Valentines Treats


Break out the sugar and spice and surprise your loved one with a special treat this Valentines Day. There is nothing that compliments a romantic occasion quite like giving your sweetheart handcrafted goodies. Be it chocolate covered strawberries or dulce de leche, you can be sure to find an indulgence that is sure to please. For those with more adventurous (or strange) tastes, you can even give your partner a chocolate covered squid. There is surely treats here for the most discriminating of palates.

Last Minute Gifts: Chocolate Covered Strawberries style
A surprisingly simple dish that produces outstanding results and is guaranteed to impress that special someone.Everything you need to know is right here:MaterialsTechniquesPresentationTaking all the c...
Custom Cookie Cutter style
Valentine's Day 2005/ Problem: Cookies are the perfect gift, but the only cookie cutters left in the house are left over from Halloween.
Peanut Butter / Chocolate Cookie Balls style
This is a recipe that I altered. The original recipe was called Cookie Balls and was given to me my a friend ( I do not know where she got it).I like Peanut Butter and Chocolate better than Chocolate ...
Spicy Chocolate Peanut Hearts style
I wanted to make something sweet for my wife this Valentine's Day that was just a bit different. This is what I came up with.
Dulce de Leche style
Dulce de leche is a delicious caramel-like candy made from milk and sugar that's popular in many South American countries. It's called confiture de lait in French, and doce de leite in Portuguese, No...
Double Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache style
I stumbled upon this recipe a couple of years ago and it has become one of my favorite recipes for cheesecake-it is easy to prepare, impressive in presentation, requires no fancy ingredients, and it i...
Homemade Flavored Marshmallows style
Ah, the lowly marshmallow. What fond memories these gooey little clouds of sugar bring us. Whether it be roasting them on an open camp fire, squeezing them in s'mores, or sipping them down with a cup ...
Shortcut Strawberry Shortcake style
I think I know only one person who actually bakes her own biscuits for strawberry shortcake (Kate, RS's Associate Food Editor). The rest of my friends rely on those greasy rounds you get at the superm...
The BEST Cake Known to Man (Gooey Chocolate Cake) style
I love to bake cakes, in fact I often find myself daydreaming about cakes during boring lectures and doodling cakes on the margins of my notebooks. Sadly, during the semester I don't have time to make...
How to make Caffe Mocha style
Previously known as: How to make Chocolate Frappuccino Mocha Latte For those of you who are poor like me, or simply love doing things DIY even early in the morning, this is for you. The name is comp...
Chocolate Mousse style
Chocolate Mousse is a delicious, chocolaty, and creamy dessert that goes with almost any occasion. My family and I have had success with mousse as a dessert at birthdays, holidays, and almost any othe...
Chocolate Covered Squid - Valentine's Day Candy From the Sea style
What better way to say "I heart you" on Valentines Day then with chocolate covered squid? I happened to be cooking some squid today and realized that in just a few simple steps I could make some re...
Easy, Homemade
This is one of my family's recipes. I think its one of the greatest, but I'll let you decide when we're done. The recipe has been in our family for at least 40 years. My mom passed it down to me aft...
Cheesecake style
Let me start off my saying cheesecake is not cake, it is indeed a pie."Cheesecake is a large family of sweet, cheese-based pies. Cheesecakes are generally made with soft, fresh cheeses. Other ingredie...