We’ll toast to today’s Valentine gift idea: a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Pair it with the recently-published book, The Widow Clicquot, about the life and times of the widow who helped to make Champagne into the celestial beverage it is today. See more of our favorite Champagnes.
For the guy or gal who doesn’t like chocolate, give a gift tin of Squirrel Brand truffle almonds. That’s truffles as in rare and costly fungus—but the nuts are more affordable than an expensive box of candy. See more of our favorite Gourmet Nuts.
Chocolate cake… chocolate ice cream… chocolate mousse… chocolate soufflé… chocolate bars… and boxes and boxes of chocolate truffles and bonbons. What about hot melted chocolate? We’re in the midst of a fondue renaissance. But rather than drag out the fondue pot and dip marshmallows, cake and fruit into melted chocolate (not that there’s anything wrong…
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Bacon brownies? Sure—chocolate and bacon are a great combo. Buy them at EmbraceSweets.com. For traditional chocolate, we love Mo’s Bacon Bar from VosgesChocolate.com. Applewood smoked bacon and alder wood smoked salt in 41% cacao deep milk chocolate. It rocks. If you want bacon chocolate in a more gifty form, the same chocolate is made into…
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We’ll be offering up a different gift idea every day through Valentine’s Day, February 14. Today, check out a whole bunch of heart-shaped foods that aren’t chocolate—including a heart-shaped steak! Learn about the different cuts of beef. Sink your teeth into this beauty from Lobels.com.