When just the two of you want to celebrate with a romantic meal, consider these delectable foods to enhance your happiness.
Want to really impress your honey on Valentine's Day? Whip up a batch of chocolate-dipped delights. Here are a few expert tips (and recipes!) to ensure success.
Valentine’s Day’s origins are a bit blurry, but some historians trace the holiday back to Roman times. Culinarily speaking, there’s little information on what fertility-enhancing foods the Romans indulged in, though odds are good it wasn’t chocolate packaged in heart-shaped boxes.
For a stimulating sweet, nothing beats chocolate. A study found that people are more turned on by the sensation of dark chocolate melting in their mouths than by kissing. The reason: it’s rich in phenylethylamine, a “love chemical” that releases feel-good endorphins. For best results, Kilham suggests using “the highest cocoa-solid content you can consume—preferably above 70 percent.”