Even die-hard chocolate fanatics may not realize how far they can carry their obsession: all the way into the garden. With “chocolate” plants, you can add the dark hues and, in some cases, the actual scent of cho ...
Chocolates created by Christopher Elbow in Kansas City, Missouri, are tiny works of art — tempting to the eye as well as the palate.
Strawberries dipped in chocolate are among the specialties at Chocolate Cafe in South Haven, Michigan.
These romantic flowers have a not-so romantic name: bleeding hearts. These pink and white blooms come from a Bayfield, Wisconsin, garden.
This Dublin Bay Rose, a climbing red rose, blooms in a Peoria, Illinois, garden.
Pink Dawn Rose
This pale pink rose was photographed in a Peoria, Illinois, garden.
Heavenly Devil’s Food Cake
No calories when you put this on your desktop! But if you decide to bake it, you’ll get a moist and rich cake that you can top with whipping cream, fruit, ice cream or frosting.
Knock Out Roses
Easy-to-grow Knock Out roses look lovely on your desktop at Valentine’s Day — and beautiful in your garden from late spring through fall.
Indiana crafter Diane Fehrenbacher turns flowers from special occasions into keepsakes by compressing the petals into beads.
My Valentine Kringle
The Kringle from O&H Danish Bakery in Racine, Wisconsin, gets a Valentine’s makeover in January and February. The flaky pastry, normally an oval, is shaped into a heart, topped with pink frosting and filled with cherries.