If you’re celebrating the lovely holiday with home-cooked food then I’ve got a comprehensive recipe round-up for you. I have also included some hand-crafted gifts too. My husband and I are celebrating with one-hour massages and lunch while the grandparents babysit Miles…ahhhh.
First up, Mast Baker Gesine’s AMAZING work. These cakes are truly artistry and she gives a comprehensive step-by-step instructions..SO YOU CAN DO IT! Because You’re Mine Cake and Live is Patient Cake.
Good Life Eats has Chocolate Rasberry Vanilla Bean Marshallows.
Shockingly Delicious has Cookie Dough Truffles...Yum.
CRAFT: Twig & Thistle has a free downloaded page of “naturally sweet” valentine stickers for fruits as gifts…like “You’re the apple of my eye” and “Orange you glad…”
CRAFT: Babble has a great roundup of homemade craft ideas.
CRAFT: Design Sponge has a super cute “To Go Box” floral arrangement how to.,
Umami Girl has a terrific post on Rosemary being an aphrodisiac and a whole list of ideas of how to use it!
Tiramisu as a Valentine’s Desert on Huffington Post.
The Pioneer Woman with Chocolate Valentine Cookies.
Another post by Huffington Post is a slide show of aphrodisiacs.
Joy The Baker with Whole Wheat Chocolate Brown Sugar Cookies.
Annie’s Eats with How to Marble Royal Icing (AMAZING technique post!)
Simply Recipes has a sensual Moroccan Orange Desert.
Smitten Kitchen with a Blood Orange Olive Oil Cake
The Kitchn has a Valentine Wine Choices post.
Food52 has an AMAZING “Classic Steakhouse” recipe roundup if you wanna make your partner a hearty dinner.
3:50pm UPDATE (I couldn’t help myself…some good posts out there in BlogLand)
16 Ways to be Charitable on Valentine’s Day by Philanthropy Writing.
WOW- One Hungry Mama has an AMAZING instructional post about how to dye your own Decorating Sugar on Momtastic!
Red Eggs and Ham by The Sweet Beet.
Food52 has a Valentine’s Day treats recipe roundup.
Serious Eats has Make Your Own “Almond Joys” (sooooo easy!)