If the way to a man's (or a woman's, for that matter) heart is through their stomach, then we've got you covered. For Valentine's Day, here are the best foodie-focused gifts and the most romantic recipes to prepare.
It's no secret that certain foods have a certain power to put folks in the mood for love. But it won't help you too much if you don't have the tools for properly preparing them. Here are some of the most popular aphrodisiac foods, and the equipment that can help you prepare them.
There's something inherently special about a meal involving crepes, perhaps because the delicate little package has an element of surprise... what's inside? You can make much of this recipe ahead of time, and then simply reheat the filling and the crepes just before serving.
There's something so sensual about creme brulee: the contrast of the cool custard and the still-warm sugary crust, the juxtaposition of creamy and crunchy. And this version has warming spices of ginger and cardamom against the mellow richness of the cream. Best of all, it can be made ahead of time; just brulee or broil the sugar crust right before you serve it.