Valentine’s Day

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Chocolate conversation heart footballs

Jan 27, 2013
Recipe: Chocolate conversation heart footballs

I learned on Friday night (or, more rather, on Saturday) that I am too old to stay up until midnight. Also, I may be too old to play the drinking game Kings. You know the one you played in college? I didn’t know, because I lived at home during college. My biggest foray into...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Fudgy brownies with coconut frosting

Jan 20, 2013
Recipe: Fudgy brownies with coconut frosting

I love the show Modern Family. It’s one of those shows that I know I can count on for a laugh every single week. Even just now, writing this at 6am, I’m chuckling inside because I’m remembering some of the one-liners. I swear, those writers are geniuses. It would be hard for me to...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Candy buttons

Jan 17, 2013
Recipe: Candy buttons

When I was a kid, any trip to an amusement park meant a visit to the candy store. Disneyland was, of course, the best one. It’s like stepping back in time when you step through those doors. Being an only child with lots of only child friends, I usually got to bring someone when...

Sac Foodies
Recipe: Chocolate-dipped strawberries

Feb 14, 2012
Recipe: Chocolate-dipped strawberries

I’ve never been one to go overboard on Valentine’s Day, so fancy dinner reservations and expensive gifts are out for me. That’s why when I recently spotted chocolate-dipped strawberries on Pinterest (speaking of which, did you know the SacFoodies are on Pinterest?), I was inspired (and hungry). The Pinterest photo led me to a...

Poor Girl Eats Well
Last Minute Valentine’s Day Menu Ideas

Last Minute Valentine’s Day Menu Ideas

I’ve been single for more Valentine’s Days than I care to remember.   Not that I have a problem with being single – in fact, I really, really like it.  But it appears that I’ve been coated with a liberal amount of Teflon for Men because I have yet to find a guy I can...

Awake at the Whisk
Recipe: Locavore love potion cocktail

Feb 13, 2012
Recipe: Locavore love potion cocktail

This Valentine’s Day, mix up a little love potion for your sweetheart. The secret ingredients sure to make your honey swoon?—everything but the vodka is locally grown. Sweet, juicy citrus [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website f...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Red velvet Hugs cookies

Feb 12, 2012
Recipe: Red velvet Hugs cookies

Both my parents worked when I was a kid, so up until third grade I went to in-home daycare. There were two of them, the first was before I was five and don't really remember much, except that the lady was awesome and we remained friends with the fam...

Bake It With Booze
Recipe: Amaretto and Irish coffee truffles

Recipe: Amaretto and Irish coffee truffles

Pin ItAmaretto and Irish Coffee truffles - deceptively easy idea for Valentine's Day, or just because <3 Happy (almost) Valentine's Day! I'd hoped to get this post up much sooner, but this past week got the better of me and in those precious hours t...

Bake It With Booze
Recipe: Peppermint Patty cake

Recipe: Peppermint Patty cake

Pin It Peppermint and Chocolate and Coffee...How bad can that be?In just a few days, it will be Valentine's Day.  I'll be honest, it's my least favorite holiday.  I know, it's ~really~ not about hearts and flowers and being someone's special ...

52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Heart-shaped sugar cookies for Valentine’s Day

Recipe: Heart-shaped sugar cookies for Valentine’s Day

I keep seeing red and pink hearts everywhere – in store displays, on Pinterest, and all over the blogosphere. That can only mean one thing: it’s almost Valentine’s Day. I know that some people hate this holiday but I figure at the least it’s an excuse to eat something sweet. At it’s best, it’s...



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