48 Valentine’s Day recipes that are perfect for two

Charcoal-grilled Sichuan beef with cilantro-shallot sauce.
(Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

Wondering what to fix for Valentine’s Day? Whether this is your first time cooking for someone new, or you’ve celebrated with the same person for years, we have 48 recipes — from starters to mains to dessert ideas — to make this dinner special.