Great ideas for Valentine's Day

Our picks for dark chocolate desserts, beautiful bouquets, dinner at home, and romantic getaways

Here's how to warm your sweetie's heart on February 14 (or anytime):

PRESENT CHOCOLATE

Best boxed chocolates
Which won our taste test?

As smooth as ... fudge?
For your valentine, use a chocolate maker's favorite recipe

CHOOSE FLOWERS

The look of love
Two simply romantic Valentine's bouquets

Sweetheart bouquets
A do-it-yourself floral arrangement

Live rose in a lovely container
Pick a pot and pop in a miniature red rose

COOK DINNER

Quick and light Valentine dinner for two
A romantic menu doesn't need to take all day

Dark chocolate romance
Treat your sweetie (or yourself) to one of our four bittersweet desserts

Love potions
3 sensual wines

STAY THE NIGHT

Top 10 romantic cottages
Cuddle up at one of our favorite retreats, from Kauai to Colorado