Valentine’s Day

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Shades of Love cake

Recipe: Shades of Love cake

This is a cake for those who care enough to fuss. Even better, it's a cake for those who want the object of their fussing to think that countless hours, hand cramps and a certain head-over-heels giddiness went into making such a Valentine's Day d...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: Milk chocolate mango mousse

Recipe: Milk chocolate mango mousse

Make-ahead milk chocolate mango mousse provides a fancy finish to your Valentine's Day meal.Milk chocolate mango mousse Start to finish: 30 minutes, plus chilling Serves 4 Valentine's Day practically screams for a chocolate dessert. ...

The Sacramento Bee
Recipe: X-Rated Kiss cocktail

X-Rated Kiss cocktail Start to finish: 10 minutes Serves 2 This Valentine's Day cocktail sports a risqué name, is easy on the eyes and drinks like candy. Recipe from Alison Ladman of the Associated Press. INGREDIENTS 2 ounces...

52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Flourless chocolate cupcakes perfect for Valentine’s Day

Recipe: Flourless chocolate cupcakes perfect for Valentine’s Day

Did you watch the Superbowl yesterday? I didn’t – instead I worked on some Valentine’s Day sugar cookies. I have a sugar cookie recipe that I love, but I’m still trying to find the perfect royal icing recipe. Do you have a favorite? Please share it in the comments section! For now, we have...

52 Kitchen Adventures
Recipe: Heart cake pops

Recipe: Heart cake pops

It’s almost Valentine’s Day and I spent last weekend baking up a storm. These cake pops, plus heart shaped sugar cookies and some special flourless cupcakes with pink frosting are all coming your way. These heart shape cake pops are even easier to make than they seem. After I combined the cake and frosting...

Crazy for Crust
Recipe: Oreo crust mix (Heart Munch)

Jan 26, 2012
Recipe: Oreo crust mix (Heart Munch)

I have a wild imagination. When I was a kid, I imagined fires and bad people everywhere (I was afraid of the dark.)

The Design Confidential
Recipe: Valentines Day love potion, ‘The Flirtini’

Recipe: Valentines Day love potion, ‘The Flirtini’

Love Potion: The Flirtini ...

Just the 2 of Us
Valentine’s Dinner for Two

Valentine’s Dinner for Two

I attended the Valentines dinner class at the Sacramento Food Co-op last night. They had a large class, 20 couples. My date for the night was Sue. When we arrived the tables were all beautifully set with flowers and candles. We also each had a small ch...

Anyone Can Cook!
Recipe: Red velvet cupcakes with creamy frosting

Feb 14, 2011
Recipe: Red velvet cupcakes with creamy frosting

My Valentine's Day dessert this year, Red Velvet Cupcakes. These were a first for me, so I turned to my idol, Martha Stewart. I found this recipe for red velvet cupcakes and used it as the main base for mine. I did differ from her recipe but only very ...

Baked Bree
Recipe: Valentine cupcakes

Feb 13, 2011
Recipe: Valentine cupcakes

Did Valentine’s Day sneak up on you like it did to me?  Most years, I really have it together.  This year, not so much.  I have made a few little treats here and there, but no where near my usual Valentine’s Day extravaganza.  When we were children, my mom always made a huge deal...



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