How To Satisfy Cupid's Sweet Tooth

February 6, 2013 1:04 PM
How To Satisfy Cupid's Sweet Tooth
" BOSTON (CBS) -  Flowers and candy are a mainstay for Valentine’s Day. Americans eat on average 12 pounds of chocolate a year which is only half what the Swiss eat. And if it is the dark chocolate you are doing something healthy for yourself.

My idea of the perfect Valentine is a big Reese’s peanut butter heart and a card. I am a really cheap valentine!

Chocolate is big business. There was over $15 billion in retail sales of chocolate candy in the U.S. last year. And over $1.5 billion of that is spent this week.

Over 50% of women will give chocolate for a Valentine’s Day gift. So if your sweetie has a sweet tooth, how about making something from scratch. It does take time but can be rewarding and fun.

Think outside the box here (you know which box!) and bake some gourmet brownies or a chocolate cake. You can now buy Ghirardelli chocolate, sitting right next to the Hershey chocolate, in the grocery store "

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