No Sharing Required: 7 Dishes For An Anti-Valentine’s Party

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Valentine’s Day is not everyone’s cup of tea…or box of chocolates, as it were. For those who would rather celebrate the holiday with a bunch of friends instead of a table for two, we have some cheeky ideas for garlic-laden, single-serving, and mess-your-dress dishes that are right up your alley.

Roasted Whole Garlic Crostini from The Food Network – Let’s get things started off right.

Parsley and Pancetta Salad from Saveur – Bit of parsley stuck in your teeth? No worries tonight!

Raclette from The New York Times – Nothing clears a room faster than this stinky (but oh so delicious!) cheese-and-potatoes dish.

Ribs with Black Vinegar Sauce from Gourmet – Sticky, messy, good.

Chicken with 40 Cloves of Garlic from Fine Cooking – Why not keep things going with more garlic?

Panang Tofu Curry from Bon Appétit – So spicy you won’t need to cuddle.

Pistachio Brittle with Ice Cream from Martha Stewart – Shards of sugar to nibble at the end of the meal.

Individual Chocolate Mousse Cheesecakes from Epicurious – You get the whole bowl to yourself.

Are you going to an Anti-Valentine’s Party? What are you bringing?