Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Foodies

There are undoubtedly folks on both ends of the spectrum for Valentine’s Day: those that can’t stand the purported Hallmark-holiday and want nothing to do with it, and then those who can’t get enough of red and pink and want to celebrate Valentine’s Day everyday. This post is for that latter group and for most people that fall in between. If you are shopping for a Valentine this year, this little guide should give you a head start on some ideas.

Romantic Movies

Pretty Woman
Pride and Prejudice
The Time Traveler’s Wife
The Notebook

Fiction Love Stories

Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
One Day by David Nicholls
The Annotated Persuasion by Jane Austen
The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

Kitchen Items

Crown of Hearts Pan
Heart Cookie Cutter Set
Hearts Cookie Candy Mold
Heart Floating Tiers Cake Stand Set
Nordic Ware Mini Hearts Baking Pan


Bestselling Chocolate Cookbooks

The Art of the Chocolatier by Joe Brooks and Lucy Schaeffer
Chocolates and Confections by Peter P. Greweling
Making Artisan Chocolates by Andrew Garrison
Chocolates and Confections at Home with the Culinary Institute of America by Peter P. Greweling
The Ghiradelli Chocolate Cookbook

Wine Accessories

Vinturi Essential Wine Aerator
Electric Wine Bottle Opener
Wine Saver Vacuum Wine Pump with 2 Stoppers
Screwpull Table Corkscrew
Red Wine Goblets, Set of 6

Aside from the books, movies, kitchen gadgets, cookbooks and wine accessories that are listed above, a few other quick ideas off the top of my head:

♥  Gift certificate for a massage or any spa treatment
♥  Tickets – concert, sporting event, play/musical
♥  A tour of a winery
♥  Perfume/cologne
♥  Chocolate/candy/gourmet food
♥  Anything that relates to one of your significant other’s hobbies
♥  I’m still in love with the whole adopt an olive tree idea

♥  And of course you can never go wrong with homemade baked goods! Don’t forget to check out my Valentine’s Day Desserts roundup!

What are some of your favorite Valentine’s Day gift ideas?
What are you getting your sweetie for Valentine’s Day?