe is that you can use any kind of beet, depending on season and personal preference! Get the recipe.

The butteriness of the beets is perfect with the acidity of the dijon — and the beauty of this recipe is that you can use any kind of beet, depending on season and personal preference! Get the recipe.

4. Herbed Accordion Potatoes

Potatoes do NOT get any better (or more cool looking) than this. Here's a little extra hint: You can repurpose these into a breakfast hash the next morning. Get the recipe.

Potatoes do NOT get any better (or more cool looking) than this. Here's a little extra hint: You can repurpose these into a breakfast hash the next morning. Get the recipe.

5. Champagne Cheddar Fondue

Who knew that the key to amazing cheese fondue is a little bubbly? Enjoy the crisp, fizzy goodness of champagne in your glass and on your plate. Get the recipe.

Who knew that the key to amazing cheese fondue is a little bubbly? Enjoy the crisp, fizzy goodness of champagne in your glass and on your plate. Get the recipe.

6. Penne With Le Gruyère, Walnuts, and Sage

Because there's nothing that feels cozier than homemade pasta! Get the recipe.

Because there's nothing that feels cozier than homemade pasta! Get the recipe.

7. Spanish Paella With Chorizo, Chicken, and Shrimp

Homemade paella is the ultimate way to impress anyone. Get the recipe.

Homemade paella is the ultimate way to impress anyone. Get the recipe.

8. Five-Spice Roast Duck

Crispy skin, tender duck, and aromatic green onions. This is literally a work of art on a plate. Get the recipe.

Crispy skin, tender duck, and aromatic green onions. This is literally a work of art on a plate. Get the recipe.

9. Spinach Ravioli With Pea Purée and Arugula

Main courses don't need to contain meat or seafood to be wholesome and delicious — this ravioli is all that and more. Get the recipe.

Main courses don't need to contain meat or seafood to be wholesome and delicious — this ravioli is all that and more. Get the recipe.

10. Classic Beef Tenderloin With Red Wine-Shallot Pan Sauce

This is so hearty and rustic you'll practically feel like you're on a romantic secluded getaway. Serve on a wooden cutting board with the sauce on the side to make it feel extra special! Get the recipe.

This is so hearty and rustic you'll practically feel like you're on a romantic secluded getaway. Serve on a wooden cutting board with the sauce on the side to make it feel extra special! Get the recipe.

11. Raspberry and Cocoa Linzer Torte

Linzer Torte is a classic Austrian dessert. Who would ever say no to a rich, crumbly pastry filled with fruit? Get the recipe.

Linzer Torte is a classic Austrian dessert. Who would ever say no to a rich, crumbly pastry filled with fruit? Get the recipe.

12. Cardamom Donut Bites With Orange-Honey Glaze

Donuts don't get much more elevated than this: Each bite is full of cardamom, orange, honey, and pistachio. Get the recipe.

Donuts don't get much more elevated than this: Each bite is full of cardamom, orange, honey, and pistachio. Get the recipe.

13. Cinnamon-Roasted Pineapple With Macadamia Nut Cream

A slice of tropical paradise on your plate wherever you are. Get the recipe.

A slice of tropical paradise on your plate wherever you are. Get the recipe.

14. Espresso Pots de Crème

These are the perfect way to get a burst of energy after a filling meal. Plus, these can be made ahead of time...so you'll have even more time to enjoy your date! Get the recipe.

These are the perfect way to get a burst of energy after a filling meal. Plus, these can be made ahead of time...so you'll have even more time to enjoy your date! Get the recipe.

15. Flourless Chocolate Cake With Dark Chocolate Glaze

Chocolate and raspberries are the ultimate combination. Rich, velvety, bright, and delicious. Get the recipe.

Chocolate and raspberries are the ultimate combination. Rich, velvety, bright, and delicious. Get the recipe.

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