Valentine’s Day celebrates our feelings for the loved ones in our lives. Whether you are looking cook an impressive dinner for your date or to create treats for a class party, we are ready to help make your Valentine’s Day memorable.

Make Coconut Chocolate Pudding for Dessert

Make Coconut Chocolate Pudding for Dessert

This pudding is made for two, intended to be eaten after an indulgent meal.

Bake Rosemary Rye Brownies for Valentine's Day

Bake Rosemary Rye Brownies for Valentine's Day

Rosemary lends a warm and earthy aroma to these rich rye brownies.

How to Make Red Velvet Oreos

How to Make Red Velvet Oreos

As the cookie company releases a new flavor, learn how to make it from scratch!

Have Breakfast in Bed with Red Velvet Pancakes

Have Breakfast in Bed with Red Velvet Pancakes

These beet-colored pancakes are the perfect start to Valentine's Day.

What Makes Different Foods an Aphrodisiac?

What Makes Different Foods an Aphrodisiac?

Learn about ten foods and their love-inducing properties.

Learn to Make a Traditional Chocolate Ganache

Learn to Make a Traditional Chocolate Ganache

This is a deliciously bittersweet, creamy filling that's perfect for macarons.

Desserts Made Simple: Cookies and Cream Truffles

Desserts Made Simple: Cookies and Cream Truffles

Celebrate Valentine's Day with these incredibly easy-to-make chocolate treats.

Cook Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

Cook Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

Avoid restaurants with these menu ideas for a classy, cheap, or vegetarian dinner at home.

Prepare a Decadent Chocolate Cake in One Minute or Less!

Prepare a Decadent Chocolate Cake in One Minute or Less!

Using just a microwave you can whip up a fabulous dessert that is so simple to make.

Is Food the Key to a Man's Heart?

Is Food the Key to a Man's Heart?

Check out four Valentine's Day themed recipes for a romantic meal.


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