As a person who loves to cook, I would much rather stay in and have a nice romantic dinner for Valentine’s Day.
There is just something about being in the comfort of your own home with delicious homemade food and a nice bottle of wine.
Valentine’s Day is also the perfect holiday to give the foodie in your life something that he or she wouldn’t normally splurge on for himself or herself. Here are my favorite picks for Valentine’s Day gifts for the foodie in your life.
Fondue For Two $20.00
Feed great conversation with morsels of savory fondue from a handsome pot made for entertaining a party of two. Whether you’re getting girls’ night off on the right bite, or nibbling your way through a romantic night at home, this sleek set is designed to bring the best out of one-on-one time. A square ceramic dish optimized for swift melting fresh cubes of cheese with tasty extras like salsa, curry or mustard, warms your ingredients into a decadent in minutes. Simply light the included candle to swirl your cheese or chocolate fondue to taste. Fondue For Two ceramic pot holds roughly a cup and half (14 oz.). Also ideal for serving warm sauces. Pot set on a sturdy, mahogany wood board.
Armando Manni creates this exceptional extra-virgin olive oil using rare olives from age-old trees found only on the Tuscan slopes of Monte Amiata. Earthy white truffle adds an unmistakable flavor and bouquet, making the oil a perfect choice for finishing soups, salads or pastas. Intensely flavored white truffle extra-virgin olive oil adds an elegant finishing touch to prepared dishes. Meets the certified organic farming standard in Italy. Exclusive “live oil” extraction method produces an oil with extremely low acidity and preserves its valuable antioxidant properties. 2 oz. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
Cheese Curler $42.00
This amazing tool creates fantastic frills for foodies and cheese fiends to drool over. Made from solid beech wood and stainless steel, the central spindle holds the cheese in place while the rotating blade works its magic. Creates a remarkable look for appetizers or the buffet table at your next get together.
Truffle Salt $29.95
Capturing the seductive earthy character of Italian black truffles, this specialty salt from Italy will soon become one of your most frequently used ingredients. Its richly nuanced flavor enhances everything from grilled meats and roasted potatoes to scrambled eggs and buttered popcorn. Sea salt is blended with a generous amount of Italy’s fresh black summer truffles from Abruzzi. Sprinkle on foods as a finishing touch before serving. 3.5-oz. jar.
Red velvet cake is a signature holiday dessert throughout the South, where it has been prized by generations of bakers. Distinguished by its scarlet hue, rich cocoa flavor and velvety, melt-in-your-mouth texture, this vintage cake makes a grand finale for Valentine’s Day celebrations. A Williams-Sonoma exclusive.
Five-of-Hearts WafflePro Waffle Iron $69.95
With a new modern design and a unique “floating” top plate, the Chef’sChoice WafflePro is one of the more advanced waffle makers on the market. In as little as 90 seconds, your waffles (five heart-shapes) will be ready for serving.
Big Heart Apron $25.00
This striped apron is for that person with a big heart! The body and pockets of this apron are created with a red, white, blue, pink and beige stripes. An appliqued heart is red with swirly white hearts. Embellished with red velvet rick rack and finished with red seam binding. The waist ties are created with thick seam binding.
Here is a great set of vintage cake pans in the shape of a heart – perfect for baking a Valentine’s Day Cake! They measure 9 X 9 inches and are clearly marked on the bottom “made in U.S.A.”
Heart Cookie Cutter Set $10.00
Flaky, tender biscuits are one of America’s culinary treasures. Our tin-plated steel biscuit cutters have sharp rims that slice perfect biscuits in classic heart shapes, and they’re handy for many other baking and garnishing projects. Set of 5 polished tin-plated steel cutters in graduated sizes from 1 3/4″ to 3 1/2″ wide. Includes 3 heart cutters with straight edges and 2 heart cutters with fluted edges. Sharp rims slice evenly through soft, sticky dough. Ideal for making heart-shaped cookie or pastry dough for linzer cookies or shortbread, and for creating decorative slices of fruits or vegetables. Nest for storage.