Cooking nutritious — and delicious — meatless meals for Lent has never been easier.
Healthy recipes can start with Alaska Seafood, which is additive-free, lean and full of healthful vitamins, minerals, nutrients and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Recipes, including one for Warm Halibut Potato Salad (above), on C2.
Expect nothing less than exotic from Vosges Haut- Chocolat’s Valentine-themed Crush Collection.
The aphrodisiac-inspired truffles boast spices, crushed flowers, spirits and a few outrageous items.
A 16-piece, eight-flavor box is $55. For a store locator or to buy, go to vosgeschocolate.com.
Make an impression
Say what you mean with a cookie imprinted with, perhaps, “Hugs” or “Be Mine” or “Kiss Me” or any of the other five sayings on Conversation Heart Cookie Cutters from Chicago Metallic.
One side of each cutter cuts out a heart-shaped cookie from a basic dough, while the other side makes the impression. You get to decorate with icings.
A set of eight plastic cutters costs $20. For a store locator or to buy, go to surlatable.com.
Let Florida pastry chef and TV celeb Hedy Goldsmith (“Desserts make everything seem right in the world.”) help you bake something sweet for loved ones with her “Baking Out Loud: Fun Desserts with Big Flavors” (Clarkson Potter, $27.50). Perhaps you’ll make mochaccino whoopie pies or red velvet twinks or giant sesame fortune cookies.
Available at amazon.com.