Tag: Valentine's Day

Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse for Valentine's Day

 Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse for Valentine's Day
Hey, Valentine’s Day is almost here. Want to fool your special someone into thinking you’re a gourmet cook? Here’s your opportunity. Honestly, it just doesn’t get any easier than this. Not  unless you buy a box of candy from Fanny May or Godiva.  But you wouldn’t score nearly as many points. Plus, you’d probably have to... Read more »

Last minute Valentine's Day dinner ideas

City Park Grill.
  If you haven’t figured out something nice to do with your significant other yet for Valentine’s Day, you could be in big trouble. But I’m going to help you out and give you two suggestions  meant to impress that won’t break the bank. Call ahead for reservations at both places. In fact, do it as soon as you finish reading this post!  1.... Read more »

Cookies that say "I love you" in Italian!

  Want to up your game this Valentine’s Day? Give your sweetheart a sugar cookie which says “Ti Amo.”  In other words, “I love you” in the romantic Italian language.   You can find this sweet cookie as well as an assortment of other lusicous Silician treats at Palermo Bakery on Harlem. But you better go there soon. Palermo... Read more »

Bakery offers Anti-Valentine's Day cookies

    With Valentine’s Day approaching, just about every bakery, supermarket and drug store in town is hawking heart-shaped sugar cookies with sweet messages written across them such as “Be Mine” and “I love you.” But maybe you’re happily single. Or maybe you’re in a really, really bad relationship. Or maybe you just think that Valentine’s Day is a cheesy... Read more »

Snow got you down? Eli's is offering hugs and kisses

one of Eli's display cases
    Thanks to Blizzard 2011, Eli’s Cheesecake World on Forest Preserve Road is closed because of the weather. But, normally, Eli’s, of course, offers an array of luscious cheesecakes in a variety of flavors. But Eli’s also has a great selection of other yummy items in their bakery-cafe, including, this time of year, fabulous Valentine’s Day goodies, baked right on the... Read more »