VALENTINE’S DAY: Sparkling Wine With Your Chocolates

If you want a sparkling wine with your Valentine’s Day chocolate—whether from Champagne or other parts of the globe—make sure it’s a sweet one. The label should say sec or demi sec. A dry Champagne (the label says brut) doesn’t go with sweet foods. And for a bargain, take a look at other bubblies outside…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: You Could Meet Elton John

This year’s limited-edition Valentine box from Godiva. Photo courtesy Godiva.com. Valentine’s Day means Godiva’s annual sweepstakes. This year, Godiva has partnered with the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) to create a limited-edition gift box, the True Love Gold Heart Assortment. The heart-shaped box is filled with favorites such as caramels, ganaches and pralinés in dark,…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: With Love From Mickey Mouse

M-I-C-K-E-Y chocolate gifts are fun. Photo courtesy Leonidas.com. You don’t have to be a kid to adore this Mickey Mouse Assortment of Belgian chocolates from Leonidas—but what kid wouldn’t be thrilled to get one? The retro keepsake gift box contains 16 pieces of chocolate embossed with Mickey’s smiling face, in four different flavors: Milk chocolate…
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VALENTINE’S DAY: A Meaty Gift

What would you give to a man who gave you a dozen long-stemmed roses? How about a dozen “long-stemmed” steak strips? Gary West, makers of our favorite jerky and a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week, has created this meaty gift for that someone special who’d rather bite into beef than chocolate—the person for whom…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Valentine’s Day Hot Chocolate Party

A chocolate-lover’s dream: hot chocolate and chocolate truffles. Photo courtesy Woodhouse Chocolate, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. If you’re looking for Valentine’s Day fun but a chocolate-tasting or wine-and-cheese party aren’t for you, how about a cocoa and hot chocolate tasting? Explore the differences and pick your favorite brands while enjoying delicious cups…
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